[ Date: January 25, 2020 01:26 pm ]

Water Sports

Westport’s perfect position on the shores of Clew Bay means that there are literally hundreds of options for the water sports enthusiast. Surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing, swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and RIB tours are all just minutes away from Westport. Here are some of the options:



Surfmayo is open 7 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 offer 1st class service, expertise, and provide the absolute best in surfing equipment for our customers. If you would like to experience the thrill of surfing with one of Ireland’s original and finest surf schools the experts at surfmayo would be delighted to help you realise your surfing dreams and ambition.

Contact them on 087 6212508

Or visit their website at http://www.surfmayo.com/


Kitesurfing with ‘Adventure Islands’

Guests who visit The Adventure Islands locations in Westport and on Achill Island find that Clew Bay is an excellent place to learn how to kitesurf safely. The area offers protected waters that allow beginners and enthusiasts to practice without fear of encountering dangerous motorboats or other vehicles. Clew Bay and Achill Island also have consistent wind speeds that make it easier for kitesurfers to practice without sudden changes in speed or direction.

Kitesurfing lessons at The Adventure Islands are taught by expert instructors. These instructors have experience with a variety of styles, including wakestyle, freestyle, waveriding, cruising, and even jumping. This makes it possible for you to learn the types of tricks that interest you most. It also means that your group can work closely with an instructor who knows how to follow safety guidelines that will allow everyone to have a great time without the threat of getting hurt.

The Adventure Islands has all of the gear that you need for a kitesurf camp. They can help you choose the types of boards and kites that are appropriate for your level of experience

Contact them on: 098 26907 OR 086 2518252

Or Visit their website at http://www.theadventureislands.com/Wind-Wave/kitesurfing.html#.UcLmEec3sgU


Stand-up Paddleboarding with ‘Adventure Islands’

Stand-up paddle boarding is a fast-growing sport which combines a surfboard and a long one-handed paddle. It’s a traditional Hawaiian sport which promotes balance, strength and general fitness. Westport and Clew Bay gives you the chance to enjoy this exhilarating sport in a variety of ways, be it on a lake or in the surf.

The Adventure Islands offer stand-up paddle boarding at various Clew Bay locations including Collanmore Island, Rosmoney and on the lake at Westport House. They offer classes for beginners and for more experienced SUP enthusiasts, teaching advanced techniques and challenges.

Contact them on: 098 26907 OR 086 2518252

Or visit their website at http://www.theadventureislands.com/Wind-Wave/stand-up-paddle-boarding.html#.UcLng-c3sgU


Coasteering with ‘Adventure West’

Explore the rugged West Coast of Ireland like never before. Coasteering is a brand new adventure activity combining adventure swimming, cliff jumping and rock scrambling all into one action packed session. Adventure West’s experienced and qualified instructors will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable adventure.

Contact them on: 087 3627828

Or visit their website at http://www.adventurewest.ie/coasteering.html


Snorkelling with ‘Adventure West’

You don’t need to be in tropical climes to go snorkelling. It is a perfect way to discover the underwater world of Clew Bay, without the expense and training needed to scuba dive. It’s great fun, easy to learn and an excellent way to build confidence in the water.

Contact them on: 087 3627828

Or visit their website at http://www.adventurewest.ie/snorkelling.html


Clew Bay Force – Clew Bay Islands – Full day water sports with ‘Adventure Islands’

Enjoy a full day of activities: Sailing, Wakeboarding, Sea Kayaking and Water Skiing.

TIME: 10am-5pm
PRICE: €60 per person
LOCATION: Rosmoney – Collanmore Island
ACTIVITY: Multiple Activity – min 6 people
REQUIRED: Swimming gear & towel

Contact them on 098 26907 OR 086 2518252

Or visit their website at http://www.theadventureislands.com/Westport-Activities-Packages/clew-bay-thrill.html#.UcLvKec3sgU