Outdoor Activities Wales

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Next to our core water sports we offer lots of other outdoor activities that are easy to combine on an adventure holiday or active weekend break in Wales, or book a stand-alone activity without the package options. Whether you are staying in Pembrokeshire, Cardiff, Gower, Brecon Beacons or Snowdonia, there is a whole adventure playground waiting for you.

Have a look at the activity options and choose your favourite adventure. Build your own package by adding transport, meals and much more.

Looking for accommodation? Check our Adventure Holidays & Short Breaks.

Adventure time! Rock-climbing, beach yoga, white water rafting, you name it...

Next to our core water sports we offer lots of other outdoor activities that are easy to combine on an adventure holiday or active weekend break in Wales, or book a stand-alone activity without the package options. Whether you are staying in Pembrokeshire, Cardiff, Gower, Brecon Beacons or Snowdonia, there is a whole adventure playground waiting for you. Have a look at the activity options and choose your favourite adventure. Build your own package by adding transport, meals and much more.

Looking for accommodation? Check our Adventure Holidays & Short Breaks.

Adventure time! Rock-climbing, beach yoga, white water rafting, you name it...

Adrian Redfern
Adrian R.
22:08 04 Jun 19
From the first time of speaking to Dan we had a smooth and stress free experience. He listened to our needs and tailored the perfect experience for our trip. It really couldn’t have been better communication wise, all the info we received was accurate and clear. This made it remarkably easy to organise an epic trip for 12 friends. During the weekend everything went really smoothly and everyone was impressed with the amazing location, accommodation and generous catering arrangements. We spent 2 nights at the old school bunk house, near Rhossili (Gower), with a bbq on arrival and an afternoon Coasteering. The activity exceeded everyone’s expectations, pushing us out of our comfort zones while still assured that we were safe and in expert hands. With a ratio of 12 of us to 4 guides and good quality equipment it really felt like we were well looked after. All the guides were really friendly and filled us with confidence. Would highly recommend this company and would certainly like to use them again. Thanks for an awesome experience Big Blue crew! 🤙read more
Luke Edwards
Luke E.
22:40 08 May 19
Thank you so much to Heleen and Big Blue Adventures for an amazing weekend in Pembrokeshire for Callum's stag! Would thoroughly recommend the company to anyone looking for an adventure holiday in Wales or Portugal. The organisation was flawless and the quality of the activities, particularly the instructors for fishing and coasteering, was incredible.read more
Lisette van Beek
Lisette van B.
17:44 02 Apr 19
Just came home after a short but amazing trip in Wales, perfectly guided by Dan and Heleen! I absolutely loved our canyoning and hiking adventure in Brecon Beacons National Park. The activities were so much fun and professionally organized. Great value for money!read more

Outdoor Activity Options

  • We offer scenic rock-climbing at the coast in the Gower Peninsula, Pembrokeshire, Anglesey or up the mountains in Brecon Beacons or Snowdonia. Some climbing routes involves both climbing & abseiling skills.
  • Choose between a half day or full day of rock-climbing
  • Experienced instructor & equipment included (helmets, ropes, etc)
  • Make your Anglesey rock-climbing experience even more adventurous by adding Portaledging (spending a night/evening on a cliff-wall, falling asleep with amazing views and the sound of the waves crashing underneath you).
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Choose between Cardiff, the Gower Peninsula or Pembrokeshire for Beach Yoga & Yoga sessions. Why not add yoga to your activity day with surf or SUP, it’s the perfect way to warm up or cool down
  • Yoga sessions are 45 min-1 hour
  • Depending on the location a yoga matt is included, otherwise a beach towel is required
  • Great for both small & large groups
  • Price dependant on group numbers and location, please contact us for info
  • Paddle the rapids at the white water rafting centre in Cardiff Bay
  • White Water Rafting is great for both beginners as well as more experienced
  • Good for individuals as well as groups
  • Rafting is 2 hours (incl. kitting up)
  • Experienced instructor & all needed equipment included (helmets, wetsuits, etc)
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Who doesn’t like to play around in the perfect wave and practise some new tricks? Body Boarding in Cardiff Bay is a super fun indoor activity for all ages – perfect for those rainy days.
  • Indoor Surf / Body boarding is 1.5 hours incl. kitting up
  • Max 12 pax per session
  • Instructor & equipment included (wetsuits)
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Explore the Welsh countryside on a Quad Biking track in Taff Valley (near Pontypridd & Cardiff). Using 250cc quad bikes start on the training circuit before touring across the hills of a working farm
  • This activity is easy to book for both individuals (12+ yo) as well as groups up to 20 pax
  • Kids between 7-11 can also join in, using automatic bikes on a designated circuit
  • Instructor & equipment included (helmets, overalls)
  • Bring an old pair of trainers
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Choose between a guided sunset hike (incl. wine & local delicacies), orienteering & map reading, bush-craft hike or standard scenic hike in Brecon Beacons, the Gower Peninsula, Pembrokeshire or Snowdonia (Snowdon or Yr Eifl coastal path).
  • We can easily adjust the route to fitness levels or time frames
  • Please bring sensible clothing (walking shoes, waterproof clothing)
  • Get Quote for prices
  • Explore the woodlands and mountain views of Snowdonia or the Brecon Beacons by mountain bike! 
  • Mountain Biking is great for small & medium sized groups
  • Experienced instructor & needed equipment included (bikes, helmets)
  • Upgrade your Brecon Beacons mountain bike experience with an electric bike
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Learn how to wakeboard or enjoy a session with obstacles & ramps if you’re already experienced. Pembrokeshire offers a brand new wakeboarding park with cafe on site
  • Equipment included (or bring your own wetsuit)
  • All wakeboarding sessions are 1-1 instructor-student (each sessions is 15min); standing up & riding guaranteed on first lesson
  • Perfect for small groups & individuals
  • Get Quote for prices

