Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Do you want to explore the outdoors? Waterford is the perfect destination for you. From the award-winning Waterford Greenway, to the mountains to our 52 beaches and the sea, there is plenty for your to explore. 

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Dunmore East Adventure Centre

Dunmore East Adventure Centre offer unique experiences for individuals and groups that you won't find anywhere else. Here you can enjoy activities such as sea safair, aquapark, kayaking, sailing, archery, caving and more! 

Copper Coast

The Copper Coast is a UNESCO Global Geopark along Waterford coastline for 25km between Tramore and Dungarven. he Copper Coast Drive embraces the panoramic seascapes, cliffs, bays and coves between Dungarvan and the major seaside resort of Tramore as well as more intimate Seaside Resorts with Blue Flag Beaches, Clonea and Bunmahon. The area has a wealth of beautiful yet “undiscovered” secluded coves and beaches, each with a story to tell. 

Comeragh Mountains

The Comeragh Mountains is a mountain range which stretches from Dungarven to Clonmel. The comeragh driving and walking routes offer out of this world views so is very popular for climbers and hikers. Some of the sites to be seen include Mahon Falls and the Coumshigaun Lake.


There are over ten golf courses within a 30-minute drive from the Granville Hotel. These include Waterford Golf Club, Tramore Golf club and Williamstown Golf Club. It also includes the PGA Golf Course at Mount Juliet in Kilkenny. 


Waterford has an abundance of beautiful gardens to explore. These include Mount Congreve, the Lafcadio Hearne Japanese Gardens and the Lismore Castle gardens. 

Steps Back Thru Time Experience

Time travelling guided walking tour that take you to ten places of interest within the heart of the Waterford Greenway and the Kilmacthomas region that will open all the senses within a looped 5km route. Service provided by a local tour guide sharing stories from the heart. 

The Irish Experience

The Irish Experience offers you exceptional and unique Adventure Experiences along Ireland's visually stunning Southeast coastline, taking in the best Atlantic Ocean location of Ireland’s Ancient East. Our Sea Cave Kayaking and Coastal Canyoneering Experiences are a truly unique and exhilarating way to explore this magical coastline. The visually stunning natural area around The Hook Peninsula in Wexford is steeped in jaw-dropping historical stories with a rich heritage and diverse wildlife, all of which you will discover and enjoy during our unique adventures. 
We have an impressive variety of untamed coastlines packed with hidden gems waiting to be discovered, including golden sandy beaches, hidden coves, cracks, and crevasses which comprise of an impressive variety of Sea Caves. This includes one of the most impressive natural Sea Caves you will ever have the pleasure of entering by kayak! 
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