The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House

The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House

The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House
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The Pirate Adventure Park is the ideal family day out for kids under 12 with rides, slides, boats and trains to entertain - all set out doors on the stunning setting of the historic Westport House estate. Named after the famous Pirate Queen of Connacht - Grace O'Malley - who once lived on this very site and was a 16th century ancestor of the owners of the house too. Splash out at the Pirate Adventure Park with the Cannonball Run Slide, the Pirate Queen Swinging Ship and the thrills and spills of the Pirates Plunge log flume ride. Wind down on the Swan Pedal boats. Climb aboard the Westport House Express around the lake. Ride the Jump Around, Mini Ferris Wheel and Kiddie Zipwire. Test your balance in the Vortex Tunnel. Give our games a while - Pan for Gem Stones & Hook a Duck. Make time for a visit to Tiny Town and the playground at Gracy's Pizzeria. Get the whole family in on a game of Disc Golf. Swash-buckling fun awaits!
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Darina D
1 contribution
Jun 2023 • Family
We had a fabulous day at Pirates Adventure Park today. All the young staff were so helpful and friendly and a special thanks to Gemma who went above and beyond for us. Food was amazing at Gracey's also. Looking forward to our next visit already.
Written 3 June 2023
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Grainne K
Dublin2 contributions
Apr 2023 • Friends
We went there as a family of 4 and with friends also. Such a fun time for everyone. The staff are so cheerful and helpful and really made the experience. Look forward to our next visit.
Written 26 May 2023
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Agnès
1 contribution
Apr 2023
It is a total rip off to ask adult to pay for the fun park. Kids have fun, sort of, if you are lucky the water ride is not broken like it was for us, and that you do not have to queue for everything else. Also for the amount we pay, it is a shame then to have attractions not included.
stay on the ground and enjoy the nice walk, stay away from the fun park.
Written 22 May 2023
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Rita Walsh
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Apr 2023 • Family
Today we picked up our season membership pass for The Pirate Adventure Park. I have two boys 5 & 7 and they were delighted to be back at the park. All staff were very welcoming and kind. One staff member Kevin that was working at the Mini Ferris Wheel was so kind, caring and patient when it came to going on the Ferris wheel and of course one of the boys only wanted to go on one particular coloured carriage. Kevin delt with the request in a very friendly and courteous manner and still kept everything moving whilst dealing with a determined 5 year olds request. Well done and keep up the good work Kevin. We will be back on a regular basis with our pass, the boys love going there.
Written 2 April 2023
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Dear R43OSEritaw, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful feedback on your recent experience with us, it is very much appreciated. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your experience with a special mention to Kevin. We look forward to welcoming you back to us soon. Kind Regards, Niamh Doorly
Written 6 April 2023
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claireod5
Galway, Ireland22 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Overpriced and underwhelming

Totally over priced. We went with 3 children and 3 adults. The children are 5, 8 and 10. The slippery slide is gone which they loved and it has been replaced by a very unsatisfactory climbing wall. The children had to queue for an hour to get a 10 minute go on the wall.

I don’t understand the height restrictions. The 5 year old was only able to go on one of the rides that’s not for tiny babies. He couldn’t go on the flume ride which seems ridiculous as he’s allowed on that in every other park we have been to.

Not enough rides for kids- the older kids only had 2 rides to interest them. The other 2 rides are extremely babyish. For €110 it was extremely poor value for money. It’s crazy that adults are charged such a high admission fee.

The swans and train are fine for younger kids but our kids had no interest in them. Again, the queues were very long for them.

It was a very unsatisfactory day out as I’m not sure what age it’s trying to target. The 8 and 10 year old have outgrown it, but the 5 year old could only go on one ride other than the babyish ones. A lot more rides are needed to eliminate the hour long queues for most things and to justify the extortionate price being charged.

