I'm a director of Isle of Wight Adventure Activities and a Senior British Canoe Union Coach and an SUP Instructor Trainer. I am an outdoor centre inspector, a BCU national trainer and am recognised by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority as a technical advisor. I'm the chair of the BCU emerging disciplines technical committee which oversees and advises the national governing body on issues relating to sit on top kayaks and stand-up-paddle boards. I'm a REC First Aid Trainer who specialises in Expedition First Aid and Aquatic First Aid and am also an RLSS Trainer.
Its not easy to remember all of our birthdays, but some of them can be hard to forget. Let’s make this birthday a memory to remember.
Our team know how special a child’s birthday can be and important it is to ensure that they get what they are expecting, so we make sure that the adventure that they have they and their friends will remember.
Every Adventure party includes:
  • A wide choice of activities including Mountain Boarding, Archery, Climbing, Survial Skills, Zorbing*, Circus Skills, High Ropes* and more…
  • Expert instruction from our highly trained and passionate fun-structors (web guys note – I didn’t come up with that name)
  • Cafe, Restaurant and farm shop for adults to head off to ‘take some time’ for, well, you know.
  • Pre-parpred Birthday Cake and Party Food
  • Party invitation supplied for you to hand out
With all this planned and put together before you arrive and with a fixed price of £100 for a two hour adventure party not only will all the children be having a great time, but parties are fantastic value for money and stress free for parents from start to finish.

Young Adventurers

“Children are in the safest possible hands experiencing adventure, making new friends and learning new skills.”
Childrens Holiday Activities on the Isle of Wight – Ideal for active kids and also for working parents, or those who just want a bit of adult time, our holiday activity days are packed full of the best adventures the Island has to offer, from Kayaking the Caves, Surfing the Swells, Learning Bushcraft Skills or Tumbling down a hill in a Zorb. There are so many activities that they’ll want to come back for more than one day!
We have activity days across the whole Island from our activity bases you can choose your day and be sure that they will have the best day with experienced and energetic instructors who’s priorities are safety and fun. We are the only activity centre on the Island that is fully licensed and approved for all our sports and activities. Our activity sites are in Freshwater, Tapnell and Sandown.
The full day of activities costs just £30 per child and there are options of early drop offs and late pick ups if needed. You can book online, over the phone or at our booking centre – its the quickest and easiest booking for the best adventures on the Island.
Kids get a certificate of attendance and stickers when they finish their day, and they will love the further options for taking part in the sports they have enjoyed throughout the day.

 

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Family Kayaking Adventure


Kayaking on the Isle of Wight in Freshwater. Do you want to have fun paddling under cliffs, visiting caves and sheltered bays? Maybe, if you choose to, surfing ocean waves or riding the swells through the gaps in the cliff walls.
The aim of these two hour activities is a fun and safe introduction to kayaking in a stunning location, with family, friends or meeting new people who have a similar interest. You will be safe in the hands of the most highly skilled, experienced and well qualified kayaking guides on the Isle of Wight. You literally can’t get kayaking on the Isle of Wight like this anywhere else!
Bushcraft is something everyone can gain skills in and have fun learning. Our Isle of Wight Bushcraft introductions are run by a Bushcraft specialist who has years of experience in outdoor living and teaching bushcraft. We utalise the best locations on the Isle of Wight for our Bushcraft courses. We provide all the equipment you need, and even the food and drink for you to experiment with on the fires that you will make using traditional methods – no matches here!
This is an ideal family activity whatever the weather. You’ll build a shelter together and then learn to make fires. You can relax together enjoying some food and drink that you have made. All the time you’ll have an experienced bushcraft instructor there to show you what to do and to give you loads of advice on tips and techniques. Great fun for everyone no matter what age!
Mountain Boarding Adventures on the Isle of Wight. Do you want to have fun rushing down a hill side on a board? We’ll get you to the stage where you can take on a few jumps. Mountain Boarding is great fun and exciting to learn.
Our Mountain Boarding Adventure will introduce you to the equipment and show you the basics and much more. You’ll take on the rollers and some of the drop offs if you are feeling brave.

Kayaking for Families on the Isle of Wight. Do you want to have fun paddling on the open sea, experiencing the fun of paddling a double kayak and gain water confidence in expert hands? Maybe, if you choose to, you could try a single kayak. 

The aim of this one hour activity is a fun and safe introduction to kayaking in a stunning location – it is designed for families with children who want to stay together and have fun on the water. The focus is fun for everyone, but in a less challenging and committing environment than our adult kayaking adventures with the aim of building skills and confidence on the water.

You will be safe in the hands of the most highly skilled, experienced and well qualified kayaking guides on the Isle of Wight. You literally can’t get kayaking on the Isle of Wight like this anywhere else!

Day Trip Kayaking on the Isle of Wight. Kayaks are the best way to properly explore the stunning Isle of Wight coastline. You will be visiting coves, beaches, caves and if you are lucky with the weather getting out to the Needles!
Our full days are based on the highest quality touring sit on top kayaks available, Ocean Kayak Scupper Pros; We’ll be taking lunch with us and stopping to play between the rocks and go snorkeling in some stunning locations.
Climbing on the Isle of Wight. Do you want to try rock climbing in a safe atmosphere with friendly instructors?
Our introduction to Climbing will introduce you to challenge of climbing, but as slowly and as gently as you want. If you feel like you want to do some harder climbing, or you are in a mixed group, don’t worry our experienced instructors will find plenty to challenge you.
For your Climbing Adventure, you will meet us at our base at our Tapnell adventure centre. Your instructor will greet you, explain what is going to happen and then get you kitted out for the 30 minute adventure.
You will be given a top quality climbing equipment.
These climbing adventures are aimed at those who have never climbed before and for family groups who want to stay together.
Archery on the Isle of Wight. Archery is an Olympic sport that offers challenge and excitement.
Our expert archery coaches will introduce you to all aspects of safety and the equipment and then coach you to shoot with precision. There are loads of challenge and games, and the 1hr session is something the whole family can do together.
We have a maximum of two people per target, so less waiting around, and if you wish to, we have high quality sights on our bows that ensure you develop your skills effectively.

LIVE LIFE WITH MORE ADVENTURE

Adult Kayaking Adventure

Kayaking on the Isle of Wight. Do you want to have fun paddling under cliffs, visiting caves and sheltered bays? Maybe, if you choose to, surfing ocean waves or riding the swells through the gaps in the cliff walls.
The aim of these two hour activities is a fun and safe introduction to kayaking in a stunning location, with family, friends or meeting new people who have a similar interest. You will be safe in the hands of the most highly skilled, experienced and well qualified kayaking guides on the Isle of Wight. You literally can’t get kayaking on the Isle of Wight like this anywhere else!