There is a wide variety of fun activities around Westport.
Killary Adventure Co is based in Leenane, 20 miles from Westport and is an outdoor adventure centre specialising in adventure activities that range from bungee jumping to kayaking on Irelands only fjord and much more in between. Whether you are a soft adventurer or after the extreme adrenaline thrill, they have something for you.
Atlantic Adventure Centre is based in Lecanvey just 7 miles from Westport. It is situated right under Ireland’s famed pilgrim’s mountain, Croagh Patrick, and is literally a stones throw from the clear waters of Clew Bay. Atlantic Adventure Centre is surrounded by the EC Blue-Flag beaches of Old Head, Bertra and Carramore. Activities Include: Canoeing, Windsurfing, Sailing, Rock Climbing, Absailing, Hill Walking, Orienteering and Archery.
Paintball is not just a sport for the “Rambos” of this world, paintball with Westport Wargames is a well organised, safe and exciting action sport that appeals to individuals of all fitness levels and both men and women find it equally as enjoyable. It is the ideal choice for a Hen Party and they cater for both large & small groups and are open seven days a week – early till late.
Killary Cruises offer cruises on Killary Fjord. The nine mile long inlet boasts some of the finest scenery in the West of Ireland and because of its sheltered nature, its waters are always calm. Their purpose built cruise ship, can accommodate up to 150 passengers and has been designed to offer the maximum of comfort and safety to guests and also uninterrupted views of the spectacular scenery which makes the Killary such a unique place to visit.
Westport Greenway – The disused railway line, now known as the Westport Greenway offers users traffic free walking and cycling and a gentle gradient not greater than 1.6% as well as impressive vista of Croagh Patrick and Clew Bay. The route can be used in both directions and can be accessed from the Quay or from the old cattle pass located at Altamont Street near the town centre.
Great Western Greenway – Escape the bustle of urban life on the Great Western Greenway, the longest off-road cycling and walking trail in Ireland. Meandering along the old Newport/Mulranny railway, this 18km traffic -free route is ideal for getting out on a bike for a spin or stretching your legs.
To fully discover hidden trails, smooth beaches and uneven terrain, while taking full advantage of fresh air, the horse is your ideal method of transport. There are plenty of horses/ponies for hire so you can accompany a group on a pony trekking expedition and trot at a relaxed pace through Mayo’s countryside.