Looking for exciting outdoor activities to partake in when you visit Dublin? Then look no further! The following article looks at just a selection of some excellent outdoor activities available throughout Dublin that are sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
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Escape the hustle and bustle of Dublin city centre and get out and explore the amazing surroundings Dublin County has to offer. With amazing landscapes, rivers, lakes and much more, Dublin is a wonderful platform to conduct many outdoor activities.
1. Kart City Limited - Outdoor Go Karting Centre
Come along and experience the thrill, fun and excitement of Dublin’s most popular racing track ‘Kart City’. Located in Santry in North County Dublin, Kart City is approximately a 15-minute drive from the city centre just off the M50 on the airport road. At Kart City you can visit the largest hobbyshop in Ireland and much more. This is a great family centre that is suitable for groups of all sizes, popular destination for teambuilding and you are assured of a great fun day out when you visit Kart City.
Kart City is also home to Ireland’s Urban Paintball. This is a very popular activity and again suitable for all ages. Paintballling is popular with groups, hen and stag parties, the young, the old and young at heart! Here you will be equipped with the very best semi-automatic weapons, camouflage gear and protective masks, gloves and goggles. You and your teammates will be equipped with over 200 paintballs and will take to the battlefield for some serious fun.
Kylemore Karting is a popular and exciting karting arena and is one of Ireland’s largest located just 4 miles from Dublin City Centre. Suitable for all weather conditions you are assured your fun won’t be spoilt whatever the weather! With an exciting 360-meter track that includes flyovers, underpasses, banks, hills and sharp corners this is sure to please all thrill seekers. Kylemore Karting caters for all age groups from Junior levels to Grand Prix levels!
Clay pigeon shooting is an exciting sport suitable for all ages and no experience is required. This is a popular and fun activity located in Balbriggan in County Dublin just 10 minutes from Dublin Airport. Courtlough Clay Pigeon Shooting currently operates on 23 acres of land and can cater for up to 200 guests per day.
5. Fingal Sailing And Windsurfing School
Attack the ferocious waves and reach new heights in the Dublin skies with Fingal Sailing and Windsurfing School. Located just 5-minutes from the gorgeous and popular seaside village of Malahide here you can go sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and power boating. With experienced and trained instructors to show you the ropes and excellent facilities you are sure to enjoy a trip to Fingal Sailing and Windsurfing School.
Take flight with The Irish Hang Gliding Association and learn all about what this amazing sport has to offer. This is a very enjoyable and exhilarating sport that requires first class training and has professional and qualified instructors. For all the up to date information and flying locations and more check out the website.
Dirty Boots Trek comes highly recommended and will take you on a wonderful adventure throughout Ireland. Reserve custom made tours for one, two or more days to suit your criteria and explore the beauty of rugged Ireland at your leisure. Conquer the Dublin Mountains, walk The Wicklow way, hike the rolling hills of Donegal, admire the natural and heavenly beauty of County Kerry, go deep into the wild west of Connemara and much more.
8. Golf in Dublin
Ireland is a dream destination for golfing enthusiasts of all ages and levels. Dublin is the capital of Ireland and remains true to Ireland golfing reputation with an abundance of fine golf courses available. From parkland golf courses to link courses your golfing skills are sure to be tested when you visit one of Dublin’s many golf courses. Check out our article Top Golf Courses in Dublin for a selection of some great golf course recommendations.
The O’Leary family in Carrickmines offers an excellent family run Equestrian centre with modern facilities and friendly and helpful staff. Carrickmines is located approximately 8 miles from Dublin City and sports an all-weather arena. Carrickmines Equestrian Centre caters for beginners to advanced riders and assures a great day out.
10. Sea Safari
Sea Safari is an exciting and fun-filled sea tour of Dublin Bay. What better way to explore and take in the spectacular sights and attractions of Dublin Bay and its wonderful surroundings. Experience the thrill of these specially designed speed-boats as they battle the Dublin waves, take in the sights, wildlife and marine life on this highly recommended tour whatever the weather!
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