Thrill Seekers

Searching for a something a little bit more exciting than your average activity to get the blood flowing? Enhance your stay in The Lucan Spa Hotel by participating in the huge number of fun and exciting activities going on in the local surroundings. Whether it's driving a Ferrari down the open roads or padding against the strong Liffey currents, you are sure to have a great time in Dublin (please note all the below activities must be pre-booked to ensure availability). 

1. specialise in fun, affordable and safe kayaking tours and courses on the famous River Liffey through Lucan. Only minutes away from Lucan Spa Hotel, the kayaking tours allow you to kayak along parts of the famous Liffey Decent course as you experience the hidden world of Dublin's Strawberry Beds. The tours are perfect for all the ages and all levels (from beginner to experienced) and all equipment is provided alongside your friendly guide for the trip. 

Staying on the river Liffey, if kayaking is not your cup of tea, why not try rafting? based nearby at the Canoe Centre in Palmerstown offer fun and adventurous rafting trips along the River Liffey. With rafts up a capacity of up to 7 people, this is a great activity for couples, families and team building exercises. This is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon experiencing the unique sights and scenery along the River Liffey through Lucan, Strawberry Beds, Castleknock and Palmerstown.

3. Ferrari Driving Experience
Not a fan of the water and prefer to stay on the roadways? For many men (and women!!), driving a Ferrari on Ireland's open roads is what dreams are made of. Golden Moments will make this dream a reality. Enjoy the pure horse power, acceleration and grace in a choice of models of the Italian supercar. The Ferrari takes off from Lucan Spa Hotel and lets you roar onto the M4 and N4 roadways. For more details, visit the Golden Moments website here.

4. Buggy Racing
Sticking with speed on four wheels, book a session at Off Road Buggy Racing located at the Leinster Driving Campus in nearby Maynooth. This is the ideal day out for the speed freak and adrenaline-seeker, as you race at high speeds along a purpose built 1.5km super special stage track. Visit for more details. 

5. Xtreme Off Road Driving
Based nearby on the grounds of Carton House in Maynooth, Xtreme offers off-road driving in expedition ready Land Rover Defenders. Get behind the wheel of these powerful 4x4s and climb mud hills and take on a number of challenging obstacles along this purpose-built off-road course. Visit the website here for more details. 

6. Phoenix Park Bike and Segway Tours
Phoenix Park Bikes is a professional bike rental company located just inside the main entrance to the Phoenix Park at Parkgate Street. Hiring a bike and exploring the park makes for a safe and enjoyable day for the whole family. An alternative fun way to explore the Park is by Guided Segway Tour. Run by CP Adventure, the Segway tours are provided by an experienced guide to accompany you and teach you the simple methods of riding a Segway on the open trails of the park. 

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