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King of the Vikings VR

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Was recommended this by a friend so we thought we would give a try, and glad to say we were not... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Colin S
via mobile
Disappointed when it was over

Thoroughly enjoyed this experience with VR. I do suffer with terrible motion sickness so was a bit... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Jacqui L
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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 28 August 2018 via mobile

Was recommended this by a friend so we thought we would give a try, and glad to say we were not disappointed. From the very start we were enthralled watching the history of the Vikings in Ireland, all through a set of virtual reality goggles....More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Good afternoon Colin S, 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...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this experience with VR. I do suffer with terrible motion sickness so was a bit unsteady for a few moments afterwards but well worth it.More

Thank Jacqui L
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Good afternoon Jacqui L, Many thanks for your review of King of the Vikings. I am so glad that you managed the experience even with your motion sickness and that you would recommend it. We hope to welcome you back one day, Go raibh míle...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a must see experience. 7Euro per person well worth every penny. Don't want to say to much as it would ruin the surprise but if going to Waterford you have to do this takes half an hour.More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Good afternoon jeanne c, Many thanks for taking the time to stop off in Ireland's oldest city, ‘Veðrafjǫrðr’, (Waterford), and the King of the Viking's, the world's first Viking 3D virtual Reality adventure. It is the best way to see and hear about the Viking...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

A really great family experience full of exciting local Viking history,centrally located and reasonably priced,nice friendly staff, Enjoy

Thank John H
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Good morning John H, Thank you for your review of King of the Vikings, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us! I will pass your kind sentiments onto the team! Go raibh míle maith agat!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

I'm not sure whether I would have come here if not for the excellent reviews on TripAdvisor, so I'm very glad for them. I arrived just as a tour was starting and the staff member on the desk told me so and hurried through my...More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Good afternoonm straea, Many thanks for your lovely review of King of the Vikings! We are delighted that you were surprised by the experience and enjoyed yourself and even learned a few extra Viking tidbits! We love to hear the comment of the child at...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Recommended by tourist office and thought it would be cheesy. Family of 5 was 29 euros so fair price. Exhibit was well done and by far best virtual reality exhibit i've ever seen. It was basically a history lesson without realizing it for the kids...age...More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Good afternoon alahotel, Many thanks for your great review of King of the Vikings! I am especially pleased to hear that your child could even apply what they'd learned to other exhibitions - we wanted for the experience to excite and enthuse but also to...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A must do in Waterford for any history or Viking fans. The sound and virtual reality work to give an incredibly vivid experience of the Viking history. Really immersive and enjoyable.More

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Good afternoon feralglow, We definitely agree that fans of history, Vikings, or anyone at all, should come and visit King of the Vikings! We are glad that you found the experience so real, vivid, immersive and enjoyable - exactly the kind of reaction we hoped...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience at the virtual reality show. Would highly recommend for families with children 8+. Hope they expand this as it's currently relatively short at 30 mins. We went on to visit the medieval museum which is a short walk away. Very interesting and engaging....More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

When with my wife and two kids (11 & 14) and we all really enjoyed the VR experience, The tech. is very impressive as is the whole production. Would thoroughly recommend a visit.More

Thank Sean R
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Good afternoon Sean R, Thank you for your review of King of the Vikings! I am so glad you and your family had a great time! You should come back again sometime as there is so much missed the first time round that requires a...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Not recommended for children under 10, but a must for anyone traveling to Waterford city. Recommend booking in advance as it gets busyMore

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Good afternoon penstonailish, Many thanks for your 5 star review of King of the Vikings! It is most definitely best to book in advance in order to avoid disappointment - the Vikings are very much in demand as you gathered! We look forward to welcoming...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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