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Top 10 Things to do in Westport

things to do in WestportWestport is Ireland's most popular cosmopolitan holiday destinations for many reasons. To start with the amount of Adventure activities are second to none. Westport has fantastic safe locations to explore the beautiful shore lines of Clew Bay or climb the outstanding landscapes that over look it. The Town won the best place to live in 2012 along with many other awards.

Westport is now know as "The Adventure Capital of Ireland" and why not, it really has it all. For all things Water, Westport's Blue flag beaches, perfect surfing waves for all levels, Kite Surfing, Sailing, Stand-up Paddle Boarding, Sit on top Kayaking, Snorkeling, Sea Kayaking, Coasteering, Sea Safari tours and that's just on the water. Or if you would prefer some land activities, again Westport has so many to offer like High Ropes, Combat Games, Zipline, Archery, Archery Tag, Tree Climbing, Paintball, Beach Horse Riding, Biking on the Greenway, Zorbing, Mountain Climbing, and Rock Climbing.

So if you are looking for the best weekend away packed full of new experiences and adventures, Westport is calling you. A visit to Westport is not complete without a trip up its holy mountain, Croagh Patrick. Then after a super day of Adventure you can relax and enjoy the amazing night life in Westport town and after return to one of the many top class hotels. Try out some of the yummy restaurants, there are so many with lovely atmosphere and a fine range of beautiful dishes to wet anyone's pallet. Westport has many Bars packed full of entertaining music and culture, the restaurants full of charm and friendly staff.

If you are looking for a less active stay in Westport then take a drive out by Clew Bay and see the amazing view's along the shore of the Wild Atlantic Way as you make your way towards Achill Island.

The quality of life really shows in the friendly people who live in Westport. They must be the most happiest people in the World and why would they be any other way. They get to live in the best please in Ireland surrounded by great food, music, culture and outstanding landscapes of Clew Bay and beautiful coastlines all around the Heart beat of the Wild Atlantic Way. 

Find your fun and put together your own "must-see" and "must-do" list from among the varied things to do in Westport.

From attractions to sports and outdoors, you'll find so many activities and things to do in Westport that you might have to spend an extra night!

Things to do in Westport by Category

Stags and Hens

he Adventure Islands Stags or Hens Getaway is the best Adventure package with fantastic value. We sort out everything, your accommodation requirements; adventure activities, nightclub admission, and evening meal out on the town along with pick ups & drops at the Westport train station if required. We also know the Best Bars to go into.

Schools & Youth Group Programs

Schools groups are a large part of our offering. "The Adventure Islands" schools program balance fun, excitement and personal development all within the highest safety standards possible. We here at "The Adventure Islands" run programs tailored to providing outstanding school multi-activity programs on Our Private Island and Westport Bases.

Westport Activities Packages

Westport Activity Packages for the young to the young at heart, are available at The Adventure Islands. Our speciality is bringing the great outdoors to you. Activity packages are available for couples, families, schools and all types of groups.

Water Powered Activities

For the thrill seeker we offer waterskiing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding and more. For a more relaxed pace we offer Kayak and Stand up Paddle Boarding to allow you to explore the regions at your own pace, with the benefit of our local knowledge.

Land Based Fun Activities

From historical walking tours, ghost tours, castles, forts, galleries and shops, arts & crafts, horse riding, golf . With our marina, a yacht club, and activity centres.

Group Activities

The friendly competition out in the fresh air is a great way to encourage positive emotions while reducing stress levels. We offer a wide variety of year-round outdoor team building events. Each of the activities, games and ideas we use is designed to mix risk-free challenges with pure, unbridled fun.

Corporate Packages

Each of our Activities has its enthusiastic fans. And each program is the perfect catalyst for helping certain organizations achieve certain goals. Still, some of our offerings do get requested more than others. Think of this as good place to begin the search for your next team building success story.

 


Recommended things to do in Westport

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Activity Brief

Sessions Period
Sessions for this activity run for 1 hour

Instructor Ratio
For this activity the instructor to adventurer ratio is 1:8

Age Limit
8 years old

Price
Adult €25
Children €20

 

paddle boardingIf you have never tried Stand Up Paddle Boarding, then The Adventure Islands can give you the chance to enjoy this new exhilarating sport with guidance from our experts. Stand up paddle boarding has recently gotten a lot of attention as a sport growing in popularity. That's because it offers a fun way to enjoy the water and get some exercise.

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Westport & Clay Pigeon Shooting, Coming Soon

Activity Brief

Instructor Ratio
For this activity the instructor to adventurer ratio is 1:6

Age Limit
16 years 

Price
€48 for 25 shots

 

laser clay pigeon shootingClay Pigeon shooting is coming soon to Westport. It is a thrilling experience, demanding calm concentration, a keen eye and quick reactions. Perfect your aim and time your shots and soon you will be notching up your 'kills'. Of course these are not real birds and no one gets hurt, making it a great sport for all.

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Stags & Hens Westport Adventures & Collanmore Island Lodge

Stag and Hen sample packages Westport - We plan and arrnage Everything for your weekend at no extra cost!

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Sea Trampoline at TAI Water Park

Water Park

Water Park, Westport Try the best of all the things to do in Westport, something that combines exercise, fun and fresh air - our colourful sea trampoline is without doubt a most alluring activity. The Adventure Islands water park gives you the opportunity to enjoy one of the most exhilarating experiences while admiring the incredible breathtaking views of Clew Bay.

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Fishing trips Ireland - Deep Sea Fishing

Fishing Trips Ireland - Deep sea fishingHave you ever dreamed of casting a line into the ocean depths and luring in an impressive fish? The Adventure Islands can make that dream a reality. Our deep sea fishing trips give you the opportunity to visit some of the best salmon fishing in Ireland. When you choose Fishing Trip Ireland Holidays from The Adventure Islands, you get the most out of your deep sea fishing trip.

