Get Active in Perthshire

Get Active

If you like the outdoors and being active – then Perthshire has a lot for you! Activities for young and old are available throughout the area, from off-road driving in a 4X4 and bungee jumping off a bridge, to guided wildlife tours, white water rafting and kayaking, there is something for all levels of outdoor enthusiasm!

These activities are spread across Perthshire – but are all within a short drive of Perth City Centre and easily accessible by car, bus or rail. Many are set in spectacular surroundings where you can enjoy incredible views of the Perthshire countryside while you take part in the outdoor fun.

For each of the activities, we have suggested other local places to visit while you are in the area so that you can make either a day or a holiday out of it!

Highland Fling Bungee

Quite literally one of Scotland’s most breath-taking experiences, the Highland Fling Bungee Jump has helped thousands of people to leap from a clifftop in Perthshire! mountains, fields and hills that make up the Perthshire countryside.

The great news is that everything is within a short drive of the city centre making it an ideal base. The 40m drop from the Garry Bridge towards the river below is undoubtedly one of the best views in the area and is yours to discover upside down!

Open: 9am – 5pm every single day. / Location: PH16 5LG, Killiecrankie, 30 miles from Perth City Centre /  Cost: £75 / While You’re Here: Visit Escape Route Café and Bike Hire, the Old Mill Inn and the Soldiers Leap Walk.

 

Nae Limits

Start your Perthshire adventure at Nae Limits – recently named Visit Scotland’s Best Outdoor Adventure Experience in the Central, Fife and Tayside region! With over 14 water and land adventure activities on offer – including white water rafting, canyoning, tubing and quad biking – you’re sure to find something to suit you.

Opening times: 09:00 – 21:00 (7 days a week)
Distance from Perth: 20miles from Perth City Centre
Prices: From £35 per person (varies depending on activity)
While you’re here: Enjoy a bite to eat at Thyme at Errichel House, or a drink at Dewars Aberfeldy Distillery. You could also check out The Hot Box at Taymouth Marina!

Land Rover Experience Scotland

Combining the stunning Scottish landscape with a unique sense of thrill and adventure, Land Rover Experience Scotland is an exhilarating day out.

Using one of our vehicles or your own 4x4, you will have an incredible journey through some of Highland Perthshire’s most spectacular off- road terrain.

Find out more at scotland.landroverexperience.co.uk

 

Open: 8:30am – 5pm daily / Location: PH8 0HJ, Dunkeld, 18 miles from Perth City Centre / Cost: One-hour taster drive £110 Half-day experience £300 Full-day adventure from £525 Trek days from £150 per vehicle

Land Rover

Perthshire Wildlife

Join Perthshire Wildlife for an amazing wildlife encounter! With a variety of guided wildlife experiences on offer ranging from private Beaver Tours to guided walks in the woods and hills of Perthshire, you’ll have the opportunity to spot and watch our local wildlife on tours led by guides with over 20 years’ experience.

Opening times: Tailored around clients between 8AM – 11PM, 7 days a week
Distance from Perth: Tours available across Perthshire
Prices: Start from £7.50 per person with some free tours available.  Prices vary depending on tour.

While you’re here: Try something different – llama trekking at Ecocamp Glenshee or visit the ospreys at Loch of the Lowes.

Outdoor Explore

With locations spread across Perthshire, Outdoor Explore brings the adrenaline to your holiday or day out in Perthshire.

From kayaking and canoeing to archery and hill-walking, you will explore the wonder of both our waters and our land. Activities range from being novice friendly to advanced.

 

More Information: Pricing, venue and location information varies between activities and can be found at www.outdoorexplore.co.uk  & info@outdoorexplore.co.uk / While You’re Here: After a day in the outdoors at one of the locations, enjoy a night in the city centre and soak up the atmosphere in the bars and clubs!

Outdoor Explore