We work closely together with the team at ZipWorld in Snowdonia. Zipworld offers a range of thrilling activities, incl. the fastest Zipline in the world! Choose your favourite ZipWorld activity:

  • Zipline (fastest in the world & longest in Europe)
  • Bounce Below (trampolines in underground cave)
  • Slate Caverns (ziplines & obstacle course in underground cave system – highly recommended!)
  • Fforest coaster (toboggan style coaster, family friendly)
  • Get Quote for prices

Discover Ramsey Island and its seals on a rib-boat tour in Pembrokeshire or hire a private fishing charter for the day and learn how to fish for Mackerel!

  • (Rib) Boat tours are great for families and youth groups, if you’re lucky you might even spot a porpoise!
  • Boat Tours to Ramsey Island are 1 or 2 hours
  • Fishing Charter fits up to max. 12 people
  • The caught fish is made BBQ ready, there is also a chance of catching bass, cod and more
  • ‘Activity Only’ prices depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Choose your favourite go-karting track, go outdoors near Cardiff in Cowbridge or race indoors in Pembrokeshire, go-karting is also available in Snowdonia (Caernarfon & Anglesey)
  • Go-Karting usually lasts up to 2 hours
  • Equipment included (helmets, overalls)
  • No experience needed
  • ‘Activity Only’ prices depending on numbers and type of race, so just send us a message!
  • Learn how to aim and fire a shotgun safely on a clay-pigeon shooting activity in Taff Valley (near Pontypridd & Cardiff)
  • Great for individuals & large groups
  • ‘Activity Only’ prices depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Compete with your friends or practise your team-working skills with a paint-balling activity in Pembrokeshire (near Tenby) or Cardiff (near Brecon Beacons). Explore the woodlands with several battle zones and choose how many paintballs you want to shoot
  • Equipment included, but bring an old pair of trainers
  • Perfect for Stag & Hens and corporate groups
  • Get Quote for prices

Build your own package and add:

  • Choose your adventure activity
  • Return travel from your accommodation to the activity
  • Lunch / dinner with drinks after the activity
  • ‘Adventurer of the day’ competition – prize up for grabs
  • GoPro Pictures & highlights video
  • BBA host there to make sure the day runs smoothly & provide some good vibes
  • Get Quote for package price

