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Family Days Out in Munster
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Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre
Lislorkan
Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre The Cliffs of Moher, set on the western seaboard of County Clare, are one of Ireland's top visitor attractions. A state-of-the-art visitors centre has been created to enhance the experience.
Fota Wildlife Park
Carrigtwohill
Fota Wildlife Park Has an A to Z of exotic animals, many of whom wander freely around and there are numerous activities for the kids. Other activities include a playground with a giant giraffe slide, education programmes, feeding times and they run special family events in holidays.
Burren Bird of Prey Centre
Ballyvaughan
Burren Bird of Prey Centre Home to birds from all around the world, including falcons, hawks, owls, eagles and vultures. Flying displays and a guided Hawk Walk add to the experience.
Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium
Dingle
Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium Hosts Ireland's largest collection of sharks, plus Gentoo polar Penguin display, Amazonian Displays, Touch Tank and 9m Underwater Tunnel.
Killarney Falconry
Killarney
Killarney Falconry Offers guided walks with hawks and regular flying demonstrations, including family packages so you can interact with the creatures together.
Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Whitegate
Birds of Prey Educational Centre Enjoy flight demonstrations and learn about the birds, with options for hands on contact often available, plus explore Kayleigh's Sanctuary for Exotic Pets, elsewhere on site.
Moher Hill Open Farm
Liscannor
Moher Hill Open Farm There are a large range of outdoor and covered facilities including nature walk, animal paddocks, antique farm machinery, mini golf course, picnic area and play areas including outdoor go-karts.
Stonehall Visitor Farm and Wildlife Park
Kilcornon
Stonehall Visitor Farm and Wildlife Park Offers a wide variety of domestic and exotic animals, plus indoor play area with pedal vehicles and bouncy castle, surrounded by fabulous nature trails and walks.
Rumleys Open Farm
Cork
Rumleys Open Farm Working farm with nice range of animals and nature trails, plus terrific play opportunities with indoor and outdoor playgrounds, climbing wall, mini golf, sports and pedal car track!
Leahys Open Farm
Cork
Leahys Open Farm Farm with petting area, indoor and outdoor playgrounds, go karting, boat rides, maze and stunning seasonal specials like the Santa's Village.
Copper Coast Mini Farm
Tramore
Copper Coast Mini Farm All weather pet handling facilities, indoor play area, plus big sandpits with diggers, buckets, spades and toy tractors to drive.
The Farmyard
Corofin
The Farmyard Promotes a healthy way of living through fun farm activities and educational workshops. Plus seasonal events.
Kissane Sheep Farm
Kenmare
Kissane Sheep Farm An Open Farm, where you can see sheep shearing and sheepdog demonstrations, and walk along with the free ranging sheep in their natural environment.
Waterford County Museum
Dungarvan
Waterford County Museum is a showcase for local history, with illustrated panels and displays plus travelling exhibits. Suitable for families but no play features.
Waterford Medieval Museum
Waterford
Waterford Medieval Museum Step back into the 13th century into Waterfords' atmospheric Choristers' Hall and the 15th century Wine Vault beneath. Cloth of gold vestment displays and further exhibitions.
Foynes Flying Boat Museum
Limerick
Foynes Flying Boat Museum Seasonal museum featuring the only remaining full sized replica B314 flying boat, the authentic 1940′s cinema plus the Radio and Weather Room. Try your hand at flying the B314 on their flight simulators with amazing visuals!
Aquadome
Tralee
Aquadome One of Ireland's largest indoor waterworlds and is brimming with exciting features that capture the imagination of child and adult alike.
Kilkee Waterworld
Kilkee
Kilkee Waterworld Featuring beach, leisure and bubble pools, 61m slide and lazy river, suitable for the whole family. An indoor but seasonal facility open July and August only.
The Playdium
Tralee
The Playdium Facilities include Large Kid's Soft Play Centre, Climbing Frames, Plastic Ball Pools, Indoor Slides, Formula Fun Kiddie's Go-Karting, Tiny Tot's Play Area and cafe.
Chuckies Playzone
Cork
Chuckies Playzone Huge 3 level adventure play frame for older kids with great features; pre school zone with cars and car wash, crazy ball zone and baby area; plus Disco Room, kiddies' Rodeo Bull, Giant Lego construction zone and multiple sports courts! Good luck getting them back out of here!
