Easter activities for all the family


Having spent the best part of a year cooped up in our homes, the light at the end of the tunnel is as clear as ever! With restrictions easing and organised outdoor group exercise permitted, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the Easter holidays and soak up the warmer weather with friends and family!

Adventure Aberdeen will see a range of exciting activities reactivate throughout April, from canoeing and stand up paddleboarding at the city’s historic Rubislaw Quarry to coaststeering and scrambling along the north-east’s vibrant coastline. Adventurous activities are perfect way to kickstart your spring, offering something for the whole family to take-part in.

Have a look at what we have on offer and try something new over the Easter holidays. Click on the links to book your space!

Canoeing @ Rubislaw Quarry (5 years +)

What better way to spend a nice spring day than on the water? Canoeing offers the perfect opportunity for a family adventure exploring one of Aberdeen’s most iconic sites in a fun and unique way. Canoeing, and stand up paddleboarding, launched last September and this marked the first time that the public have had access to the quarry since it closed in 1969!

Prices will range from £10 to £15, so trying something new doesn’t have to cost a fortune! Book your space now.

Canoeing @ Rubislaw

Stand Up Paddleboarding @ Rubislaw Quarry (12 years +)

Stand up paddleboarding is the fastest growing paddle sport in the world, and for good reason too. This fun activity, perfect for all the family, will give you a full body workout with guaranteed smiles at the end of it.

This activity is perfect for newcomers and experienced stand up paddleboarders and offers a great opportunity to explore one of Aberdeen’s hidden gems. Did you know that Rubislaw Quarry was once ‘the deepest man-made hole in Europe’? Book your space now.

Stand up paddleboarding @ Rubislaw

Mountain Biking for 9-15 year-olds

Spend a day with our instructors on a bike journey through Hazlehead and Countesswells and enjoy the north-east’s world class scenery. This is the perfect way to get your kids active while discovering the great outdoors! Book your space now.


Coasteering/Scrambling for 9-15 year-olds

Aberdeen has a spectacular coastline and an abundance of maritime features for kids and teens to safely explore and wade through.

Our trained instructors offer guided and closely supervised activities from scrambling over rocks to jumping into water, providing a fantastically memorable experience for the young ones this Easter. Book your space now.


Canoeing for 9-15 year-olds  

Explore Aberdeen’s River Dee with our trained professionals! This journey across the Granite City from Maryculter to Fisherman’s Bothy is a great opportunity for those aged nine to 15 to see the city from a new perspective while taking part in a fun and engaging activity.

Due to high demand, this event is currently sold out. However, events like this will run again soon, so keep your eyes peeled for any announcements and book your place here as soon as possible!

Learn to Bike for 3-8 year-olds

Learning to cycle is an invaluable and life-long skill and can help us to maintain an active lifestyle well into adulthood.

These lessons offer basic bike control for young children. Our instructors will deliver tips and hints, helping participants to leave the stabilisers behind and gain confidence quickly. Book your space now.


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