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Belfast Zoo

Open now!
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Say hello again to the animals at Belfast Zoo! The zoo has reopened and you can pre-book your tickets on the zoo’s website or by calling 028 9077 6277. Spend the day visiting over 140 species of mammals, birds and reptiles, including giraffes, bears, penguins and sea lions. Or take the newly created Belfast Zoo Outdoor Trek and enjoy 52 acres of beautiful grounds where you can see resident animals and reconnect with nature.

We Are Vertigo and Vertigo Titanic Park

Opening 7 August
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Epic indoor adventure awaits at We Are Vertigo, where there’s something to suit adrenaline junkies of all ages. Book an indoor skydiving session or conquer the ninja master course at Vertigo Titanic Park, or choose between the giant inflatable park, climbing course or indoor skiing at the Newtownbreda site. We Are Vertigo has also opened a new open air restaurant called CARGO in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, where you can book a table in cosy tipi or container and enjoy stone-baked pizzas in the footprint of the Harland and Wolff cranes.

Prison Island

Open for private bookings of 5 people or less
Normal sessions with reduced capacity will recommence on 29 July
Pre-book your visit online

Inspired by the TV game show Crystal Maze, Prison Island is a totally unique concept in Northern Ireland. Form a team and solve challenges in 25 cells to see if you can ‘beat the bars’. The experience is suitable for families of all ages and promises plenty of action, adrenaline and adventure.

 

The Lost City Adventure Golf

Open now!
Online booking is advised

Enjoy an epic adventure with the whole family at The Lost City Adventure Golf, with two indoor 18-hole jungle themed golf courses complete with incredible special effects and interactive obstacles. Make your way around the course through simulated thunder and lightning storms, and challenge your skills against rainforest animals and moving walls! After your game, order freshly made pizzas and snacks, as well as cocktails, mocktails, milkshakes and coffees from the on-site café.

Colin Glen Forest Park

Open now!
Pre-book activities online

A selection of activities have reopened at Colin Glen Forest Park, including lazer tag, archery and the SKYTrek high ropes course as well as the golf course and TopTracer driving range. Colin Glen Forest Park is a beautiful glen located in the southwest of Belfast, in the heart of the Belfast Hills. Visitors can enjoy peaceful woodland walks and little ones can follow the Gruffalo Trail.

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Thunder Park

Opening 7 August

If your kids would rather be on two wheels than two feet, Thunder Park is a must-visit! With 14,000 square feet of purpose-built ramps and obstacles, the park is a paradise for skateboard, BMX bike, scooter and freestyle mountain biking enthusiasts. The award-winning facility caters to all levels of ability, and coaching services and equipment are available. You’ll find Eddie Irvine Sports in the same facility, where little ones and grown-ups can race on one of Northern Ireland’s largest indoor karting tracks.

Belfast Eastside CS Lewis Square Family Activities

Eastside Arts Festival

6-16 August
East Belfast

EastSide Arts Festival is an annual summer festival that showcases the creative talent that lies within east Belfast. This year, the festival is both live and online with the theme ‘Moments of Joy’. Highlights include the Travelling Cycle Circus and Samba in the Park!

Exploris Clown Fish

Exploris Aquarium

Open now!
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Delve beneath the waves and discover colourful coral reefs, tropical fish and sharks in smugglers cove at Exploris Aquarium! Then visit the otters, seals, jellyfish and reptiles. Little ones can play in the soft play area while the grown-ups relax with a coffee in the Cracken Cafe and Restaurant

Lets Go Hydro10

Let’s Go Hyrdo

Open for wakeboarding and swimming

Bring adrenaline-seeking teens to Let’s Go Hydro for some fun on the water. Let’s Go Hyrdo has opened for cable wakeboarding and open water swimming (sessions must booked online).

Feeding the ducks at Castle Espie

Castle Espie

Open now!
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Explore 60 acres of wildlife brilliance at Strangford Lough, where you’ll find Ireland’s largest collection of native and exotic water birds. Full of the sights and sounds of nature, Castle Espie is a great day out for families of all ages with woodland walks, soft play areas and unbeatable views of Strangford Lough.

Pickie Funpark

Pickie Funpark

Open now!
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Pickie Funpark has always been one of Northern Ireland’s top attractions with an 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal swans, Pickie Puffer train and children’s play area. The park is a gateway to the Marine Gardens, a delightful stretch of coast for leisurely walk with views of Bangor Bay.

Lambs at Ark Open Farm Newtownards

Ark Open Farm

Open now!
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Visit Ark Open Farm for 40 acres of beautiful countryside, over 200 animals, indoor and outdoor play areas, tractor and carriage rides, pony rides, a zipline and magical fairytale forest! Pack a picnic or elax and enjoy the Cottage Cafe serving delicious homemade food.

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