Things to do in Dublin.

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Dublin is the capital city of Ireland. It is said to be the biggest city in the whole of this region. It was first established as a Viking settlement during the tenth century.

As the centuries went on, Dublin grew dramatically. A large amount of construction went on.

Not only did this include new buildings, but also new districts.

If you are traveling to Dublin for a vacation for the first time and are not sure what to do in this exciting city, we have come up with a list of things to do in Dublin.

Please continue reading to discover what some of these are.

Escape Boats.

Escape Boats is a room that you can escape to. But it is not just any normal room. The rooms we offer at Escape Boats include the Convict Room and the SOS room.

Once you arrive here, you will beb able to hop on board the Zorg Ella boat. This is located in the city of Dublin itself. Before you begin, you will need to create a team.

As a team, you will have one hour to get out of the ship by solving a vast array of challenges and puzzles.

You’ll get to uncover clues, solve riddles and overcome obstacles. Once you have completed all of these, you will have escaped Dublin’s most exciting escape room ever.

This is a fantastic indoor activity should you need an activity to do on a rainy day.

City Kayaking.

Find yourself with a stunning day? Love the water? Then consider doing the City Kayaking as an exciting outdoor activity.

City Kayaking begins from their location at Dublin City Moorings. Here you will see the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship tied up. Not only can this activity be done during the daytime, but it can also be done during the vening. Yes, that is right.

We provide many different options including: Stag and Hen’s Parties, City River Trips and a range of different Group Activities. You will not be disappointed.

Vintage Tea Tours.

Do you love drinking tea? Then we promise that you will love this activity. Vintage Tea Tours gives you the opportunity to drink a wide range of different teas whilst you are sitting on a sightseeing ride. Not only will you be able to drink different teas on this ride, but you will also be able to try some delicate desserts and munch on some of the world’s best sandwiches.

To add to all that, we are sure you will enjoy the 1950’s jazz music in the background. A fantastic way to enjoy the city of Dublin. 

The Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum.

This activity is sure to impress. It is said that this is one of the top activities for all visitors to Dublin to make the most of.

It is designed for people of all ages including children. Here you will discover the rich history Dublin comes with. You’ll also be able to enjoy the life-size wax figures throughout the Museum.

At the bottom of the ship you will see more figures of the actual passengers who were once on the ship decades ago.

You have the option of touring the ship and the Museum yourself. Or you can go on a guided tour which takes place every day.

Oscar Wilde Guided Walking Tour.

This tour is done on foot. Should you have a stunning day, then this will make a great outdoor activity.

You will walk the footsteps of Oscar Wilde who grew up in Dublin when he was young.

You will learn about the influences that made him into the person he has become today. You’ll discover where he was born, the cottage he once lived in, and the social difficulties he once endured.

The guide will tell you all about who Oscar Wilde was and what he did with his life. The tour will also take you to Oscar Wilde’s Sculpture where you can get an idea of what he once looked like.

A great opportunity to get some worthwhile exercise in on your vacation.

Graingers Pebble Beach.

What is a vacation with out going to the beach?

This beach is one of the best beaches Dublin has to offer.

A great place to come to relax and have a few beers whilst you celebrate St Patrick Day with the locals. If you are lucky enough to be here for St Patricks Day, you will be able to enjoy the band who play for two hours straight.

A bit further down from the beach is the pub. If you need some social time or want to meet some locals, then this pub is a must. Don’t worry, it is not hard to find at all.


Need to do some shopping whilst in Dublin? Then Sweny’s Pharmacy has it all.

Whether you need medication, or just need some tea, or a good book to read, then you will find something here.

Sweny’s sells a large number of interesting second hand books that are sure to keep you occupied in the evenings before you head to bed.

Samuel Beckett Bridge.

The Samuel Beckett Bridge has been made out of cables. It goes right across to Sir John Rogerson’s Quay which is located on the southern side of River Liffey.

This will then takek you to Guild Street and North Wall Quey which can be found in Dublin Docklands area.

Why not pay a visit here and discover how the bridge was made and learn how it soon became a symbol for modern Dublin.

Irish Sup.

The word SUP stands for: Stand Up Paddle Boarding. It is a sport that originated in Hawaii. This sport is designed to improve a person’s overall fitness, strength and balance.

It is idea for everyone of all ages. It does not matter if you do not know how to do it because you can arrange to have private lessons or group lessons.

It is a very safe environment and we are sure you will pick it up in no time at all.

These are just some of the many different things to do in dublin. We are sure that you will enjoy all of them and find yourself surprised at just how much you learn about the great city of Dublin.