Family Activities Breaks in Mayo

Near Great National Hotel Ballina

Considering a family break in Mayo? Hotel Ballina is a superb choice for a family break away! The hotel has something for the whole family and is at the hub of all major attractions around the Ballina area.

Waterpoint Aqua Park

Just 15 minutes from our hotel, this indoor waterpark has a 65-metre flume slide, large kids swimming pool, outdoor children’s playground and three all-weather Astro pitches. Also included is a health suite comprising of a jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

Paddle and Pedal

Feeling adventurous? Paddle and Pedal, located 10 minutes from Great National Hotel Ballina, offer kayaking tours from as little as €35. Cycle the Moy Greenway between Ballina and Killala or choose a self-guided tour where you set your own map and explore the outdoors yourself.
They are rated number one on TripAdvisor for Outdoor Activities in the area.

Harbour Sup n Sail

Harbour Sup n Sail, based in Ballina, is Ireland's number one dedicated ASI accredited SUP school. They offer tuition with hire and adventure tours for all ages. 

Harbour Sup n Sail offers group or individual SUP (Stand Up Paddle) sessions from their world-class location, the Quay Ballina and has a large range of beginner-friendly equipment. They cater for groups of up to 24 people in a single session. All their instructors are ASI qualified and Harbour Sup n Sail is a fully insured accredited school. Want to experience something new? Sup n Sail is definitely for you!

Horseback Riding

Have you ever been horseback riding?  Experience it at the Iceford Horse Riding Stables, which is 10 minutes from Great National Hotel Ballina. Whether it's your first time on a horse or you are an experienced jockey, the activities available offer an exhilarating day out for all. For beginners, there are a choice of lessons and children camps. For the more experienced rider, enjoy a two-hour ride along the golden sands of Enniscrone Beach.

Westport House Pirate Adventure Park

With a hub of family activities around, Westport House Pirate Adventure Park has something for all ages.  For the brave, take a spin on the Cannonball Run slide, Pirates Swinging Ship and Pirates Plunge log flume ride. For anyone younger, take a ride on the Westport House Express miniature railway. A fun day out for all!