From Dublin: Sit on Top Kayak Experience

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Sit On Top Kayaking a simply awesome activity, especially with our top of the range Kayaks on the sheltered waters of Castlewellan Lake… this is a must-try for adventurers of all ages and abilities.


  • Watch out for Otters, Kingfishers and Red Kites at your own pace
  • Coffee dock/changing/showers/parking
  • Connect with nature and enjoy the serenity of the water
  • Soak in the beauty of a 300yr old Estate
  • Northern Ireland's Outdoor Capital -UNESCO Geopark


From a warm welcome to warm showers and everything in between, we have you covered… from meeting our Team at our Lakeside Centre, to receiving all the kit that you’ll need, including SOT Kayaks, Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Paddles & accessories and full use of our centre facilities including changing/showering. So, whether you simply want to stay and play in the Castle Bay or go with the flow and take on the Lake Trail, you’re guaranteed an awesome time… Simply Book & Go! Start/Finish Life Adventure Centre located lakeside, Castlewellan Lake, Castlewellan Forest Park Travel time from regional cities Dublin 1.5hrs Belfast 45 mins


Self-Guided – you’ll be supplied with an easily followed route map including route description and key local tips! Kayak – powered by the awesome FEELFREE SOT Kayaks. Buoyancy Aid – must be worn by the paddler at all times. Paddle – almost essential! Wetsuit – strongly recommended at all times of the year. Accessories pack – we supply a first aid kit. Centre facilities – including changing and showering. Support number – available 9am-5pm for telephone assistance. Damage Waiver – accidents happen! So we’ve protected you against accidental damage to the Kayak with our Waiver Scheme – excludes loss/damage to accessories – see ‘Top Up’ option.

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