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Activities

Castleblayney Outdoor Adventure Centre

Group Supervised Equipment Rental

Paddle the serene waters of Lough Muckno, with its’ scattering of islands and panoramic views. Revel in the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind with a leisurely paddle along the shores of Black Island. Explore the diverse islands in the lake, or paddle under the Black Island Bridge to visit Gas Lake and Mindzenty Park. Delve into the subtle charm of the many islands while  spotting flora, fauna, bird, and wildlife along the way. Make a pit stop at the Trailer Café for a quick coffee to recharge and fuel up for the return journey.

Kayaking & Canoeing

Enjoy our breathtaking views on Lough Muckno and join us at Castleblayney Outdoor Adventure Centre.

 

We cater for all groups from young to old, so please dont hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Our Instructors are fully qualified and are there to put your mind at ease.

Our Kayaking & Canoeing is centered around giving you a fun environment to learn to and most importantly enjoy the experience.

 

Skill level is from complete beginner to experienced, so dont worry if you have never been in a kayak or canoe before.

Skills Courses

Our Skills courses offer you the chance to learn something new, all the while enjoying the scenery of the stunning Lough Muckno. Our Skills Courses include the following activities:

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Adventure Race

We offer the chance for you to compete in one of our famed Adventure Races. 

All our instructors are fully qualified and your safety is our number one priority. We provide a safe and enjoyable experience, teaching you climbing the old fashioned way.

Contact Us today if you have any queiries or would like some more information.

Team Building

Our Team Building exercises offer a fantastic experience and gets your Team pulling in the right direction. A must for sports clubs and businesses.

All our instructors are fully qualified and your safety is our number one priority. We provide a safe and enjoyable experience, teaching you climbing the old fashioned way.

Contact Us today if you have any queiries or would like some more information.

Premium Experiences

We offer Premium Experiences at Castleblayney Outdoor Adventure Centre. 

 

All our instructors are fully qualified and your safety is our number one priority. We provide a safe and enjoyable experience..

Contact Us today if you have any queiries or would like some more information.

White Water Kayaking

Following a safety briefing on the shore, get ready for the ultimate adventure. Take to the water for a thrilling experience of white water kayaking on the mighty River Boyne or River Mourne. Under the guidance of a qualified instructor, learn to navigate the river weirs and rapids of Ireland’s most historic river for an exhilarating outdoor experience. Designed to suit all levels with breath-taking scenery along the way, this really is a fantastic way to get the adrenaline flowing and create amazing memories.

Outdoor Rock Climbing

Take that outdoor experience to the next level. Under the guidance of highly qualified and experienced instructors learn the skills required to navigate and scale the rocks at Castlewellan Quarry.

 

Challenge your body and mind with every step and experience the heights of adventure surrounded by spectacular views of the countryside. Designed to suit all levels this is a fantastic way to reenergise and create amazing memories.

And so much more!!!

We offer lots more at Castleblayney Outdoor Center. Contact Us today to see what more we have to offer.

Our phone is always switched on, so if you want some more information, need to make a booking or just want to have a chat, dont hesitate to contact us below.

Adventure Awaits.

Covid-19

Social distancing remains key, so we ask that you please follow signs and respect instructors’ requests while onsite.
- Hand sanitation stations will be available around the centre, please make use of them.
- Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult from the same household on all of our rental outings.
- If at all possible, participants are encouraged to bring their own wetsuits, water shoes, towels and hand sanitiser, and arrived changed for their activity.
- All our equipment will be disinfected after every session. Paddles will be sprayed down pre and post session.
Due to the outdoor nature of what we do at Castleblayney OAC we feel that it is possible for our instructors to maintain the 2m social distancing space; therefore, our staff will not be wearing PPE on your arrival. However, all instructors will, in addition to their normal safety kit, have masks, gloves and hand-sanitizer and will use them should the need to break social distancing arise.
-  If you have booked with us, or have already been with us, and either yourself or member of your group has developed Covid-19 like symptoms please contact us as soon as possible.