Experience this tranquil and breathtaking oasis of nature by kayak, only a stone’s throw from Dublin by kayaking part of the Royal Canal Blueway with Kayaking.ie.

The latest addition to the Kayaking.ie guided tour series is a wonderful, relaxing and gentle kayak tour. We will guide you on very calm water through the amazing and historic section of canal just outside Leixlip, Confey

Guided Tours last 2 ½ hours and are suitable for complete beginners. We provide all the gear and equipment, so all you need do is enjoy the oasis of nature and serenity as you get some exercise and relax.

If you prefer to “do it yourself” you can hire a double kayak and all the other equipment from us and kayak along the canal from our location at Leixlip Confey to Clonsilla or Castleknock. We can collect the kayaks in Clonsilla or Castleknock. You can use the train to get to and from Leixlip Confey and Clonsilla/Castleknock and we also have parking facilities on site. Or you can start and finish from our location at Leixlip Confey. It’s Up to You!

We also run family kayaking sessions on the Royal Canal Wed – Sun at 11am. These sessions start and finish at our Royal Canal Location. Children aged 6 and above can share kayaks with adults, while children aged 10 and above can share a kayak or paddle independently.

Corporate, Youth Group, Team, Group and Party Sessions Also Available 7 Days a Week. Contact Us for Details.

Kayak Hire is available Wed – Sun @ 10am and Tue and Wed @ 6.30pm 

Guided Tours run every Saturday and Sunday at 10am. 

Family kayaking Wed – Sun at 11am 

  • We provide all gear and equipment
  • These tours leave from the Royal canal amenity group centre just outside Leixlip Confey
  • Fully qualified and friendly guides and instructors
  • Tours run at a leisurely and relaxed pace
  • Suitable for complete beginners
  • Beautiful calm waters
  • Guided Tours run Sat + Sun @10am
  • Kayak Hire available Wed – Sun @ 10am and Tue and Wed @ 6.30pm
  • Family Sessions Available Mon – Sun at 11am.
  • Online Booking
  • Parking and Changing Area on Site

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FAQs

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    What do you offer and at what times?

    Guided Kayak Tours run every Saturday and Sunday at 10am. Tours go at a leisurely, relaxed pace. It’s all about enjoying yourself. Double Kayak Hire is available Wed – Sun @ 10am and Tue and Wed @ 6.30pm. Family Sessions Available Wed – Sun at 11am.
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    How much?

    Guided Tours €49 per person. Kayak Hire is €49 euros per kayak (fits two adults and one child < 12). Family Sessions are 49 euros per adult and 29 euros per child
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    Where to meet?

    The Royal canal amenity group centre between Lucan and Leixlip. Map HERE

    Getting There:

    By Train:
    Take the Commuter line to Leixlip Confey station. Outside the train station walk back over Cope bridge to the otherside of the canal and turn right down to beautiful foot trail along the canal (10 mins) until you reach the green RCAG Centre.

    By Car:
    From Leixlip drive to Leixlip Confey train station continue over Cope bridge on the R149 until you reach a T junction. Turn right and follow the R149 until you reach the green Royal Canal Amenity Group centre on the right hand side (1km).

    From Lucan:
    Take the Liffey bridge cross straight through the T junction towards Clonee, go straight through both roundabouts until you cross the Royal canal bridge. Take the first left down the R149, the green RCAG centre will the on the left hand side (1km).

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    What do I need to bring?

    All you need to bring is something to wear under a wetsuit (togs or shorts), footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and a towel. If the weather is cool you might like to bring base layers, an old pair of tights, socks, a hat, fleece and a rain jacket (as appropriate). We will provide everything else.
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    How old do children need to be to come along?

    We welcome children over the age of 10 to kayaking.ie. We can organise kayaking for kids parties.We can also run bespoke tours and family kayaking sessions.

    We will accept children from as young as 6 using double sit on top kayaks and open canoes and from 11 years upwards using individual kayaks. And in case you were wondering… you are never too old!!

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    Do you cater for large groups?

    Our guided kayak tour is a great group activity. We’ll even provide Prosecco and chocolates for groups of 6 or more. Any wonder we won an award for the best adventure tour company.

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    I'm a complete beginner, is that okay?

    Don’t worry you don’t need to be a pro – our trips are suitable for complete beginners and all of our gear and equipment is comfortable.
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    Do I need to wear a wetsuit?

    We will give you a wetsuit to wear or you can wear your own. Feel free to wear a rain jacket/pants or wind breaker or a thermal top/fleece over the wetsuit if you wish.
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