Wexford: Tintern Abbey Kayaking Experience

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Embark on an epic Sea Kayaking journey along the legendary Bannow Bay and Hook Peninsula on Ireland’s south coast! Brace yourself for a unique adventure on this stunning paddle to the monastery.


  • Kayaking to Tintern Abbey is a magical experience that you will never forget
  • Discover and immerse yourself in this amazing location and its epic stories
  • Approximately 2-hour Kayaking Experience Designed for Complete Beginners
  • Qualified Guides with Full kayaking tuition and training included
  • Get up close to the “Port Lairge” shipwreck near St Kieran’s Quay


This isn’t just a kayak tour; it’s an exploration of Ireland’s Ancient East in the most exhilarating way possible! Glide through the ripples of history, following the trail of the great Knight, William Marshal, who founded the awe-inspiring Tintern Abbey. Brace yourself for a unique adventure as you paddle through the stunning natural wonders of The Hook Peninsula. Uncover jaw-dropping historical tales, a rich heritage, and diverse wildlife—all woven into the fabric of this magical coastline. Nestled on the edge of The Hook Peninsula in County Wexford, Bannow Bay is a coastal haven awaiting your discovery. With sandy beaches stretching for miles and rugged cliffs framing the Atlantic, it’s a serene yet wild escape. The bay invites you to unwind and explore a tapestry of Irish history. Discover the secrets of this magical Atlantic location, where every turn unveils a new chapter. Bannow Bay promises an authentic escape for those seeking the beauty of Ireland’s coast. Come, let the whispers of the sea enchant you. The stunning and natural area of The Hook Peninsula is just 90 minutes from Dublin and steeped in jaw-dropping historical stories, rich with heritage and has diverse wildlife, which this tour will bring to life through your expert local guide! * Meeting Location: The Irish Experience, Booking Office, Main St, Fethard-On-Sea, Hook Peninsula, Co Wexford. Eircode: Y34 P778 * Dock at the Abbey itself and re-energize with a mid-tour hot drink & snack included! * Spot our local seals, who occasionally tail our kayaks, to see what we are up to! * Marine wildlife such as dolphins, otters, and an impressive variety of coastal birds use the same habitat that we carefully explore * Minimum age is 10, minimum age for a single kayak is 13. Drive Time from Popular Locations : Dublin - 90mins Cork - 90mins Kilkenny - 40mins Waterford - 30mins Wexford Town - 30mins New Ross Town - 30mins Taxi can be arranged on request


Local Expert Guide Full Length Wetsuit Kayaking Safety Gear Kayaking Equipment Pre-Tour Tuition Mid Tour Snack Chocolatey Hot Drink

Important Information

  • This experience is run in double kayaks as standard.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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