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Play Area

Our bottom levels in both play areas are accessible for wheelchair users.


ROARSOME birthday parties at Roar and Explore!

What's On

There is always something happening at Roar and Explore…

Roary's Café

Using fresh ingredients daily…

Roary & Friends

Meet Roary and his pals

Are You Ready to Roar and Explore?


Roar and Explore is a fun-filled soft play area in Belfast. Located at Dairy Farm Shopping Centre we have a large state-of-the-art play frame full of obstacles, twists and turns and multi-level toddler area for little adventurers to enjoy.

Our aim to provide a fun and safe environment for children to explore and learn. Plus make new friends and most of all to play and have fun!

Roary’s Café also offers a relaxed space for adults to watch their children while enjoying tasty treats and coffee from our kitchen!

Roar and Explore is a social enterprise with all profits being reinvested back into the area and community.

Opening Hours

Opening Hours
Monday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Please note, we are closed during term time on Tuesdays.
During school holidays we are open 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM every day.

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Childminder Discount Registration Now Open!

Are you a registered childminder? We are delighted to offer our new childminder discount card for midweek play at Roar and Explore

Midweek all year round we are offering 2-4-1 entry or £3 per child – whichever works out cheaper for you. To be eligible you must register at reception and bring proof you are a registered childminder - your childminder certificate/insurance or similar. You’ll then get your own personalised childminder card.

T&C apply – see our website or ask at reception for details
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Look at all the snappy, happy crocodiles created so far this morning! Why not come along this afternoon and join the fun?

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  • Babies under 12 months / non-walkers – £1.00 or free with an older sibling
  • Toddler Mornings (9:30 AM – 1 PM)* – £3.95 per child
  • Midweek Term Time (1 PM – 6 PM) – £4.95 per child
  • Standard Entry (Weekends and School Holidays) – £5.75 per child

*Toddler mornings include free juice and toast for every child between 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM.


  • Admission is for 90 Minutes
  • Maximum Age for Admission is 10 Years Old
  • Roar and Explore Rules of Play can be found here


Group rates available for schools and clubs – contact us for more info.


Are you a registered childminder? We are delighted to offer our new childminder discount card for midweek play at Roar and Explore.

CLICK HERE for more information

Junior Play

(Under 10)

There’s a bumpy tiger slide onto the jungle floor for only the bravest of adventurers, suspended rope bridges to the top of the trees plus don’t get caught in the dangling snakes along the way!

Toddler Play

(Under 3)

For little adventurers, we have a specially designed multi-level soft play area to enjoy. See them explore the sensory ball pit, clamber to the top of the Safari Hut and race down the toddler slide.

Book A Party

We offer birthday packages in one of our three ROARsome party rooms.

Why not out our party page for more details!

  • Safari Room, Jungle Room & Explorers Room
  • Book the Whole venue ( T&Cs apply )
  • We even offer food platters for adults!

Become a Roar and Explore Friend

Simply register for FREE at the bottom of any page.

Becoming a friend of Roar and Explore gets you lots of things:

  • Information on news and events
  • Giveaways
  • Special offers