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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 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
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
We are open 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM every day.

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Our Winter Drinks Menu is now available at Roar and Explore ☕

Try our warming Hazelnut Hot Chocolate or Cappuccino, the hint of winter spice in the Chai Latte and Spiced Vanilla Latte or something a little different - the Apple Strudel Latte.

Which will be your favourite? 🐾
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Posted 1 day ago

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Tickets are now available for the Roar and Explore Christmas parties.

19th December 2019 and we have 2 parties, both with limited availability so be quick!
🎁 3pm - 5pm
🎁 6pm - 8pm

Tickets are £12 per child and include:
🎅 A visit to Santa's Magical Grotto
🎅 Photo Opportunity with Santa
🎅 Dancing & Games with our Festive Elves
🎅 A Selection Box for every Child
🎅 Christmas Arts & Crafts
🎅 Christmas Music
🎅 Plus Play, Hot Meal & Unlimited Juice

Tickets can be booked here and make sure you select the right time: bit.ly/2NGCcRP

Children over the age of 1 will need an individual ticket.
Babies (under 12 months old) not partaking in the activities but coming with an older sibling do not require a ticket.
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Did you know we are now open every day including Tuesdays?

Every weekday we have Toddler mornings from 9:30am - 1pm - £3.95 per child
*including free juice and toast until 11.30am (09.30-11.30am)* 🥤🍞
Then from 1pm after school fun time begins - £4.95 per child.🙌

We also have lots happening during the week at Roar and Explore between 10:30am and 4pm:

Monday - Colin's Crafts🎨
Tuesday - Tilly's Twists⁉️
Wednesday - Ellie's Eats🍏
Thursday - Rami's Rhymes🎼

See you soon at Roar and Explore 🐾
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  • Standard Entry – £5.75 per child
  • Babies (under 12 months) and non-walkers – £1.00 per child or free if with an older sibling

Discounted Term Time Rates

  • Toddler Mornings (9.30 AM – 1 PM, Monday – Friday) – £3.95 per child*
  • After School Playtime (1p PM  – 6 PM, Monday – Friday) – £4.95 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


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


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

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