Summertime, summertime… Tell us we are not the only ones with this stuck in our heads. 😉

Name a better combination to kick off summer than a long weekend and sunshine. We are surely in for a treat this June Bank Holiday weekend with all the reasons to be outdoors. 

Grab your sunscreen and head outdoors to get your summer tan on! 

Whether you are looking for a short activity or a day out this weekend, we’ve compiled a list of 5 must-do outdoor activities this summer. Check it out below!

  • Head To The Treetops

    Swing, Climb and Zipline through the woods for 3-hours of fun and get that adrenaline pump at Zipit Forest Adventures. Based in Dublin, Cork and Roscommon, it is a family-friendly activity suitable for anyone over 7 years of age.

    Conquer the challenges as you level up from easy to difficult circuits, ranging from 1 metre to 20 metres high, with utmost safety. Everyone is welcome to participate in the activity whether you are an individual, couple, family, or group of friends. It is advised to pre-book your tickets to get the best deals and avoid last-minute disappointment.

    For more information and to book your tickets, please visit

  • Ride The Water Rapids

    If you’re the one looking for spills and thrills in the waters, then we’ve two popular locations for river rafting that you wouldn’t want to miss out on: Located at a stone’s throw away from Dublin city centre, this 2.5 hours experience takes you through many sections of River Liffey, based on your expertise. You can even choose for smaller tours, taking you through the quieter sides of river Liffey. 

    Shannon River Adventure: Located in Athlone, rafting along Ireland’s longest river, a playground for all the rafting enthusiasts. Their most popular options are a half-day white-water rafting trip or you can opt to complete the entire length of the river, paddling in the water throughout the day.

  • Explore The Wildlife

    Learn about the biodiversity in their habitat at the FOTA Wildlife Park. Located on 100 acres just 10 km from Cork City, you will experience wildlife at its best.

    Kids and adults alike will enjoy learning about the diverse species, spending time outdoors, having a picnic, or just walking around the park, making it an ideal day out.

  • A Day Out In Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands

    A perfect location for a camping break, head to Lough Key Forest and Activity Park in Roscommon.

    This picturesque location offers multiple fun activities, from the thrilling zipline at Zipit Forest Adventures to the unique Boda Borg challenge, boat trips, underground tunnels and the list goes on.

    Historic buildings, scenic views, and the lakeside centre have something on everyone’s list. So, why not plan a getaway for a night and explore this 350-hectare estate in full bloom as summer approaches?

  • Bike Through The Mountains

    Summers are here and so is the time to get your bikes out and head for an adventure!If you’re the one for the outdoors, get ready to shred with The GAP (also known as Glencullen Adventure Park) and, offering mountain biking tours and trails. So, why not go ahead and face some challenges. And don’t forget to expect the unexpected. ;)Check out and for more information.

This list is just not it! There is a long list of things you can do in summer on the Emerald Isle. You don’t want to miss out on making the best of the mild temperatures and the sunshine. Do you?

For more information, itineraries, tips and locations, this June Bank Holiday weekend, visit