Best adventurous summer activities to try in Ireland

Glenveagh National Park, ©rejflinger/Flickr

Glenveagh National Park, ©rejflinger/Flickr

As summer starts to knock on the door the world starts to book holiday dates and stick in a few leisure weekends here and there. The most visited places around the world prepare for the busy season and all the fun and exciting facilities offering lots of interesting summer activities, open their doors to the public.

It is not differently in Ireland for there are several adventure opportunities for all visitors. Gather your friends and set out for a game of paintball adventure, or try the newest popular sport, wake boarding. If you just want to go for a pleasant walk try the Seven Heads walk or on a tour to the Mitchelstown cave.

Paintball Adventure

The best and most challenging paintball adventures you can ever have in Ireland, is at Combat Zone, located near Shanagolden, Limerick County. If you want to throw a birthday party or stag party to one of your besties come to Combat Zone and enjoy a thrilling game of paintball. Entrance is allowed only for 16 year olds and older.

Paintball, ©virginsuicide photography/Flickr

Paintball, ©virginsuicide photography/Flickr

Seven Heads Walk

Walk through the Seven Heads Walks for a more leisure activity. The walk starts at Timoleague Village, crosses Courtmarcsherry and a few cliffs, runs along the shore towards Dunworley, passes by Barryscove, Ardgehane, Aghafore and Barry’s Hall than leads back to Timoleague. The course is about 42.5 kilometers long and embraces a varied territory around the peninsula.

Wake boarding

Wake boarding is an adventure sport which has gained more and more popularity in recent years. Try it and decide yourself if it is worth the fuss or not. Visit Wake & Ski in Limerick County and attend a single or group session. The facility offers personal tuition for beginners. Experience one of the most thrilling and exciting water sport of this summer season.

Wake boarding, ©star5112/Flickr

Wake boarding, ©star5112/Flickr

Mitchelstown Cave

Are you prepared for a cave adventure? Visit Mitchelstown Cave of Ireland, one of the most major show caves in Europe. Step inside the timeless darkness where the sunlight cannot enter and the time stops passing. Join in for a tour through massive caverns and admire the calcite curtains hanging from above and the calcite crystals sparkling like diamonds.

Glenveagh National Park

You can be part of an adventure as a family as well. Visit Glenveagh National Park in Ireland and attend the guided family walks which set out from the visitor center every Sunday and Wednesday between the months of April and October.

Glenveagh National Park, ©rejflinger/Flickr

Glenveagh National Park, ©rejflinger/Flickr

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