1. A Day out on the Farm
Visit Glenkeen Farm or Killary Sheep Farm for a great family day out, both of which are within a 25-minute drive from Delphi. Experiences include sheep herding demonstrations, traditional turf cutting, hill walking, bog cutting, and more. A great day out for all the family!
Glenkeen Farm, Louisburgh, Mayo, 9 km from Delphi Resort
Tickets – €9 Adult, €5 Child (Sheep Dog Herding only)
Killary Sheep Farm, Bunowen, Leenane, 20 km from Delphi Resort
Tickets – €12 each, €30 for 2 Adults and 2 children (Additional Children @ €5 per child)
2. Letterfrack Sea Safari
Discover the local sea life on a boat tour around the town harbour. You get to see what swims beneath through the viewing panels on the boat. You also get to handle some of the various sea life like starfish and shrimp and gain knowledge of the area’s various species of bird. As well as that, you get an enthralling view of the scenery that surrounds the area.
Letterfrack, Galway, 33 km from Delphi Resort
Tickets – €20 Adult, €50 for 2 Adults and 2 children (One hour and a half sightseeing)
3. Kylemore Abbey & Walled Gardens
Have fun hiking through the trails of Kylemore Abbey and take in the spectacular mountains, lakes and historic places that surround the Abbey. A trained guide will show you around, giving you the background of this historic estate.
Kylemore Abbey & Walled Gardens, Kylemore, Galway, 28 km from Delphi Resort
Tickets – €65 for one hour guided walk plus a reduced fee of €8 for entrance to the estate.
4. Killary Fjord Boat Tour
Enjoy a cruise along the Killary Fjord and experience the outstanding landscape of Connemara and South Mayo. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and keep an eye out for sea life and wildlife surrounding the boat.
Leenane, Galway, 15 km from Delphi Resort
Tickets – €21 per person, €42 Family (up to six children) (Hour and a half sightseeing)
5. Kayaking in Connemara
Enjoy the stunning landscape at Delphi Resort as you kayak down the Killary Fjord. You don’t need to be an expert as an instructor guides you the whole way. You will see spectacular views from a whole new angle as you paddle through the water.
On your doorstep at Delphi Resort!
Tickets – €50 Adult, €35 Child (+ 8), €145 for 2 Adults and 2 children (Additional Children @ €30 per child) (3 hours long)
6. Zip Line and Aerial Trekking
Go down over 200 metres of line and take in the great views along the way. This is a great way to see Delphi from the air. Enjoy the exciting above-the-ground obstacle course where you will be climbing walls, tackling rope crossings and many more adrenaline-fuelled challenges.
On your doorstep at Delphi Resort!
Tickets – €40 Adult, €28 Child (+8) €145 for 2 Adults and 2 children (Additional Children @ €25 per child) (3 hours long)
7. Music at Veldon’s Seafarer Bar & Restaurant
Enjoy traditional Irish music live every Friday and Sunday from 6pm to 9pm. A great atmosphere for all. Experience the sounds of Connemara over a wholesome family meal together.
Letterfrack, Connemara, Galway, 32 km from Delphi Resort
8. Fun with Nature for Kids – Connemara National Park
Visit Connemara National Park in July or August and learn about Ireland’s wonderful natural and cultural heritage. With children’s activities taking place every Tuesday and Thursday this summer, there are plenty of things to do with the little ones if you fancy a day out around Connemara.
Letterfrack, Galway, 32 km from Delphi Resort
Registration at 10.30am every Tuesday and Thursday
9. Cycle through Doolough Valley
Bring along your bikes or rent some from the Adventure Hub at Delphi, and take a family cycle through Doolough Valley – one of Ireland’s signature points along the Wild Atlantic Way. You’ll experience the magnificent mountain and lake views, meeting sheep along the way – the usual traffic jam around here! If you don’t mind an uphill cycle then we highly recommend doing the Sheeffry Pass cycle trail, where an epic view awaits at the top (might be more suited to families with teens).
Doolough, Mayo, 6 km from Delphi Resort
Bike Hire available at Delphi Resort