Waterford Adventure Activities
Waterford has an abundance of walking trails for kids no matter what their ability or age. We share some of the nicest walks below that will appeal to their sense of curiosity and their need to explore. Ready?
Discover the Ancient Sport of Kings. Get up close and personal with ancient birds of prey. Now’s your chance to fly, handle, feed and interact with trained hawks and owls. Wear gloves.
“Life is short. Throw an axe” -Axe Junkie. What a great way to let off some steam and aim right at the bullseye – don’t tell us who you’re thinking of. One of the most exciting, unique activities you’ll do, backed by great music and nibbles for you hungry axe throwers! A bit like darts with an axe? There’s only one way to find out.
Dive into the deep blue sea at one of the most scenic spots of Tramore and a favourite with the locals all year round. Swim beneath the cliffs and chat with wild swimming enthusiasts about what makes them tick. The water is pristine and probably cold. Wetsuit, or no wetsuit? You’ll know the answer soon enough.
Hike, ride, cycle.
Enjoy these family-friendly walks right on your doorstep.
Chose a different path each time along The Greenway and discover lots of historic attractions along the way. Stretching over 46 km from Waterford City to Dungarvan, each section has something to enjoy during your walk. Pretty villages, magical tunnels, and historic bridges are just some of what you’ll see.
This 7.2km looped walk is well worth the trek to Ireland’s oldest glacial lake right here in Co. Waterford. Its views from the top are amazing plus the walk itself is thoroughly enjoyable and promises to give your legs a proper workout. Wear decent shoes and the advice is to walk clockwise…walk starts and ends at Kilcooney Woods.
Ride a pony in Tramore TIME TO GRAB THE REINS Imagine gallop on the beach with the wind blowing in your hair and the salty
Surf, climb, solve, SUP.
Overcome your fear of heights by scaling a wall at Activate, Waterford’s popular indoor activity centre. They cater for all ages and also do ‘bouldering’…
Try your hand and see if you’ve got what it takes when it comes to balance and team sports with an hour on a Supertanker SUP board at Dunmore Adventures. It can hold 8 to 10 people…awesome!
This isn’t the time to panic. Stay calm and put your thinking cap on to solve your way out of being locked in a room with your team. If that sounds like something you’d like to do, then your great escape adventure is about to begin!