Link copied!

Dublin Bay Seal Kayaking Safari at Dalkey

Dublin, Ireland
Stay Safe During COVID-19
Click here for more important COVID related information about this experience.


3 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Our stunning kayak tour has been voted as one of the best things to in Dublin by the Irish Times and is currently listed as the number one thing to do in Dalkey on Trip Advisor.

This kayak tour offers a unique opportunity to interact with wild seals in their natural environment without disturbing them. It's also a chance to experience historic Dalkey island and all a stone's throw from the capital city.

What's Included

  • wetsuit, kayak, paddle, buoyancy aid
  • Please bring spare footwear and something to wear under a wetsuit eg. swimming togs or base layers

What To Expect


After we meet you, we give you a wetsuit and all the equipment and we show you how to use it.

Next, we get on the water in historic Bullock Harbour and go kayaking along the stunning Dalkey coastline to Dalkey Island.

You will be treated to stunning views of Dublin Bay which is a UNESCO biosphere.

Then we will encounter the friendly Dalkey island seals. They will play around our kayaks as we paddle past them. We will also see the wonderful birdlife.

A scenic stroll on Dalkey island

The Location

Where To Go, Bullock Harbour, Glenageary, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland


Dublin, Ireland

Return details

Returns to original departure point


Average Rating


5 stars


4 stars


3 stars


2 stars


1 star


Written Reviews (3)

1 of 1

Absolutely loved it! The seals...

Claire C | Aug 2020

Absolutely loved it! The seals came right up to the kayaks! Main guide was amazing- very knowledgeable about the wildlife and history of Dalkey and very good about working in rest stops and motivating us when we were tired.

My wife and I went...

Vincent T | Oct 2019

My wife and I went kayaking with the seals and it was one of the funnest things I did while in Ireland. The guide was very friendly and experienced and took great care of us. We went kayaking and all the baby seals were swimming around us for most

Swimming next to seals was...

Magdalena M | Jul 2019

Swimming next to seals was great. Dalkey Island is beautiful.
I think training was long but safety first :)
Instructors are very friendly and professional. I would recommend this tour especially during the nice weather!

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Dublin Bay Seal Kayaking Safari at Dalkey

From $96.18
Secure Payment

More Experiences In Dublin

Walking & Biking Tours

Wicklow 5-Hour E-Bike Tour

From $123.76 · 5 hours

Walking & Biking Tours

Mountain Bike Adventure in Dublin / Wicklow Mountains

From $69.31 · 3 to 5 hours

Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Luxury Whiskey Trail: Dublin's Distillery Trail

From $367.14 · 4 hours

Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Luxury Whiskey Trail: Dublin Whiskey Story

From $367.14 · 4 hours 45 minutes

Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Luxury Whiskey Trail through Ireland's Ancient East

From $735.51 · 12 to 13 hours

Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Luxury Whiskey Trail: Ireland's Hidden Heartlands

From $489.93 · 9 hours

From $96.18