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Booking Day Activities

Adventure Activites are open to anyone visiting or living in the area around Okehampton, you don't need to be a resident at the hostel.  We offer over 20 different adventure activities for individuals, families or groups. As it's the Olympic year, perhaps you'll be spurred onto more more active year, trying such wonderful sports as canoeing, kayaking or the less traditional sports of weaseling, rock climbing and gorge scrambling.

This Easter we are offering activity sessions daily from Monday 2nd April and sessions can be booked by individuals in each of the school holidays.  Outside these periods, we can run an Adventure session for a grouo of 6 or more.

For more about Easter activities:  read more

We can also do special bookings for Birthday parties, Stag parties and even a Wedding party.

Daily Adventure Activities

Our adventure activities are open to all and run every day during school holidays for you to join onto.

All instruction, equipment and transport is included in the price..

If you have more than 6 people you can book a private session at any time (see separate price list). 


Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9 to 11.30 Rock Climbing High Ropes/Guided Walk
Canoeing Gorge Scrambling High Ropes Rock Climbing
12.00 to 2.00 Archery Mountain Boarding Climbing Wall/Low Ropes
Archery Mountain Boarding Archery Climbing Wall/Low Ropes
14.30 to 17.00 Kayaking Gorge Scrambling Bushcraft Rock Climbing Bushcraft Gorge Scrambling Bridge Climb
Full Day   Watersports Day Family Rock Day Paddle Day (Exe)      
Bike Hire Open daily 9-5

In the event of unsuitable weather conditions on the day, we reserve the right to substitute the activity with a different one.

October Holiday Programme

Full Day Watersports DayFamily Rock DayPaddle Day (Exe)   

Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9.30 to 12.00 Rock Climbing High Ropes
Gorge Scrambling Canoeing Archery

Gorge Scrambling

13.00 to 15.30 Kayaking   Gorge Scrambling   Mountain Boarding Rock Climbing
Climbing Wall/Low Ropes
Bridge Climb




Ages for activities

Age Limits Activity types
5 and Upwards Archery, Bushcraft, Low Ropes, Gorge Scrambling, Weaselling, Kayaking
8 and Upwards High Ropes, Rock Climbing, Mountain Boarding, Rock Climbing Day, Bridge Climb, River Trips
12 and Upwards Tyrolean Traverse, Big Oke Abseil,


Prices per person per session 

 Ask about our family special prices.

 Type   Name      Adult    Under 14 
Taster Sessions Archery, Bushcraft, Weaselling, Low Ropes, Climbing Wall

£20   £15

Taster Sessions

High Ropes, Rock Climbing, Mountain Boarding,

Gorge Scrambling,  Kayaking, Canoeing

£25   £20
Full Day Watersports Day, Rock Climbing Day, Paddle Day (River Trip)


Day Adventure Camps

Adventure Okehampton’s great offer for unaccompanied children aged 8 to 16. Book your child in for a full day of fully supervised activities. Essentially, this is a different type of child-care for the younger participants.   Read More

 Once you have picked your session      please cal 01837 53916 to book your place

Wild Camping Expedition on Dartmoor

Dartmoor Tors

Wild Camping - An overnight expedition to Dartmoor
Price £49.00 per person

Dartmoor is a wonderful area with over 385 square miles of wilderness terrain.  At Okehampton, we are situated right of the northern edge of the high moors, where the Army have been training for over a century.  We will take a overnight expedition onto the moor, and demonstrate some basic survival skills, so you learn methods of natural navigation, where to build a shelter, taking water and light a camp-fire. Its a great day activity session, allowing you to see some of the wilder habitats of Dartmoor in the hands of our capable instructors. 

Can be combined with a bushcraft session, high ropes, Big Oke Abseil or rock climbing to make a great Dads weekend away with the kids!

Routes: A range of trail types will be experienced, including tracks, gravel paths, heather moorland, woodland, pastureland and rough ground, so good footwear is essential to make the best of this day.
Kit required:  Suitable clothing, some wet-weather gear, packed lunch required, water bottle.
Price includes: Instructor for session, Transport all provided.

Likely distance: 4-6 miles
Time: 14.00 - 9.30am

Dates for these events:

Saturday 25th July 2015
Saturday 1st August 2015
Saturday 8th August 2015
Saturday 15th August 2015
Saturday 22nd August 2015
Saturday 29th August 2015

Call 01837 53916 to make a Booking.

Stay the Day

Stay the day










Looking for something for the children to do during the holidays? If they are between 8 and 16, you can book them onto our Day Adventure Camps. 

Running during school holidays, they can do three different adventure taster sessions and we'll look after them during the off-session periods.

Price normally £60.00, but special price of £32 per person for day for three taster sessions.  Lunch can be added (if required), otherwise they will need a packed lunch and sufficient to drink for the day. Check the kit requirements, which vary depending on the activities on the day.  A day pack, second pair of training shoes, towel and swimming costumes may be required.

A parental consent form will be required at drop off at 8.45 am and collection available around 5pm.

Or alternatively consider:

Family Watersports Day:  £59 for full day

Tuesdays throughout the School Holidays

Family Rock Day:  £59 for full day

Wednesdays throughout the School Holidays

Family Paddle Day:  £59 for full day

Thursdays throughout the School Holidays





Paddling on the Exe

River Trip (Canoe)

£59 full day trip leaving at 9am, returning by 5pm.

There are two options that we can use in Exeter.  Usually we use the Double Locks Loop for most activities. For this loop no previous experience is needed! If the group is suitably skilled and the river conditions are right it may be possible to do the Exeter Quay loop, but this requires paddling two water slides. Groups can expect to see wildlife along the river and canal, be taught paddle skills along the way and have opportunities to play games and go swimming.

•    Double locks Loop (Loop 2) - A flat water paddle that will involve going down the River Exe to Countess Weir and then getting onto the canal and paddling back up past double locks to the car park. This route is 4.5km.
•    Exeter Quay Loop (Loop 1) - A paddle up the canal to Exeter Quay and then paddling down the river. On the way round are two water slides they will be riding.

All kit will be provided buoyancy aids, helmets, wetsuits, paddles, boats.

Dates of paddle days

26th July 2018
2nd Aug 2018
9th Aug 2018
16th Aug 2018
23rd Aug 2018
30st Aug 2018

To make a reservation call 01837 53916. Suitable for those aged 8 and more.


Family Rock Days

A great adventure travelling to famous Dartmoor tors where we'll try rock climbing, weaselling and bouldering, all fun-filled activities suitable for people of all ages. The dartmoor granite is great for rock-climbing, as the rough surface of the granite provides a good grip to the rocks.

Suitable for Children age 8 upwards.

Price £59.00 per person includes transport and instruction.

Ratio: 1 to 8 (max)

Kit required: Suitable loose clothing and shoes. Packed Lunch.

Likely time: 9.00 - 4.30pm

Easter Holidays

Wednesday 4th April 2018
Wednesday 11th April 2018

May Half-term Holidays

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Summer Holidays

Wednesday 25th July 2018
Wednesday 1st August 2018
Wednesday 8th August 2018
Wednesday 15th August 2018
Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Wednesday 29th August 2018

October Half-term holidays

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Rock day LR1