Water Activities

This June Bank Holiday, Saturday 3rd – Monday 5th June, North Wall Quay will once again play host to Dublin Port Riverfest.

On the water activities will include Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddle boarding (SUP) sessions and ‘Try Sailing’ sessions on both sailing dinghies and keelboats, as well as Ringo Rides on the Grand Canal Dock and Boat Trips along the River Liffey.

Water activities at #Riverfest2017 are the perfect opportunity to meet others who enjoy your hobby, try something new with the kids or to simply step outside your comfort zone!



City Kayaking will be running fantastic guided 1-Hour Kayaking trips on the River Liffey through the heart of Dublin City Centre at #Riverfest2017. These trips really give you the chance to see the city from a different angle while also exploring underneath some of Dublin’s most famous bridges. It truly is the ultimate urban adventure in Dublin!

Adult (16 years+): €15.00


2 adults or more: €10.00 per person.

Single booking: : €15.00

Book your 1-Hour Kayaking session HERE


Stand-Up Paddle Boarding















No matter whether you are young or old, there is no age limit for stand up paddle boarding! Learning to paddle board with Pure Magic is a fast and fun process, and taught with a qualified BSUPA-ISA instructor. The course is structured to give you the information you need to get on the water safely, have fun and learn the techniques of paddle boarding.

SUP is a great all round sport that most people can enjoy with ease. Great for families and friends alike!

Pure Magic Water Sports will be running 1-Hour ‘Stand-Up Paddle Boarding’ sessions daily at #Riverfest2017.

Adult: €20.00

Book your 1-Hour ‘Stand-Up Paddle Boarding’ session HERE














Adventure Training Ireland are an Irish Sailing Association recognised Training Centre, operating certified Sailing and Powerboat training courses and camps for both adults and children from their centre at Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club

During #Riverfest2017, Adventure Training Ireland will be running 1-Hour ‘Try Sailing’ sessions from Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club.

Adult: €10.00

Time: 2pm and 4pm daily.

Location: Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club.

Book your 1-Hour ‘Try Sailing’ session HERE


Ringo Rides













Wakedock Wake Park will be running super fun family Ringo Ride Sessions on the Grand Canal Dock over the #Riverfest2017 June Bank Holiday weekend! 

15 minutes (up to 4 people): €25. 

Book your Ringo Ride session HERE.


River Liffey Boat Trips














Skerries Sea Tours will be running fantastic Boat Trips on the River Liffey at #Riverfest2017 this June Bank Holiday weekend: Saturday 3rd – Monday 5th of June. 

Trips will run throughout the festival weekend from 12pm – 6pm daily.

Duration: 15 minutes

Price: €8 Adult / €6 Child

Location: North Wall Quay -Pontoon at the 3 Arena

Website: http://skerriesseatours.ie/

View this years Festival Programme

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