Activity Options

  • We offer scenic rock-climbing at the coast in the Gower Peninsula, Pembrokeshire, Anglesey or up the mountains in Brecon Beacons or Snowdonia. Some climbing routes involves both climbing & abseiling skills.
  • Choose between a half day or full day of rock-climbing
  • Experienced instructor & equipment included (helmets, ropes, etc)
  • Make your Anglesey rock-climbing experience even more adventurous by adding Portaledging (spending a night/evening on a cliff-wall, falling asleep with amazing views and the sound of the waves crashing underneath you).
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Choose between Cardiff, the Gower Peninsula or Pembrokeshire for Beach Yoga & Yoga sessions. Why not add yoga to your activity day with surf or SUP, it’s the perfect way to warm up or cool down
  • Yoga sessions are 45 min-1 hour
  • Depending on the location a yoga matt is included, otherwise a beach towel is required
  • Great for both small & large groups
  • Price dependant on group numbers and location, please contact us for info
  • Paddle the rapids at the white water rafting centre in Cardiff Bay
  • White Water Rafting is great for both beginners as well as more experienced
  • Good for individuals as well as groups
  • Rafting is 2 hours (incl. kitting up)
  • Experienced instructor & all needed equipment included (helmets, wetsuits, etc)
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Who doesn’t like to play around in the perfect wave and practise some new tricks? Body Boarding in Cardiff Bay is a super fun indoor activity for all ages – perfect for those rainy days.
  • Indoor Surf / Body boarding is 1.5 hours incl. kitting up
  • Max 12 pax per session
  • Instructor & equipment included (wetsuits)
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Explore the Welsh countryside on a Quad Biking track in Taff Valley (near Pontypridd & Cardiff). Using 250cc quad bikes start on the training circuit before touring across the hills of a working farm
  • This activity is easy to book for both individuals (12+ yo) as well as groups up to 20 pax
  • Kids between 7-11 can also join in, using automatic bikes on a designated circuit
  • Instructor & equipment included (helmets, overalls)
  • Bring an old pair of trainers
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Choose between a guided sunset hike (incl. wine & local delicacies), orienteering & map reading, bush-craft hike or standard scenic hike in Brecon Beacons, the Gower Peninsula, Pembrokeshire or Snowdonia (Snowdon or Yr Eifl coastal path).
  • We can easily adjust the route to fitness levels or time frames
  • Please bring sensible clothing (walking shoes, waterproof clothing)
  • Get Quote for prices
  • Explore the woodlands and mountain views of Snowdonia or the Brecon Beacons by mountain bike! 
  • Mountain Biking is great for small & medium sized groups
  • Experienced instructor & needed equipment included (bikes, helmets)
  • Upgrade your Brecon Beacons mountain bike experience with an electric bike
  • ‘Activity Only’ price depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Learn how to wakeboard or enjoy a session with obstacles & ramps if you’re already experienced. Pembrokeshire offers a brand new wakeboarding park with cafe on site
  • Equipment included (or bring your own wetsuit)
  • All wakeboarding sessions are 1-1 instructor-student (each sessions is 15min); standing up & riding guaranteed on first lesson
  • Perfect for small groups & individuals
  • Get Quote for prices

We work closely together with the team at ZipWorld in Snowdonia. Zipworld offers a range of thrilling activities, incl. the fastest Zipline in the world! Choose your favourite ZipWorld activity

  • Zipline (fastest in the world & longest in Europe)
  • Bounce Below (trampolines in underground cave)
  • Slate Caverns (ziplines & obstacle course in underground cave system – highly recommended!)
  • Fforest coaster (toboggan style coaster, family friendly)
  • Get Quote for prices

Discover Ramsey Island and its seals on a rib-boat tour in Pembrokeshire or hire a private fishing charter for the day and learn how to fish for Mackerel!

  • (Rib) Boat tours are great for families and youth groups, if you’re lucky you might even spot a porpoise!
  • Boat Tours to Ramsey Island are 1 or 2 hours
  • Fishing Charter fits up to max. 12 people
  • The caught fish is made BBQ ready, there is also a chance of catching bass, cod and more
  • ‘Activity Only’ prices depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Choose your favourite go-karting track, go outdoors near Cardiff in Cowbridge or race indoors in Pembrokeshire, go-karting is also available in Snowdonia (Caernarfon & Anglesey)
  • Go-Karting usually lasts up to 2 hours
  • Equipment included (helmets, overalls)
  • No experience needed
  • ‘Activity Only’ prices depending on numbers and type of race, so just send us a message!
  • Learn how to aim and fire a shotgun safely on a clay-pigeon shooting activity in Taff Valley (near Pontypridd & Cardiff)
  • Great for individuals & large groups
  • ‘Activity Only’ prices depending on numbers, so just send us a message!
  • Compete with your friends or practise your team-working skills with a paint-balling activity in Pembrokeshire (near Tenby) or Cardiff (near Brecon Beacons). Explore the woodlands with several battle zones and choose how many paintballs you want to shoot
  • Equipment included, but bring an old pair of trainers
  • Perfect for Stag & Hens and corporate groups
  • Get Quote for prices

Build your own package and add:

  • Choose your adventure activity
  • Return travel from your accommodation to the activity
  • Lunch / dinner with drinks after the activity
  • ‘Adventurer of the day’ competition – prize up for grabs
  • GoPro Pictures & highlights video
  • BBA host there to make sure the day runs smoothly & provide some good vibes
  • Get Quote for package price
Heleen outdoor activities in Wales

Why We Love This…

“Wales has so much outdoor fun to offer, the options are endless. I love doing a sunset hike to the summit of Pen-y-Fan with a well-deserved glass of wine at the end and spectacular views over Brecon Beacons. Wakeboarding is my new personal favourite, it’s so addictive! Rafting in Cardiff Bay is an awesome urban adrenaline boost.”

Heleen – Co-Owner

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