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.


Activity Location
Group Type
Month of the Year
Activity Category
Activity Type
Participant Suitability
Minimum Ages
Public or Private
Difficulty Rating
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
2 people diding mountain bikes on a forest track on a sunny day
Biking Tours Inverness

With a variety of fun local trails within easy driving distance of Inverness, we can tailor a route to suit your group, whether experienced riders or not.

Up to 5hrs
10 yrs min age
In Your Element Adventure Activities
Buschcraft 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
People Canoeing in the Aigaas Gorge on the River Beauly near inverness
Canoe Safari, nr. Inverness

The River Beauly is a bit of a hidden gem near Inverness through lovely countryside with the end of this particular stretch of the river being a spectacular gorge.

Approx. 3-4 hours
10 yrs min age
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
In Your Element Adventure Activities
Gorge Walk Inverness (Adrenaline)

Our most challenging gorge walking venue. Everything is bigger, from the jumps and slides to the waterfalls and water-chutes.  This is definitely for the more adventurous.

2.5-3 hours
14 yrs min age
walking group in the mountains waving at camera
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
Group having fun at highland games event
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
Blinfolded Team building challenges
Nature Quest Team Challenge

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
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
person smiling as they rock climb
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
Sea kayaking under a rainbow, west coast scotland
Sea Kayaking

Sea kayaking at awesome Scottish coastal locations for novices to find their feet, or perhaps more exposed sea conditions for the confident paddler.

From 2 hrs to multi-day
14 yrs min age
A young boy at front of a canoe on a gentle canoe journey on a scottish loch
Canoe Loch Ness Discovery

Our Loch Ness canoe taster tour is ideal for those who are short of time, or perhaps have younger children that you don’t think could sit still for a whole or half day!

1 hour
5 yrs min age
Canoeing on Loch Tay
Canoe Loch Ness Explorer

Explore the beautiful, southern end of world-famous Loch Ness in the company of a fully qualified canoe guide.

2.5 hours
7 yrs min age
Gorge walking - Jumping and sliding off a waterfall
Gorge Walk Inverness

An awesome gorge near Inverness that offers both family-friendly and more challenging gorge walking adventures in wetsuits, buoyancy aids and helmets.

2.5 hours
7 yrs min age
weaselling near loch ness

Weaseling is a family-friendly, group activity.  It is varied and challenging and includes a journey of adventure through a boulder field dating back to the ice age.

2.5 hours
8 yrs min age
canoe camping loch ness at night
Great Glen Canoe Trail Expedition

A fabulous Great Glen Canoe Trail adventure, travelling by Canadian canoe across Scotland from Fort William on the West Coast to Inverness in the East.

5 days
13 yrs min age
people sea kayaking west coast of scotland
Hike, Kayak and Wild Camp the Isle of Skye

Paddle and ramble your way along the wild coast, hidden lochs and high peaks of Scotland’s revered ‘Misty Isle’, The Isle of Skye

5 Days
18 yrs min age
Glen Affric on a sunny winters day, with frost and blue skies
Guided Walk: Glen Affric

Experience the raw power of nature as you traverse ancient trails, surrounded by towering mountains, cascading waterfalls, and tranquil lochs.

6 hours
12 yrs min age
Winter Walk late afternoon with the sun low in the sky
Guided Walk: Our Back Door

Explore the enchanting Reelig Glen & Cabrich hill forts on an unforgettable walking tour that will immerse you in the wonders of these hidden gems.

6 hours
12 yrs min age