Funmanway Adventure Land is located approx 1 km from Sam Maguire Birthplace, the man the GAA football trophy is named after, offer fun services in a unique and safe environment and are open all year round for bookings. At present Funmanway have Europe's only cornered zorbing track, landscaped into land on the back of the Yewtree Hill. Zorbing is the extreme sport of rolling downhill inside a giant 12 foot inflatable ball and offer two versions of the sport. The first version, two people are harnessed into the zorb and sent screaming head over heels down our hill, this is the more extreme version and is suitable for anyone 8 years and over and the second, two people lay inside the zorb with up to 45 litres of Irish spring water and laugh, slip and slide to the bottom of our hill, this versions is similar to a waterslide and suitable for anyone 6 years and over.
Funmanway Adventure Land also offer one of Ireland's most unique paintballing terrains at Mount Gunnery set on 9 acres of woodland and hilly terrain. The forts, rock outcrops, swamps and hill streams offer the players plenty of natural cover to complete their missions and can cater for up to 24 players at a time. All safety gear is supplied and use the newest American made Tippmann F-T 12 guns. Paintballing is suitable for anyone over 11 years old.
The option of kayaking on the nearby Upper Bandon River is available, the river, which sources nearby to the lands. This stretch of the famous river is perfect for some white water kayaking after it rains with its many rapids, boulder gardens and falls. This river can also be kayaked into Dunmanway Town and offers some lovely safe swimming areas in summertime. All safety gear is supplied as well as a qualified instructor to help you navigate the waters safely. Depending on water level this river is suitable for anyone 12 years and over.
These activities together with fabulous views of the West Cork countryside and our purpose built Funmanway cottage which offers our customers a bbq area, changing rooms, hot showers as well as a comfy stove heated reception area makes a visit to Funmanway memorable.
Visit either Longhill Garden or Dunmanway Community Garden both listed on the West Cork Garden Trail.