There are a great selection of outdoor activities to choose from in Galway and the surrounding areas and the hotels Galway offer great value hotel breaks Galway, with great choice of offers available in the Ardilaun Hotel.

Bow Waves

Bow Waves is Galway's Sailing and PowerboatSchool which offers an unrivalled choice of water sports lessons and fun activities on the water.

Bungee Jumping

Experience Ireland's only fixed bungee jump at killary.

Corrib Tackle

Corrib Tackle is home to Ireland's first airsoft indoor shooting range.


The waters in Galway Bay are clean with great visibility which makes for safe diving for those with all levels of experience.

Galway Bay Sea Safaris Ltd.

A regular Galway Bay Safari is from 9am to 6pm. The Maigdean Mara or the Leaca Rua will pick up your party from the pier at Spiddal, CountyGalway. The two boats are yours for the day, though of course skippers Kevin and Max will advise you where the best fishing is to be found.


Galway is a popular location for kayaking enthusiasts as there are a number of different kayaking options to choose from.

Killary Adventure Company

Mountain Biking

Derroura Mountain Bike Trail is considered to be the most natural bike trail in Ireland with the most variable

Moycullen Riding Centre

Situated just a few miles from Galway city, in the magnificent surroundings of the Connemara countryside, making it an ideal trekking venue.

Walking West

Walking West, an association of qualified marine and countryside guides located in South Connemara, Co. Galway. They introduce you to the wild and rugged landscape of Connemara, a natural wonder on the edge of Ireland’s western seaboard. There guides will accommodate all walking requests including mountain hikes, coastal walks, bog walks and island trips. Come west along the road and discover a Connemara and West of Ireland you have not seen before. Full details visit

Pallas Paintballing

Pallas Paintball is Galway’s only Paintball Centre in the heart of Galway, Ireland, near Galway City, Ireland’s leading action packed paintball experience for stag, hen, corporate & family parties.

Pallas Karting

Pallas Karting is Europe's Largest Karting Centre, with a 500m Beginners Track and a 1500m Advanced Track.

Pure Skill
Fusion of Sport a 25, 000 sq ft indoor sports and leisure destination located in Knocknacarra Galway, only minutes from Galway city centre.

Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre

Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre Galway has many exciting outdoor adventure sports activities and challenging expeditions for all age groups.

Segway Adventures

With the coolest & most friendly tour guides on the planet and our large fleet of hi-tech SEGWAYS and fantastic tours and adventures, we guarantee you and your guests a truly amazing and unforgettable experience.


The west of Ireland is famous for having some of the best surfing in Europe and GalwayCity is just over an hour from some of the best surfing beaches on the west coast.


Galway is one of the best places in Ireland for Windsurfing for enthusiasts of all ages and levels of experience.


Golf in Galway is always a great experience as there are so many picturesque and challenging golf courses right across Galway. Galway has much to offer the golfing enthuasiast with a number of fine courses in the city and county.

Galway Golf Club

Situated on the coast at Salthill, County Galway and featuring an 18 hole, parkland course. Located 1km from hotel.

Galway Bay Golf Club

Set on 300 acres and designed by former Ryder cup and World cup legend Christy O Connor Jnr.  Located 9 miles east of Galway City.

Cregmore Park Golf Club

Cregmore Park is a stunning 7,078 yard, par 72 championship course designed by Dr. Arthur Spring set in the beautiful rolling countryside of Co.Galway. Located on the eastern outskirts 12 miles from the hotel.

Bearna Golf Club

Located at the gateway to Connemara in the Gaeltacht, with commanding views of GalwayBay, the Burren and the Aran Islands, and only 5 miles from Galway City.

Athenry Golf Club

Athenry Golf Club is a mixture of parkland and heathland built on a limestone base against the backdrop of a large forest giving excellent drainage and remaining playable all year round. The course is located 12 miles from the hotel.

Tuam Golf Club

Tuam Golf Club is one of the premier parkland courses in the West of Ireland. The club was founded in 1904. Located 20 miles from hotel.

Galway Driving Range & Golf Academy 

The Galway Driving Range and Golf Academy is the West of Ireland's newest and most complete golfing facility, catering for all your golfing needs.

Ballinasloe Golf Club

Campionship parkland course renowned for its excellent greens and with water features on four holes.  Located 38 miles from hotel.

Connemara Isles Golf Club

Course set in the stunning location of Connemara bounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Located 25 miles from hotel.

Oughterard Golf Club

A lush parklands course featuring traditional limestone walls throughout the property. Locagted 16 miles from hotel.

For further information

If you are looking for Golf Hotels Galway or a selection of Golf Hotel Breaks Galway, then the 4 star Ardilaun Hotel has a selection of hotels deals to suit.

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