 

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Sea Water Park - best water trampoline in Ireland

Westport Water Park, on Ireland's only private island of Adventure, Collanmore Island, Clew Bay.

With the success and popularity of the fabulous Sea Water Trampoline, The Adventure Islands, Mayo's Premier Adventure Company have Water Slides, Water Swings, Water Trampolines and a whole lot more. You also get to go Kayaking and Stand up paddle boarding if you like. You are transfered to the Island by private boat, this only takes two mins. This Area has outstanding beauty and an Island for every day of the year. All this for €35 per person for half day of Activities. 

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Sea Safari - Power Boat Trips

Activity Brief

Sessions Period
Sessions for this activity run for 1 hour

Instructor Ratio
For this activity the instructor to adventurer ratio is 1:7

Age Limit
8 years old, height restrictions apply

Price
€240 per group
Min. 1 people/Max. 7 people

Sea SafariWestport's Sea Safari are the best way to experience Clew Bay? On a sea safari! The Adventure Islands provides sea tours that will let you get up close and personal with the best sites along Ireland's shore. Our professional guides have spent years exploring Clew Bay, its Islands, coves and beaches to ensure that our guests get to experience all of the life and history that the area has to offer.

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Dinghy Sailing

Activity Brief

Sessions Period
Sessions for this activity run from four hours to weeklong courses.

Instructor Ratio
For this activity the instructor to adventurer ratio depends on the boat

Age Limit
8 years old, no height restrictions apply

Price
Half day € 40 per head
Full day €65 per head
Min. 6 people - Max. 20 people

 

dinghy sailingA dinghy sailing holiday will give you the opportunity to relax and enjoy parts of Clew Bay that are not easily accessible from land. Sailing schools and navigation courses often charge exorbitant fees to teach people how to operate their vessels. Instead of spending a lot of money on Dinghy sailing lessons at high-end expensive sailing clubs, you can enjoy an entire dinghy sailing holiday from The Adventure Islands.

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Wakeboarding

Activity Brief

Sessions Period
Sessions for this activity run for 1 hour

Instructor Ratio
For this activity the instructor to adventurer ratio is 1:6

Age Limit
8 years old, height restrictions apply

Price
€50

Max. 8 people

 

wakeboardingWakeboarding combines the excitement of surfing, waterskiing, and skateboarding into a one amazing water sport. Learning how to wakeboard properly, however, can take some time and experience. That's why The Adventure Islands offers wakeboarding holidays that include classes to get you up and on the board in no time. Within a couple of hours, you'll know how to cut speed across the cove like you've been attending wakeboarding camps for weeks.

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Sky Challenge Adventure in Mayo High Ropes

Activity Brief

Sessions Period
Sessions for this activity run for 1 hour

Available
*Available anytime throughout the year for advance bookings of groups of 10 or more. Group Bookings call for Discount 

*Open daily Easter Break, June, July & August. Also Halloween Bank Holiday Weekend. We are Also open all year around for groups. 

Age Limit
6 years old

Price
Adult €20

Child €18

Max. 50 people

 

sky challengeIf you are looking for Adventure In Mayo, you have found it. We have a Fantastic new and Safe "Sky Challenge Course" in Westport,  Co Mayo This custom designed innovative and unique Free Standing Sky Challenge Course will be super for children from 6 years and up. Great for all types of groups, schools, Stag's and Hen's.

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Westport Laser Combat Games

Combat Games 

Adult €12 for 30 Mins - Child €10 for 30 mins

Age Limit
From 8 years up

Price
Adults    €22 for one Hour - Children €18 For One Hour 

Max. 18 people

 

Laser CombatWestport Laser Combat Games offers groups of all ages the opportunity to battle each other without the safety risks and costs of paintball. We have a fantastic Gaming Forest in the heart of westport town. The Adventure Islands gives you access to all of the equipment that you need for your group to have an awesome time. Plus, the large estate at Westport House, where we operate all of our Combat Games, gives you plenty of room to romp through the woods. No cumbersome mask or goggles required; and no coughing up more cash for paintball refills either.

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Zipwire

Activity Brief

Instructor Ratio
For this activity the instructor to adventurer ratio is 1:10

Age Limit
8 years and up

Price  Free when you book our High Ropes course

Free when you book our High Ropes Course 
Free when you book our High Ropes Course 

Max. 12 people

 

zipwireDiscover the fun and thrills of Zip wire through the forest of Westport House. You Zip off at 14 meters in the air into our beautiful Forest.

 

  

 

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Sea Kayaking in Westport

Activity Brief

Sessions Period
Sessions for this activity run for 3.5 hours

Instructor Ratio
For this activity the instructor to adventurer ratio is 1:6

Age Limit
14 years old

Price
Half Day €45 per person, min persons 4
Full Day €70 per person, min persons 4

 

sea kayakingThe Adventure Islands offers a variety of kayaking and Sea Kayaking in Ireland. During the summer months, The Adventure Islands offers half-day and full-day trips throughout the Clew Bay area, you also get a Free Bike for the day.  We also offer evening courses during the week that can help you improve your sea kayaking skills.

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TAI all inclusive holiday deals: The Adventure Express in Westport

Activity Brief

The best value and best organised social & outdoor activities day in Ireland. Train ticket included.

TAI all inclusive holiday deals:
The Adventure Express in Westport
€99.00 / Person.

 

Dublin-Westport-Dublin All inclusive holiday deal a full day adventure! The best value and best organised social & adventure day in Ireland.

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