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Maritime

County Donegal has a strong maritime history and heritage, the connection between the people and the place to the Atlantic Ocean, the many Loughs, rivers and lakes dates back for centuries. It is no surprise that one of the best ways to experience and explore Donegal's Atlantic Coastal Trail is by sea.

Donegal Cruise Destination of Excellence

Visiting Donegal by cruise ship is an epic journey that will stir the senses and inspire imagination.

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Shipwreck Diving

in County Donegal

Donegal offers exceptional diving sites, including many wrecks along their rocky shores. Numerous diving clubs and charter outfits can supply you with the gear and adventure you seek. The dive season extends from March into October.

Read: Top 10 Shipwrecks for Diving off Donegal
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Donegal Islands

West Donegal

Island hopping off the coast of Donegal is a great way to see the beauty and ruggedness of the coastline in the natural environment. The Gaeltacht Islands of Tory and Arranmore and the small islands such as Gola, Owey and Cruit offer are rich in island heritage and visiting the islands is a must for those who are seeking adventure and maritime activities in the great outdoors.

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Water Activities

in County Donegal

Donegal boasts a total of thirteen Blue Flag beaches where the whole family can safely enjoy the water. Whether its Windsurfing or Kayaking, Kitesurfing or Deep-Sea-Diving, there are plenty of packages and accredited providers offering great rates for beginner to expert!

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WILDSEA Atlantic Ocean Heritage (WAOH!) Route

WAOH! Route is a discovery journey along the best diving destinations in Europe's Atlantic coastline.

The Route celebrates the unique natural and cultural heritage of European coastal territories washed by the Atlantic Ocean, discovering a rich mosaic of adventures, tastes and amazing travel experienc Explore the Route at: www.wildsea.eu/waoh-route

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