school tour ideas in limerick

School tour ideas in Limerick

School tours ideas in Limerick are guaranteed to be a huge success with the team at Delta Lazer and Adventure Centre.

This adventure centre offers a super day out for kids with multiple activities available and some great bundled school tour packages. This is a large play and adventure centre located in a 55,000 square foot facility in Delta Retail Park, just off the main Ballysimon Road. Already a keen choice for schools in the immediate area, visitors are also coming from further afield to enjoy an action packed day out which can be tailored to meet the requirements of teachers and supervisors.

While the class enjoy climbing frames, obstacles, slides and lots more, there’s plenty of room for teachers in the ‘Jolly Roger Cafe’ where hot meals, snacks and drinks are served by friendly and helpful staff.

School Tour packages include both indoor and outdoor activities. Outdoor activities are weather permitting but it’s doubtful the kids will even notice!, with the vast majority of visitors perfectly happy to stay in and enjoy numerous activities like the Soccer Pitch, Bungee Trampolines, Slides and an abundance of climbing frames plus much more. If that wasn’t enough, when they move outdoors they have access to the fab Pirate Ship, Astro Turf Pitch and a host of challenging climbing frames.

This venue mentions Lazer in its name and is renowned as a venue for Lazer tag games. Lazer tag is amn action packed and fun shooting game, using premium quality electronic laser guns with a range of 100mtrs.  Scoring a hit on an opponent means ppoints and teams can battle it out amongst obstacles to earn the most points. The minimum age for Delta Laser Tag and it’s usually priced at about €8 per head. This consists of a 30 minute game of Lazer Tag with a 10 minute briefing beforehand.

Delta Lazer and Adventure Centre specialise in tailoring their activities to meet the need of your group or party, so get in touch for a day out they’re sure to remember!.

School Tour Prices:

Entry & Play €7 per head.

Lazer Tag & Play €12 per head.

Hot Food €4 extra per head (includes chips, sausages & juice)

Private room also available if you want to bring your own lunch.

School tour ideas in Limerick

Delta Lazer and Adventure Centre
Building 4, Unit 1
Delta Retail Park
Ballysimon Road
Co. Limerick

Ph: 061 423994
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School Tours at GoQuest Dublin

School Tours at GoQuest Dublin are ideal for kids over the age of 12.

Combining a purpose built arena that contains 27 unique challenge rooms with a mixture of skill, light physical and mental challenges inside them, GoQuest is sure to provide lots of fun in a safe and positive environment. They’ll absolutely love the challenges and also the layout and design at GoQuest. There’s a wide range of (light) physical, skill and mental challenges and it’s all inclusive – there’s something for sporty and non-sporty alike!

school tours at goquest dublin

Why GoQuest for School Groups?

  • Totally Weather Independent
  • Safe & Secure Setting
  • Four themed zones including “Time Travel”
  • Fun for all – the variety of challenges means there’s something for everyone in the class!

For secondary schools, GoQuest is great for getting children mixing and is ideal for first year group introduction sessions or for transition year activity days out. GoQuest can take up to 60 per session on request and can also offer exclusive bookings for larger groups. Contact the GoQuest team on 01 6855005 to discuss earlier openings and specific requirements. View more here

School Tours at GoQuest Dublin

GoQuest Indoor Challenge
At Exit 5 M50
Unit 23 North Park Business Park
North Road
Dublin 11

school tours at delphi resort galway

School Tours at Delphi Resort Galway

Wondering where to take the kids for this year’s school trip? Well look no further. Delphi Resort is Ireland’s longest running adventure destination with over 30 years experience in looking after kids and ensuring they have a great time. They offer packages ranging from a day trip 9.30am – 5.00pm right up to an all inclusive 4-5 night stay.

On a residential trip you can completely relax, safe in the knowledge that the kids are being expertly looked after. They provide activities from 9.30am to 9.00pm with breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the day and 24 hour supervision with night guards patrolling the corridors.

Teachers sleep and dine in the 4 star hotel and have access to the spa and adventure facilities.

There really is only one choice for your school trip this year and that is Delphi Resort..


