Region: South East

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Adventure Activities Isle of Wight, Tapnell Farm, Newport Road, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight PO41 0YJ

Contact: 01983 755 838



Are you looking for the best adventures the Isle of Wight has to offer? If you want the Adventure Activity experts, then you have come to the right place. We are the largest and most well respected Adventure Company on the Isle of Wight. Our different Adventure Activity sites offer something for everyone.

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Exactly what does your venue offer to educational visits?
Adventure Activities Isle of Wight offers a unique range of land activities, water activities and team building opportunities, all delivered with exceptional quality and maximum enjoyment. With us you can try:
• Coasteering
• Paddle Boarding
• Archery
• Kayaking
• Team Building
• Climbing
• Mountain Boarding
• Raft Building
• Axe Throwing
• Bushcraft Skills
• Mega SUP
• And More!

With passion and enthusiasm our team deliver the best adventures by using the power of nature and the outdoors to deliver life enhancing experiences and memories for all ages and abilities. Our adventures don’t take places in purpose built centres, we are out making the most of the incredible natural landscape, the best beaches and the most iconic landmarks that the Isle of Wight has to offer!

We can cater your trip to a wide variety of subjects to work alongside or enrich the curriculum. From discovering the fascinating geology of the Isle of Wight coastline while kayaking or coasteering, to learning about ecology and the ‘fire triangle’ on a bushcraft experience. Physics and mathematics or even a history lesson, can be incorporated in to an Archery session, and Climbing and Mountain Boarding are great opportunities to gain knowledge about gravity and human physiology.

We are always open to ideas, please give our Outdoor Education Manager a call to discuss your plans and the intended outcomes for your trip! We will always endeavour to make each school trip as unique as we can!

Why you are you a great place for educational visits?
We are the Isle of Wight’s premier outdoor education provider! Whether you are looking for a memorable day outside of the classroom, or planning a bespoke residential experience, Adventure Activities Isle of Wight have it covered!

Having worked both within and alongside local schools for over 15 years, our staff draw upon a wealth of qualifications, knowledge and experience in providing outdoor education, as well as true passion and excitement to create lots of fun and unforgettable memories!

Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any other accreditation such as AALA?
We have accreditation from:
Learning Outside of the Classroom
Institute for Outdoor Learning
British Canoe Union
Water Skills Academy

What does a typical educational visit include?
Our Educational Visits can be fully tailored to your needs and to meet the objectives of the day. Amongst our team are fully qualified teachers, as well as the very best young talent. We can make your trip as educational as you wish, or simply provide a memorable, fun experience outside of the classroom.

With locations providing both land sports and water activities, our school trips offer the chance to tailor make a fantastic day of either land or water activities, or make it a full day of adventure where you will get to experience both!

What group sizes do you cater for?
We can cater to groups ranging from 8 up to 80 children.

Do you provide projects, teacher’s packs, work sheets or any useful information?
Although we do not currently supply teacher’s packs or work sheets at the moment, we are more than many to develop something with you prior to your trip! Just speak to us!

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?
We would recommend any cameras or electronic equipment are either in waterproof and shockproof protection, or are left somewhere safe whilst on activities. Adventure Activities have a number of cameras which our staff can take on sessions by request.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
Detailed risk assessments and pre-arrival information packs are provided in advance of the trip. However pre arrival site visits by teachers are most welcomed, we encourage you to come and meet the team and check out the facilities before your trip.

Does your venue have an education officer?
Our experienced Outdoor Education Manager, Joe, is always on hand to speak to, to discuss ideas, logistics, answer any questions and book in your trip. You can contact Joe on or telephone 01983 755838.

What is the cost of the visit?
Individuals activities from £12pp
Activity Days from £35pp
Residential Trips from £119pp (includes full board, day and evening activities and accommodation)

Is specific clothing required for the trip?
All safety and personal protection equipment, including wetsuits, buoyancy aids and helmets are provided for your trip. Children will need to provide their own solid shoes or trainers (no sandals, open toed shoes or soft boots) and long sleeved tops and trousers are recommended to protect from scuffs and bruises. Our activities take place outdoors in a dynamic environment exposed to the elements. We ask you to wear clothing appropriate for the weather (waterproof jackets, sun hat etc.) sunscreen is also highly advised throughout the year!

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
All Adventure Activities instructional staff and tutors hold valid First Aid qualifications.

Please list facilities available.
Please bring a packed lunch for non-residential day trips, picnic benches are available to eat lunch at. A small tuck shop is on site for children to purchase additional snacks and drinks. All meals are provided during residential stays.

What are your disabled facilities?
We endeavour to make our site accessible to everyone, and will adapt sessions as best as possible to suit the needs of the guests. Please speak to our Outdoor Education Manager to discuss any additional needs.

What are your opening days and hours?

We are open 7 days a week, all year round (excluding the Christmas break). During residential stays a Night Manager will be on duty throughout the night.

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?
“I love the energy everyone has here and how lovely all the instructors are. Thank you for such a lovely stay and being so amazing! I’ll miss you!”

“I would like to say a very big thank you to everyone for an amazing experience. It has been an outstanding adventure trying things we have never tried before! I loved every second of it!”

“I wish I had more time here!”

“Everyone is so supportive and have helped me through everything”

“You made Autumn ’16 one to remember! Thank you all so much!”

“All of the instructors were absolutely amazing. Coming on NCS here was a fantastic experience and very enjoyable. Ive met some amazing people, leaders and instructors. Huge thank you to everyone who made this trip possible.”

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your
Adventure Activities endeavours to make each trip bespoke and with the least hassle for the school as possible. The best place to start is with a phone call to our friendly Outdoor Education Manager, Joe, and we can take it from there!

Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Bushcraft Climbing Outdoor Education Outdoor Pursuits Residential School Trips Sports Team Building Water Sports Wildlife and Nature

Curriculum Topics Covered: Environmental Studies Geography PE

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December