Our Activities

In Your Element has been offering amazing outdoor activity experiences across Scotland since 2003.  Award-winning In Your Element offers a huge range of outdoor activities near Inverness & Loch Ness, Aviemore & the Cairngorms, Loch Lomond the Trossachs and Argyll, Fort William and Loch Tay, as well as many other places in Scotland.

Use the In Your Element activity finder to look for outdoor experiences for you or your group, at a location close to you.


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group of people canoeing

Canoeing is something that everyone should try at some point! With so many amazing locations to explore in Scotland, there is a canoe tour just waiting for you.

From 2 to 5 hours
5 yrs min age
Natalie Miller, Gorge walking
Gorge Walk Aviemore (Adrenaline)

An awesome river gorge that fits in a lot of fun!  This venue offers more challenging version of gorge scrambling with wetsuits, buoyancy aids and helmets provided.

1.5 - 2 hours depending on group size
12 yrs min age
Gorge walking Truim Gorge
Gorge Walk Falls of Truim

Truim Falls near Aviemore, is a great option for all sorts of groups because we can tailor the experience to suit each group. Lots of fun!

2 hours
12 yrs min age
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Guided Walks

Guided walks exploring Scotland’s wonderfully wild forests, hills, lochs and rivers, tailored to your group.

From 1 to 6 hours
12 yrs min age
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Highland Games

A fun-filled, laid-back outdoor event with a Scottish twist – our Highland Games events are always fun.

1.5 to 2 hours
6 yrs min age
the legs of someone paddleboarding on a sunny. you can't see the person above their knees.

Quickly becoming the fastest growing paddlesport in the UK, Stand Up Paddleboarding is must try activity!

From 1.5 - 3 hours
12 yrs min age
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Rock Climbing

In Your Element rock climbing sessions are tailored to suit the group’s needs, from introductory coaching to developing technique on more difficult pitches.

2 to 2.5 hrs
8 yrs min age
Blinfolded Team building challenges
The Ultimate Team Challenge Quest

Task cards, challenge grids and a whole host of mental and physical challenges results in THE most awesome, team challenge fun!

2.5 hours
18 yrs min age
white water river sledging
White Water Sledging Aviemore

Negotiate strong currents, waterfalls & rapids, & surf waves in a heart-racing session finishing with an awesome rapid under the famous Feshie Bridge.

3 hrs
14 yrs min age
children lining up to do archery
Archery Aviemore

Our archery sessions are the perfect group activity for all the family and is fun for kids and big-kids alike.

1hr 15mins
8 yrs min age
A man lines up to throw axes at targets during an axe-throwing activity session
Axe Throwing Aviemore

Lose yourself in wilderness spirit with the heart-pounding thrill of axe-throwing in the Cairngorms National Park.  Channel your inner-warrior with family or friends!

1 hour
10 yrs min age
canoeing on a loch
Canoe Tour Aviemore (Family-Friendly)

A wonderful canoe tour on picturesque Loch an Eilein near Aviemore, a truly magical place right at the heart of the ancient Rothiemurchus Pine forest.

1.5 hours
5 yrs min age
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Biking Tours Aviemore

Aviemore has endless off-road opportunities.  We can tailor a route to suit your group, whether that’s for a relatively inexperienced group or more experienced riders.

Up to 5hrs
10 yrs min age
2 people diding mountain bikes on a forest track on a sunny day
Cairngorm E-Bike Day Tour

Explore awesome off-road bike trails with experienced guides in the grandeur of the Cairngorms, on terrain chosen to suit the group’s riding ability.

<6.5 hours
16 yrs min age
2 people canoeing on a gentle stretch of river as part of a canoe expedition
Canoe Safari River Spey

From Aviemore, you’ll be guided downriver towards the village of Boat of Garten with small rapids to keep you on your toes, but most of the trip is on an easy stretch of the river.

Approx. 3-4 hours
7 yrs min age
2 men canoeing river rapids
Canoe Safari, River Spey Whitewater

A guided canoe journey on the most exciting stretch of the awesome River Spey including lots of rapids on this full-on white-water canoeing experience.

5 hours
14 yrs min age
school and youth group outdoor activities
Gorge Walk Aviemore (Family-friendly)

A fantastic introduction to the joys of gorge scrambling, that is suitable for all the family in a wonderful river gorge.

3 hours
6 yrs min age
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Paddleboarding Aviemore

This is your chance to experience one of the UK’s fastest growing sports in one of the most scenic paddling venues in the country.

1.5 hours
12 yrs min age
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TreeZone Aviemore

A 100-metre zip-line, balance beams, hanging platforms, tight-ropes, scramble nets, white knuckle bridges & gap jumps.

1.5 hours
8 yrs min age
2 people in a canoe riding through rapids on the river spey
River Spey Canoe Expeditions

A fantastic descent of the majestic River Spey by canoe over 3, 4 or 5 days.  One of the ‘Big 4’ rivers that is a must for the touring canoeist in Scotland.

3 to 5 days
13 yrs min age
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Summit to Sea Canoe & Climb Expedition

An extraordinary journey taking you from over 1200m above sea level and then down the River Spey by canoe to the sea. An awesome wild experience.

4 days, 3 nights
18 yrs min age
person abseiling on rock face

Giving a huge sense of achievement, abseiling is a physically easy but mentally challenging activity.

2.5 hours
8 yrs min age
children pulling arrows out of target

Experience the ancient & noble sport of target archery at a location near you! Ideal for parties, hen & stag groups, team building events or just for fun.

1 - 2 hours
8 yrs min age
archery and axe throwing targets
Archery & Axe-Throwing Combo

Our exciting archery and axe-throwing experience will leave you buzzing. You’ll learn how to hit the target, then have a bit of fun with some games & challenges.

2 hours
10 yrs min age
person pulling axe from axe throwing target.
Axe Throwing

Prepare for an axe-ceptional adventure like no other with our thrilling axe-throwing session!

1 - 2 hours
10 yrs min age
A man Mountain biking in scottish wilderness
Biking Tours

Mountain biking over hills, through glens and forests you’ll find trails, tracks and bike centres, surrounded by some of the most awesome scenery imaginable.

From 2 to 5 hours
5 yrs min age
In Your Element Adventure Activities
Bushcraft Skills

Our bushcraft skills experiences will introduce you to essential skills of bushcraft & survival, teaching you how to put them to good use in a survival situation.

From 2 to 5 hours
6 yrs min age