Secrets of Seaweed Tour 


  •  Fully guided tour by qualified and experienced instructors
  • Use our kayaks to navigate to otherwise unreachable coastal areas where we will forage for a variety of seaweeds. 
  •  Discover the secrets of seaweed in their natural habitat including their various culinary & cosmetic uses. 
  • No wetsuits required-splash proof jackets over clothing supplied.
  • Sample delicious seaweed snacks made fresh by us using local suppliers & foraged seaweed. 
  • Try out our seaweed skincare. 

During low tides, when the sea exposes its garden treasures in the form of sea vegetables, we run special half day excursions to where they grow in abundance and learn to identify them, how to pick them sustainably, and their culinary, cosmetic and medicinal uses.

  • Time:  tidal dependant – duration:  3.5 hours
  • Ability level: beginner
  • Minimum age: 16+
  • Availability:  for groups on request.
  • All necessary safety and kayaking equipment provided

     

  • Directions to Reen Pier from Union Hall:

    Go to the Catholic Church in Union Hall and follow the sign for Reen Pier (2miles). About 200m before Pier turn right at the Atlantic Sea Kayaking sign and go to the end of the sand spit where we will meet you.

    Coordinates 51 31 57.8”N 9 10’03.0”W

    https://goo.gl/maps/zJFeLVQrAjQSczMaA

Advance booking necessary online or by phone.

 

 

  • Comfortable outdoor clothing such as fleece/tracksuit or shorts
  • Soft soled shoes
  • A Cap/Sunglasses/Sunscreen if it is sunny.
  • A warm hat/ scarf if it is cold.
  • A change of clothes incase you get a little wet.
  • A bottle of water.

We supply Splashproof gear to go over your clothes. The weather can vary from day to day so it is best to be prepared for all conditions.

All necessary safety equipment, kayaking equipment and instruction is provided.

To respect the privacy of our clients we ask people not to take recording equipment out on the kayaks please.

We have a no alcohol/drug policy for the safety and enjoyment of all, this includes prior consumption.

Toilet Facilities: Please note that the last toilet facilities are in Union Hall. There are portaloos at the location.

Looking forward to seeing you on the water!

 

Cancellation Policy:

If you need to cancel your trip,

  • We operate a 3 day cancellation policy.

  • Please be sure to let us know at least 3 days in advance via email (or by phone during office hours). If you choose to reschedule your trip, you will receive a voucher code to enable you to do this. Alternatively you can choose a full refund.

  • Without 3 days notice and in the event of you not showing up, you will be liable to pay the full amount and no refund will be possible.

  • For group bookings we require at least 7 days notice of cancellation via email.

 If we need to cancel your trip,

  • It will usually be because of high winds / unsafe weather forecast.

  • We will not cancel the trip solely because of rain, but occasionally we have to cancel because of rain and strong winds.

  • As forecasts are very changeable, we usually make our final decision to cancel the day before the trip.

  • We reserve the right to cancel trips at short notice for safety reasons. This could be due to a sudden change in weather conditions.

  • You will receive an email and text informing you of the cancellation to the contact details you supplied at the time of booking.

  • Following a trip cancellation by us, you will receive a voucher code to reschedule your booking, or you may choose a full refund.

Join the waitlist if your preferred tour and date is full. The atlantic Sea Kayaking Team will reach out to you if space becomes available. 

 
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