Activity Days, Courses, Expeditions
& Guided Trips in Scotland!

White Water Rafting in Aviemore, the Cairngorms & Scotland

Adventure Activities

Rafting, Canyoning, Canoe, Kayak, Climbing, SUP, Skiing, Hill Walking, Duckies and Mountain Biking. These are a few of the outdoor activities we offer in Aviemore, the Great Glen, Ayrshire & Scotland.

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Instructor Training Courses

Outdoor Instructor Training Courses and NGB awards. We offer people, passionate for adventure and leadership opportunities, a quick breakthrough to a career as an outdoor instructor.

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Outdoor Education

Outdoor Activity residential breaks at the Cairngorms Adventure Centre. 2-7 day programmes for Schools, Duke of Edinburgh's Award and Youth Groups.
Summer and Winter Sports.

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Aviemore & Cairngorms

Adventure & Explore the Cairngorms National Park by pedal, paddle, on foot (or skis in Winter). Check our huge range of adventure days or multi day adventure journeys and expeditions.

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Great Glen & Fort William

Visitors to Fort William, Inverness and the Caledonian Canal can experience a wide range of water, mountain and snow sports from our new Activity Centre on the shores of Loch Oich.

Outdoor Activities in Scotland

Active Ayrshire

Our activities in Ayrshire are based on the spectacular Craigengillan estate. This hidden & little known gem is only an hour from Glasgow & offers all the activities available at our 2 Highland centres.

Adventure Activity Gift Vouchers

Treat your friends and family to the perfect gift with one of our outdoor adventure gift vouchers.  Ideal for birthdays, Christmas, Fathers/ Mothers day and even for wedding gifts!

Vouchers are valid for one year. Our activities run throughout the year so what are you waiting for! Give the gift of adventure today.

Outdoor Activity days, Holidays & Courses In Scotland

From our 3 Centres, Active Outdoor Pursuits offer the widest range of adventure outdoor activities in Scotland. Our highly skilled and friendly instructors take pride in ensuring that every customer, regardless of age or ability have an experience that will be at least memorable and at best life changing. Active offers Adventures for everyone, from introductory activity days, holidays, sessions for Individuals, Families and Groups to 5 month outdoor Instructor Training Courses for adults starting a career. We have Water, Mountain and Winter Sports available for everyone, all year round. Our popular summer activities are White Water Rafting & Canyoning. In winter why not take a look at our Winter Skills, Snowholing, Skiing, Ski Touring or Snowboarding courses. 

Schools, DofE & Youth Groups

Specialist courses for schools, colleges and youth groups we provide 2-7 day multi-activity residential breaks at our Cairngorms Adventure Centre. We are an approved BC paddle sports provider, Adventure Activities license holder and a Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Activity Provider. Active are a DofE Approved Activity Provider for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expeditions and Gold Residential weeks.

Outdoor Instructor Training Courses

If you’re passionate about the outdoors and love sharing your experience with others, you may want to consider a career as an outdoor instructor. Look no further than Active’s Outdoor Instructor Training Courses. These extensive courses will train and certify you in up to 30 adventurous outdoor activities in Scotland, Spain, Colorado & Austria.

Accommodation & Equipment Rental

Looking for a place to stay in the Cairngorms National Park? If you’re visiting Aviemore and the Cairngorms, we have accommodation at our Cairngorms Adventure Centre in Newtonmore.

Looking to rent equipment? Rental for canoe, sea kayak and mountain bike is available throughout the year.  We can drop off & collect equipment from your accommodation and provide support for self led expeditions.  In winter we offer ski and snowboard rental as well as ski mountaineering kit.

“Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.”

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