We Are Vertigo
Check out Northern Ireland’s leading provider in indoor entertainment, home to the world’s largest Inflata-Park, indoor ski slopes and an alpine themed adventure centre. Bounce, ski, snowboard or explore the alpine soft play area with high and low ropes, electric quads and climbing wall. The Lodge Restaurant, coffee dock and spa facilities keep the adults happy while the kids can play. Advanced booking is advised, and bounce sessions are for ages 4 and over.
This wonderful centre is set on the shores of the stunning Strangford Lough. Get up close to Ireland’s largest collection of native and exotic waterbirds and migrant birds whilst taking in stunning estuary views. Explore the secret swamp, build a den in the Wildwood natural play area and feed the birds directly from your hand.
Game Locker offers a visual benchmark for interactive gameplay, where you can select multiplayer tournaments or single player formats to enjoy with friends or family! You can choose to play from all the Major gaming titles, in a dedicated gaming Arena that can host 2-20 players per hour.
Ulster Transport Museum
Be transported back in time and explore one of the most comprehensive transport collections in Europe at the Ulster Transport Museum. Learn about the history of transport in Northern Ireland and beyond and gain insight into how it has developed and transformed over the centuries. A well of inspiration for the designers, engineers and adventurers of the future.
Dundonald International IceBowl
Northern Ireland’s Olympic sized ice rink offers a great day out for all ages. Public skating sessions are available seven days a week, with DJ sessions at weekends. The attraction also offers tenpin bowling and a kids adventure play area.
Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
This stunning Georgian mansion, the official residence of the Royal Family when they’re in Northern Ireland, promises a majestic day out with the family. Take a tour of the castle to discover the treasures within, or explore the expansive grounds and walled garden. Hillsborough Castle and Gardens regularly hosts family friendly events with activities for little ones.
Ark Open Farm
See lots of cute and cuddly rabbits, chicks, guinea pigs, pet lambs, kid goats and ponies. Get up close and enjoy lots of interaction, supervised by the friendly staff. Tour the farm on board the Bumble Bee Quad Train and enjoy fun on their Kangaroo Jumper.
Enjoy a diver’s view of marine life, from Strangford Lough to the many coral reefs of the tropical oceans. Enter the dark depths of the Amazon Rainforest where you will see some of its inhabitants. Check out their rehabilitation work with common and grey seals in the nursery pens and outdoor pools and enjoy the playful antics of the resident otters.
Lagan Valley LeisurePlex
Bring the whole family to enjoy a session at Aqualand and the Lazy River in the largest leisure pool in Northern Ireland. Dominated by a great sunken pirate ship, complete with water cannons and mast, you’ll find a variety of exciting water rides and Ireland’s longest water slide. Due to its popularity, we advise booking in advance online.
Pickie Fun Park
One of Northern Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions, the park provides a fun day out, featuring an 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal swans, Pickie Puffer train, children’s play area, electric car track and splash pads. Open weekends 9am – 4pm in winter.
High Rise Indoor Adventure Centre
High Rise is an adventure centre in Lisburn with lots of activities for all the family. Clip ‘n Climb is for kids aged 4+ (and adults!) and soft play is for little adventurers up to age 8. The centre has been designed to be inclusive and accessible to allow the whole family to enjoy outings together, and includes a Changing Places accessible toilet. Located just 10 minutes from Belfast and just off the M1 at Sprucefield, High Rise should be top of the list for anyone planning a family day out in Northern Ireland.
Explore Belfast Plus with Translink
Translink is Northern Ireland’s public transport provider. Jump on a Ulsterbus or Goldline as you explore Belfast and beyond.