Looking for an adventure break in Ireland? Then Galway is the place for you. With stunning views, rugged hills and positioned on the verge of the Atlantic ocean it’s the perfect place to explore and get your adrenaline pumping.
Here’s a list of some of the top adventure sports in Galway:
Delphi Adventure Holidays…
Delphi Adventure Holidays is situated in spectacular Killary Harbour, home to some of Ireland’s most magnificent scenery. Delphi offers everything from mountain biking, surfing, raft building, Canadian canoeing, epic hiking trails, rock climbing, indoor climbing, abseiling, hill walking, mountain training, high ropes, archery, Jacobs ladder, zip wire, low ropes and a number of other sporting activities.
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Killary Adventure Company…
Killary Adventure Company is one of Ireland’s longest running adventure providers, catering for individuals or groups up to 150. It’s located in an ideal holiday destination for families looking for something a little different and schools and clubs are welcome as well.
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Scuba Dive West…
Scuba Dive West is a purpose built centre located on Killary Fjord in Connemara with the advantage of being an all weather dive centre. This location is ideal for beginners as well as fully qualified divers. Courses available here are as follows: beginner diving, open water diver, advanced open water diver, medic first aid, rescue diver, speciality courses, boat diver, multilevel diver, drift diver, dry suit diver & much more. Full PADI certification available.
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Walking trails in Connemara…
Oughterard Walking And Hiking
Connemara Walking Centre
Connemara is an ideal base for hiking and climbing. You can avail of many walks, taking in breathtaking scenery as you go.
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Kayak Mor is a sea kayak touring company based in Galway. Find out all you need to know about kayaking in a safe, relaxed and fun environment.
Flowerhill Equestrian Centre…
Flowerhill is located in the west of Ireland near Portumna in County Galway. The equestrian centre offers equestrian holidays to both experienced and in-experienced riders.
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Rusheen Bay Windsurfing…
Rusheen Bay Windsurfing is located just 5 minutes from Galway city on the coast road. It’s situated in an enclosed bay with calm waters, making it ideal for beginners.
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Galway Motor Club Ltd…
Pick up the pace and press that pedal with Retro Classic and Historic car Rally. The club helps to promote and develop motorsports in Ireland.
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Pallas Karting, located about 40 miles from Galway city, offers facilities that are undoubtedly some of the best in Ireland. Arrive & Drive Sessions and Grand Prix sessions are available. It has a 1,500-meter tarmac racing track spanning 11 meters in width. It’s also RIAC Approved. With 13hp single engine karts reaching 70 mph your adrenaline is sure to be racing too! There’s also a 500 meters Beginners Track and Family Track available. Our tip is to book well in advance as it’s always fairly busy here.
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Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre…
Petersburg offers a variety of activities including windsurfing, sailing, orienteering, rock-climbing, kayaking, canoeing, caving, hillwalking, obstacle course and gorge walking. Petersburg is ideally located in tranquil surroundings with stunning landscapes, waterways and rolling hills – all this sets an amazing base for a variety of adventure sports.
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