Welcome to Wild Wet Adventure

Located in the stunning scenic beauty of South Sligo by the shores of Temple House lake near Ballinacarrow on the N17 main Sligo Galway route, Wild Wet Adventures will provide visitors with an introduction to Land and Water based activities in a safe and enjoyable way. Wild Wet Adventure programmes are designed in such a way as to introduce a healthy respect and appreciation for the natural beauty and aura the area has to offer and will reward and challenge all ages and abilities. Wild Wet Adventures also have walking guides available and offer access to many land based activities such as Archery and other activities through our alliance with  activity providers locally. Meet John >>

Call John on 086-7222750 to check your date and time.

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Kayaking, Canoeing or SUP on Temple House Lake in Sligo

Guided Walks/ Hiking

We offer kayaking for beginners or advanced kayakers. We offer full training in kayaking on flat water to gently ease you into the sport. We introduce the new paddler to basic paddle strokes and basic movements which allows the beginner to control the kayak in a safe enjoyable manner.You can choose from our fleet of sit on top kayak’s (perfect for those who may be a little nervous or find the traditional closed cockpit version a little restrictive).

John offers guided walks and hiking in Sligo. Get in touch to check out our next walk.


We offer a range of packages, get in touch to custom design your package. We offer packages with local hotels and the Sligo Food Trail. We are a proud member of Adventure Sligo.

Meet John

John Barrett is your experienced guide and owns Wild Wet Adventure. He hails from nearby Mayo. He works primarily from Temple House Lake, but other locations can be booked. He is also a trainer with local educational activity training programme.

Visit Sligo & Adventure Sligo

Wild Wet Adventures introduce people to the many benefits, both physical and mental, to be gained through taking part in the outdoor activities provided in stunning location’s in south Sligo. All Instructors are fully trained and up to date with best practices in kayaking, canoeing, Stand up paddle boarding (SUP). We also offer land base activities of Hillwalking, Walking, bush craft, Archery and orienteering, trail runs and team building can also be organised. Any of the above activities can be tailored to suit as part of prearranged trip’s or as an introduction to the activity. Activities are offered in a fun environment, but with safety paramount at all times. Wild Wet Adventures offers on the water tuition on a one-to-one basis, or to families or groups. We also offer singles, couples or group’s, guided walks locally and throughout the Sligo region.