Moonlight / Starlight Lough Hyne kayaking. West Cork. Guided.

2 hours and 30 minutes
Sea kayak from dusk into darkness watching the beautiful sunset and rising moon on a sheltered bay, with the stars overhead and glowing bioluminescence all around you as you glide into the night. Available all year. Min 4 Max 16.

This unique experience takes you sea kayaking from dusk into darkness. Be entranced by the sounds of seabirds coming into roost, the beautiful sunset, the rising moon, the aromas of honeysuckle and gorse on the breeze, the panoply of stars overhead, the astonishing bioluminescence, the deep, dark peace and serenity of night. It is a trip which feeds the body and soul.

This experiences is also available as a private experience.

Starting one hour before darkness, this trip is run from two separate locations at different times of the year in west county Cork:

  • All year around from Lough Hyne, which is a salt-water lake located between Skibbereen and Baltimore.
  • May to end September from Reen Pier, Castlehaven Bay, which is a sheltered bay 1.5 miles from the village of Union Hall.

Both locations have similar water and wildlife conditions and provide an equally magical experience.



All necessary safety and kayaking equipment provided.


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