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Outdoor Urban Adventures in Belfast during Northern Ireland Adventureland Weekend

Posted on March 28, 2014 @ 10:19 AM in Adventure

The range of activities happening during Northern Ireland Adventureland Weekend (Sat 5th & Sun 6th April) and indeed throughout the year in the capital are proof that adventure is most definitely not confined to the countryside! With countless restaurants and colourful nightlife the best part is the fun doesn’t have to stop once the outdoor action does.

It’s time to step away from the shopping bags and get ready for the ultimate day out in the city, here are some fantastic 50% Off and £10 activities that you can enjoy:

Outdoor Adventures in the Titanic Quarter

Cable Wakeboarding, Cable & Wake, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, 5th & 6th April, £10
Have an exhilarating experience in the city at Northern Ireland’s only cable wakeboarding site with the Titanic building as your backdrop! Cable Wake Boarding is the newest and one of the fastest growing and most exciting watersports in which the wake boarder’s rope and handle are pulled by an electrically-driven cable, as opposed to a motorboat. No experience is necessary and an experienced wake boarder and instructor will be present with you for the entire session making this the perfect time to give it a go.

Segway NI Titanic Tour, SegwayNI, Belfast, Sat 5th & Sun 6th, £10pp
Guaranteed to be the most exciting sightseeing tour you will ever experience a Segway Tour of the Titanic Quarter is not to be missed. These two wheeled machines will add an exciting element to the tour making this a truly unique and unforgettable experience.  Guided by a Segway NI instructor you’ll visit all the key sites of the famous ship's history including the Titanic Dock and Pump House.  

Learn to Sail in the City, Ocean Youth Trust Ireland, Belfast, Sat 5th & Sun 6th April, £10pp
Forget the stereotypical view of gin and tonic on a luxury yacht; sailing is a fantastic sport for everyone to enjoy especially over Northern Ireland Adventureland Weekend as Ocean Youth Trust Ireland is offering a chance to experience hands on sailing in the shadow of the Titanic building.  You’ll learn to sail in their 2-3 person dinghies with a fully qualified sailing instructor who will show you the ropes ensuring you get the most out of your session. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to sail in the heart of the city.

Have a Blast at Belfast Activity Centre

Based on the outskirts of the city Belfast Activity Centre has plenty to choose from when it comes to getting those thrills:

Caving in the City, Belfast Activity Centre, Belfast, Sat 5th & Sun 6th April, £10pp
Experience caving in the largest realistic caving system in the world.  With three large caverns, two rivers, a waterfall and over 200 meters of passageways, you’ll forget you’re anywhere near the capital as you get lost (figuratively of course!) in this mesmerizing cavern.  This fun, safe and totally unique activity is sure to keep you captivated!

Climbing and Abseiling Session, Belfast Activity Centre, Belfast, Sat 5th & Sun 6th April, £10pp
Learn new skills while challenging yourself to reach new heights. You and your mates will have the opportunity to try climbing and abseiling with a fun added twist.  Do you trust your friends enough to take on the blindfold challenge?! 

High Ropes Taster, Belfast Activity Centre, Belfast, Sat 5th April, £10pp
Do you have the nerves to take on the vertical assault course?  Challenge yourself on the gravity defying obstacles and race your friends to reach the top.  Your heart will be racing once you’ve hit the highest point where it will then be time to take a leap of faith on the fan descender involving jumping from a high platform all the way to back to earth.

Mountain Biking Madness. Belfast Activity Centre, Barnett Demesne Trails, Sat 5th & Sun 6th April, £10pp
Explore the fantastic Banrett Demesne Trails with an experienced instructor.  This introductory session to this adrenaline sport is sure to bring some excitement to your day.  The instructor will teach you a couple of basic mountain biking skills before taking you on a circuit of these fresh new trails.  Bike Hire and Helmet is included. Be warned: you are sure to get the Mountain Bike bug!

There are loads more activities on offer for just £10 and 50% Off, visit the Northern Ireland Adventureland Website for a full list of events and to book online today.

With so many great outdoor activities to try over Nothern Ireland Adventureland Weekend, it makes sense to build a short break around the fun! Make sure to check out Discover Northern Ireland for deals on great value short breaks and for even more fun things to do in Belfast.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson  Marketing Officer

Sarah joined the marketing team of Outdoor Recreation NI in 2011. A firm believer in giving anything a go at least once (unless it involves jumping out of a plane at 6,000ft!) she is always looking for new adventures in the outdoors and can often be found wandering the Mournes or Glens of Antrim attempting not to get lost!

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