School Tours

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Looking to book a school or youth tour that is fun, safe, unique and hassle-free? Then you have come to the right place! With over 27 years of school & youth tour programming under our belts, we provide the best tour your group will experience!

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Our school tour is a six activity programme suitable for kids from the age of 7 years.

Arrival time: 9.30am

Departure Time: 3.30pm

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Activities over the day include:

Wibit Wipeout Aquapark, Kayaking, Giant SUP, Caving, Archery & Climbing.

All of our activities are onsite so it really is an action packed day full of fun!

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See what our customers say...

‘Savage place, great fun, best school tour ever!’

‘Just there with my school today – best ever!’

'Our rugby club have been going to Dunmore Adventure for 16 years now, and always have an amazing time, the team there is very professional, safety is first class and the kids are guaranteed plenty of fun and excitement'

'Down yesterday with a youth group and the centre was very busy.... staff very organised and very professional and everything on time..excellent facilities.....5 stars and we will be back '

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‘Had an AWESOME day today thanks so much!’ Chloe Hayden

‘Thank you for the wonderful experience that we recently had at your adventure centre’ Paisti Rang 4 Gaelscoil Philib Barun

'The best school trip we have ever been on!! Staff were exceptional, so professional while making even the most reluctant of children feel confident and comfortable in the water. Could not recommend Dunmore Adventure highly enough for a group tour! Thanks everyone. We will be back!'

  • What kind of tours are available?

    Our most popular tour for schools is our six activity tour, starting at 9.30 and finishing at 3.15. In this tour, you will get three water and three land-based activities.

    Next up is our half-day programme, which can be either land or water-based, depending on what you and your group would prefer.

    We also have a one hour option, where you can get a taste of one activity.

  • What is the cheapest school tour available?

    If you are on a tight budget, you can avail of our one hour 'Wibit Wipeout tour'.

    Total time on site is two hours, half-hour registration and equipment allocation, one hour on our Wibit Wipeout Aquapark, and half an hour (approx) to get changed.

    This tour costs €18 per person, there is limited availability for a 3 pm to 4 pm start from mid-May and June, or during the day in April and the first two weeks of May.

    We have availability every hour from 10 am 5 pm in July and August, but this is the busiest time of the year and so will need to be booked well in advance!

  • How do I book a school tour?
    1. Call or email us to check available dates
    2. We will email you a booking form, fill in your details and send it back to us with a booking deposit of €10 per student, unfortunately, dates cannot be held without a deposit.

    Methods of payment:

    1. Cheque
    2. Call us with card details
    3. Bank transfer or lodgement

    IMPORTANT..............

    Keep in touch if there are any changes to student numbers booked.

    Final numbers must be confirmed at least 2 working days prior to arrival. This is the number of students you will be invoiced for – payment is due on the morning of your tour.

  • What kind of activities can the students do?

    We have a 6 activity programme:

    SAMPLE PROGRAMME

    9.30 Arrival & Registration,

    9.45 Equipment allocation

    10.00 WATERSPORTS Wibit Wipeout Aquapark, Kayaking, Giant Stand up Paddle Boards

    12 noon Lunch Break

    1 pm LAND ACTIVITIES Climbing, Caving, Archery

    3 pm Goodbyes and Departure!

  • What are the minimum and maximum group sizes?

    Minimum group size: 17 participants (to avail of our group rates)

    Maximum group size: 240 participants

  • What is the arrival/departure time?

    Arrival time is 9:30, for registration, with the activities kicking off at 10 am. At certain times of the year we can be more flexible on start times, ie if you are travelling from a good distance, we may be able to push the day out by an hour or so. Give us a call if you need further clarification and we will do our best to facilitate you!

    The activities conclude at 3 pm which is when you can organise your transport home.

  • What do the children need to bring with them?

    We supply all of the specialised equipment - wetsuits, buoyancy aids and helmets for water-based activities, and helmets, knee pads where necessary for land activities. If anyone would like to bring a wetsuit, just ensure that it is marked so that it doesn't get mixed in with our own.

    The students will need to bring:

    Swimwear, old runners to wear in the water, towel, long sleeves for caving, and a packed lunch.

  • Do the teachers need to supervise during activities?

    No. Once the students are registered in the morning, our instructors will look after them until their lunch break

    Teachers are required to look after the students during their lunch break.

  • When is the tour balance required?

    The balance for your school tour is required on the morning of arrival, or earlier.

  • Is there a distance between the activities?

    All activities for our school tours take place at our base in Dunmore East Harbour, so there is no time wasted going from one to the other!

  • Do you have a shop?

    We have a tuck shop selling hot and cold drinks, snacks and icecreams.

    2019 sees a new gift shop opening, and we also have food available in our Splash Cafè, please book in advance for group food!

    The good news is that there are complimentary Tea and Coffee for teachers and drivers!

  • Can I buy food?

    Yes! We have a fabulous Cafè overlooking our activities, with outdoor and indoor seating. If you are a large group and would like food, we would advise that you ring us before your day of activities to book in your well-earned food.

    We serve Pizza, sandwiches, toasties and chicken fillet rolls, as well as sweet treats and hot drinks.

Savage place, great fun, best school tour ever!

Just there with my school today – best ever!

Our rugby club have been going to Dunmore Adventure for 16 years now, and always have an amazing time, the team there is very professional, safety is first class and the kids are guaranteed plenty of fun and excitement

Down yesterday with a youth group and the centre was very busy.... staff very organised and very professional and everything on time..excellent facilities.....5 stars and we will be back