Shift your visit to Belfast into high gear with a heart stopping, adrenaline-fuelled activity! Or, sit back and relax on those sunny days in one of our beautiful parks.
Cave Hill Country Park
Visitors to Cave Hill Country Park can enjoy panoramic views across Belfast from vantage points on the hillside. Follow the ecotrails and orienteering routes, or stop off at Belfast Castle for some refreshments. Read more >>
Colin Glen Forest Park
From a 9 hole golf course and driving range to aqua zorbing and bubbleball football, Sky Trek at Colin Geln Forest Park has activities for everyone. Get aboard a kayak or build your own raft, practice archery and climb through Ireland's premier high and low ropes activity centre! Read more >>
Life Adventure Centre
From mountain biking and kayaking to rock climbing and coasteering, explore the beautiful surroundings of Castlewellan Forest Park. The Life Adventure Centre caters for adventure seekers of all ages and abilities - beginner, family or adrenaline addict! Read more >>
If you want to do something a bit different when in Belfast, Bryson LaganSports is the place for you. Just 5 minutes from Belfast’s Central Station, activities include kayaking, canoeing, dragon boating, archery, hill walking, orienteering, climbing, abseiling and many more. Read more >>
Cycle Trails and Bike Tours
Belfast has a great variety of cycle routes from urban cycle lanes to scenic parks and riverside trails. Belfast City Bike Tours provides a great tour of Belfast on Saturdays and Sundays, covering over 30 points of interest along the way so make sure to bring your camera! Or bring your own bike to the Belfast Mic and Bike guided cycle tour where you will take you on an 11km 2 hour journey through history where you will discover Belfast's unique and fascinating maritime and industrial heritage and some of the political upheavals that shaped the modern city.
The Comber Greenway provides 7 miles of traffic-free cycling from Comber to Belfast, and the Lagan and Lough Cycle Way connects Lisburn and Newtownabbey with Belfast along a 21 mile traffic-free cycle ride and walkway. There are also new bike trails and jump parks at Barnett Demesne. The trails consist of a shared use 3.4km green trail and a 3.9km blue trail with 3 red loop options (1.5km). With Ireland's first official purpose-built jumps park boasting no less than 6 lines of mouth-watering table-tops, doubles and hip jumps, these trails tick all the right boxes for those searching for that all important adrenaline fix! The trails start at the Mary Peters Track in South Belfast.
In the heart of south Belfast, Botanic Gardens is a haven for locals, students and tourists (especially on a sunny day!). The Tropical Ravine and Palm House are excellent examples of Victorian horticulture, and the rose garden and meandering pathways are worth exploring. Stretch out on the wide lawn on a sunny day with an ice cream. Read more >>
Explore the beautiful Barnett Demesne with its arboretum, daffodil garden, ecotrail, orienteering routes and children's playground (near Shaw's Bridge). Then stop off for afternoon tea at nearby Malone House - keep an eye out for the beautiful pieces of public art in its manicured gardens. Read more >>
The Jungle NI
Outdoor activity provider, The Jungle NI, provides an exciting escape from the drudgery of daily life. Take part in adrenaline-packed adventure activities such as Zorbing, Paintball, High Wire Tree Top Adventure Courses, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Forest Segways, Llama Trekking and much more. Read more >>
Todds Leap offers an electrifying range of adrenaline pursuits and extreme adventures. Specialising in fun days out, try your hand at 4x4 off road driving, clay pigeon shooting, paintball, body zorbing, freefall dropzone, zip Line and many more activities. Read more >>