We’re sailing over the Irish sea to Coleraine in Northern Ireland. There we find an award-winning watersports venue, Crannagh Activity Centre.
An established home for watery adventures on the North Coast, the company has been going for over 20 years. In 2017 they won The Tourism Attraction of the Year Award for the Causeway Coast and Glens area and have invested a lot into their facilities and attractions over the years. So, what can you get up to at the Crannagh Activity Centre?
Inflatable Outdoor Waterpark
Crannagh is probably best known for its incredible inflatable water park, which was the first outdoor water park to open in Northern Ireland. It’s open all year round whatever the weather, you’ll be cozy in the wetsuits provided with the price (and warm from all the jumping around)!. If you can gather a group of 35 friends and family you can even book out the whole park for yourself! Just remember to bring a swimsuit, towel and flip flops for the walk to the park.
If you’re more of a snowboarder than a skier, or had a misspent youth trying tricks at the skate park, then wakeboarding might be more your thing. Very similar to waterskiing except you balance on a single board while being towed behind a boat. The wakeboarding instructors at Crannagh Activity Centre cater for all levels of experience, whether you’re in a group or on your own.
If you’ve always wanted to give waterskiing a go, why not try it in Northern Ireland’s biggest waterski park? You can get out on the water for either 15 minutes, 30 minutes or an hour depending on your skill level and stamina (waterskiing is notoriously tiring)
If you want to make a day of it at Crannagh, they have some great activity packages to choose from. You can bundle up either two or three water activities, so you could try kayaking, paddle boarding or banana boat ride, tube ride all in one day! If you’re thinking of taking a large group or organising a special event, they can customise packages to suit too.
All that activity and salty sea air is sure to give you an appetite – luckily there’s an award-winning restaurant nearby for a bite to eat or something more substantial. Enjoy the views of the River Bann coming into the Crannagh Marina as you try and choose between the tasty dishes.
- Have you been to Crannagh recently?
- What activities did you try?
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The Let's Go Out Team
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