FAQ

What do I need to bring with me to Cavan Adventure Centre?  

A towel, swimwear, a wetsuit if you have one (rental is included in the price), sunscreen, water and a change of clothes if using the water park or SUP boards.  If you are planning on using our other facilities such as kayaks or canoes you will need a pair of shoes that you don't mind getting wet or bring a change of shoes with you.

Do I have to be able to swim?

No, but you must feel comfortable and confident in approximately 2 meters of water.   Please ask our staff for assistance. 

How long is our time on the waterpark? ***Closed for 2020***

You get a full hour on the waterpark. We allow guests on in 15-minute intervals.

What time do I arrive if I have booked online?

You should please try to arrive at the centre a half hour before the slot time you have booked.   The time spent in total is about 2 hours from arrival to departure for water park users, 3 hours if including kayaking.  This includes changing, boat journey, the safety briefing, 1 full hour on the water park, showers, changing and leaving.

Are the wetsuits/buoyancy aids/wristbands really necessary?

100% Yes!  The wetsuits increase the time you can spend in the water.  Buoyancy aids are given to all participants of the park when they are on the water.  Your wristband is your participant ticket to the water park.

Can I bring my own wetsuit? 

Yes!

Are there any changing rooms? 

Yes. We have changing rooms, shower and toilet facilities on site.

Must children be accompanied by an adult? 

Children aged 8 to 12 years (inclusive) must be accompanied by an adult, or someone who is at least 16 years of age.  Please note, all guests who have any kind of disability or learning difficulties may also require an adult to accompany them. Please contact us for more details.  Ideally we recommend that an adult be responsible for no more than 3 children. 

How would I know if the water park is closed? 

We place an advisory notice on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as our home page as soon as we know it is necessary to close part or all of the water park.  Please phone ahead if you have any doubts. ​

What is the minimum age allowed on the waterpark or other activities? 

The minimum age on the waterpark and other water based activities is 8 years of age. Biking is for 10 years plus.

Is there anything parents/guardians to do if not participating in any activities?

Yes!  We also do bike hire, guided boat trips and have a large seating area so you can relax and enjoy the natural surroundings with a cup of tea or coffee.  Keep an eye out for our upcoming Inishmore Woodland Walk!

Can I wear jewellery / glasses onto the waterpark? 

No.  Please remove all studs, earrings and rings.  Glasses may be worn, but please secure them with a band/string.  We cannot accept any responsibility for losses or damage to any private property and anything dropped in the water may well be lost to the elements. ​

Can I take a waterproof camera onto the waterpark? 

Yes.  However, if you take a camera onto the waterpark or other water based activities, it is at your own risk.  We accept no responsibility for any lost or damaged equipment.

Is the waterpark suitable for adults? 

Yes!

How do I get out to the waterpark?  

The water park is approximately 300 metres from the Centre and access is via boat or kayak.  If water conditions are low it is possible to walk to it too.

Can I stay on the waterpark for longer than an hour? 

Admission is for an hour only. An hour on the waterpark is quite challenging and tiring, however, if you wish to do a second hour you must come off and rest for at least 30 minutes and then check in for your new admission, provided spaces are available. 

Can I leave before my hour is up? 

Yes, but you must inform the lifeguard on duty and you may not be able to return to the water park once you have left. ​

Where can I store my possessions?  

We have a free supervised cloak room service, which you can avail of when checking in.

Can I bring my own food and drink? 

Yes.  Please respect the environment and leave our facilities as you found them.  We have waste and recycling  bins placed near the Tuck Shop.

Do you have shop/café? ***Closed for 2020***

Yes, we have the Tuck Shop.  Teas, coffee and snacks are available.  Please note we do not provide any hot meals.

Are there any facilities for a BBQ or a picnic area? 

Yes, we have ample picnic tables both outdoors and under cover.  If you wish to have a BBQ, you can bring along your own disposable BBQ and use it in our designated BBQ area.  Or you can avail of our BBQ once booked in appropriate time.

Is the site mobility impaired friendly?

Guide / assistance dogs are welcome.  We welcome guests of all abilities, and if you require specific information, please feel free to contact us.

Is there a car park onsite?  

Yes there is parking on site.

Does the weather impact on the waterpark? 

For safety reasons winds and electrical storms occasionally cause us to close part or all of the waterpark. Slides may also be closed for maintenance from time to time.  Our social media sites will list any weather warnings we may have for the day.

What are your opening times?

From March to October every day from 10am  - 6.00pm (last admission for waterpark: 4.30pm)

How can we find you? 
You can go to our directions page or use our Eircode H12 CD43.