Being cooped up at home during this lockdown can affect all of us, especially if you and your family are used to traveling and spending vacations abroad. Times have definitely changed, but with that, it is important to adjust to today's reality and look at alternatives provided. 

Although many shops, restaurants and entertainment places are temporarily closed, below is a list of things to do in Galway during Covid_19. Please bear in mind that pre-booking for all activities is still essential. 




Indoor Attractions

Galway City Karting

Galway City Karting is Galway's only indoor karting place and it is perfect for rainy days. If you and your family love the thrill of driving, head down to Galway City Karting 

Directions: Liosban Ind. Estate, Galway - Show on Map

Contact: Website | 091440136


Escape Rooms

Need a little brainteaser? Escape rooms are open, literally! Unless you are locked inside, This activity is perfect if you want to go alone, with your partner, or as a group. AsylRoom for example, has rooms inspired by DaVinci, Sherlock Holmes, even Chernobyl! Can you escape before the time runs out?

Directions: 60 Dominick Street, Galway - Show on Map

Contact: Website | Call: 0852206513


Seapoint Leisure - Salthill, Galway

Whether you are in the mood for a round of pool, arcade games or simply want to win a stuffed animal - Seapoint is your place to visit. This spacious indoor place offers many games, such as arcade games, throwing basketballs, or hitting clowns to win prizes. Tempted already? Seapoint Leisure is located in Salthill Galway, about 25 mi

Directions: 185-189 Seapoint Leisure, Salthill - Get Directions 

Contact: Call: 091521716


Bowling and Laser Tag - Galway City

Another fun activity in Galway is bowling and laser tag - and who doesn't like at least one of them! The Planet Galway is a fun family entertainment centre 

Directions: Heaford Road, Galway City - Show Directions

Contact: Website | Call: 091527820




Water Attractions

Explore the beaches - Salthill, Galway

Galway nests a few wonderful beaches around, including the Ladies Beach - if you are in luck and the weather is fortunate during your staycation, grab a towel and hit the beach! 

Directions: Ladies Beach, Salthill- Show on Map


Corrib Kayaks - Moycullen, Co.Galway

If you love water attractions and don't mind traveling a little bit for it, head down to Moycullen, which is a 26 min drive from Eyre Square Hotel. There, you can explore the beautiful Lough Corrib Lake and its surroundings. Corrib Kayaks accepts families, hens & stag groups, as well as individuals. You can drive to the location by car or ask the taxi driver to get you.

Directions: HomeFarm, Moycullen, Co. Galway - Get Directions

Contact: Corrib Kayas on Facebook | or Call 0872842946



Tempted to visit Galway? Eyre Square Hotel offers Couples Getaway Packages. 

2 Nights Bed & Breakfast with Dinner & drink on the Evening of your choice and bottle of wine waiting in your room on arrival. Spend an unforgettable time at the heart of Galway city!