Avon Ri Adventure Centre Blessington, Co. Wicklow Wicklow Adventure Centre

Avon Ri Adventure Centre

Avon Ri, Lakeshore Resort and Adventure Centre is situated overlooking the breath-taking views of Blessington Lake and Wicklow Countryside.

With 39 luxurious self-catering houses, il Lago restaurant and library bar, leisure centre and an exciting program of activities, it is an ideal destination for a family holiday.

School Tours & Youth Groups

We have a wide range of activities available for school tours day trips, with up to 5 activities in a full day package. We will keep your school occupied and full of exciting activities such as Kayaking, Archery, Zipline, Orienteering, Climbing Wall and Team bonding activities. We offer full and half day packages for schools from €28.00 per child for a half day and €38 for a full day.

We also cater for Secondary Schools, weather it is a new 1st year, transition year or just a day out in any year. We are delighted to be able to offer overnight camping with activities this year. This is a great way of getting the children to get to know each other, work on their communication skills and improve on their team spirit. Please contact us for more information and we can design a program that suits your groups needs.

An Gaisce: The Presidents Award

The following information is based on The Bronze Award. For more information on the Silver and Gold contact Avon Ri Advenutre Centre. The Adventurous Activity section of the Bronze award is divided into 3 options from which you choose one:

- Walking approx. 15 miles
- Cycling approx. 70 miles
- Kayaking approx. 25 miles ( students must have Level 2 Kayaking Award in order to do the Kayaking element)

We can arrange to bring your group on any of the elements required for the Gaisce Award, please contact us for rates and more information.

Courses & Evening Sessions 

Evening and Weekend Courses are available in Kayaking, Sailing & Windsurfing Whether you are a beginner, improver, in training or just want to try something new, we have classes and courses to suit all. Join us on an evening paddle, sail, or windsurf in the beautiful surrounds of Blessington Lake in a safe and controlled environment. 
Children can participate in activities from 8 years of age. We can cater for younger children in certain activities.


We have an exciting range of camps catering for children from age 5 years to 17 years.

  • Easter Camps
  • Summer Camps
  • Our Little Bear Adventure Camp is for 5- 7 years
  • Bear Adventure Camp is for 8-13 Years
  • Bear Ranger’s is for 8-13 year who have been here before!
  • Bear Survival – for 13- 17 years
  • Sailing Week
  • Water Week

Please see our website for dates and details www.avonri.com


Get qualified in Kayaking, windsurfing, powerboat, and sailing. Call us for dates and costs.

Avon Ri Adventure Centre Opening Times

Please contact us for Winter Times.

Prices vary on activities.

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