Watersports Around Mayo

The Adventure Islands (Westport)

The Adventure Islands is a high quality adventure company based in Westport with a number of bases around county Mayo including one on the 438 acre Westport House Estate in the heart of Westport town; another at Rosmoney pier, which is an 8 minute drive from Westport; and a third on the beautiful Island of Collanmore in the heart of Clew Bay.

The Adventure Islands provide a host of water activities which include dinghy sailing, sea kayaking, deep sea fishing, sea Safari power boat rides, scuba diving, water skiing, wake boarding, surfing, kite surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, coasteering, and island BBQ.

For more information log on to www.theadventureislands.com


Ireland West Sea Kayaking/Canoeing - Saoirse na Mara (Westport) 

Ireland West Sea Kayaking offer kayaking courses and guided trips to cater for all abilities in the spectacular setting of Clew Bay and along the West Coast. They are based in Westport, County Mayo.

During the summer, Ireland West Sea Kayaking provide half-day and full-day tours exploring Clew Bay and the surrounding area. There are also weekday evening courses aimed at people who would like to learn to sea kayak or for those who have done some and would like to improve their skills and confidence.

They also provide a range of Weekend Island hopping adventures to suit all abilities, from beginners to experts. This is a unique opportunity to experience the unforgettable seascapes and wildlife of Ireland's West coast.

For more information log on to http://www.irelandwestseakayaking.com


Blackfield Surf School (Achill) 

Blackfield Surf School boats an eye-catching double decker bus, which houses a surf shop and a coffee bar on the top deck.

Trawmore beach is an ideal safe place for learning to surf, and Blackfield Surf School teaches beginner and intermediate surfers in a safe, fun way, with the best equipment including standard and high-performance soft surfboard. They are based on Achill Island.

For more information log on to www.blackfield.com


Achill Surf & Kayak (Achill) 

Located at Achill Island’s magnificent 3km beach at Keel, County Mayo, you’ll leave Achill Surf and Kayak with real surfing experience. The instructors will help build your confidence in the water, teach you surf techniques and skills. Transport is provided to and from the beach every day during June, July and August.

Whether you’re a novice, intermediate or experienced surfer you’ll get the benefit of their experience and expertise.

Achill Surf and Kayak provide a daily bus service from Westport to Keel beach in Achill, during June, July and August.

For more information log on to www.achillsurf.ie


Dive West Ireland (Achill) 

Always wanted to discover the breath-taking West coast of Ireland? Then Dive West Ireland allows you to do so. They operate boat charters for diving, sea angling and island tours. Diving the west coast of Ireland, P.A.D.I., C.M.A.S. with a diving instructor on board. There is a full 02 and medical kit on board.

For more information log on to http://www.divewestireland.com


Les Glenans - Sailing Centre (Westport) 

Collanmore Island, one of the 365 fabled isles* of Clew Bay, County Mayo is a place apart. There are no roads, no cars, even the postman arrives by boat to this beautiful, unspoilt and peaceful island which enjoys magnificent views of the holy mountain of Croagh Patrick and the bay.

The Island is home to Les Glenans purpose-built sailing centre teaching dinghy and catamaran courses. 

For more information log on to www.glenans.ie


Allplay Windsurfing (Bertra) 

llPlay windsurfing school’s aim is to promote windsurfing by providing a fast, safe and exciting way to learn. The school uses the most modern of equipment and teaching methods in a relaxing customer focused environment.

AllPlay operates from Bertra Strand, Westport, in Co. Mayo. This Blue Flag beach is not just a stunning location but also safe and sheltered spot that lends itself perfectly to learning how to windsurf. 

For more information email info@allplay.ie


Surf Westport (Carrowniskey) 

Surfing Ireland's western coastline is an experience you will not forget! 

Surfing while the sun sets over Clare Island or sharing waves with dolphins, Ireland is truly an amazing place to surf with its amazing scenery. Our school is located at the beautiful beach of Carrowniskey looking onto Clew Bay Islands. From the first timer to the advanced surfer, Surf Westport will deliver the surfing experience of your life! 

Lessons are given on one of the most beautiful and uncrowded beaches in Ireland in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere making it fun and easy to learn. Wash it all down with a cup of warm tea and share your stories after an amazing day with Surf Westport! 

For More information log on to www.surfwestport.com


Elements Kite Surfing (Belmullet) 

For the ultimate adrenaline rush, Elements Kite Surfing has lessons to suit all in this fun, adventure sport. Elements Kite Surfing is based in Belmullet, County Mayo, on the beautiful pristine beaches and lakes of the Belmullet peninsula. All instructors are fully qualified (IKO – International Kite Surfing Organisation) and Elements Kite Surfing boasts a 100% safety record. 

For more information log on to www.elementskitesurfing.com


Paddle & Pedal (Ballina)

Paddle and Pedal is perfectly located in Ballina the gateway to the west of Ireland. Situated on the famous Moy River, only 6miles from the Atlantic coast line and also surrounded by some of Irelands most beautiful lakes and rivers. It is well known amongst experienced kayakers that Mayo and especially North Mayo is the best kayaking location in Ireland. 

For more information log on to www.paddleandpedal.ie


Surf Mayo (Louisburgh)

SurfMayo in Louisburgh, County Mayo was one of Ireland's first established surf schools and has the reputation of being one of the finest facilities for learning to surf in Ireland. 

SurfMayo is open seven days per week, running surf lessons and surfboard hire at Carrownisky Strand. With 14 years teaching experience at Carrownisky Strand, SurfMayo should be your first choice for learning to surf. They pride themselves on their first class service, expertise, and providing the absolute best in surfing equipment for their customers. If you would like to experience the thrill of surfing with one of Ireland's original surf schools, the experts at SurfMayo would be delighted to help you realise your surfing dreams and ambition. 

For more information log on to http://www.surfmayo.com/



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