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Climbing & Bowling

Good indoor family outing when the weather is bad. climbing is gas and bowling is good fun for the... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2019
Sons party

Booked my sons 11th Birthday Party a few weeks ago over the phone with the most friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Syd T
Waterford, Ireland
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Indoor Activity Centre - Activate is Waterford City's newest and most innovative family recreation centre incorporating a children's soft play area, bowling, rock climbing and bouldering, an intimate state of the art 3D cinema, a cafe and lots more...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Williamstown Road | Williamstown House, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 325 097
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Booked my sons 11th Birthday Party a few weeks ago over the phone with the most friendly and helpful girl called Robin. We were greeted today by such friendly and helpful staff offered complimentary hot drinks straight away.Our son and his friends had the best...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Syd T
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Had a wonderful time in Activate during the Christmas Grotto Season. Mrs. Claus was great with the children. We went on a very quiet time, our choice. Santa was wonderful and natural with our daughter, and she loved him. There was a play area before...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2019

Good indoor family outing when the weather is bad. climbing is gas and bowling is good fun for the whole family.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

I great place but all the new rules its like a boot camp for kids of late. And certain staff manners so missing.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We travelled today from Enniscorthy. Three mothers and 7 children ranging from 5 to 9. From the beginning I was very impressed. As a primary school teacher I'm well used to facilities like this from numerous school tours throughout the years. The place was spotless...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank silew2015
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Made the kids meals smaller, didnt make the price smaller. Also should consider a deal for doing a few of the activities. Always 5 rated until now

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Had my sons 1st birthday there. The guy who was looking after us was very helpful. He kept asking were we ok for everything and making sure all the food was out etc. Very helpful even though it was a busy day. I go here...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lynn m
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time today . Staff fantastic and so friendly. Big thanks to dean and David. So Lovely and fantastic with the kids.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lisa w
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

On arriving at venue at approx 5:30pm there was a young woman inside counter who saw there was a line building up but kept turning away to have a side conversation with someone she knew. Only after a male colleague turned up, did he pleasantly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Mojosha
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Staff were extremely friendly and engaged with my kids, they were very accommodating when we had to reschedule a climing session at short notice and gave my son great encouragement when he was learning to boulder. My 11 year old daughter has Downs syndrome and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank deel330
Bernard D, General Manager at Activate Waterford, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your visit to Activate so much. Kind regards from the staff at Activate Waterford

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September 25, 2016|
Response from gearoido593 | Reviewed this property |
I would not say so. I have never booked but you could get unlucky and there is a party pre-booked.