Canoeing-kayaking is probably one of the best ways to explore the shores of the Kenmare Bay with its rugged coastline and rich marine life. Canoeing-kayaking is one of our most popular activities at Star Outdoors. We have a range of boats to suit all levels of ability and to ensure each person enjoys their
There are several types of canoeing-kayaking available for hire at the centre;
- a small one-man boat with an enclosed cockpit which uses a
Sit On Top Kayaks
- The sit-on-top kayaks do not have an enclosed cockpit.
They are ideal for beginners and young children. We have a variety of sizes of kayak
including single, double and Quattro sit on top kayaks.
- 3 seat Canadian canoes are also available. These are
harder to paddle and require working together as a team which makes them an ideal
team building activity.
Kayak and Canoe Rental
We Hire out single kayaks, double kayaks and Canadian canoes and are located only a 5 minute drive
from Kenmare town.
We provide all the gear you need. Safety Helmets & buoyancy aids are included in rental
& wetsuits are an optional extra (€4)
Hot Showers and Changing Facilities onsite
Water Park included in Price
Safety Briefing from instructors and advise on best areas to paddle
Bar and Restaurant onsite
Single Kayak - €20 per hour
Double Kayak - €36 per hour
Guided Kayak Tours
Explore the natural beauty and tranquility of Kenmare Bay with its large seal colony, stunning
scenery, wildlife, rugged coastline and sheltered waters. Get up and close to nature with this
personal guided tour taking in the beautiful Beara and Iveragh Peninsulas.
Choice of sit on top or sea kayak.
Includes wetsuit, helmet, booties and buoyancy aid.
Hot Showers/Changing Facilities onsite.
Non swimmers can also kayak (stable kayaks & buoyancy aids provided) Bring swimwear, towel, sunscreen, water and light snacks. ( Bar/Restaurant located onsite)
We run this tour with a minimum of 2 and maximum of 7 people. We can also cater for larger groups.