31 March 2009

Outdoor Adventure Show

I was at the Outdoor Adventure Show in Birmingham last weekend, on the Failte Ireland stand, promoting the South West of Ireland and all the great adventure sports it has to offer. These are some of the exciting things taking place at the show.

25 March 2009

Adventure Breaks with Scotts Hotel

These will be two great weekends, with plenty of excitment by day and luxurious comfort at night!
To book contact Scotts Hotel on info@scottshotelkillarney.com or 064 6631060.

4 March 2009

Kayak & Canoe Trips on the Lakes of Killarney

Explore the deep, sparkling Lakes of Killarney by kayak or canoe! Beginning at 15th century Ross Castle, paddle into Lough Leane, discovering wooded islands, limestone caves and local history. With an experienced, qualified guide learn the skills to master your boat and keep a look-out for white-tailed sea eagles as they soar above Killarney National Park.

Half Day Kayak Trip: €50 per person: 10am - 1pm
relaxing paddle in the morning breeze

Full Day Kayak Trip: €75 per person: 10am - 4pm
picnic lunch & land on the ruins of Innisfallen Abbey

Dawn Kayak Trip: €60 per person: 6am - 9am
dawn chorus & quietly lapping waters

Sunset Kayak Trip: €50 per person: 7pm - 10pm
rustling islands, sleepy swans & western sunset

Carrauntoohil & MacGillcuddy Reeks Guided Climbs

Climb through glaciated corries, past deep mountain lakes and along ice-carved ridges to stand on Carrauntoohil's lofty cloud-strewn summit!
From the top of Ireland's highest peak savour breathtaking views over the Iveragh, Beara and Dingle Peninsulas, as far as Skellig Michael and the Blasket Islands. Discover legends and local history with an experienced, knowledgeable guide.
On a misty day enjoy the excitement of swirling cloud, piercing rays of sunshine and the occasional treat of views revealed through a friendly parting in the clouds.

  • Price: €75 per person
  • Time: 9am - 5pm
  • Contact: info@outdoorsireland.com or +353 (0) 86 860 45 63
  • Collection can be arranged
  • Hiking Boots Provided
Carrauntoohil Night Ascents

Rock Climbing & Abseiling in the Gap of Dunloe, Killarney

Spend an exciting morning discovering the fun and adrenaline of rock climbing and abseiling in the Gap of Dunloe, just outside Killarney. Climb on warm sandstone cliffs, in the company of a friendly, qualified instructor.
Learn climbing techniques, simple rope work and how to use climbing equipment!

  • Price: €50 per person
  • Time: 10am - 1pm
  • Equipment Provided
  • Contact: info@outdoorsireland.com or +353 (0) 86 860 45 63
  • Collection can be arranged