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.

17 minutes ago

It is #nationalcoffeeday stop by today and enjoy a delicious hot cup of coffee while the little ones run around and have a great time! ☕See you today, well have the tray bakes ready!! #roarandexplore 🦁 ... See MoreSee Less
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3 hours ago

Got a little one's birthday coming up? 🎂 Then look no further… we got your stress-free, fun-filled birthday party sorted! Pm or call us on 02890 619588 to check availability 📞 Parties are available 7 days per week + we also offer private parties from 6-7.30pm 🎉Platters of sandwiches for the adults and helium balloons can be pre-ordered so they’re sitting on your reserved table for you when you arrive 🎈 #welovetoparty #birthdayparty #partytime #softplay #roarandexplore ... See MoreSee Less
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A great week at our term-time activities!! 👏 👏 Can you spot your little ones? 🦁 #roarandexplore ... See MoreSee Less
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  • Standard Entry – £5.95 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) – £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