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School Tour Prices

2016 Rates
Month Rate* Activities
Jan – Feb €69 / £56 Land Only Activities
Mar – April €79 / £64  Land & Water Activities
May – June €84 / £68  Land & Water Activities
July – Aug €79 / £64  Land & Water Activities
Sept – Oct €84 / £68  Land & Water Activities
Nov – Dec €69 / £56 Land Only Activities

*Price is subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuations with the euro

Day Trips from only €36 / £29*

Extra Night B&B and/or Half Days available on request. – No minimum group size – Groups of all ages catered for. All prices quoted are per child.


Over Night School Tours Include:
All School Tours Include:
  • Full board accommodation
    • Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper
  • Generous free places for teachers and group leaders
    • In the ratio of 1:15
  • Exciting and varied evening entertainment programme
  • Experienced instructors
  • Round-the-clock 24 hour supervision and  support
  • Public liability insurance.
  • Over 20 adventure activity options to choose from.
  • Activity instruction, supervision and use of specialist equipment.


And for Teachers:
  • There’s comfort for you at Delphi Resort – you will retreat to a cosy en-suite hotel room
  • Relax in the resorts Four Star Hotel Facilities; unwind in the lounge areas; enjoy complimentary meals in the restaurant, there is a bar in the resort to socialise while your pupils are busy and in the safe hands of our instructors,  and free Wi-Fi too.
  • Treat yourself to some of the extras at the resort; you are free to escape and indulge yourself in a pampering package, seaweed bath or simply enjoy your free time in the Thermal Suite of our Award Winning Spa.
  • Ease of booking; a simple process of booking and organising your trip, we make it as smooth and straightforward for you as possible. Whether you have booked a school tour before or this is your first time, the Reservations Team are just a phone call away and ready to help if you have any questions.
  • Peace of mind; It’s knowing that experienced instructors will offer round-the-clock 24 hour support and supervision. – The safety record is unrivalled and the number one priority is the safety of you and your group.
  • Once you arrive at Delphi Resort the friendly staff will ensure you feel relaxed and at home.
  • It’s knowing that everything is included; all activities, equipment, instruction, food and accommodation.


Rail: They offer a discounted all-in rail fare, including return transport by coach from Westport station to Delphi.

Coach: They can organise efficient coach transport at very competitive rates.

Delphi Resort
Co. Galway
Tel : +353 95 42208
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School Tours at Tinahely Farm Wicklow

School Tours at Tinahely Farm Wicklow

School Tours at Tinahely Farm Wicklow invites visitors to share their passion for animals & farm produce.  The farm team are equally passionate in sharing their love of the land, the animals and the life of rural Wicklow and welcome pre-arranged visits by groups of adults, as well as educational visits by schools for guided tours of the Farm and Activity Centre Barn.

There is so much to learn about, and so many things to do, so visits can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Tinahely Farm are happy for tour guides, group leaders & teachers to come and visit in advance to explore what there is to offer and agree upon an individual agenda specifically designed to inform, interest and delight! Please note: All School Tours Must Be Pre-Booked

  • ample parking for cars and coaches

Please contact Philip on 087-8168457 or email:

A typical Schools Visit to the Tinahely Farm Shop and Activity Barn

  • Arrival with a glass of home made lemonade and cookie and a chat with Philip on farm safety and an introduction by the tour guide.
  • Meet the farm animals and feeding time with Lily, Sam, Lennie, Pudding and Prunella the pigs.
  • Play time in the Activity Barn
  • Lunch Break
  • Guided nature walk and meet the rest of the animals
  • Final play in the barn and meeting back with the teachers/carers.

Please wear/bring suitable clothing complimentary tea or coffee for teachers in the Farm Shop Cafe admission is €8.00 per child. Lunch bag offer €5.00 per child. Please contact Philip on 087-8168457.

Enjoy a great day out in the heart of the Wicklow countryside at the Award Winning Farm Shop & Activity Centre

School Tours at Tinahely Farm Wicklow

Co. Wicklow
Tel : +353 87 8168457
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school tours at astropark

School Tours at Astropark

School Tours at Astropark offer a fantastic day out their one stop shop of inflatable activities and crazy sports games, including some or all of:

  • Bouncy Football
  • Obstacle Course
  • Target Zone
  • Bubble Football
  • Speed Radar
  • Crazy Sports Day style races & games
  • Goggle football

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school tours at astropark

From €16 per child.  Various packages and durations available.  Minimum numbers of 20 apply for school tours but we have other options for smaller groups.

