Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is a vibrant and lively city that offers a wide range of entertaining activities. However, sometimes it can be challenging to find exciting places to visit with friends that don't involve consuming alcohol. That's why we have put together this comprehensive guide of the best places to have a craic in Dublin with your friends without alcohol.
Karaoke Box: Unleash your inner Rockstar
Next up is the Karaoke Box, where you can sing your heart out with your mates. With a vast selection of songs and private rooms, it's the perfect place to showcase your hidden talent. Packages start at €35 (group of 8).
Located in Smithfield, Token is an alternative arcade bar with over 40 vintage arcade games, pinball machines and a unique menu of cocktails, mocktails, and craft beers. You can challenge your competitive friends to an all-night gaming extravaganza while enjoying delicious snacks and drinks. All their machines are 1 Token to play. Tokens are €1 for 1 - €5 for 7 - €10 for 15 - €20 for €32.
Viking Splash Tours: Roar like a Viking
Experience Dublin's history with a twist on the Viking Splash Tours. Don a Viking helmet, roar like a Viking and learn about the city's rich heritage. Tickets start at €35.
Zipit Forest Adventures: Calling all thrill-seekers
Zipit is your ticket to treetop challenges and adrenaline-pumping zip lines through Dublin's lush forests. Conquer your fears and bond with your pals. Online price is €40 for adults.
Dublin Ghost Bus Tour: Spooky Fun
Finally, for those who enjoy a good scare, the Dublin Ghost Bus Tour offers a thrilling journey through the city's haunted history. Adult tickets start at €35.
Dublin Zoo: Connect with nature
Who doesn't love a day at the zoo? Dublin Zoo, one of the oldest and most respected zoos in the world, offers a unique opportunity to get up close with exotic animals. It's a fun-filled day out for friends of all ages. Day-pass for adults, prices vary from €19 to €21.40.
Opened in 2010, the National Leprechaun Museum is a memorable location where you can learn about Irish folklore and myths. Explore giant furniture and imagine life as a mythical creature at this spot. Day-time ticket is from €11-18, while Night-time tickets is €20.
Get on your dancing shoes and indulge in a unique experience with Silent Adventures. Put on your headphones and bust your best moves while walking through the streets of Dublin. You'll get to dance your way to the most popular locations in Dublin while wearing funky outfits. Prices start at €17.95.
Jump Zone: Bounce Off the Walls
Unleash your inner child at Jump Zone, Ireland's first indoor trampoline park. This indoor trampoline park is an adrenaline junkie's dream, featuring wall-to-wall trampolines, dodgeball duels, and foam pit plunges. It's an excellent place for a friendly dodgeball match or just bouncing around. 1 Hour Off Peak Online costs €12.95.
Escape Boats: Test Your Teamwork
Escape Boats is Dublin's first-ever escape room on a boat. Work together with your friends to solve puzzles and escape before time runs out. It's an adrenaline-pumping, sober activity that tests your teamwork skills. Prices: 2 Players: €40/person, 3-4 Players: €30/person, 5+ Players €25/person.
The Comedy Cellar: Need a good laugh?
The Comedy Cellar is one of the best spots in Dublin for stand-up comedy. Enjoy hilarious performances and hilarious comedians. Admission starts at €10 + Fees and you can buy here.
Dublin City Gallery: The Hugh Lane
Finally, Dublin City Gallery - The Hugh Lane is an excellent spot for art enthusiasts. The gallery houses an extensive collection that includes works of Irish and European art. With free admission, the gallery remains accessible to all. Admission is free.
Dublin is a city that offers an incredible range of activities outside of drinking, and we hope this list has provided some inspiration for those looking for fun and exciting things to do. Whether it's a day at Dublin Zoo, an adventure through a silent disco in the city, or learning about Irish mythology, the opportunities are endless.
These extraordinary spots promise to make your Dublin experience an unforgettable one, where the spirit of adventure reigns supreme. Cheers to alcohol-free escapades in the heart of the Emerald Isle!