Family Activity Holidays
There is no better way to create a truly memorable family experience than to go on an adventure together, whether you choose an activity day or treat your family to a fun-packed, multi-activity weekend break.
Family Activity Holidays in Aviemore
Looking for fun and fresh ideas for your next family holiday? We offer many activities to choose from across Aviemore, the Cairngorms and the Great Glen to make your family activity holiday experience everything you could wish for.
Learn some new skills together and try your hand at kayaking or paddleboarding; team up and take a scenic journey down the river in tandem canoes; laugh together on an exhilarating white-water rafting trip; encourage each other to take the plunge in the canyon. There really is something to suit every aim and aspiration for your family holiday, whether you want to cruise along the river Spey (one of Scotland’s most famous rivers which passes through Aviemore) as the kids splash and play, discover a new hobby to share together, or get stuck in and challenge yourselves to do something exciting.
Our instructors are there to support and encourage you along the way, helping you develop your skills and show you some of Scotland’s finest scenery. No prior experience is needed, just a sense of adventure. If you need any advice finding the right activity, don’t hesitate to drop us an email.
*minimum age 6yrs, this may differ with certain venues.
What is included
- Instructors/guides for the day
- All technical equipment
- Transport to/from venues
- Accommodation *optional
Popular Activities for Families
Stand Up Paddleboarding is becoming increasingly popular and it is easy to see why. It is one of the most accessible and inclusive Paddlesports, being suitable for all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities. Cruise along at your own pace and enjoy the scenery and the sun on your face, or test your balance with a variety of fun challenges. There are a wealth of fun games to play that will ensure that everyone gets wet and has a laugh!
Paddling fun for all the family- with a choice of tandem or solo kayaks you can explore a loch, play some games or go for a river journey. These boats are very stable and easy to manoeuvre, making them a great choice for complete beginners and young children.
Let our guides take you on the trip of a lifetime down bouncy rapids that will ensure you all get wet! Guaranteed to make you laugh and leave a smile on your face. These trips are for those who want more of an adrenaline fuelled adventure.
These inflatable boats are super bouncy and super fun. A journey down the River Spey on duckies gives you the best of both worlds with the opportunity to relax and enjoy the scenery, and the thrill of bouncing your way down rapids.
This is truly a fun-filled activity that takes you to some breath-taking scenery. Work your way through the gorge using natural rock features to scramble, slide, and swim. With a few exciting jumps thrown in for the brave, this is an experience like no other.
A fun-packed, multi-activity weekend break that will create unforgettable family memories. Escape the mundane of everyday life and submerse yourself in action and adventure. The family fun weekend break has it all- from challenge and excitement, to reconnecting with nature and a chance to relax. The activities are guaranteed to give you good quality family time, the chance to strengthen bonds as you learn new skills together and get you laughing as you splash around and play games together. With Accommodation near Aviemore included, booking your family activity holiday couldn’t be easier.
- Day 1- Morning session Gorge Walking at Truim. Return to the centre for a shower and lunch. Head out for an afternoon on the Wildcat Trail for a Guided Nature Walk.
Gorge walking gives you the opportunity to explore natures water park and slip, slide and jump your way though the gorge. An adventure that helps build self-confidence, encourages the support of each other and leaves you all with a great sense of achievement. In the Afternoon, wind down and relax after the exciting morning and take a Nature Walk together into the surrounding hills of Newtonmore. Learn some fun facts about the environment as you explore. Reconnect with nature and embrace the peace and tranquillity of the wild.
- Day 2- Morning session Climbing and Abseiling at Monument Crag. Enjoy a picnic at Lochan Uvie. Test your balance and play some games with an afternoon session on Paddleboards.
On the Climb & Abseil morning, enjoy the stunning views from Monument crag as you challenge yourself and maybe try something you have never done before. Build trust and confidence as you support each other on the rock climb. Feel invigorated by the exciting abseil that will leave you feeling accomplished. In the Afternoon, learn some new skills together on solo paddleboards. After a skills session and loch adventure, things can get silly with lots of games that are guaranteed to make a splash and get you wet!