Little Gem Recommends - Water Activities in Ireland...

For those who love the water, Ireland can be a real hidden gem. Follow Little Gem Tours in 2021 and explore Ireland’s coastline & waterways with one of the many water sport activity options that you will find on our private tours of Ireland.

With over 1,400 kilometres of coastline, Ireland offers a wide variety of sea water-sports and activities, whether it be some of the best surfing waves in the world, tranquil waters for some calming paddle boarding or epic sea kayaking adventures, there truly is something for everybody.

Boat Trips

From getting the best views of the Cliffs of Moher, to going whale watching or visiting one of the 80 islands dotted around Ireland’s coastline. Boat excursions are a great way to explore the many overlooked hidden gems Ireland has available. Little Gem's private multi-day tours offer ample opportunities to dust down those sea legs and get on the open water.

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Aran Island Ferries

Atlantic Whale and Wildlife Tours

Skellig Michael Tours

Dublin Bay Cruises


Ireland’s West Coast is renowned for its Atlantic sea waves and is fast becoming a surfers paradise. As Little Gem offer private tours there is ample time to try some surfing along your trip. For example, Bundoran beach in County Sligo is one of the very best places for surfing that our country has to offer. Our 7 Day North by West Explorer tours would be the ideal opportunity to visit this very spot. If you're an experienced surfer or trying it out for the first time the options to visit Ireland’s surf schools are endless.

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Lahinch Surf School

Perfect Day Surfing Sligo


Why not experience some peaceful paddle-boarding. This is an ideal way to see Ireland’s fantastic beaches, explore the beautiful sea life and take in those 360 degree views. You can find opportunities for paddle boarding on any of our multi-day private tour of Ireland experiences.

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Summer SUP - Louisburgh

Wild SUP Tours - Dingle

Kayaking & Canooing

With so many fantastic kayaking options in Ireland, you will be spoilt for choice. Explore the sea arches and sea caves or maybe visit one of the untouched lakes of the midlands, when it comes to kayaking there are a wealth of opportunities for this exciting activity.

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P Macs Kayaks

Atlantic Sea Kayaking

Go With The Flow Adventure

Boyne Valley Activities


Whether you would prefer to spend some time on the riverbank fly fishing, discover some of the 12,000 lakes or go deep sea fishing there certainly are options available to everyone when it comes to angling in Ireland.

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Sligo Boat Charters - Sea Fishing

River Moy Fishing

River Cruise