Schools
& Youths

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2 hours

Duration

2 hours

min 20 - max 30

Group size

min 20 - max 30

60 minutes from Dublin

Location

60 minutes from Dublin

Class days on the Boyne

 

Supervised by professional paddlers.

 

School Trips on the Boyne are a great way to introduce young people to outdoor activities. Let them out of the classrooms. Take them out into the fresh air to explore the Boyne Blueway with an experienced paddler. Our boats are youth friendly, designed for beginners and easy to steer.

If you don’t want to get wet, that’s ok too. Our riverside Covered Coffee area is designed to handle Irish rain and teachers who need a break. We can get your group to work together on our riverside team building challenges or a spot of archery. All you have to do is sit back and let us take over for a while. Whatever you choose, your class will have a great day out.

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Know Before
You Go

  • Do I need to know how to swim?

    Do I need to know how to swim?

    It is better if students are happy getting wet. Everyone has to wear a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) which will keep students afloat if they fall in. The Boyne is waist-high in most places so you can just stand up when you go in.

  • Do I need to know how to Kayak?

    Do I need to know how to Kayak?

    Our sit-on-top kayaks are designed for beginners so students don’t need to have kayaked before. We will run through the basics with them before we bring them on the water.

  • Is it safe?

    Is it safe?

    Playing in the outdoors does carry some risk. That is why all our guides are certified Canoeing Ireland instructors.

  • How long do activities last?

    How long do activities last?

    All activities last from 1.5 hour to 3 hours. School trips last 2 hours.

  • Are there changing rooms?

    Are there changing rooms?

    Yes, there are changing rooms and toilets available at our riverside base.

  • Is there food available?

    Is there food available?

    We have a fully covered outdoor coffee shop with benches overlooking Swifts Wave where you can watch the activities. You can buy tea, coffee, ice-cream and snacks while you relax.

  • Is there parking?

    Is there parking?

    We have limited parking but there is a large paid (€2 cash only) car park across the road from us.

  • Do I need to pre-book?

    Do I need to pre-book?

    We recommend you do as places get snapped up very quickly

  • Will the weather affect the activities?

    Will the weather affect the activities?

    Lightning is the only weather that stops the water activities. Rain will cool the students down ; )

On
Arrival

Restrictions

  • Age

    Age

    All activities minimum age 7.

  • Weight

    Weight

    Max 114kg

  • Health

    Health

    A reasonable level of fitness is needed for outdoor activities but the Boyne does most of the work. They will be tired out though. Guaranteed.

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Why bring your class to us?

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Easy to <br> control

Easy to
control

Our Sit on top kayaks are easy to control and are designed to get young people progressing quickly on the water.

Fully <br> equipped

Fully
equipped

Private location with changing rooms, showers and coffee shop so you can chill while they splash about.

Certified <br> instructors

Certified
instructors

Our Certified Canoeing Ireland instructors will only supervise 1 group per day so they will get the most.

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Relax while we run the rapids

Chill out in our handcrafted wooden coffee shop on the banks of the Boyne and watch the boats fly over the waves. Now with outdoor covered seating so you can watch the world float by.

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Different days out


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