Water Activities

River Mania, new outdoor recreation centre located in Carrick on Shannon. River Mania take pride in providing a fun, exciting and safe way to experience some of Ireland’s most picturesque Rivers and Lakes, while teaching awareness about safety in watersports. Activities include Kayaking & Canadian Canoeing, River Expeditions, Wilderness Camping, Raft Building, Team Building and Taster Sessions.  Most sessions are run in Carrick on Shannon and some in nearby Lough Key and the Boyle River.   Available for Birthday Parties, Hen and Stags, Corporate Groups.

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Lough Allen Adventure Centre, located in County Leitrim 20 mins from Carrick on Shannon.  Lots of outdoor activities including, hill walking, camping, water sports and much more.

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North West Adventure, based in Ballinafad, about 25 mins drive from the Bush Hotel, provide environmentally aware, safe, quality, fun outdoor activity, adventure, education and training for everyone based on abiding respect and individual responsibility.  Activities include: Kayaking, Canadian Canoeing, White Water Rafting, Treking, Wilderness Camping, Orienteering and Team Building.  Feel the buzz and excitement of a white knuckle ride down the Boyle River.  If it’s a stag or hen party, this may be what you want.  Experience a thrilling unforgettable adventure in the North West of Ireland on a fantastic river full of white water features to bounce down!  Or go together on a Family Rafting expedition on the calmer waters of Lough Arrow.

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Outdoor Discovery, based in Ballymahon, about 30 mins drive from the Bush Hotel.  Whether you’re looking for some simple water fun or a weekend packed with activities, there’s something here for everyone.   Activities include Whitewater Rafting, Whitewater Tubing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Archery, Orienteering.

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Carrick Boat & Bike Hire allows visitors to the Carrick on Shannon area the opportunity to experience and enjoy the beautiful river, nature and countryside that surrounds our town.  Bicycles are available to suit all ages and route maps enable cyclists to determine which route meets their needs and abilities. They offer visitors a variety of ways to access the gem of our town – the river Shannon.  Activities: Bike Hire, Chinese Dragon Boat, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, the Cube Challenge.

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2 Nights Weekend or Midweek luxury B&B with dinner one evening + tour of The Shed Distillery & Arigna Mining Experience


Reopening of Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon for essential workers and takeaway food
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