Groups, Teams, Stags, Hens Ariel Adventure | High Ropes Stag Party Activity Corporate and Club Days Transition Year Overnight Adventures Corporate Groups, School Groups Tubing & Kayaking Zip Lining at Munsters Leading Outdoor Activity Centre Blackwater Castle, Co. Cork River Kayaking Cork Giant Swing, Cork Outdoor Activity Centre

Activities List:

Munsters Best Zip Lining Course ZIP LINING - Experience the rush as you soar over and back across the Awbeg river valley.
The Zip lines at Blackwater Castle are spectacular and unrivalled in Ireland. Both zip-lines exceed 500 foot in length each, and over 70 foot high, and are sure to get your heart racing.
(Note: Maximum weight limit 18 stone, strictly enforced)
High Ropes Adventure Course HIGH ROPES COURSE - Experience the stunning vistas of Castle estate on this hair-raising, high-wire trek through the trees. The trek including ropes bridges, obstacles and swings. The High ropes Course is ideal as a precursor to the spectacular zip lines at Blackwater Outdoor Activities.
River Tubing on the Rivers and Streams of North County Cork RIVER TUBING - Experience the Thrills, serious fun and adventure Tubing on the rushing rapids of the River Awbeg. Previous experience is not required however be prepared to get wet as you pass over rapids and weirs’ Participants are accompanied by experienced guides all the way.
PAINT BALLING - Irelands newest Paintballing Experience with over 90,000 sq ft of purpose built paintball games area. Available as part of a multi activity package or as a Standalone game
Ultimate Adrenaline Rush: Max G's GIANT SWING - The ultimate adrenaline rush, not for the faint hearted. You will experience freefall, max G followed by Zero Gravity before regaining your senses. Strapped to the swing two at a time, you will be hoisted up 50 foot before being released suddenly commencing you journey!
50 Foot Drop LEAP OF FAITH - Standing on the edge of a 50 foot drop, take the ultimate leap out to grab onto a bar. You will be entrusting your wellbeing with another member of your group who will be responsible for belaying your fall and lowering you to the ground whether you were successful or not in holding on to the bar.
Archery, North Cork, Munster ARCHERY - Go through the exhilaration of hitting the target for the very first time. Participants get ample practice before competitive shoot out with their peers. Who knows with a little practice you might become the next Robin Hood! All tuition and equipment provided.
Kayaking on the Rivers of County Cork RIVER KAYAKING - Enjoy half-day and full-day trips on a choice of rivers with varied levels of difficulty. Explore the Rivers Blackwater Awbeg, Funchion & Bride and experience the pristine natural environment, passing sites of Historical interest, whilst having fun.
Climbing Wall, Climbing Instruction CLIMBING - Learn to climb on our artificial climbing tower "woodie" is 50foot high and fitted with patterns of grips for hands and feet with routes for differing levels of ability. Participants are perfectly safe, harnessed into a fall arrest system at all times.
Abseiling, Cork ABSEILING - What goes up must come down! Having scaled the heights of our climbing tower now learn to Abseil back down to the ground, under the guidance from our specialist guides.
Hand Gun Shooting (Targets) AIR SOFT TARGET SHOOTING - From Range try hitting the bull’s-eye with A riffle or hand gun, Airsoft is fun, safe and suitable for all age groups. Each participant gets ample practice to master their technique prior to a competitive shoot off with the other members of their group. Hi scored has coveted bragging rights.
Team Building Activities for Corporates, Sports Teams, Groups TEAM BUILDING - In the picturesque and historic setting of Blackwater Castle Estate in Castletownroche, Participate in activities that are fun, Challenging, Developmental and interactive, activities which are aimed at improving group and individuals spirit and Moral.
Camping & Survival Skills : Gaisce & Schools WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS - Learn to survive in the wilderness including; collection and purification of water, fire lighting, shelter building, foraging for wild foods and navigation.
This activity form Part of our Transition Year Education Module.
Orienteering Classes for Groups, Schools, Transition Year ORIENTEERING - In the picturesque and historic setting of Blackwater Castle estate, explore the Natural environment whilst you navigate from point to point in a diverse terrain, Full training on map and cumpus us will be provided.
Hiking, North Cork HIKING - Guided Hiking form part of the Gaisce packages we offer. Hiking treks include section of the Avondhu Blackwater Way, Awbeg river valley, Castleblagh woods.
We also provide a night hike on the grounds of Blackwater Castle for Residential packages
Overnight Camping Trips for Transition Years, Gaisce, Groups CAMPING - Under the supervision of experienced guides Camp out under the stars in a private, safe Camping site on the Estate. We provide all camping equipment. Evening entertainment includes camp fires, games, star gazing and singsongs.
STEPPING STONES - Stepping stones is our own take on Total Wipeout’s “Big red balls” Participants must run across the upturned river tubes attempting to bounce across each one to get to the end. The record currently stands at 17 “stepping stones!



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