Operates daily cruises on the Foyle estuary. Trips to Culmore Bay (1¼ hours) cost £8/5 per adult/child and depart at 2pm; four-hour evening cruises to Greencastle with bar and entertainment cost £12/10 per adult/child, and depart at 8pm.
Portsalon & Fanad Head
The peninsula has some crankin’ surf – for lessons contact Adventure One Surf School . Two-hour lessons, which include gear rental, cost €30.
Offers 1½-hour guided walking tours of the walled city for £6/4 per adult/child, starting from the bureau at 11.15am Monday to Friday year-round. The price includes admission to St Columb’s Cathedral.
The town is famous for Barry’s , Ireland’s biggest amusement park, filled with classic, family-friendly rides, including a carousel, ghost train and dodgems.
There’s many family-oriented fun at the Dunluce Centre , a hi-tech, indoor adventure playground especially for kids, with interactive games, a computerised treasure hunt and a ‘turbo-tour’ motion-simulator ride.
Waterworld , by the harbour, has indoor swimming pools, waterslides and spa baths for children to play in (adult/child under eight years £4.50/2.50, family tickets for three/four/five persons £11.75/15.60/19.50), and ten-pin bowling (from £8 per lane; open till 9pm).
You’ll find many activities for kids at The Coastal Zone , including marine-life exhibits, a touch pool, rock-pool rambles and fossil hunts.
Outside the town, salmon and trout populate the rivers and lakes. Equipment and information is available from Top Tackle .
Dunfanaghy & Around
Windsurfing lessons and gear hire are available through Marble Hill Windsurfing .