2 Dublin Locations – Northside (Coolock), Southside (Tallaght).

School Tours at Astropark

Call us:

Tallaght: (01) 459 9822

Coolock: (01) 806 0088

School Tours at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

School Tours at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

School Tours at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

The Ardgillan Castle Bigfoot Experience (Popular with school tours).

The average Bigfoot tour to Ardgillan takes approximately 2 hours. During this time, the school/group will get the opportunity to explore Ardgillan Castle & Gardens. On the tour the schools/groups can experience how life used to be in the castle.

Schools/groups are encouraged to bring their own packed lunch which can be enjoyed in any of the expansive picnic areas, or indoors if desired. Children’s packed lunches are available but must be booked in advance.

After lunch, the children will then be taken on a walk through the gardens, where they will see many varieties of trees, plants, flowers and herbs.

Whilst in the gardens the children may encounter the scary figure of the Ardgillan Bigfoot. He’s really a friendly Bigfoot, and people say that he’s more afraid of us than we are of him.

To round off an action-packed visit, schools/groups can avail of the state-of-the-art playground or enjoy a leisurely walk around the park.

Prices are from €7.00 per child (Minimum of 20 children)
For more information or to check availability contact..

Address: Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
Phone: 01 8492212


Activity Nation is also on site at Ardgillan Castle, which offer school tours and day trips to Corporate Team-building activities. Activity Nation can help you put an affordable and exciting package together.

Activity Nation specialises in providing groups with a large range of outdoor activities designed to be both enjoyable as well as educational. With everything from Team Games, Orienteering & Treasure Hunts, requiring groups to work together to come out on top, to exciting individual events like Archery and Mountain Biking, we’re sure to have something for everyone.

Day Activity Camps

Make the best of your day with our Full Day and Half Day activity camps.

School Tours at Ardgillan Castle Dublin / Group Tours

Ardgillan is the ideal location for school classes of every age group to enjoy learning as they enjoy the great outdoors. Their activities promote learning to work as a team, within groups as well as the educational services that are offered such as Field Studies and Guided Tours of the Castle and its ground.

Contact Activity Nation for any bookings, or for more information.

Phone: 01 855 7113

the ark dublin

School Tours at The Ark Dublin

A school tour to The Ark Dublin will provide the children in your class with an exciting and enjoyable encounter with high-quality arts and cultural experiences. Our aim is to allow children to nurture their imaginations in an inspirational, yet structured setting. Valuable curricular links can also be found in all of our work.

School tickets for The Ark are €5 per child, with an Early-Bird ticket price of €4.50.

To qualify for Early-Bird tickets, the person booking must have registered as an ArkEd member and tickets must be booked by the early-bird deadlinefor that event. Tickets purchased at the Early-Bird price must be paid for in full 10 working days before the event.

Teachers and adults accompanying a school group attend for free.

To view the current events for schools click here

11a Eustace St,
Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Tel : 01 6707788
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The Ark is a unique, purpose-built cultural centre in the heart of Dublin’s Temple Bar, where children aged 2 -12 can explore theatre, music, literature, art, film, dance and more. Our programme of world class performances, exhibitions and creative workshops changes every few weeks, so expect a different experience every visit.

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School Tours at Athenry Heritage Centre Galway

A school tour of the Athenry Heritage Centre Galway provides all the elements for an educational and fun day out. Children can learn using our excellent models, story-boards and interactive exhibits, while enjoying medieval punishments in the market square “stocks”. The school tour comes alive with medieval costumes for all the students and the centre provides supervised Have-A-Go archery lessons for budding Robin Hoods. The students can also visit the dungeon of horror to experience the dark side of medieval life. Discover the wooden maze and enjoy a picnic in the centre’s garden. Admission is €9:00 per student for all the activities listed on this page.

Your school tour begins with the boys and girls being transported back in time with our medieval costumes. Choose between a Knight, Soldier, Lady in Waiting or Serf. There are costumes for all including the teachers!

Each group receives a personal tour of the centre by one of our experienced tour guides which includes demonstrations of armour and weaponry. See the towns original Mace and Seal, the oldest known of their kind in Ireland. The school tour continues with interactive exhibits which include Norman, Spanish and Roundhead helmets. Discover the history of archery with exhibits of an English Longbow and a Norman Crossbow. Students can also try on the chainmail of a Norman soldier.

