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Family Attractions

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Top Family Attractions

Discover why the Viking Hotel Waterford is the perfect escape for you and your family! Below are some of our favourite places to visit with the whole family. 

Sandy beach days

Tramore Beach

Only a 15 minutes’ drive from the hotel. This vast and spacious sandy beach stretches 5km along Waterford’s Atlantic coast. The popular town of Tramore is met at the eastern end of the bay, with promenade and various amusements. This beach is also quite popular with surfers catching some of the Atlantic swells. Fishing is also popular around the mouth of the lagoon, which provides the best catches including bass and flounder.

Get active days

Waterford Greenway

The Greenway is 46km long and provides a path along the route of an old railway line from Dungarvan to Waterford. You can choose to walk or cycle the entire route or simply pick a stage. If you are interested in history, scenery, railways and bridges; the Greenway is a no-brainer. 

Viking Hotel’s ‘Greenway Hub’ has bike racks so that bikes can be secured with our guests own locks.

Virtual history days

King Of The Vikings 3D Tour

 Located only 10-minutes drive from The Viking Hotel. King of the Vikings is the world’s first virtual reality Viking experience! Explore the world of the Vikings in Ireland’s oldest city, Vadrafjord (Waterford). 

Movie days

Odeon Cinema

Located less than 10-minutes drive from The Viking Hotel. Catch the latest blockbuster movie with all of the family! With 8 screens of film magic all showing stunning RealD 3D, conveniently located near the city centre. Relax in the Premier Seats and satisfy your sweet tooth with a scoop of Ben & Jerry’s! 

Active indoors

Activate Waterford

Located only 10-minutes drive from The Viking Hotel. Winner of “Best Indoor Activity Centre” at the 2019 Family Friendly Awards, this impressive 25,000 square feet of fun and 9 activities all under the one roof makes this one of the best party destinations around! 

Water filled days

Splashworld Tramore

Located only 10-minutes drive from The Viking Hotel. Splashworld is a locally run, not for profit, community organisation. A centre for health, fitness and fun! Facilities include a water park, a 4 lane 25 metre pool, wave machine, 2 flume slides, fully equipped gym and a fitness studio. Serving the local community and many visitors for over 20 years!