County Cork is situated in the South-West Region of Ireland and it is the largest of all Irish counties. The climate here, like the rest of Ireland, is classified as a maritime climate, usually with cool summers, mild winters and abundant rainfall. Cork enchants visitors with its beautiful landscapes, historic towns and magnificent coastline. In addition, it provides with a number of sporting and leisure activities to perform and remember forever.
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Kayaking in East Coast Park, Singapore, Singapore
With warm waters all year round, kayaking at the East Coast Park is an all year round activity although February and August you can expect heavy rainfall. Kayaking here accommodates both the beginner and expert paddler. It offers the beginner safe waters to learn kayaking and for the expert, during the monsoon season, you get a chance to paddle in rough sea conditions, with swells and strong winds.
The paddling distance to cover is 20 km/12.4 mi and can be accessed from anywhere is East Coast Park to Marina Barrage and lasts between 2-5 hours. Some safety precautions need to be taken under consideration as you plan your trip. It is recommended to always paddle in a group if you are novice or are unfamiliar with route. In case of adverse weather and you are mid way, it is recommended that you return to the shore since it is unlikely to beat the weather.
Last but not least, remember to wear sun screen and always carry a hand phone…you might just need it.