Run Amuck
Tramore
Run Amuck There's a huge triple level play frame, 3 lane astra slide, air guns, airjet ball juggler, tube slide, football zone and bumper boats, with more besides!
Buddies Playcentre
Kilarney
Buddies Playcentre Classy pirate and princess play facility, with all the usual plus significant bonuses: rodeo bull, climbing wall, bouncy castles and carousel and calm 'cosy' corner. Rather special parties too!
Monkey Paradise at Bowling Buddies
Tralee
Monkey Paradise at Bowling Buddies Multi level jungle themed indoor play facility with loads of features and bowling alley on site too! Bonus!
Aillwee Cave
Ballyvaughan
Aillwee Cave One of the oldest caves in Ireland, formed by the erosive power of glacial melt waters of an early ice age that created a river running deep underneath Aillwee mountain. The river has subsided leaving behind one of Ireland's most stunning caves to explore by guided tour.
Crag Cave
Castleisland
Crag Cave - is a spectacular wonderland of stalagmites and stalactites formed over one million years ago. Guided tours take you through the caves. There's also a Crazy Cave for kids to play in afterwards.
Doolin Cave and Farmland Nature Trail
Lisdoonvarna
Doolin Cave and Farmland Nature Trail A stunning underground experience, which includes the longest free hanging stalactite in the Northern Hemisphere!
Muckross House Gardens and Farms
Killarney
Muckross House Gardens and Farms Offers a rich landscape interior and exterior for leisurely exploration, with the gardens including 3 lakes, Sunken Garden, Rock Garden and the Stream Garden.
Cahir Castle
Cahir
Cahir Castle One of Ireland's best preserved castles in scenic surrounds by the River Suir, offering self guided tour and audio visual presentation.
Cobh Cathedral
Cobh
Cobh Cathedral Offers grand territory for worship or exploration, with ancient artwork and features of interest for all ages.
Blarney Castle
Blarney
Blarney Castle Home to infamous Blarney Stone, plus the fortress itself to explore and a series of wonderful gardens with beautiful landscaping and exhibits including the exciting Poison Garden.
Charles Fort
Kinsale
Charles Fort A classic example of a late 17th century star-shaped fort and one of the largest military installations in the country with a rich momentous history. Includes exhibition centre.
Molly Gallivans Farm and Cottage
Kenmare
Molly Gallivans Farm and Cottage Explore Molly's home and business, discover the naughty ways she kept things going as widow with 7 children, and visit the farm complete with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery. Includes audio visual presentation.
St Marys Cathedral
Limerick
St Marys Cathedral Welcoming families for worship and respectful exploration, the cathedral has a rich history and opulent construction with many interesting features for kids to look at.
Waterford Crystal
Waterford
Waterford Crystal Enjoy a guided factory tour and explore the fascinating processes behind the creation of these twinkling treasures.
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
Shannon
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park Slip through a window into Ireland's past and enjoy the sights, sounds tastes, scents, of this enchanting place as you stroll through authentic buildings with characters.
Roller Jam
Ballincollig
Roller Jam Offers a classic evening and weekend roller rink experience, with regular sessions including UV nights, skate fit kids' exercise classes, discos and more.
Ballyhass Lakes Adventure Centre
Mallow
Ballyhass Lakes Adventure Centre Activities include Kayaking, Raft Building, Archery, Jacobs Ladder, Leap Of Faith, Rock and Indoor Climbing, Abseiling, Mini Olympics, Low Ropes, Falconry Displays, 5 a side soccer, Tag rugby, Aeroball and zip line. For over 8s.
Star Outdoors Kenmare
Kenmare
Star Outdoors Kenmare Offer a selection of water and land based activities ranging from crazy golf, Wildlife Cruise and Water Trampoline with Slide for younger kids, to archery, paintballing, Waterskiing and Wakeboarding for the older and braver ones.
Dunmore East Adventure Centre
Waterford
Dunmore East Adventure Centre Activities range between relaxing and thrilling experiences, wet and dry, but all of them great fun! Family friendly adventures suitable for over 5s.
Play At Height
Dingle
Play At Height Indoor climbing and archery, plus 2 outdoor high ropes courses, the lower for families and upper for over 16s only.
