Shannon River Adventure Centre

Experience adventure on the banks of the scenic River Shannon. Located beside scenic Lough Bofin, close to the villages of Rooskey and Dromod, our adventure centre offers many fun-filled water and land based activities which include Kayaking, Canoeing, Archery, Mudslide, Orienteering, Pier-jumping, Climbing Wall, Island Trips, Adventure Camps, Team-building - there's something to challenge and reward all ages and abilities. 


  WHAT WE DO:    

Things to do collage

    Water Bullet  Primary School Tours

    Water Bullet  Secondary Schools

    Water Bullet  Adventure Camps                                                 

    Water Bullet  Transition Year 

    Water Bullet  Gaisce Award

    Water Bullet  Camping & Glamping                 

    Water Bullet  Water and Land Activities

    Water Bullet  Birthday Parties

    Water Bullet  Team-building for groups

                                                           Water Bullet  Mobile Climbing Wall for Events


 Our aim is to provide a quality and exciting experience through our friendly and qualified staff.
We cater for kids, youth and adults of all ages. We can facilitate families, friends, schools, youth groups, sports clubs and teams, work events, special needs groups, corporate groups, birthday parties, hens and stags . . . we have something for everyone. Programs can be tailored to suit particular needs. 

Adventure and activity camps are run throughout the summer and are multi-activity. We can also run specialised weeks of Kayaking or Canoeing, leading to a proficiency award under the relevant national governing body. 


Mudslide  Archery  Kayak


Please visit our pages relating to our various offerings for more information. If you would like to discuss ways in which we can cater for your individual needs or for further details on any of the activities and programs, please contact us.



•Large car park


•Hot Shower and toilets

Campers kitchen with gas hobs & grills

•Designated campfire facilities

•Electrical points available

•WiFi available

•Fishing area                                        

•Boat mooring Camping

•Dogs Allowed – on lead


Hiker: €15.00

2 Adults: €25.00

2 Adults & 2 Kids: €30.00

Extra Adult: €7.00

Extra Child: €5.00

Prices include: 

•Hot Showers



Things to do/local amenities

We are conveniently located close to the N4 and N5 and just 2km from Rooskey Village, and just 15mins drive from the lively and scenic inland resort of Carrick-on-Shannon.



•Land & Water Activities


•Summer Camps

•Family activity packages


Rooskey village 2km 

Dromod Village - 5 min drive - Organic Cafe, Restaurants, bars, fuel station, scenic harbour,      Derrycairn Forest, Cavan & Leitrim Railway

Carrick-on-Shannon – 15 minute drive 

Strokestown Park House and Gardens  – 15 minute drive 

Rathcroghan Visitor Centre – 20 minute drive 

Sliabh Bawn hill walking – 10 minute drive

Arigna Mining Experience - 40 min drive a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley, since its beginning in the 1700's until closure in 1990

Lough Key Forest Park - 30 min drive (10 mins from Carrick-on-Shannon) -  Zippit, Boda Borg, Large Playground, Tree Top Tour, Boat Tours, Scenic Walk and Cycle tracks and much more

Longford Town - 15 min drive - restaurant, bars, shopping


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Mobile Climbing Wall


Ideal for Schools, Sports Clubs, Festivals and Events

Features include:

- 4-Climber

- 7.3m heights

- 35.7m2 climbing area

- Realistic rock climbing surface

- Fiberglass surface for excellent     strength to weight ratio

- Hydraulic lift system (auto-belay     safety system)

- Manual Belay

- Qualified Instructors

- Supervised at all times

Our climbing wall experience can help climbers with: confidence building, coordination skills, teamwork & cooperation, excercise - all while having lots of fun. 


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Shannon River Adventure
Kon-Tiki Road
Co. Roscommon
Phone: 00353 (0)71 9638300
Mobile: 00353 (0)87 2077559
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