The best outdoor activities throughout Ireland!

Whether you are looking for adventure and fun, for an educational experience, or if you just want to relax and tune into nature, the Adventure Centre at Kippure Estate offers a wide range of outdoor activities:

Adventure High Ropes Course – PURE ADRENALIN!

This extensive ropes course is situated amongst towering mature oak and beech trees. The elements on the adventure ropes course have been constructed using these tall trees and blend naturally into the surrounding landscape. All of our high elements are suspended between 11 to 17 metres (35 feet to 55 feet) above the ground – the view from up above is spectacular!

Some of the elements on the adventure ropes course include:

  • Stairway to Heaven – can you scale the giant suspended ladder that gets increasingly harder the higher you go?
  • Leap of Faith – the ULTIMATE test of courage!! Three challenges wrapped up in one activity – climb a 9 metre (30 feet) pole, stand on top of a small, wobbling platform and if you are mad enough – leap through the air and grasp a suspended trapeze bar.
  • Vertical Challenge – this incorporates all the toughest parts of the other elements – it can be done as a team challenge or as a competition…not for the fainted hearted as it brings you up to almost 15 metres (50 feet) into the air.
  • Catwalk – a horizontally positioned telephone pole is suspended between two trees. The challenge lies in maintaining balance while walking across the pole towards the opposite tree.

Climbing & Abseiling Tower

Our wooden state-of-the-art climbing tower mirrors the rock climbing experience. Simulated rock footholds make climbing fun, providing the chance to ascent in safe, controlled conditions. Feel an enormous buzz on successfully reaching the top, then test your nerve by descending back down. Don’t forget to take in the scenery on the way!

The Challenge Zone Low Ropes

The low ropes course is composed of several stationary elements, with participants performing fun and exhilarating activities on trees, ropes, cables, or freestanding equipment. Each of the challenges can only be managed by a team who are communicating well – teamwork rather than acrobatic skills is the key.


Fulfill your dream of being Robin Hood as you learn to hit the bulls-eye on our outdoor range.


Have fun and quickly develop map-reading skills while navigating as fast as possible round our attractive woodland orienteering course.

Treasure Hunt Adventure

Everyone loves a treasure hunt! Hunt for mysteries throughout the woodlands and learn about all things beautiful in nature.

Team Building & Corporate Incentives

Improve your team working and problem solving ability by tackling a range of challenges and activities. Programmes are tailored to suit business teams, youth groups or sports clubs who want to develop their full potential. Visit our dedicated corporate website.

Environmental Field Study & Outdoor Education

Kippure Estate is one of Ireland’s foremost providers of environmental, outdoor education and eco-adventure days for schools. Close attention has been paid to keep courses up to date and relevant to syllabus and curriculum requirements of the Department of Education. Visit our outdoor education website.

For more information on our outdoor activities please contact us: Tel: 01-458 2889 or eMail: