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Whether you are a seasoned canoeist, or you have never set foot in a boat, enjoying a few hours on the water with family or friends with qualified instructors is the most satisfying experience you can imagine. Precious days away feel longer when they are more fulfilling as you learn a new skill, practise a favourite hobby or simply have fun. There are tons of different water based activities in Kilkenny to choose from allowing you take part in a different activity each day. From tranquil lakes to gently meandering rivers you can choose a waterbased holiday that’s perfect for you!

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Take an easy paddle upriver with us in the peace and tranquility of the river Nore where you will learn some of Kilkenny’s rich history and wildlife.
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Join multi award winning Boattrips.ie on the historic river Nore as it flows through Kilkenny city
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Explore the Rivers Barrow, Nore and Suir by kayak, canoe or stand up paddle board with Pure Adventure based in Graiguenamanagh
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Paddle your own canoe offers you the opportunity to rent a canoe and camping gear and organise your multi day trip down the River Barrow

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Outdoor Kilkenny is a Kilkenny Tourism CLG initiative designed to enhance the tourism experience for the county. This website is concerned with promoting Kilkenny’s outdoor offering to domestic and international tourism markets.

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