Thursday, 26 November 2020

Top 10 Experience Gift Ideas

Are you struggling to think of a great gift for your loved one who has everything this year? You want to get them something more exciting than socks and jammies this year right? We have put together this list of our Top 10 Adventure Gifts available on just for you! This list has everything from driving experiences to wine tasting and is sure to have lots of gifts that will make someone say "wow" this Christmas! 

No. 10 - Air Rifle shooting at Abbeyfield Farm. 

Experience the ultimate test of precision and accuracy on the purpose-built air rifle range at Abbeyfield Farm, Clane, Co. Kildare.

Set over three levels of difficulty this range will bring out the real competitor in you. Full tuition is provided by expert staff, then you will have 50 shots at our fixed targets. Numbers depending, this activity can be turned into a competition between participants; or you can simply compete against yourself. All equipment is provided.

Price : €30 

No. 9 - Surf Lessons with Lahinch Surf School

Enjoy a Surf Lesson in some world class waves rolling in from the Wild Atlantic Sea at Lahinch Surf School.

Let skilled instructors introduce you to the art of surfing. You will learn how to perfect your “POP UP” to your feet in 1,2 or 3 steps! Lessons are held in waist deep water so you don’t need to be an amazing swimmer. 

Price : €35

No. 8 - Tank Driving Experience at The Irish Military War Museum

Experience the thrill and excitement of driving a Tank! Take control of a 17 tonne beast and navigate your way through a challenging course made just to show you how tough this tank really is. 

Get in the hot seat of a V432 armoured personnel carrier tank and drive the tank over water obstacles, steep hills and steep inclines. After you will receive your own Tank Driving Certificate of Achievement, FV 432 APC Driver Training Level 1. This experience is followed by a complimentary Museum Tour.

Price : €199.99 

No. 7 - Guinness Storehouse Experience for 2 at the Guinness Storehouse.

Enjoy a trip to Ireland's most popular tourist attraction! Located in the heart of the St. James's Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse is the home of the Black Stuff, the heart of Dublin and an unforgettable experience for all.

The journey begins at the bottom of the world's largest pint glass and continues up through seven floors filled with interactive experiences that fuse our long brewing heritage with Ireland's rich history. At the top, you'll be rewarded with a pint of perfection in our world-famous rooftop Gravity Bar.

Price : €50

No. 6 - One Day Wonder Wine Course with Premier Wine Training.

Learn everything there is to know about wine in one day - wine tasting, varieties, regions & much more!

Your day starts at 10am, with an introduction to the reasons behind so much variety. You will then explore 6 grape varieties, before learning (& practising!) how to taste them, using the professional tasting technique. Break for lunch (included in the price), before moving on to Frequently Asked Questions, and finally, exploring 4 classic wine regions. Leave at 5pm, with a wealth of knowledge, course notes, and a set of 6 tasting glasses, to practice your new skill.

Price : €150

No. 5 - Tandem Skydive with Irish Parachute Club

Feel the rush of free-falling from 10,000 ft with the home of skydiving, Irish Parachute Club. Freefall will last approximately 30 secs before the giant canopy made for two is opened at 5,000ft.

This experience involves 20 mins of training and a skydive from 10,000 ft. This experience lasts approx 1 hour in total. Expert tuition and equipment is provided. Minimum participant age is 16 years. Maximum weight 19 stone. Medical requirements apply. This experience is weather dependent. This voucher is valid for one person with a tandem instructor.

Price : €280

No. 4 - Falcon Experience for 2 at Falconry Ireland

This Falconry Adventure is perfect to give you and a friend a basic insight into falconry and to gain the experience of handling and flying a trained hawk.

The activity includes an informal briefing where questions are encouraged. Guests are then taken for a hands-on and photo friendly flying session. You'll get the opportunity to fly two or more Harris Hawks out of trees to your gloved fist. You will then observe a Falconry demonstration, a Vulture/Kite flying session and Owl Show. Your activity concludes with a photo session where you can get up close and intimate with some of the most endearing owls!

Price : €165

No. 3 Helicopter Ride over the Cliffs Of Moher with Adventure001

Experience the magnificent views of the Cliffs of Moher from the air with this thrilling helicopter tour! Departing from Spanish Point Airfield, take to the skies in a Jet Ranger Helicopter, and fly above the stunning Wild Atlantic Way on route to the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher.

This helicopter experience is for 1 person in a Jet Ranger helicopter. The Jet Ranger helicopter holds up to 4 passengers, 3 in the rear and 1 up front in the co-pilot seat. The co-pilot seat is an optional upgrade on the day for €20. 

Price : €95

No. 2 Whale and Dolphin Watching with Aquaventures

Enjoy a half day off-shore whale & dolphin watching experience, plus one night's B&B accommodation. This is your chance to see whales, dolphins, sunfish, basking sharks, sunfish, harbour porpoises and seals in their own environment.

Irish coastal waters are a whale & dolphin sanctuary and the West Cork coast line provides some of the best areas for spotting these water mammals. The SW coast of Ireland provides the best chances of encountering these beautiful creatures depending on season/time of year. Voucher for 2 includes the boat trip, hot drinks on board and one night's stay.

Price : €195

No. 1 Level 2 Park Racing at Mondello Park

Fancy more time on the track? Then this is the experience for you! This experience is the same as the Level 1 but you get longer on the track – to beat those lap times!

This race experience lasts approx. 2.5 hours and includes a classroom-based briefing, in-car tuition of 10 laps in a saloon racing car with an instructor, 16 timed laps driving a Formula Sheane single seater race car, followed by a debrief and presentation of lap times.

Price : €329