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nrico2006

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Tayto Park
« on: August 10, 2019, 08:57:37 AM »
Haven't been in 4 years and when last there I didn't buy wristbands due to children being 6 and 2. How do they work again and are they worth getting?
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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2019, 10:14:21 AM »
Went last year, wristbands are great but my kids two teenagers and 9, so they hopped on and off all the rides, not sure how much value you would get with very young kids like yours, when mine was very young we did the free parks and zoo etc. http://www.taytopark.ie/theme-park  that shows rides and if you change height shows what you can get on.

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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2019, 10:16:39 AM »
In saying that I had no wristband and they begged me to go on the roller-coaster and was a queuing session for tokens, I only went on it once mind you.  :o

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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2019, 10:18:01 AM »
Haven't been in 4 years and when last there I didn't buy wristbands due to children being 6 and 2. How do they work again and are they worth getting?

Misread if they are now 10 and 6, wristbands are way to go.

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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2019, 10:27:31 AM »
Was there in July. Wristbands are the way to go surely. Unless of course you aren't planning on getting on anything. That's my 3rd time there and I must say that I noticed a big increase in queueing times this year. Long waits for the Viking splash and for the zip line. Some of the rides for the younger kids were also quite a long wait. No problem with the roller coaster.

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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2019, 11:07:55 AM »
What do the wristbands get you? How much are they?
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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2019, 12:19:08 PM »
33.50 for entry and wristband. Unlimited rides on most things for the day.

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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2019, 01:48:01 PM »
33.50 for entry and wristband. Unlimited rides on most things for the day.

Thanks. Are the wristbands simply acting like a fastpass or are there rides that a standard entry fee doesn't get you on?
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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2019, 02:07:03 PM »
Going tomorrow for the first time. It was 18 entry and 33 if you added the wristband, so 15 extra. Download the map here: http://www.taytopark.ie/uploads/inner_page/Map_2019.pdf

And look at the tokens for each ride, all 2 at least, some of them even 4 or 5 a go (Circus, world of raptos, the cinema). So it is well worth the extra I think for us, especially if our wee one wants to go back on the same ride a few times in a row.

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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2019, 03:01:20 PM »
33.50 for entry and wristband. Unlimited rides on most things for the day.

Thanks. Are the wristbands simply acting like a fastpass or are there rides that a standard entry fee doesn't get you on?

If you just pay in, apart from the zoo and play park you pay for everything else as Don says anything from 2 to 5 euro a go.

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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2019, 03:31:33 PM »
Is there a big queue in first thing? If so, does booking online speed your entry up?
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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2019, 04:14:36 PM »
We arrived about 10.30 last year. Payed on day no queues whatsoever.

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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2019, 05:00:43 PM »
Thanks for your help lads.
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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2019, 09:27:13 AM »
Went yesterday from about 11.30am to 5pm (left early because we had dinner booked), definitely got the value from the wristbands. Was impressed with it, our wee one loved it, already asking to get back.

If we were going back again we would leave earlier to get down for opening and make a full day of it. We didn't get doing it all in the time we were there. Good spot.

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Re: Tayto Park
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2019, 11:57:57 AM »
Were you tortured by the wasps at the picnic spots - gits were in force last year!