Experience Scotland's Great Outdoors

Thrill-seekers, adrenaline junkies, wildlife lovers and outdoor enthusiasts are no strangers to the Scottish Highlands. That’s because it’s a hub for outdoor sports and perfect for adventure-seeking visitors all year round! Here in and around Inverness we have outdoor activity centres catering for all types of pursuits.


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Active Highs

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Explore Highland

Explore Highland is an outdoor paddle sports company based in Inverness, which offers a range…...

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In Your Element

In Your Element is an outdoor experiences company, which operates near Inverness and Loch Ness,…...

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Wildwoodz Adventure Park

If you are looking for an adventure park near Inverness then head for a day…...

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Bowhunter Archery

Archery is great fun for everyone. This outdoor activity involves shooting an arrow with a…...

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River Ness Rafting

Are you in Inverness and looking for fun things to do with your family? Then…...

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Cairngorm Mountain

Based in the heart of the magnificent Cairngorms National Park, Cairngorm Mountain is an activity…...

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Nevis Range

Sitting in the shadows of Ben Nevis, on the northern and eastern slopes of Aonach…...

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A Range of Activities and Adventures

From paddleboarding and white water rafting to guided hikes, mountain biking, canoeing and kayaking, paintball and mini Highland Games. Explore a great range of activities now in the most beautiful backdrop. You could be in the middle of the countryside or the middle of a city – there’s no limit to what you can get up to in the Highlands.

Highland Outdoor Activity Centres

If you are looking to find out who the best shot in your group is, Wildwoodz Paintball Park near Inverness is right up your street! There’s also the opportunity to try your hand at axe throwing, or even learn some bushcraft in Scotland. Would you rather go hunting dinosaurs? Who wouldn’t?! At Bowhunter Archery, you can stalk Jurassic monsters all day with a bow and arrow. Each session is led by a team of Archery GB instructors, so you are always in safe hands. Or if you’re looking to go out with a splash, how about some rafting on the River Ness? In the heart of Inverness, take a trip with River Ness Rafting to see the city from a unique viewpoint.

Outdoor Adventure Companies

There are also several fantastic outdoor adventure companies with bases in and around Inverness. Offering scheduled outdoor activities, along with bespoke group packages. For thrilling experiences such as canoeing and kayaking, paddleboarding mountain biking and gorge walking, see In Your Element and Explore Highland.

So if you’re looking for fun and adventure, there is sure to be an Inverness outdoor activity centre or adventure company for you. Please note, some activities are seasonal, so please check with the activity providers for further information and availability.