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Written 15 September 2022
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Dear claireod5, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback from your experience with us, It is very much appreciated. We welcome both positive feedback and areas for improvement as this enables us to continuously improve our offering, The health and safety of all our visitors and guests is of the highest importance to us, certain rides have height restrictions that are outlined by the manufacture and there can be no deviation from this. Kind Regards, Niamh Doorly
Written 1 March 2023
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marionroscommon
Sligo, Ireland3 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Priced as €25 per adult and €20 per child or €70 for family of 2a2c, is a complete rip off. Adults should not have to pay at all. It's a VERY small park with 4 "rides" to go on and maybe 7 other activities that kids can do 2 of which you have to pay extra for on top of €70. Kids enjoyed it, absolutely but the high entrance cost left a bad taste in our mouths.
Written 26 August 2022
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Dear marionroscommon, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback from your experience with us here at Westport Estate. We welcome both positive feedback and areas of improvement as this enables us to continuously improve our experience for our visitors and guests alike. We are very happy to hear that the children enjoyed their time, Naturally we are very disappointed to read that you did not enjoy your experience with us. Kind Regards, Niamh Doorly
Written 1 March 2023
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Rachel M
1 contribution
Aug 2022
I rarely leave reviews but felt so hard done by I felt I should. This place is a complete rip off for families. We paid €70 into the pirate adventure park. When we walked in I couldn’t quite believe my eyes. It was terrible. Only a handful of little rides and the queues were ridiculous. We queued at least 50 minutes for 6 minutes on the climbing wall. I asked my 8year old what she thought she said I just wish it was like what it said it was like in the leaflet. We were the first to arrive out of a big group. I told the rest not to come in. I was disappointed. The kids were disappointed. The grounds around it are beautiful and free. Stick to the free stuff it much nicer.
Written 24 August 2022
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Dear Y9246MD, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on your experience with us here at Westport Estate. We welcome both positive feedback and areas for improvement as this enables us to improve our offering. Naturally we are very disappointed that yourself and your daughter did not enjoy your experience with us and have taken this onboard. Kind Regards, Niamh Doorly
Written 1 March 2023
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bob4011
24 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Overall we enjoyed it, the staff were nice and the place is well kept. It was a bit too expensive for what you get. The que to climb the wall was a bit much, I didn't time it but it was surely 45 mins minimum. To pay extra to do a couple of games after paying so much already was annoying.
Kids had fun and that's all that matters. Fine for younger kids, I'm not sure the older ones would enjoy it.
Written 19 August 2022
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Dear bob4011, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on your experience with us here at Westport Estate. We welcome both positive feedback and areas for improvement as this enables us to continuously improve. We are delighted that your children enjoyed their experience with us and have taken your feedback onboard. Kind Regards, Niamh Doorly
Written 2 March 2023
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Vanessa O
1 contribution
Aug 2022 • Family
We had a lovely time it’s a beautiful place great day out, but they are having a laugh with the price it’s a complete rip off my daughter is 6 went on a few rides we went on with her as she is an only child but adults should not have to pay it’s a complete rip off. The staff are lovely the train driver is so nice. Paying extra for the games is a joke after paying 70 to go in I’ve been to a lot of theme parks and carnivals and compared to them it’s an absolute rip off. And if u are going with older kids don’t there are 2 rides that would interest them.
Written 18 August 2022
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Dear Vanessa O, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback from your experience with us here at Westport Estate. We welcome both positive feedback and areas of improvement as this enables us to improve our visitor experience. I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and had a great day out and have taken your feedback on board. Kind Regards, Niamh Doorly
Written 2 March 2023
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Sinead@1
1 contribution
Jul 2022 • Family
I bought a season membership pass for my daughter and all I have to say is thank god as it has been a wonderful summer and my daughter is nearly four and asks me continuously to go see Tony’s train.. he has been amazing with my daughter and I see how great he is with the kids on the train.. hopefully he never leaves as my daughter won’t be best pleased!! thank you Tony especially and all the great staff in Westport house for a lovely summer Ps my sister and her son visited from the north and she was saying it’s the best place she has come to with her three year old son thanks again to all..
Written 17 August 2022
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Dear JanetW1651, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful feedback from your experience with us here at Westport Estate, it is very much appreciated. We are absolutely delighted that your daughter had a wonderful summer, further enhanced by Tony and our fantastic team. Tony and the team will look forward to welcoming you back to us in the summer of 2023. Kind Regards, Niamh Doorly
Written 2 March 2023
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