Bay Lough Kayaking

Bay Lough Lake, Tipperary, Ireland

Bay Lough Kayaking

Bay Lough Lake, Tipperary, Ireland

What you need to know

Welcome to Bay Lough Kayaking. If you would like to kayak around the famous corrie lake in the Knockmealdown Mountains, then you’ve come to the right place. Knockmealdown Active, the volunteer run community activities group, has kayaks for rent on Bay Lough lake on select dates from May to August in 2024.

Please read the terms and conditions before purchasing.

  • All participants must be in a fit physical condition.
  • Bring weatherproof clothing, wear suitable footwear (your footwear & clothing may get wet) & bring sunscreen if necessary.
  • Bring a fully charged mobile phone so we can contact you.
  • Be at the lake and make yourself known to the operator 10 minutes before your allocated time-slot.
    • Note: It takes 15-20 minutes to walk to the lake from the car park.
  • Pay the entry fee in advance. Once booked, no refunds can be offered for cancellations.
  • A child is anyone under 16 years of age.
  • Children under 16 can go with an adult (double Kayak) or when another adult is on the water in another craft.
  • It is possible to book on-site (walk-ins), but online bookings will take precedence.
  • The car park is at the following Google Maps location –

The Entry Fee cost covers:

  • Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid – you cannot use your own.
  • Trained guide on standby

Participants must bring any meals, snacks and drinks they require. There is no food provided.

Places are on a first booked, first served basis. When they are gone, they are gone.


Bay Lough Lake
Bohernagore West, Clogheen, Co, Tipperary,  Ireland

The lake is accessed by foot from a car park located at the following Google Maps reference – Save it to your phone for when you are travelling.

Please Note: it will take 15 to 20 minutes to get from the car park to Bay Lough Lake. Please allow for this when calculating your travel time to the lake. It is an 800m walk, all downhill on the way to the lake and obviously uphill on the way back. The road has been resurfaced, so it can take strollers, mobility scooters, etc. The road cannot be accessed by vehicluar traffic.