FAQs Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Come Stand up paddle boarding with us in beautiful Mannin Bay, Connemara. We run guided tours on a daily basis from the back of the Connemara Sands Hotel. Tours last 2 hours and are suitable for complete beginners. We provide all of the gear and equipment so all you need to worry about is having fun and saying hello to the friendly seals.  This is a unique way to travel over the sea and one which will give you an amazing view of the beauty around and beneath you.

For your paddle boarding adventure, we will provide you with all of the necessary equipment. This includes your stand-up paddle board, paddles, wetsuit, buoyancy aids, and safety equipment. All we need you to bring with you is a towel, swimming togs/shorts, an old pair of shoes you don’t mind getting wet or dirty, and a sense of adventure.

Morning 10am – 12pm
Afternoon 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Evening 6pm – 8pm

€50 for an adult and €40 for a child

We will meet you at the beach at the back of the Connemara Sands hotel. Please aim to be there 5mins before the start of your activity. Follow this link to google maps for directions to the meeting point – Connemara Sands Hotel

There is plenty of parking at the front of the hotel. Once you have parked your car there is no need to go into the hotel just walk towards the water site following the signs where there will be a changing area and direct access to the beach.

Minimum age is 12 years old for this activity.

If we think the conditions are too challenging for the younger members of the group we will contact you in advance and offer you the option to reschedule or a full refund.

Our paddle board tours take place on the stunning Mannin bay.  We use the back of the Connemara Sands hotel as our start point.

If you cancel 5 days before your activity we can offer you a full refund or reschedule your booking. If you cancel 2 – 5 days in advance we can offer you 50% refund or book you onto another activity as availability allows. If you cancel less than 48 hours in advance we cannot guarantee that we can reschedule the activity for you and we will not refund your money. A no show, late arrival or request to reschedule within 48 hours is the same as cancelling less than 48 hours in advance and the same rules apply.

If you turn up to the activity and have a child under the age of 8 years old in your group, the instructor may turn you away and you will not be given a refund. 

If we cancel due to unsafe weather conditions, we will offer you an alternative or full refund.

If you have to cancel due to Covid-19 we require evidence of this before we can offer you a refund. 

Before taking part in an activity with us, we will ask participants to confirm that they have no symptoms of Covid-19 or been in contact with anyone who has Covid-19.

We are following all the necessary guidelines as laid out by the government to prevent any further spread of Covid-19

Please come prepared with your own personal hand sanitiser