Roundstone Outdoors

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Roundstone Outdoors is an adventure activities provider based in the beautiful Connemara village of Roundstone in Co. Galway. We offer courses, guided tours and tuition for Sea kayaking, river kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). We are a mobile company allowing us to work from locations which suit you or the prevailing weather conditions; however most of our sessions are run from the pier in Roundstone village.

Find out more about our Courses/Tours:

Kayak Tour of Roundstone Bay

Kayak tour of Roundstone Bay – this 2.5 hour trip introduces you to kayaking as well as seeing the bay from a different viewpoint. Explore the natural environment, enjoy the beautiful surrounds and have a fun experience. This trip is available to complete beginners and our stable kayaks provide the perfect platform for this trip. €40 per person/€20 if under 16.
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Stand Up Paddleboarding in Roundstone Bay

Stand Up Paddleboarding in Roundstone Bay – Our 2 hour introduction to this new and emerging paddlesport. Our easy to use boards designed for beginners ensure a lasting memory of this experience and where better to try it out than the beautiful Roundstone Bay? €35 per person/€20 if under 16

Learn to Kayak – beginners or advanced training

Learn to kayak – ever thought of learning how to kayak. We can offer introduction to advanced courses run by our highly qualified instructor. Please contact us for dates and prices.

Kayak rolling sessions – If you have a kayak and would like some coaching on any rescue technique, please contact us and avail of our experience in a wide variety of paddle and outdoor sports.

Who will be instructing me?

Roundstone Outdoors is run by Shane McElligott who is an adventure education instructor with almost twenty years of experience. Our mission is to provide access to outdoor activities for everyone and to tailor each experience to your needs.
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What should I bring with me?

All you need to bring with you on the day of your trip is a swimsuit or shorts, a towel, footwear which can get wet and a fleece or light top which can get wet. Sun block on those sunny days and a bottle of water. Oh, and a sense of fun!! Wetsuits, buoyancy aids (lifejackets), paddling top (cag), kayak and paddle are all provided.

How do I book?

Please call us on 087-9433440, send an email to or call into us at the Bogbean Café in the village for more information. Check us out on FaceBook – Roundstone Outdoors Connemara.