Kayaking, Blessington Lakes, Co Wicklow_master (5)


Just a short drive across the Wicklow Gap you will find two different kayaking experiences


The Avon

Offering guided tours of Blessington Lakes where your family can take a completely new journey in a kayak improve your technique and learn about the history of the Poulaphouca Reservoir also known as Blessington Lakes.

A safety briefing and supply of safety equipment is included. You can cover anything from 6 to 10k depending on how long you want to spend in the water and how far your family can travel. It is a stunning setting and there are also options to go stand-up paddle boarding or hire bikes. There is a great walk from The Avon to Russborough House also if you would like to combine these two activities on the same day.

Wicklow Kayaking

Offering Kayaks and Canadian Canoes for hire in their designated area which is on the Varty River and Broad Lough in Wicklow.

You can hire your Kayaks and then spend the day in the area. Pack a picnic bring a change of clothes and enjoy the freedom to explore.