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Achill Surf Adventure Centre

Achill Surf Adventure Centre offers diverse fun packed outdoor activities for everyone.

Cycling, climbing, summer camps, coasteering, kayaking tours, sea kayaking, team building, surf lessons and surf camps.

Achill Surf Adventure Centre means spectacular locations.

Surfing Camps and lessons

Surf Summer camps are €100pp and run Monday to Friday during July & August

Multi Activity Camps are €150pp and run Monday to Friday during July & August

Learn to surf on Achill’s’ stunning blue flag Keel beach,  a perfect location for beginner and intermediate surfers, the beach offers a stunning location to develop your surfing skills. The beach’s gentle sandbars produce beautiful rolling waves that allow budding surfers hone their skills in the water. Overlooking Minaun sea cliffs with pristine water quality, why choose anywhere else for your next surfing adventure.

  • Surfing for children
    All children love to surf! Not only is surfing great fun, children also learn about the beach environment, water safety and how to become amazing surfers! Choose from a range of surfing options including individual & group surf sessions, surf summer camps, surfing school tours or family surf sessions.  
  • Surf summer camps
    Available from June to August, surf summer camps offer the perfect opportunity to shred some waves! Specifically designed for children and teens ages 8-18, our surf camps give students confidence in the water, learn to catch waves, pop up correctly, surf down the wave & wipe out in style this summer! All surf camps include amazing instructors, premium 5mm winter wetsuits, booties and supervision at all times! See you at the beach.
  • Adult surfing
    It’s never too late to learn, surfing is addictive and when better to start than now! Adult surf sessions are available to all ages and abilities. Why wait? Grab a board and experience the Wild Atlantic Way first had on Achill Island. Group sessions available to individuals, couples, stag & hen parties and corporate groups!  Catch the bus service available for groups throughout the year. With a huge selection of foam and semi rigid boards there’s something for everyone, worried about the cold? We provide winter wetsuits & booties as standard on all lessons.
  • Youth & School Tours
    Each year student return from all over Ireland, the UK and France to experience surfing on stunning Achill Island.  Bring students on a trip of a lifetime, experience the beauty of Achill Island, surf on Keel beach and introduce students to an amazing outdoor activity! We offer tailored surfing & multi activity school and youth tour packages to groups off all sizes from March to October inclusive.
  • Key Info
    Open: March – October Inclusive for Groups
    Open: June – August Inclusive to the Public
    Meeting point: Keel Beach Car Park
    Normal duration: 2 hours per session


Kayak tours and lessons on the Wild Atlantic Way, kayak on Achill Island overlooking sea cliffs, rugged mountains and stunning beaches. Few places in Ireland offer such amazing scenery while enjoying a paddle on one of Achill’s many kayaking routes. With a large selection of kayaks from beginner to advanced there’s no better place to experience this wonderful activity.

  • Kayak Lessons & Tours
    Are available to all on Achill Island, beginner & intermediate lessons on Keel lake are available to the public throughout the summer months, learn the basics of kayaking, correct paddling technique, stopping & turning, sweep stroke, capsize, rolling and water safety.  Choose from a large selection of sit on top or enclosed kayaks, all specialist equipment provided on site!
  • Group Kayaking
    Group Kayak tours and lessons are available from March to October each year subject to booking, a great day out for all guaranteed, tours & lessons are designed around ability and group requirements. All gear is provided on the day, all you need is a towel and togs! Why wait? Your next kayak adventure awaits!
  • Sea kayaking
    An “unforgettable kayaking experience” as mentioned by Tanya Sweeney of the Irish Independent.  Amazing locations, untouched landscapes, pristine water conditions, local wildlife, what more could you ask for on your next sea kayak adventure? Sea kayaking tours available throughout the summer months on a number of Blueway sea kayak routes around Achill. Paddle along sea cliffs, explore sea caves, witness sea arches & stacks. Pre booking essential, all tours subject to weather conditions, all equipment provided!
  • Book your kayak adventure now:
    Family lessons & tours/Children & Teens
    School & Youth tours/Stag & Hen Parties
    Corporate groups/Team building
  • Key Info
    Open: March – October for Groups
    Open: June – August to the Public
    Meeting point: Keel Lake
    Normal duration: 2 hours per session


A coastal adventure like no other, Achill’s coastline boasts a number of excellent coasteering locations suitable for all levels. Explore sea caves and coves, scramble over boulders and leap off sea cliffs. All part of the coasteering experience on Achill. Hugely popular activities for children and adults, coasteering sessions are tailored for your groups age and ability.

  • Coasteering for Children
    For children we offer coasteering in sheltered bays and coves, exploring rock pools and sheltered coastline. Learn about local sea life. With gentle swell we introduce children to sea swimming and investigate local coastal features via the water. Participants are thought how to enter and exit the water safely. Finishing off on a high, children are introduced to small jumps and swash pools.
  • Adult coasteering sessions
    Available during the summer months, coasteeing is an adrenaline filled activity, suitable for family groups, stags & hens, individuals or private groups. Our coasteering locations offer stunning views of Clew bay, Clare Island & Erris Peninsula. Great for group bonding sessions, school tours & adventurous teens, see Achill from a different perspective!
  • School & Youth groups
    Coasteering is quickly becoming one of the most popular activities for school and youth groups, suitable for all ages and abilities, enjoy an action packed activity that keeps everyone on their toes. Mix & match coasteering with other activities for the perfect school or youth tour!

Adventure School tours

For schools we offer a range of residential activity packages, including full range of adventure activities, accommodation, full board and return school transport.  Packages designed for primary & post primary schools.

  • Gaisce Packages
    We assist students in completing expeditions to fulfil all requirements of the Presidents Gaisce award. Students are assisted through the steps of planning and executing the expedition and thought all the basics skills required to complete the Gaisce Bronze, Silver and Gold challenges successfully. Gaisce packages are normally coupled with other land and water based activities available to school and youth groups including surfing, kayaking, coasteering, rock climbing etc.

School & Youth Tours

Achill Island offers the perfect location for School & Youth tour groups looking for their next adventure. With a huge variety of activities available on the Island to cater for all age categories why choose anywhere else for your next trip! Choose from a broad range of accommodation options on the Island from camping to hotels and let the adventure begin. World famous beaches, breath taking sea cliffs and pristine waters, Achill Island has it all!

  • Activity day tours offers single activity and multi activity day packages to groups from March to October.  Choose from a broad range of activities including, surfing, kayaking, coasteering, mountaineering, cycling abseiling and rock climbing. Tours are purpose built around your groups requirements and can include transport, activities and supervision! Guaranteed smiles all around, bring you group on the trip of a lifetime!
  • Group Transport
    As part of our activity tours we offer groups transport services on Achill Island and nationwide. Choose from 55 seater coaches or 18 seater mini coach. As fully licenced operator we can offer, school pickups, airport transfers, activity tours, shuttle bus services, train collection from Westport, Castlebar and Galway.  Nationwide return transport upon demand.

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