Go With The Flow River Adventures
Roscrea
Go With The Flow River Adventures Guided canoe and kayak adventure tours for confident over 6s, with picnic, playground and pool stops.
Play At Height
Killarney
Play At Height Seasonal high and low ropes adventure courses with loads of thrilling challenges and features. Low Ropes suitable for 5 to 9s.
Bowling Buddies
Tralee
Bowling Buddies Classic tenpin bowling with glow bowl options plus the Monkey Paradise play facility: bonus!
Dingle Dolphin
Dingle
Dingle Dolphin Welcome to the territory of Fungie: a wild bottle nose dolphin whose solo exploits in the area have made him a star: come and explore his waters with friendly guided commentary and no charge if he doesn't appear!
Dolphin Watching on the Shannon
Kilkee
Dolphin Watching on the Shannon Watch dolphins and their calves playing in the wild, plus whale watches seasonally. Each trip is unique and may contain other pleasant surprises! Great company with family friendly attitude and firmly ecotourist ethos.
Killarney National Park
Killarney
Killarney National Park Low level walks and nature trails, mining trail and the Ross Castle Boat Ride. Varying options include a pony and trap ride, plus an epic magical Gap of Dunloe trip for seasoned hiking families only.
Gougane Barra Forest Park
Macroom
Gougane Barra Forest Park Featuring 5km of motor trail, 10km of hill walks, vista points and nature trails. Great for exploring, hiking and nature spotting.
Mizen Head Visitor Centre
Schull
Mizen Head Visitor Centre Ireland's most south westerly point. The site ranges over a dynamic new centre above at the car park, the keepers’ quarters below, numerous enchantments on the way along the path and over the bridge.
Inchydoney Beach
Clonakilty
Inchydoney Beach Blue Flag Awarded sandy, dune backed beach with seasonal lifeguard cover. Excellent surfing conditions for beginners and a surf school shoreside.
Derrynane Beach
Caherdaniel
Derrynane Beach Blue Flag Awarded sandy beach with a natural harbour safe for swimming and water sports with seasonal lifeguard cover.
Leisureplex Cork
Cork
Leisureplex Cork Family fun centre with tenpin bowling lanes plus high tech Quasar laser tag arena.
Trabolgan Adventure Sports
Midleton
Trabolgan Adventure Sports Facilities include 2 outdoor play areas and indoor Jungle Safari play area plus Florries Den under 7s indoor play, live entertainment shows, par 3 golf, swimming, inflatable play, Go Karts and trampolines.
Innisfallen Island
Killarney
Innisfallen Island Technically part of Killarney park, kids love rowing a boat over to this little island to explore. Boat trips operate from the Ross Castle area from Ross and Reen piers.
Perks Entertainment Centre
Youghal
Perks Entertainment Centre Facilities include classic tenpin bowling, multi level pirate themed adventure play frame, plus a high tech laser tag game with special effects including light, sound and eery fog!
Unigolf Club
Limerick
Unigolf Club Spacious indoor facility with family friendly putting greens and top of the line golfing simulators that allow one to play on one of over 50 famous courses, with 3D effects and variable controls for things like weather! Over 10s.
West Cork Model Railway Village
Clonakilty
West Cork Model Railway Village Extensive 1940s era model railway and towns, with interpretive gallery. Plus indoor soft play room and outdoor playground, and a road train tour of Clonakilty.
Muckross Riding Stables and Pet Farm
Kilarney
Muckross Riding Stables and Pet Farm Family friendly riding stables plus full petting farm, swings, slides and indoor and outdoor play areas too.
Mountain View Trekking and Horse RIding
Lisdoonvarna
Mountain View Trekking and Horse RIding Offer a range of equestrian adventures suitable for beginners upwards with a simple one hour trek providing outstanding views, basic terrain and family friendly mounts.
Dingle Horse Riding
Dingle
Dingle Horse Riding Offering a series of treks and adventures beginning with the simple Cnoc an Cairn trip, excellent for beginners and overlooking the most westerly point in Europe.
Drumcliffe Equestrian
Ennis
Drumcliffe Equestrian Offering a range of activities for horse lovers, which include scenic trekking through the country side: all ages catered for.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Munster with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Munster can enjoy the great day out as well.



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