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Donegal Fun Adventures

Kayak leisurely around The Mall Quay, Ballyshannon which is considered to be the oldest town in Ireland on towards the Erne Estuary around Inis Saimer Island in the direction of America.

Discover the re routed Erne River and the 18th and 19th century sand bar that prevented ships from sinking. See cargo boats, salmon fishing, a distillery and enjoy a great view of the Assaroe Falls. Alternatively, explore Creevy pier and Donegal Bay from the water. Kayak leisurely from the pier in Creevy towards the Kilbarron Castle, Bluestack Mountains and Rossnowlagh beach which boasts scenic golden beach over two miles long.

Kayak past Kilbarron Castle, where Michael O’Clearigh lived and wrote the Annals of Four Masters which was compiled in 17th Century. View the iconic ‘hourglass’ shape of the castle that is part of the remains of the castle. Stop at the ‘Castle flag’ and jump in if you dare. Watch fishermen, swimmers and divers enjoy the natural beauty around the pier and the flag. Listen to the sounds of the birds, taste the sea air and study the natural widelife which might include the occasional seal or dolphin.

Enjoy the sights of St John’s Point and lighthouse, Mullaghmore and Classiebaun Castle in the distance nestled among the Ben Bulbin and the Dartry Mountains.

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Explore Donegal Town pier, river and Estuary from the water.

Kayak leisurely from the pier in Donegal Town towards the seal colony and seal island boasting over 200 seals some being harbour seals and some Atlantic seals.

Kayak past the Old Abbey, Annals of Four Masters which was compiled in 17th Century, as we travel towards Ballyboyle Island. Stop off on the island for refreshments and enjoy the views of the wind farm on Barnesmore Mountain and Bluestack Mountains.

Study the natural widelife which includes cranes, ducks, swans and the occasional seal might pop up to say hello. Dophins have also been known to have a peep.

Enjoy the natural landscape in these sheltered harbours and piers as you learn skills in river and sea kayaking. Turn your kayak into a SUP board (stand up paddle board) and learn how to sit at the top of the kayak without falling in.

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