Bantry Blueway - Green Trail

Paddling
County Cork
Grade Beginner
Length 2 km
Time 60 mins
Format Linear
Start Point
Abbey Point Slipway
Finish Point
Abbey Point Slipway
Nearest Town to Start Bantry
Grid Ref. V 982 483
Lat. and Long. 51.678516, -9.472751

This is a short return trail between Abbey Slipway and Railway Pier. Beware of Ferries operating from Bantry Pier.

Trail Management

BANTRY BAY PORT COMPANY - www.bantrybayport.com

Facilities

Car parking, accommodation, shops, restaurants, cafes

Abbey Point Slipway to Railway Pier Return
Canoeing & Kayaking is an
adventure sport. When you
go canoeing follow the five
points below to stay safe:

Planning - Plan your trip well
in advance by consulting
with the Blueway website
and local providers.

Experience - Ensure the Blueway
is a suitable match for your
group’s experience. Water
can be dangerous, if you are
inexperienced use a local guide
and seek formal training.

Conditions - Consult the
weather forecast and tide
tables in advance of your
trip and if unguided only go
out in favourable conditions,
clear days with low wind.

Equipment - Always wear
an approved buoyancy
aid. Ensure your boat has
adequate buoyancy. Bring
suitable clothing, such as
a wetsuit and equipment to
deal with an emergency.

Emergencies - In the event of
capsize, stay with your craft,
be ready and equipped to
help one another. Always bring
some form of communication
with you, ie mobile phone -
VHF. Ensure your group has
a towing system in place.

For further information, visit the Bantry Bay Port Company website or the below Map Booklet

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 85

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