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17th Jun 2019

Six Date Ideas For The Fun-Spirited

Lovin' Media

A date in Dublin doesn’t have to be basic. In fact, it can be far from it.

In a bustling city like no other, there are loads of fun things you can do for a date that will make it super fun and memorable.

Whether it’s your first date or your 100th date, these ideas are such a laugh.

1. Rent A Tandem Bike In Phoenix Park

Riding a tandem bike can be quite hilarious, but also quite cute and romantic.

You can rent a tandem from Phoenix Park Bikes, who also provide guided tours of the park if that tickles your fancy.

2. Rock Climbing At Dalkey Quarry

This one is a great ice-breaker if it’s the first date. And if it’s a date with your significant other of a few years, it’s a great way to switch things up.

Whether you’re a seasoned rock climber or you’ve never done it in your life, it’s well worth a go. You get great views of Dublin and it’ll be one memorable day out.

You can check out more here.

3. Paddle Boarding

Now that summer is here, there’s no excuse not to have some outdoor fun. And paddle boarding at Dun Laoghaire Harbour is one of the best ways you can do that.

You can also paddle board out to Dalkey Island or spend the evening doing it on the Liffey.

4. Escape Rooms On A Barge

An escape room is a fab date idea because the two of you will have to work together to solve puzzles and crack codes in order to get out. What a good way to get to know each other, right?

The escape boats at Grand Canal have two different experiences: ‘SOS’, where you have to gather clues and solve mysteries in order to escape an abandoned, crippled boat, and ‘Convicts’, where you and your date are imprisoned on a boat and have to figure out how to escape before it sets sail for the colonies.

5. Horse Riding At The Paddocks

Ah now, you don’t really get an activity that’s more romantic than horse-riding.

The staff are lovely and will make you feel super comfortable if you’re not an experienced horse rider. You can ride through hills or beaches and get some amazing views of Dublin.

You can check out more here.

6. Wakeboarding

Wakedock is Ireland’s first cable wakeboard park, located at the Dublin Docklands area.

So, how does it work? Basically, a cable pulls the rider along a course between two towers. It’s perfect for beginners because the operator can just direct the cable back to you if you fall off.