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Riverbend Adventures
Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny
Family friendly
Enjoy kayak and stand up paddle boarding tours through Kilkenny City with Riverbend Adventures. Both individuals and group tours can be catered for. Rent sit-on-top kayaks or SUP boards and paddle your own canoe while supervised, though the heart of Kilkenny City.

Take an easy paddle up the river in the peace and tranquillity of the River Nore with Riverbend Adventures.

Learn about Kilkenny City's rich history and wildlife while paddling some easy white water on some of the city's weirs. Then, paddle leisurely downstream and take photos of Kilkenny City from the river.

This trip can be taken without special clothing. Over trousers, jackets, and buoyancy aids are provided along with a double kayak and paddle, so you can safely decide whether to have a splash and get wet.

Contact details
Kilkenny Boat Slip, Canal Walk, Gardens, Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland
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