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The Thrill Seekers Irish Hit List for Outdoor Adventures

For those amongst us with an internal need for thrilling adventure we have put together a list of some of the most exhilarating outdoor adventures available this summer here in Ireland.

WaveSweeper Sea Adventures

Wavesweeper Sea Adventures is a Family run soft adventure company based on the Erris Peninsula in North West Mayo. Nestled between Blacksod Bay & Broadhaven Bay, they offer a host of different experiences and cater for families and groups of all sizes and ages. Belmullet boasts 12 discovery points on the “Wild Atlantic Way” and offer clients access to all of these points from the land and the sea. Activities include Island tours, sightseeing tours and thrill rides. Go Snorkelling in any of their secluded bays for an exciting adventure in a whole new world. Go Sea kayaking and experience Erris from a new perspective, learn a new skill and enjoy a great day on the water. “ Not for the faint hearted”, Coasteering around the rugged Erris coastline offers thrill seekers a new high. Both Blacksod Bay and Broadhaven Bay are home to 39 different species of fish including Blue Shark and Tope. If reef fishing is what you are into, or, you fancy chasing something bigger, the team will take you to the marks only known to the locals. All boats, guides and instructors are fully licensed and insured. One hour drive from Castlebar and Westport, two hours from Sligo and Galway. Forty minutes from Ballina. Knock Airport is one hour and twenty minutes away.

Wave Sweeper
Belmullet Co.Mayo
Phone: +353 (0)87 3459551 +353 (0)87 2312989

Mondello Park

Since 1968 Mondello Park has been hosting Ireland’s largest motorsport events. With circuit racing for cars and motorbikes, rallycross, rallysprint, drifting events and much, much more, there’s something for every motorsport fan. The legendary Driving Experiences, team building for companies on and off-track, fleet training and product launches, Mondello Park is always buzzing with excitement. An adrenaline inducing adventure day for any motorsport lover.

Mondello Park
Co. Kildare.
045 860200

Lahinch Surf School

Lahinch Surf School is based at the beach hut on Lahinch promenade in Lahinch County Clare on the west coast of Ireland providing a friendly, safe and fun introduction to the exhilarating art of surfing.

With Ireland’s biggest range of surf school surfboards. From 10 foot monster boards that make surfing easy for taller/stronger people, to 6 foot short boards, the guys here have you covered. No matter what your surfing ability or experience, the aim is to make surfing easy for you. That’s when it gets fun!

LSS Beach Hut,
The Promenade,
V95 K7F2
087 960 9667

Basecamp Action Adventure Park

 Ireland’s most unique action adventure park located in the heart of Co. Limerick. Spanning over 80-acres of forest, Basecamp Action Adventure Park contains the newest and most exciting outdoor activities including Forest Archery, Paintball, Splatball and Bushcraft. Catering for families and groups of friends, corporate team building days and birthday parties, there is something here for all outdoor adventureres.

Basecamp Action Adventure Park
The Woods,
County Limerick
061 302031

Dephi Adventure

Choose from a selection of water or land activities on offer at Delphi Adventure Resort in Connemara, part of the 4 star Delphi Resort offering.

Water sports offer in Galway and Westport include, Kayaking, Surfing, Canoeing Bog Challenge and Raft Building.

In Connemara, you can choose from a range of outdoor activities including, Zip Lining, Archery, Bushcraft, Climbing, Orienteering, Tunneling, Mountain Biking and more!

Delphi Resort
Co. Galway

095 42208

Bay Sports Waterpark

Enjoy a fun day out with family and/or friends at Bay Sports. Located in the heart of Ireland, located just outside Athlone and central to everywhere in Ireland. Made up of the biggest collection of original one off award winning floating slides, rockers and challenges, entertaining and delighting people of all ages and abilities.

No matter what the weather you will have fun here, either on the water or just relaxing at our picnic spots or in the colourful Bay Café.

Hodson Bay,
Co Roscommon.
N37 KH72

090 64 94 801

Donegal Adventure Centre

Donegal Adventure Centre is one of Ireland’s premier adventure facilities and Ireland’s largest surf school located in Bundoran, a stunning seaside resort along the magnificent Wild Atlantic Way. Donegal is renowned for its pristine beaches and offshore islands. 

Language programmes in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Irish are available for primary schools, secondary students from 1st to 6th Year or from Year 8 to A Level for students from Northern Ireland

Donegal Adventure Centre is an official RLSS Training Centre running regular Beach Lifeguard Courses in Bundoran and can also accommodate training in other locations. The National Beach Lifeguard Qualification and the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification are awarded by the Institute of Qualified Lifeguards (IQL), and are nationally and internationally recognised as the essential standards of competence. For anyone interested in an adventurous outdoors career, the good folk in Donegal Adventure Centre are ready and waiting to help you on your journey.

Donegal Adventure Centre (DAC)Bayview Avenue
County Donegal
F94 EK7V

071 984 2418

Feature By: Olivia Byrne