Kayaking around Dalkey

Experience the Beauty & Magnificence from the Comfort of Your Kayak
Come kayaking with the FAMOUS DALKEY SEALS in beautiful Dalkey, Co.Dublin. We run award winning guided kayak tours on a daily basis in the Dalkey area.Tours last 3 hours and are suitable for beginners with reasonable fitness. We provide all of the gear and equipment so all you need to worry about is having fun and saying hello to the friendly seals. We currently offer tours Monday to Sunday 9.30, and 2pm. We also run sunset tours Wednesday to Sunday at 5.30pm so you can enjoy a stunning Dublin Bay sunset.

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We provide all of the gear and equipment

When & Where?

Our tours leave from beautiful Bullock Harbour in Dalkey Monday to Sunday at 9.30am, 2pm and Wed to Sun 5.30pm (Sunset Tours).

Tours go at a leisurely, relaxed pace


Great Fun and Suitable for Complete Beginners


Fully Qualified, Friendly Guides


Stable, Wide, Comfortable Kayaks


Online booking available


Suitable for groups and individuals


Well behaved seals

NOTE: Kids must be aged 14 or over to join the tour. 
Where do you meet in Dalkey
We will meet you at the slipway in Bullock Harbour at the time stated on your booking receipt. Please note we may not be visible earlier than that as we may be taking a break between sessions or travelling from another session elsewhere. Getting there: By train from Dublin City Centre – take the southbound DART and get off at Dalkey. Follow signs from the train station to Bullock Harbour (10 mins walk) or ask anyone in picturesque Dalkey for directions. They’d be delighted to help you. By car: follow the coast road or the N11 to Bullock Harbour in Dalkey. There is free parking at the harbour. We encourage people to car pool or take the DART as we are an environmentally conscious business.
What are the Tour Times?
Tours run Monday to Sunday and leave at 9.30am and 2pm. Our sunset tour runs Wed to Sun and leaves at 5.30pm. Tours last for 3 hours from time of arrival to time of leaving. Tours go at a leisurely, relaxed pace. It’s all about enjoying yourself.
What is the Tour Schedule?
Please arrive at the designated tour time. i.e. if your tour is at 9.30am aim to arrive at 9.30am. Our tours last for 3 hours from time of arrival to time of leaving. We will spend some time kayaking in the harbour getting used to the kayaks before heading out on our adventure.
What do I need to bring?
All you need to bring is something to wear under a wetsuit (togs or shorts and a sports top/t-shirt), 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.

How old do children need to be to come along?
Kids must be aged 14 or over to join the tour.
Do you cater for large groups?
Yes, we do! We are specialists in corporate and large group providership. We can tailor make a package that’s right for you and we can include food, fishing and entertainment if required.
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.
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 windbreaker or a thermal top/fleece over the wetsuit if you wish.


Meet the Dalkey Seals

Come and join us for a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the incredible friendly seals at Dalkey Island.

Corporate Groups

For corporate groups, we can offer tailor-made packages to suit the needs of you and your team.

Want to Learn to Kayak

If you would like to learn how to kayak, you can take one of our skills courses.

Looking to get qualified?

We run skills training and assessments from levels 1 -4 as well as instructor training and assessments.

Recommended by

Winner of Worldwide Luxury Tour Guide Award
“Top 10 things to do in Dublin Bay”, Pol O’Conghaile & Visit Dublin

Voted one of the best things to do in Dublin

Some of our happy corporate customers