Experience the thrill of Have-A-Go Archery which is suitable for all ages and is provided by trained archers.
The students practice their new skill and then form two teams for a competition. We use balloons on the target to increase the fun and create a friendly competitive atmosphere.

Have-A-Go Archery is an all weather activity with a canopy and seating for your comfort.

  • Have-A-Go Archery is fully supervised.
  • Trained by the IAAA. The governing body of archery in Ireland.
  • All of the centre’s archery instructors have completed Coaching Ireland’s Archery Leader Course.
  • Safe & Secure Environment.
  • All weather activity.

To complete your school tour, the heritage centre provides additional activities which includes, tug of war, a visit to the medieval herb garden and the use of the picnic area. Our wooden maze will enthrall the students as they try to find their way through its twists and turn.

The award winning heritage centre is the ideal location for any School Tour.

The centre is wheelchair accessible and there is easy access for coach parking.

Athenry is also located on the Galway-Dublin and Limerick railway lines which provide a regular service to Athenry.

Timetables for trains to Athenry are available here.

All school tours are met at their drop off point and escorted into the centre. This also includes any tour arriving by train which is only 10 minutes from the centre.

Free admission to Athenry Castle

To Compliment a visit to the Athenry Heritage Centre, why not book a visit to Athenry Castle too. it’s free for all Irish Primary and Secondary Schools and its just across the road from the centre.

This fine example of a 13th century Norman castle was the home of the de Birmingham family for over 300 years.

Operated by the OPW, the tour guides of the castle provide background information of Norman life in the castle whilst the audio visual display provides additional information to students.

Schools must contact the castle directly to book a visit which lasts about 30 minutes.

Contact 091 844797

Athenry, the best preserved medieval town in Ireland.

Let us take you on a medieval journey that is both educational and fun. Our admission fee is €9:00 per student and we do not charge for teachers or accompanying adults. We also provide free tea/coffee for all teachers, parents and your driver too!

Check out our history page for details on Athenry.


Notes for teachers: A school tour lasts about two hours however this may be longer due to food and toilet breaks. if your group requires to leave at a given time please inform any member of staff upon arrival. The centre operates a Child Protection Policy under the HSE Children First Programme. it can be downloaded from the link below.

Child Protection Policy

St. Mary’s
The Square
Co. Galway
T: +353 (0)91 844661
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School Tours at AquaZone National Aquatic Centre Dublin

AquaZone at the National Aquatic Centre Dublin is Ireland’s top and most exciting attraction for school tours, social clubs and youth clubs.  Currently ranked as the 4th most popular attraction in the whole of Ireland !

The Centre has opened the doors to thousands of groups from the four corners of Ireland, from Britain, from mainland Europe, Scandinavia and basically, all over the world !!! who have all enjoyed hours of fun in Europe’s largest leisure park.

We offer extreme thrills, raging water adventures and loads of fun. Rides include:

  • Master Blaster (Water Roller Coaster)
  • Flow Rider (Surfing Machine)
  • Wave Pool
  • Lazy River (Slow Current River Ride)
  • Bubble Pool
  • Pirates Ship
  • Dark Hole Flume (Water Slide In Darkness)
  • Green Giant Flume

Group Bookings also allow access to the Main Competition Pool during their visit.

To Book a Group:

  1. You require over 20 people to make a Group booking and benefit from a special group rate of €10 per person. Plus 1 Guardian / Teacher goes free with every 10 in the group
  2. A non refundable deposit of €100 must be paid within 7 days of the booking by cheque, cash or card. The balance is paid on arrival when numbers are finalised.
  3. All groups must be booked in advance of their visit through the Sales Office.
  4. Ensure every member of your group has €1 coin for lockers – refundable.
  5. We now offer two school tour products:The Master Blaster (€15 per child)
    • Entry to the AquaZone
    • Kids Meal
    • Pre order food on arrival
    • Free teachers meal with every 10 kids
    • Resevered areaThe Norm (€10 per child)
    • Entry to the AquaZone
    • 1 Free teacher into AquaZone with
    every 10 kids.

