From the mountains to the sea, Dublin is blessed with a stunning natural landscape – and you will experience Ireland’s capital at its best when you spend the day getting close to nature in the Dublin Mountains. Just 10 km from the city centre, there’s great outdoors to be discovered that is the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of city life.
Experience thrilling adventures in a healthy outdoor setting in Tibradden Wood. Try a tree top adventure course along with climbing walls, swing cargo nets, zipwire and many more activities. For more information, contact ZipIt Adventure Centre on: T:051 858008
Why not try rock-climbing for a day with Extreme Ireland. They can bring groups of any size and any experience to try this amazing sport in Dalkey Quarry, Dublin. There are endless Climbing routes available for all levels. T: +353 1 4100700
This is the perfect after work escape, a fantastic adventure in Dublin’s back garden. Meet up at Coliemore Harbour, which lies on the mainland just half a kilometer from Dalkey Island. We’ll get into wetsuits and spend about an hour paddling out from the Harbour and around the island to take in the sights. Then when we paddle back to the Harbour where before the sun goes down. For more information, contact Bigstyle:
Operating the only artificial or dry slope facility in the Republic of Ireland, The Ski Club of Ireland are situated in Kilternan in South County Dublin. They can be found off of exit 15 off the M50. The facility boasts 180m long main slope, a 130m long intermediate slope and two nursery slopes for beginners. For more information, contact Ski Club on: T: +353 1 2955658
www.skiclub.ie (Sept to April)
Rent a mountain bike, take a guided tour or a lesson with biking.ie. The mountain bike trails at Ticknock Woods are free to use and the trails are all way marked making it accessible for everyone. T: +353 0 834147627
Oceandivers are a PADI Diving School and 5 Star Instructor Development Centre based in Dún Laoghaire. Whether you are a complete beginner or a barnacle encrusted oldie, Oceandivers can cater for all your diving needs. For more information, contact Oceandivers on: T: +353 1 2801083
Why not enjoy a private powerboat tour of Dublin bay, Dún Laoghaire Harbour & Dalkey Island, while exploring the beautiful coastline, fishing villages and historic settlements along the way. To arrange a tour to meet your specific needs, contact Powerboat School on:
T: +353 1 2804422
Kite boarding is an adventure surface water sport with a growing community of both young and old riders making it a sport for everyone. Ireland has some of the best kite boarding conditions in the world, so if you’re looking for flat water or big waves we have it all.
Contact DLR Tourist Information Kiosk for more information. Phone (01) 280 6964 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you adventurous? Do you want to challenge yourself? Do you want a fun Dublin sailing experience? Go sailing Dublin Bay is an exciting and unique sailing adventure where you get to sail a 54-foot ocean-going yacht in the Bay area and see Dublin from a completely different perspective. For more information, contact Go Sailing on: T: +353 870922913