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City Kayaking

Dublin City Moorings | Custom House Quay, Ifsc, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 85 866 7787
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2-Hour Liffey River Kayaking Adventure in Dublin
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City Kayaking Dublin operate from our base at Dublin City Moorings, where the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship is tied up. We're on the River Liffey beside the IFSC right in the heart of Dublin City Centre. We are the only operators offering adventure activities on the River Liffey in Dublin City Centre. City Kayaking Dublin is one of the best things to do in Dublin both during the day and in the evening! We operate City River Trips, Kayak Rentals, Group Activites, Stag and Hen Parties, Kayak Lessons and much more.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Dublin City Moorings | Custom House Quay, Ifsc, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 85 866 7787

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family of four (with girls age 10 and 13) had a great time kayaking along the river Liffey. It was an interesting contrast to see Dublin at a nice pace from the water as we paddled past the harp-shaped bridge, Ha'penney bridge and other...More

Thank Naomi M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very nice 2 hour trip up and down the river. The lovely hot weather made it even better. Great staff and equipment

Thank similondon123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big thank you to the crew at City Kayaking. Originally from Germany and after two decades of living in Dublin, I recently ventured out on a Friday taken off work to explore the city from yet another angle - the Liffey. Sharing a kayak...More

1  Thank BirgitKre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love the water and are looking for a fun and unique way to spend two hours, then go kayaking with City Kayaking! It was an amazing outing and the owners are knowledgeable, experienced, friendly and fun! I would highly recommend them!

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much fun 😃A very different way to take in the lovely views of the city. Definitely recommend it 😄

Thank NadineK89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the tour with my wife on a beautiful sunny day in May. Starting in the new developments on the North bank of the Liffey in downtown Dublin, we paddled upstream through the city centre, past the Guinness brewery, and into a quiet, green area...More

Thank Jiehan C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Really no experience needed! Guides are really nice and thoughtful, they are also fun to be with. 2 hours is a perfect duration to enjoy the trip without being too tired at the end.

Thank Camille L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We would highly recommend you going CityKayaking in Dublin. Its an amazing way to see Dublin from the water. Whether your a tourist or a local its a must! Thank you we will be back!

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Thank WendyStunt
Reviewed 12 May 2017

One of my favorite activity in Dublin ! We were a group of friend and everyone was very happy about this tour. The staff is very friendly.

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1  Thank Adimaug
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Really good experience of kayaking on the Liffey river. Guides really thoughtful on us. We all spend a pretty good day!

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Can you choose to be alone in a Kajak or to share a Kajak with a friend? I don't want to be alone in one... 😯
6 March 2017|
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Response from Donnchadh M | Property representative |
Hi there. We use double seater kayaks so that you can kayak with a friend if you wish. We can also set them up to be single seater boats if people prefer too. You can discuss this with your guide on the day who will be happy... More
Shannon T
My friend and I do not want to do a tour, just rent two kayaks. Is it mandatory to take lessons before we are able to rent? We have kayaked many times before. Thanks in advance!
30 March 2015|
Response from Donnchadh M | Property representative |
Hi Shannon. Apologies for the delayed reply. There's no need to take lessons beforehand to rent our kayaks. I'd advise checking out our city river trips which will allow you explore the river and city further than the rental... More