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King of the Vikings VR

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We went back in time

An immersive experience that allows you to experience life in Viking times in Ireland. The two... read more

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DBT53
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Perth, Australia
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Loved It!

I’ll admit to being skeptical of a VR experience (being on the sunny side of 65) but it was pouring... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mary Ellen M
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Toronto, Canada
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King of the Vikings The Worlds First Viking Virtual Reality 3D adventure, bringing you up close and personal with the Viking warlords who founded Waterford Ireland's oldest city! Housed in a replica Viking house within the atmospheric ruins of a...more
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10 Bailey's New Street | Viking Triangle, Waterford X91 A0PF, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

An immersive experience that allows you to experience life in Viking times in Ireland. The two actors were great and the VR certainly made the journey come alive. This is a must for visitors to Waterford!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ll admit to being skeptical of a VR experience (being on the sunny side of 65) but it was pouring rain so we tried it. Fabulous! Learned more in that half hour than any museum trip. Great for all ages, thanks Trip Advisor, for the...More

Thank Mary Ellen M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited King of the Vikings on a Sunday morning at the end of July after going on the Waterford Crystal Tour. The VR was great - my 10 year old son loved it & said it was his favorite thing that we did (8-day...More

Thank Connie H
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good morning Connie H, Many thanks for your feedback on King of the Vikings, the world's first virtual reality Viking adventure! I am delighted that you and your family had such a lovely time with us. We do recommend that you return for a second...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice folks and a good experience. We had a room to ourselves. My first VR trip, and it was very fun.More

Thank DellSol
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good morning DellSol, Many thanks for your feedback on King of the Vikings, the world's first virtual reality Viking adventure! I am delighted that you were enjoyed the experience and had the Viking house all to yourselves! We hope to welcome you back on day,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm sure other attractions will adopt vr presentations in tge future. This was very interesting and we'll done. We were lucky late on a Sunday and walked right in.More

Thank 2005-travel-lover
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good morning 2005-travel-lover, Many thanks for your feedback on King of the Vikings, the world's first virtual reality Viking adventure! I am delighted that you were blown away by the experience. We do recommend that you return for a second viewing, as there is simply...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Completely blown away by this... absolutely brilliant presentation of history of waterford VR style. It brings history to life.More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good morning Wozdemir, Many thanks for your feedback on King of the Vikings, the world's first virtual reality Viking adventure! I am delighted that you were blown away by the experience. We do recommend that you return for a second viewing, as there is simply...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried this thinking it might be a waste of time but it wasn’t. It was really well done and very cool. As a history guy I will also say that it is true to the facts. A very good option for all ages.More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good morning bobthetravellr, Many thanks for your feedback on King of the Vikings, the world's first virtual reality Viking adventure! I am delighted that you enjoyed the VR and that you were happy with it being entirely faithful to the facts! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a good way to experience history. I wasn't sure what would be involved But it was good. Loved the rats! We were fortunate to get on the first tour. The only thing I would suggest is that pre-season booking could be made easier.More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon dnulc, Many thanks for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the experience so much! You are absolutely right that the best option is to book in advance, especially in high season, we are very much in demand! Go raibh míle maith...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn’t sure just what this virtual reality tour was going to be like and it turned out great. I would have been sorry tto have been in Waterford and missed this.More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon ChiefEd, Many thanks for your feedback on King of the Vikings, the world's very first Viking virtual reality adventure! We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and rated us so highly! We look forward to welcoming you back in future as there...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic experience that gives you an incredibly realistic idea of what it was like in the time of the Vikings at the start of Waterford and surrounding areas. The experience starts with being met by a realistically dressed Viking and taken into...More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Bartlettforpresident, Many thanks for your review of King of the Vikings. So glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to us! We recommend returning for a second viewing as there is so much that you miss the first time. We look...More

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Kevin D
16 September 2018|
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Response from Waterford_Treasures | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, I'm not sure where Therese W was as we don't have a kids versions. The Oculus Rift headset is held on with velcro straps and is adjustable to the individual person's head. We have had lots of kids through the King... More
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Celtic Q
31 July 2018|
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Good morning Celtic Q, it is not very loud, but you will have Oculus Rift goggles on, so you won't be able to focus on your baby and as per previous answer, you'd be better to go separately so that you can enjoy the... More
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angielovestravel
16 July 2018|
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Hi, prolonged use of VR goggles without taking a break may cause some people dizziness or vertigo. The total time within the King of the Vikings adventure is about 20 minutes, so it should not cause any ill effect. We have... More
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