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Baysports is home to the largest floating water park in Ireland and one of the largest floating waterslides in the world. Kayaking, sailing rentals or just a picnic by the majestic shores of Lough Ree
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| Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 4801
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Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

I visited here with a group of friends for my hen party. I want to say that I love these inflatable waterparks. This was not my first or last visit to one but it was my first and last to baysports. The park itself is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hungryfish87
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Well worth the trip from Galway, I've gone a few times with groups and its always really positive feedback. Knocked a star off for some of the younger staff giving out instead of asking kids to behave

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SluggerOToole
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Myself and my 10 year old son did the baysports (inflatable waterpark) in Athlone. I was really skeptical at first due to the physical aspect of it but we had a ball, the slides are so much fun especially the Tir Na nóg. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JacquiDublin
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Brought 3 kids for a few hours, ranging in age from 12 to 16 years. They found it exciting, fun and the staff being very helpful

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cocolucky
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

It is such fun. Really enjoyed it. Probably not for the nervous. Showers were not clean but possibly because it was so busy with new groups every hour. Small shop but we did not buy anything from it. Well staffed.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank poohwho
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Great day out with teenagers and younger kids too. Wetsuits supplied at a small fee or you can bring your own. Lifejackets are provided. Very well run facility with changing/shower rooms available. There is a coffee shop (only €1.50 for coffee) but you can bring...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Julie K
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Great outdoor in the water. The kids and all the teenagers had a great time. And there's a picnic table to stay for the adults that's not going to the water park. We all had a wonderful time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeanny S
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic day overall. A great way to bond with teens & tweens! I took part in kayaking & a visit to the water park. Don’t go an empty stomach it’s an action packed day. We brought a picnic & stocked up in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank martheruss
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

As a family of five with children 11, 14 and 17 it can be hard to find something they all enjoy but Baysports was the answer. Didn't stop laughing from as soon as we entered the water from having to help drag each other out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank tallaghtgirl
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We visited for the One Hour Water Park option. A group of Six, Dad and Five Kids ranging from 10 to 16 years. We all had a great time and were well worn out by the end of the hour session. It's great to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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John O
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Response from Baysports H | Property representative |
hi Yes you can but you may lose them!