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King of the Vikings VR

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Excellent Experience!

I was not sure what to expect from this Vikings VR but it did not disappoint. It was so interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mcameron17
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King of the Vikings Virtual Reality

A riveting, exciting and,for me, an unique experience. Wonderful effects but I won't reveal the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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King of the Vikings The Worlds First Viking Virtual Reality 3D adventure, bringing you up close and personal with the Viking warlords who founded Waterford Ireland's oldest city! Housed in a replica Viking house within the atmospheric ruins of a...more
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10 Bailey's New Street | Viking Triangle, Waterford X91 A0PF, Ireland
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All reviews virtual reality viking house immersive experience to avoid disappointment viking world history lesson friendly and informative staff super fun totally blown away all ages cool experience roller coaster other attractions would highly recommend a visit a lot of fun whole family tour takes
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here on impulse with our son and partner during their visit from Toronto. Really enjoyed this very informative VR history of viking waterford. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great idea and fun way to learn about the Vikings. It had more history in the experience than we expected.More

Thank tarad11fun
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good afternoon tarad11fun Many thanks for coming to visit the King of the Vikings, the #1 attraction in Waterford city. We're delighted that you had a fantastic time with us and that you learnt more history than you expected. Do call again, as it's better...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not sure what to expect from this Vikings VR but it did not disappoint. It was so interesting and very well done. I would recommend this to everyone that visits Waterford, anyone aged over 7 and interested in historyMore

Thank mcameron17
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good afternoon mcameron17 Well, I'm glad we didn't disappoint you and you had an enjoyable visit to the King of the Vikings, the #1 attraction in Waterford city. It's even better that you can recommend it, we really appreciate your comments. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A riveting, exciting and,for me, an unique experience. Wonderful effects but I won't reveal the surprising details! We ranged in age from 65 to 10 and we all loved it. The inhabitants of the Viking house were interesting and welcoming. A great way to explore...More

Thank Helen B
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good afternoon Helen We're delighted that we achieved what we set out to do, to make sure the experience is interesting and our 'tame' Vikings are welcoming, it is a great way to explore our Viking history. It's great to receive such wonderful and positive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This interactive visual journey through the history of Waterford is fantastic...edge of your seat stuff ... you’ll feel as if you’ve been taken back in time ....futuristic meets Viking WaterfordMore

Thank emwat2017
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good afternoon emwat2017 Yeap.....that says it all, we're delighted that you found it 'fantastic', 'edge of the seat stuff' and it's futuristic. Everything that we wanted to achieve and it's great that you enjoyed yourself. Hopefully, you'll come back and visit again and you'll be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

New VR attraction in Waterford. Helps to get the feeling of how things were 1100 years ago in this place. Fun for the whole family. Very limited seating. Guessing that there may be a long wait in the summer.More

Thank brightly
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning brightly Thank you for coming all the way from Flagstaff, Arizona just to visit the world's first Viking 3D Virtual Reality adventure - the King of the Vikings. We're delighted that you really enjoyed the experience and while the seating may be limited...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my Husband visited this attraction on Oct 27th. The girl working there (Jenny was her name I think) was so friendly and pleasant to deal with!!! She seems to be a real people’s person and cares about the customer experience as the family...More

Thank stevieboi2004
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Stevie Thank you very much for such wonderful feedback and also the name check of Jenny, I'll certainly pass on your kind comments to her, she does a wonderful job welcoming guests to the experience and ensuring that they enjoy themselves while visiting...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a 30 minute virtual reality video that teaches you about the Vikings coming to Ireland. Educational and fun to do. Only about 7 euro each which is definitely worth it. Walking distance. Near the middle of town and other attractions in Waterford like...More

Thank PSimms
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon PSimms, Many thanks for your 5-star review of King of the Vikings - the world's very first Viking virtual reality adventure. I am thrilled that you enjoyed the VR and your time in Waterford. We will be very happy to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must for anyone visiting Waterford - the virtual reality experience is so perfect for the story of Viking Ireland. My kids loved it so much they went twice!

Thank JennyJimJams
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon JennyJimJams, Many thanks for your wonderful review of King of the Vikings - the world's first virtual reality Viking adventure. I am thrilled that you and your kids had such a fabulous time! Go raibh míle maith agat!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You are sitting in a viking long house with the other visitors, and then the staff put your VR visor and headphones on. Once the programme starts it is astonishing. Everyone else has disappeared and you can look up, down and sideways at your new...More

Thank IsleofManBuggane
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at King of the Vikings VR, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon IsleofManBuggane, What a wonderful review! Thank you for taking the time to come and visit us and we are absolutely thrilled that you so thoroughly enjoyed yourself. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Go raibh míle maith agat!

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Kevin D
16 September 2018|
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Response from Waterford_Treasures | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, I'm not sure where Therese W was as we don't have a kids versions. The Oculus Rift headset is held on with velcro straps and is adjustable to the individual person's head. We have had lots of kids through the King... More
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Celtic Q
31 July 2018|
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Response from Waterford_Treasures | Property representative |
Good morning Celtic Q, it is not very loud, but you will have Oculus Rift goggles on, so you won't be able to focus on your baby and as per previous answer, you'd be better to go separately so that you can enjoy the... More
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angielovestravel
16 July 2018|
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Response from Waterford_Treasures | Property representative |
Hi, prolonged use of VR goggles without taking a break may cause some people dizziness or vertigo. The total time within the King of the Vikings adventure is about 20 minutes, so it should not cause any ill effect. We have... More
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