Some of our favourite things to do in Galway
Outdoor Activities near the Connemara Coast
With the abundance of natural beauty and the advantage of being on the coast there is no shortage of things to do outdoors.
Eile Mental Activity Park
Located just 5km from the Connemara Coast Hotel, Eile Mental Activity Park provides a range of activities including Paintballing, Ecombat Laser Tag, Archery and Orienteering.
There are numerous walking routes around Galway and Connemara in particular, with spectacular views. What ever your interests are, be it hill walking or coastal walks, you will find something to suit you.
Segway events and activities are guaranteed extreme fun and are the perfect answer for your unique group event.
Rusheen Bay Windsurfing
Located just 5km from Galway City, RBS offer the sports of windsurfing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding. The school provides a full range of activities for kinds, adults, families, hens/stags and corporate groups.
Go sea kayaking on the Galway Bay or take a trip on the River Corrib. Explore Ireland’s Atlantic coastline by kayak, learn new skills and enjoy spending time kayaking with your friends along the stunning Connemara coast. Beginners welcome, all equipment provided.
Star Gazing and Night Skies in Connemara
Connemara is home to some of the best Dark Sky places in Ireland where the night sky is most visible. Whether it is the gazing at stars, Northern Lights or shooting stars, Astro Tourism, as this type of tourism is called, tempts hundreds of thousands of people to travel for this purpose to different parts of the world every year. On any clear night why not venture around the gardens of the property and along the shoreline gazebo, where you and your family can gaze at the vastness of the Connemara dark sky. And remember, it's free!!