1) Sea-Kayaking with Lunch
For any level of fitness
No previous experience required
Cost: €69 pp
Explore Irelands only fjord from the best vantage point, right on the water surface, as you paddle your sea kayak around the stunning waters of the Killary, a glacial fjord that seperates Galway from Mayo. Delight in the majesty of the Mweelrea mountain range which rears from the waters edge, as our experienced instructor guides you towards the mouth of the harbour, stopping along the way to eat a delicious picnic lunch in one of the abandoned famine villages which are nestled along the foothills. Some are even lucky enough to spot seals or occassionally an otter, and dolphins are regular playful visitors to the mouth of the Killary.
Wetsuit and Buoyancy Aid are provided.
You will need to bring: Swimsuit, Towel, Pair of old runners, Warm comfortable clothing to change into.
2) Guided Hillwalk - Mweelrea Horseshoe
Moderate to high level of fitness required
This is a day out tailored to the more experienced walker. Mweelrea is a majestic mountain range which rises to 814m above sea level and is flanked by the picture perfect Doolough Pass on one side and the equally impressive Killary Fjord on the other. You will climb craggy slopes and grassy ramps to ascend onto one peak after another where the view will take your breath away. There will be plenty of rest stops to enjoy the view and catch your breath and nothing tastes quite as good as lunch on top of the world!
You will need to bring: Medium sized rucksack, comfortable walking shoes or boots, comfortable clothes, rain gear.