Bike & Canoe Hire Northern Ireland

Recommended DIY Mountain Bike Hire Northern Ireland Itineraries

With your camera and picnic onboard, take one of our bike rental trail maps and venture through Castle Ward Estate to Temple Water, Dickson’s Island (Boat House) and Audleys Castle to enjoy the stunning views over Strangford Lough Northern Ireland.

For the more adventurous tackle the rougher tracks over Mountain Wood, not forgetting to stop off at the summit viewpoint where on a clear day you can see right across to the Mountains of Mourne, and Scrabo Tower in Newtownards (Bike Rental Northern Ireland). OR venture out of Castle Ward Estate via Strangford Avenue and into Strangford Village where you can watch the sailing boats and ferry from the harbour pier (Castle Ward bike rental).

Recommended DIY Canoe Hire Northern Ireland & Kayak Hire Itineraries

With your camera and picnic onboard, paddle from Dickson Island across the sheltered water of Castle Ward Bay keeping an eye out for the friendly Seals as you go! Stop off at far side of bay for a bite to eat, whilst enjoying the stunning views across Strangford Lough and Castle Ward Estate. Canoe hire Northern Ireland.

 

Hire Costs 2012 @Castle Ward

Hourly Hire Rate

Half Day (2.5 hrs)

Full Day (5 hrs)

Single Sit-on-Top

17

17

30

2/3 person Sit-on-Top

25

25

35

Canadian Canoes (rafted)

45

45

55

  Canadian Canoe (single) *  30  40  40

Sea Kayaks *

30

30

40

Full Body Wetsuits #

3

3

5

 Wetsuit Booties *  2  2  4
Tandem Touring Bikes  20  20  25

Adult / Kids Mountain Bikes (9+ years up to adults)

Adult mountain bikes are top quality Vitus range provided by CRC (Hydraulic disk brakes and front suspension)

Hire includes helmet, gloves, trails map and local advice 

15 / 9

Family Deal (2 adults & 2 kids) = 45

15 / 9

Family Deal (2 adults & 2 kids) = 45

AM or PM slot only

20 / 12

 Toddler x2 ‘tag along’  Bike Trailer (carries x2 children ages 9 months – 5 years)

Includes helmets

5

(when also hiring adult mt. bike)

 5

(when also hiring adult mt. bike)

 10

(when also hiring adult mt. bike)

 Trail-a-bike (carries x1 child aged 6-9 years)Includes helmets 5(when also hiring adult mt. bike)
 5
 (when also hiring adult mt. bike)
 10(when also hiring mt. bike)

* = Experience/qualifications required. # = full body wetsuits must be worn when hiring sit-on-tops. You can bring your own if you have one.

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Included in Canoe/Kayak Rental:

Included in Tuition and Courses:

Your chosen boat

Your chosen boat

Buoyancy aids and paddles

Buoyancy aids and paddles

Friendly & helpful local advice. A thorough safety + technique briefing

A qualified friendly instructor for guidance and tuition

 Warm shower and comfortable changing facilities

 Warm shower and comfortable changing facilities

KAYAK/CANOE ‘PRIVATE TUITION’ OPTIONAL EXTRA

     1st hour  £50
 Each hour thereafter  £25

 

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT FOR HIRE (castleward camping)

Terra Nova Trisar Tent (2 person)

25.00 per night

North Face VE25 Tent (3/4 person)

40.00 per night

 Mountain Hardwear Expedition Tent (8/9 person)  60.00 per night

Cooking kit and crockery (up to 4 people)

7.00 per night

Sleeping Bag (1 person)

5.00 per night

Head Torch  (1 person)

2.00 per night

Light Gas Barbecue (3 burner plus hotplate & utensils)

60.00 per night

 

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