Kayaking on the River Shannon with Mike Jones of My Next Adventure | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 18

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Jody is joined by Mike Jones, the owner and Head Guide at My Next Adventure. In this podcast, Jody and Mike talk about kayaking on the River Shannon and adventure travel in Ireland.

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00:48
What is My Next Adventure?

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Mike set up this business in 2015 to offer guided kayaking tours of the River Shannon and Lough Derg out of Killaloe in County Clare.

1:43
Are there a lot of Beginners on your Tours?

Yes, a lot of clients are beginners. We use very stable boats to make it easier and more enjoyable for everyone.

2:34
What route do you take clients on?

We follow a 218-year-old disused canal that stretches 2 miles and runs parallel to and, eventually, crosses over into the River Shannon. The trip takes about 2-2.5 hours.

Jody and her daughters did the Family Tour, which is designed for kids as young as 2-years-old.

7:22
Multi-Day Kayaking Tours:

They are in the process of expanding tours offered that will allow overnight stays in a variety of lodging- from a castle to B&Bs to campsites, catering to clients of all types.

14:30
What else can you do in the Killough area?

  • Paddle boarding
  • Tour boats
  • Historic Trail
  • Visit the Lake
  • Visit the Holy Island

19:49
What are 3 places in Ireland you shouldn't miss?

23:20
Closing remarks:

To get in contact with Mike or to find out more about My Next Adventure, check-out www.mynextadventure.ie. They are also on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter too.

Read more about Jody's Family Tour here on Ireland Family Vacations.

Questions about this podcast or Ireland travel in general? Emil Jody at jody@irelandfamilyvacations.com or leave a comment below.

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