Derg Isle Adventure Centre

The Derg Isle Adventure Centre, a 20-minute drive north of Killaloe Hotel & Spa, plays host to a wide range of activities, both on and off land. Located in the town of Scarriff in County Clare, Derg Isle Adventure Centre offers something for every member of the family. Obstacle Courses, Archery, Water Zorbing, Zipline, Paddle Boarding and Canoeing are just an example of the types of activities you can enjoy when staying in Killaloe. Click here to visit their site.

Birdhill’s Children’s Park

The Children’s Park in Birdhill is a peaceful yet exciting adventure for you and your little ones. A 10-minute drive from Killaloe Hotel & Spa, the park offers a picnic area in the rose garden so you can bring your own food and enjoy with your family. The Park also has a space called ‘The Nook’, an Autism-friendly area offering safe retreat where you can still keep an eye out for fairies!

Sailing in the Shannon

Shannon Sailing provides the chance for you and your family to further explore Lough Derg, whether you operate the boat yourself or have a skipper cruise you around. Enjoy the scenery surrounding the Lough, including the shores of Counties Tipperary, Clare and Galway.  Guests at Killaloe Hotel & Spa can travel to the Marina on a 30-minute car journey. Click here to visit their site.

Fishing For Kids

Fishing For Kids provides a safe environment to introduce your children to fishing. Located in the centre of Ballina – Killaloe, it is only a short walk from the hotel. They offer a full day course to teach your child how to pick, set up and use a standard fishing rod on the River Shannon. Click here to visit their site.

Picnic Beside Lough Derg

The Lakeside of Lough Derg offers many areas for you and your family to stop and have a picnic or BBQ. With toilets, open spaces and seating areas, you can have a fun family day out and explore around Ballina – Killaloe area.

Horse riding

There are many equestrian centres located near to Killaloe Hotel & Spa where you and your family can take lessons or go on a trek around the Lough Derg countryside. Whether you are beginner or advanced, the equestrian centres in Nenagh, Clonlara & Slieve Aughty provide activities and lessons for riders of any level.

Cruise the Shannon with Killaloe Cruises

Step on board a modern, clean, safe and comfortable passenger boat, in their idyllic setting on the shores of Lough Derg, Ireland’s pleasure lake with its breath-taking views of Counties Clare and Tipperary. Killaloe River Cruises provide sight-seeing tours on Ireland’s finest waterway, the River Shannon. The relaxing tour is accompanied by a captain and crew. Click here to book.

West lake Aqua Park

West Lake Aqua Park is Ireland’s newest aqua park, located on the beautiful Lough Derg in Killaloe. An epic adventure for all the family to enjoy. Jump, slide, climb and bounce your way around our inflatable obstacle course on the water. Beat the obstacles, race your friends and family- watch them get Totally wiped out! Whether you are going with your family, a few friends or a big group – get ready for an unforgettable experience. Click here to read more.

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