Waterford Family Fun

Waterford Family Fun

Discover Family Fun in Waterford

Waterford Suir Valley Railway

Experience a scenic train ride in a period carriage along the River Suir at Kilmeaden station, just 15km from the Viking Triangle.

Oceanics Surf School

With 25 years in business, Oceanics offers family surf lessons, beach discovery days, wellness experiences, and surf skills courses. Get 10% off when staying at The Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre.


Waterford City's newest family recreation center features a children's soft play area, bowling, rock climbing, a 3D cinema, and a café.

Hawkeye Falconry

Experience the ancient sport of falconry with practicing falconers, offering bird of prey experiences for families and individuals.

Parks and Playgrounds

Enjoy Waterford's open spaces like the People’s Park, Waterford Nature Park, and community-based parks such as New Street Gardens and Wyse Park. Tramore's All Aboard Inclusion Play Park is perfect for disabled and able-bodied children to play together.

Petting Zoos & Farms

Visit Copper Coast Mini Farm, Sallyfort Mini Farm, and Ardmore Pet Farm for family-friendly farm experiences.

Dunmore East

Explore beautiful coves and beaches, or try sailing, archery, rock climbing, and kayaking at Dunmore East Adventure Centre. There's also a lovely playground in the village park.


Discover this historic heritage town with nature trails, kayaking on the Blackwater River, and cycling adventures. The Lismore Heritage Centre offers family-friendly trails and adventure packs.

Museums and Visitor Attractions

Explore Waterford’s history at Reginald's Tower, Medieval Museum, and Bishop's Palace. Don't miss the House of Waterford Crystal for a factory tour and shopping.


Just 12km south of Waterford City, Tramore offers a 5km sandy beach, surf schools, an inclusion park/playground, Splashworld water park, and indoor activities like Run Amuck and Pirates Adventure.


Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens in Tramore features Victorian, American, and Greek gardens. Enjoy fairytale-themed gardens and summer events like the Midsummer Fairy Festival.

Explore Waterford’s vibrant mix of activities for a memorable family visit!