Cardiff & Brecon Beacons
Group adventure holidays in South Wales; enjoy a short break in Cardiff & visit Waterfall Country in Brecon Beacons
Cardiff as a city trip destination has everything you could possibly wish for; endless bars & restaurants, shops, a historic castle and the modern Cardiff Bay area (which offers white water rafting & paddleboarding). Cardiff is also known as one of the UK’s best cities for group travel and as your gateway to the famous Brecon Beacons National Park. The park offers 500 square miles of natural landscapes, including highlights like Pen-y-Fan (highest peak in southern Britain) & Waterfall Country. The Brecon Beacons are made for fun outdoor activities such as canyoning, rock-climbing and hiking.
BIg Blue also offers awesome group accommodation options to make your active holiday or short break in South Wales comfortable and carefree. Choose between private villas, hostels & hotels in Cardiff or opt for private lodges & cottages in Brecon Beacons. When you’re ready, just hit the ‘quote’ button to enquire about an adventure that fits your group or just email us directly.
MTB, Canyoning, Rafting
Hotels, Lodges, Villas
Wellness, Events, Tours
Cardiff is a great option for a corporate retreat as it’s easy to get to from most UK destinations, such as London. Stay in a luxury hotel in Cardiff Bay or opt for something more easygoing like your own villa or self-catering lodge in Brecon Beacons. Team bonding through outdoor adventures and just surrounding yourself with nature is a great way to increase team productivity, creativity and to de-stress! Previous corporate teams loved going white water rafting in Cardiff Bay, canyoning or mountain-biking in Brecon Beacons and the fun & muddy assault course! If you’re after some wellness options then we can also include yoga lessons, spa days & workshops about healthy eating habits etc. Cardiff offers a huge variety of restaurants & bars, but we have our own top picks so we can include that in your package too! Check out our Team-Building & Corporate Retreats Wales page for more info!
Gorge Walking, Rafting, Rock-Climbing
Hostels, Lodges, Cottages
Sightseeing & Exploring
Our Kids Camps in South Wales are a popular choice for guardianships and school groups. Most activities start from 8+ years old, with some activities only being suitable for older kids. We work with child-friendly accommodation partners, from hotels in Cardiff to a private self-catering lodge in Brecon Beacons. Gorge walking, white water rafting, indoor surfing, rock-climbing and hiking are just some of the fun activity options we have in South Wales! Check out the kids camps Wales page for more info.
Canyoning, Rafting, Rock-Climbing
Hostels, Villas, Lodges
Brewery & Whiskey Tours
If you have the important job of organising your best mate’s stag do, then Cardiff & Brecon Beacons is an awesome option for a short break in Wales! Stay in a hostel, hotel or villa in Cardiff’s city centre or opt for your own lodge surrounded by countryside in the Brecon Beacons. Our best-seller activity is canyoning with fun jumps from waterfalls and natural slides. Other popular stag activity choices are white water rafting in Cardiff Bay, Rock-climbing, quad-biking and paintballing. We can also include some cool extras such as a brewery tour! Check out our Stag Do Wales page for more info!
Media / Press Trips
Whatever group trip you are organising, we can cater for everyone. Our minimum numbers for activities, day trips and multi-night packages is usually 6, but out of high-season we may be able to be a bit more flexible with this. Whether you’re a rugby team looking for some fun adventures & team-bonding, a family organising a big reunion or birthday party, or if you are on a press trip with influencers wanting to explore the beauty of South Wales, we’ve got you covered! just hit the ‘quote’ button to enquire about your group adventure or call / email us direct.
SUP, Canyoning, Indoor Surf
Villas, Cottages, Hotels
High Tea, Wine Tasting
Cardiff is one of the most popular UK destinations for a hen weekend, with so many bars & restaurants on offer it’s a guaranteed fun city trip! Book a hotel, hostel or your own villa in Cardiff or opt for a private cottage surrounded by the countryside in Brecon Beacons. Paddleboarding, canyoning, indoor surf & white water rafting are all popular activity options with hen groups. We can also include some nice extras such as a wine tasting or a cocktail making class! Check out our Adventure Hen Weekend Wales page for more info!
With the ever changing government guidelines relating to the ongoing pandemic, staycations and active holidays are increasingly becoming more popular with families, social bubbles and extended households. Therefore we are offering tailor-made packages for small groups in Cardiff & Brecon Beacons. Outdoor activities such as canyoning, rock-climbing and quad-biking have a low infection rate and it’s a fairly safe environment to be in. We also offer quality accommodation options to suit smaller groups, families and extended households. Just get in touch with our team to see what we can offer in Cardiff & Brecon Beacons whilst social distancing and other restrictions remain in place.
Just looking to enjoy an outdoor activity in South Wales with us only? No tour extras, transfers & accommodation? That’s no issue at all. Prices are dependant on group numbers and the activity you choose – so please contact us through the website chat, get a quote or call us today!
Food & extras
Pics & a highlights video
Our most popular option for activities in South Wales is a hosted day trip. We take the stress off your hands and bring the good vibes and extra touches to complete the experience. With a door to door transfer service, optional inclusion of lunch / dinner to suit your budget and our team there to capture the moments with a load of great pictures and a personal highlights video for you. The perfect adventure day out!
- Clean private minibuses up to large coaches for your group
- We can include a pub lunch or dinner with drinks to suit your budget and style. Packed lunches also available
- Less stress having us there to host and coordinate the day for you
- Pictures and a highlights video
- Competitions for ‘Adventurer of the Day’ where the winner get’s a cool surfy prize
- Add in extra sightseeing after the activity
- Why not add on a second activity to complete your adventure day out!?
Transfers & Extras
At Big Blue Adventures we specialise in package adventure travel for groups and provide tailor-made adventure breaks or weekends away. Whether you want an epic trip on a stag or hen do, an active team building retreat or a large family holiday in South Wales – we offer adventure travel with an award winning service and quality package options. We know what works well and have lots of fun ideas so do contact us to create the best experience for you!
- Watersports and a range of other outdoor activities
- Sightseeing and exploring including hiking, brewery tours, castle tours – you name it we can make it happen!
- Range of group accommodation, including: cottages, modern hostels, private villas and quality hotels
- Food & drink including packed lunches or a local pub / café lunch / dinner
- Friendly local host team with a passion for outdoor activities and adventure
- Pics & highlights video
- Great for stag & hen weekends, company retreats, kids camps, media & press trips, family reunions and more!
Why Adventure With Us…
Our Big Blue destinations offer great group accommodation options, good travel links, quality facilities and world-class adventures. We spend a lot of time at our locations and know what works well for groups.
Hosted group adventure travel, with numbers between 6-100+ people. BBA offers an award winning service; we’ll always go the extra mile to ensure our packages are perfect for your group.
The best way to remember your group trip? A highlights video that captures all the best moments of your adventure. Video & pictures are included in all of our full packages.
Popular Activities In South Wales
Why We Love This…
“Cardiff is a small city which makes it easy to get around and explore the many bars, restaurants and sights the city has on offer. I love how you can be surrounded by mountains and waterfalls in Brecon Beacons in no time! My personal favourites are Canyoning in Waterfall Country & Paddleboarding in Cardiff Bay.”
Heleen – Co-owner