So, oddly enough, there aren’t many places to play crazy golf in Dublin.
In fact, there’s only two (and one of them is only open during the spring and summer months, which doesn’t help).
However, there are plenty of places to try mini golf a short spin from Dublin, in the likes of Meath, Kildare and Louth, as you’ll discover below.
The best places to play crazy golf in Dublin
So, the first section of our guide contains the only two places to play mini golf in Dublin – Rainforest Adventure Golf in Dundrum and Fort Lucan Crazy Golf, in Lucan.
The second section of the guide contains places to play crazy golf a short drive from Dublin. So, dive on in.
1. Rainforest Adventure Golf (Dundrum)
Rainforest Adventure Golf in Dundrum Town Centre is the most popular spot for play crazy golf in Dublin. This indoor track features two fully air-conditioned mini courses.
Get lost in the Mayan and Aztec jungle and experience mysterious voices while trying to finish the course! Each course takes approximately 45 minutes and, on the way, you will have the opportunity to treat yourself to a snack such as pizza, chicken wings or ice cream at the Canopy Cafe.
An adult ticket for two courses will cost you €14.90 while a two-course ticket for children under 15 years old is €12.50.
2. Fort Lucan Crazy Golf (Lucan)
Fort Lucan Crazy Golf is the only other spot to play crazy golf in Dublin, and it’s only open from Easter to the end of summer.
Here you will find an amazing outdoor mini golf course challenging for both adults and children! The course is inspired by the Vikings and you will be playing through towers, chopping blocks, around bends and up hills.
Children are required to wear a helmet for safety reasons and must be at least one metre in height. Please, bear in mind that the mini golf will close 15 minutes before the slot’s closing time. Make sure to pre-book your visit online to be guaranteed access to this site!
Other popular spots for mini golf near Dublin
So, now that we have the only two spots to play mini golf in Dublin out of the way, it’s time to see where else you can go a short drive away.
Each of the places below have driving times in their titles – I’ve put The Spire as the starting point, to give you a general idea of distance.
1. Navan Adventure Centre (1 hour drive)
Navan Adventure Centre is situated in Proudstown Road, Navan and can be reached with a one-hour drive from Dublin. This adventure park features a competitive 9-hole course that will suit both adults and children alike!
An entry ticket will cost you €5 per person, however, you can purchase the Family Activity Package that will allow you to choose three activities for the price of only €10.
Other activities present in the park include archery, human foosball, off-road pedal go-karting, football golf and more! Navan Adventure Centre is open every day from 9.30 am to 9.00 pm.
2. Clara Lara (1 hour and 10-minute drive)
Clara Lara is situated in The Vale of Clara in Rathdrum in Wicklow and can be reached with a one hour and ten-minute drive from Dublin.
This amusement park is open every day from 10.30 am to 6 pm and here you will find a great mini golf course. To access the park adults will have to pay €16.50 while a kids ticket will cost you €22.50.
Kids of 4 years old or younger as well as senior citizens can play for free. There are also special discounts available for families.
3. Kildare Farm (1 hour drive)
Situated in Duneany, Rathmuck, Kildare Farm is the perfect place to enjoy a game of mini golf! This structure can be easily reached from Dublin with a one-hour drive.
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the old wild west with the 18-hole Indian Creek Crazy Golf course!
You will be surrounded by Indian tents, gorgeous mountains and an architecture typical of western movies. A children’s entry is only €5.00 while an adult entry will cost you €7.00. There is also a special deal that will give entry to any four players for only €20!
4. Lullymore Heritage Park (1 hour drive)
Situated in Unnamed Road, Lullymore East, Co. Kildare, 18 Hole Crazy Golf is the perfect place to challenge your kids at a game of mini golf.
This site is about 34 miles (55 km) from Dublin and you will be able to reach it with a one-hour drive. The park is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm.
Special offers are made for all types of families. For instance, a ticket for an adult and a child will cost you €18 while a ticket for two adults and two children is €30. Check their website to see all the available offers!
5. Skypark (1 hour and 20 minutes)
Skypark is situated in Dundalk Road, Moneymore, Carlingford and it will take you about one hour and twenty minutes to reach it from Dublin.
This outdoor adventure park features a nice mini golf 9-hole course where you will be able to spend a great afternoon with your family.
Here you will also be able to try a different variant of golf, footgolf! Footgolf follows the same rules of golf but it’s played with a bigger ball and using your feet instead of the club! Skypark is open every day from 10 am to 7 pm.
Crazy golf Dublin: Where have we missed?
Although we’ve done a good bit of research online, I still find it hard to believe that there’s only two places to play mini golf in Dublin.
Jam Park in Swords used to have crazy golf, but it closed. If we’ve missed somewhere, please let me know in the comments below.
FAQs about places to play mini golf in Dublin and nearby
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘Is Dundrum the only place to play crazy golf in Dublin?’ to ‘Which course is the hardest?’.
In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.
What are the best places to play crazy golf in Dublin?
There’s slim pickings for mini golf in Dublin. You’ve Rainforest Adventure Golf in Dundrum and Fort Lucan Crazy Golf, which opens from Easter to the end of summer.
Where is there to play mini golf near Dublin?
There’s 18 Hole Crazy Golf (Kildare), Navan Adventure Centre (Meath), Kildare Farm, Clara Lara (Wicklow) and Skypark (Carlingford).
Cristina fell in love with Ireland’s breath-taking landscapes, quirky folklore and traditional music while studying in Limerick. Many years later, her love for all things Irish is just as strong.