Group Bookings:

  • In order to benefit from a special group rate of €10 per person a group booking is considered 20+ people.
  • 1 Guardian / Teacher go free with every 10 in the group.
  • A minimum ratio of 1 adult to every 20 children in the group for children aged 11+ is required. This designated adult is required to supervise the group poolside at all times.
  • A minimum ratio of 1 adult to every 10 children in the group for children aged 9 -10 is required. This designated adult is required to supervise the group poolside at all times.
  • Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • For families and small groups:
    • “For children aged 0 – 8 a minimum of 1 adult is to accompany every 2 children in the water and for each child who is 3 years of age and under we further recommend that a dedicated adult be in attendance in the water for each child”
  • It is recommended that all under 5’s (those aged 1 to 4) wear floatation devices (e.g. arm bands) while in the AQUAZONE or Competition pool.
  • Prices and times may change at Management’s discretion.
  • Unsure every member of your group has €1 coin for lockers – refundable.
  • No spectators are permitted poolside either in AquaZone or the Competition Pool.
  • No food is to be consumed outside of Restaurant area.
  • Customers cannot exit pool hall (e.g. to café) and then return to pool.
  • Swim hats are compulsory in all water areas.
  • AQUAZONE features and flumes may operate on a rotational basis, where necessary, at management’s discretion.
  • The Competition Pool depth and features may vary depending on the time of day and the general activity program of the complex. Pool configuration may also change outside the published schedule at management’s discretion. Patrons are strongly advised to check these features and ensure that they are comfortable with both the depth and configuration of the pool before entering.
  • A deposit of €100 must be paid within 7 days of the booking by cheque, cash or card. The balance is paid on arrival when numbers are finalised.
  • All groups must be booked in advance of their visit through the Sales Office.
  • Management reserves the right to refuse admission.

AquaZone at the National Aquatic Centre Dublin

Snugborough Road,
Dublin 15
Tel: +353 1 6464300
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baysports daysout roscommon

School Tours at BaySports Roscommon

School Tours at BaySports Roscommon is an ideal day out for your group with plenty of fun guaranteed!

Why choose our primary school tours ?

Principals, school teachers and assistants may relax and allow our staff to conduct the entire tour programme.

Tour groups are accompanied and supervised by our staff from arrival time to departure time.

Insurance cover included for all participants and activities.

Specialist equipment is provided for water activities.

Our priority is the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all school children participating in our tours.

Tour 1 Outdoor Survival & Bushcraft Skills Tour

11am Arrive Baysports – Hodson Bay, Athlone. Introductory talk.

11.15am Pedal Karting obstacle course

11.45am Land & water assault course

12.15pm Bushcraft Survival skills

12.45pm Snack Lunch

1.00pm Water Park (NEW!)

1.30pm Raft Paddling

2.30pm Depart Baysports

all inclusive €25 per child

Tour 2 Adventure Watersports and Team Building Tour

10.15am Arrive Baysports – Hodson Bay, Athlone. Introductory talk.

10.30am Exciting Watersports programme / superfun time surfboard paddling and balancing, kayaking, rafting, pedal boating, currach rowing, orienteering and Water Park (NEW).

12.30pm Challenging team building, group development activity programme.

2.00pmLunch at Supermac’s family restaurant.

2.45pmShopping at Golden Island Shopping Centre.

4.00pmEvening Snack.

4.15pmDepart Baysports

All inclusive €30 per child

Baysports established in 1989 is an ISA accredited boat training and watersports centre located on the shores of Lough Ree at Hodson Bay, Athlone, Co. Roscommon.  

Baysports also provides ISA accredited training courses in various practical and theoretical aspects of water-related activities. Please call if interested in participating in our next ISA National Powerboat Training Scheme which will take place at Baysports 

Users must wear wetsuits which you can rent for €3 if you don’t have your own. Users should also bring a pair of old cotton socks to protect their feet shoes and water boots are not permitted on the park.

Children must be 6yrs or older.  (ability to Swim IS NOT REQUIRED) CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 10 NEED TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT
Children 6yrs to 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Open from 1000, last admissions 1700 Monday to Friday and 1000 to 1700 SATURDAY 1100 untill 1700 SUNDAYS.

Hodson Bay
Co Roscommon
Ph: 090 649 48 01
Email: info[@]