Sit on Top Kayaking, Castlewellan Lake, Mourne Mountains
Saturday 26 February – 8.30am – 11am – Castlewellan
Join us at the Mourne Outdoor Festival for our Sunrise Sit On Top Kayak Experience, as we watch the Spring Sun appear on the horizon from our unique SOT vantage point on the awesome Castlewellan Lake… there’s no better way to start your day!
From a warm welcome, a heart-warming sun rise (fingers crossed), to warm showers and everything in between, we have you covered… from meeting your Guide at our Lakeside Centre, to receiving all the kit that you’ll need, including SOT Kayaks, Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Paddles & accessories and full use of our centres changing/shower facilities.
As a guided experience, no previous experience of SOT Kayaking is necessary, and you’re guaranteed an awesome time regardless… Simply Book & Go!
Afterwards, if you’re not already staying local with a hearty breakfast to return to, you can join us at one of our favourite local breakfast stops for a much-deserved brekkie… this is entirely optional and arranged on the morning, however if you wish to plan ahead, check out our ‘Places to eat, drink & sleep’.
Life Adventure Centre located lakeside, Castlewellan Lake, Castlewellan Forest Park
Our Life Adventure SOT Kayak Experience packages include everything needed to get you started on the loughs, rivers and coast of the Mournes… Simply Book, Go Further, See More & Feel Awesome!
Things to do & see
Endless! From the Castlewellan Castle, Otters, the Islands, Red Squirrels, the Moorish Tower & Kingfishers to name a few!
Places to eat, drink & sleep
Hillyard House Hotel, Castlewellan
South Prom Cafe, Newcastle
Pine Tree Hollow Glamping, Leitrim
The Green Holiday Cottages, Kilkeel
Slieve Donard Resort, Newcastle
Urban Café, Castlewellan
Mourne Seafood Bar, Dundrum
Mourne Lodge, Attical
Gorse Hill Glamping, Bryansford
Hutt Hostel, Newcastle
Kribben Cottages, Annalong
The Turnip House Cafe, Leitrim
Tory Bush Cottages, Bryansford
Carrick Cottage Cafe
Meelmore Lodge, Bryansford
Harbour House Inn, Newcastle
Mountain Lodge, Rostrevor
Unique selfie spots
The Bay (below the Castle)
On the water (waterproof cameras!)
Guide – you’ll be accompanied by one of our Guide team throughout your experience.
Kayak – powered by the awesome FEELFREE Sit on Top Kayaks.
Buoyancy Aid – must be worn by the paddler at all times.
Paddle – almost essential!
Wetsuit – strongly recommended at all times of the year.
Accessories pack – we supply a first aid kit.
Centre facilities – including changing and showering.
Support number – available 9am-5pm for telephone assistance.
Damage Waiver – accidents happen! So we’ve protected you against accidental damage to the Kayak with our Waiver Scheme – excludes loss/damage to accessories – see ‘Top Up’ option.
Damage Waiver ‘Top Up’ – accidents happen! Protect against loss/damage to accessories.
See below for specific experience option prices – if you require a bespoke option please check with our team.