Activities

Cuskinny is all about experiencing the great outdoors in fun and creative ways. Whether its team adventure challenges, educational tours or group activities for a fun day out , Cuskinny will work with you to develop a unique programme to suit your individual requirements.

The range of activities and exercises we have to offer have been designed to support learning and positive group dynamics. Cuskinny promises to be a fun day out for every group.

We offer sea and land based activities and we have the local knowledge and advice you need to help you get the most out of your stay.

Grass Sledging

Similar to the winter sport of downhill tobogganing our special grass sledges are designed to run speedily downhill on our sloped grass run.

Squirrel Trail

This is a low ropes course challenge where your team has to get from start to finish going tree to tree without touching the ground.  This activity teaches balance and agility.

Team Zone

A range of field games and challenges designed to encourage teamwork, communication and problem solving.  Great fun for all ages. Can be tailored according to your groups needs

NEW for 2020!  Forest Quest – woodland ecology

A fun and hands-on introduction to woodland ecology. Venture into the native woodlands here at Cuskinny where participants will learn through games and visual keys about mammal observation, tracks and traces, mini-beasts, hunter vs prey, habitats, native plants, mosses, ferns and fungi.

Zipline

Experience an adrenaline rush on our 50m Zipline.  You will kitted up with harness and helmet.  Our Zipline is fully ERCA certified. Weight and height restrictions apply.

Climbing Wall

Compete with your team to climb our 24ft climbing wall . Our wall offers an exciting challenge for complete beginners through to more serious climbers. Our qualified instructors will guide you through each step, from harnessing to climbing, providing support and direction as you climb – whether it is your first time or have been climbing before this is a fun and confidence building activity.

Dungeon Escape

Taking place underground in the Victorian Cellars of Cuskinny Court your group is tasked with getting back above ground from the spooky dungeons by solving a number of mental and team challenges and riddles to collect all the ancient symbols to crack codes within codes!
Please note due to stairs this activity is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with reduced mobility. Contains mildly scary scenes, dim lighting and sound effects.
Recommended for ages 8+

Bushcraft – Survive in the Wild

Learn how to collect and make safe drinking water, start a fire without matches, build a shelter and other vital skills needed to survive in the wild.

Drumming Circle

Experience the spontaneous creation of music in the wild. Our leader will help each person in the group drum together to create their own unique sound. This exercise is a fun and exciting way to bring people together through music. This is activity can be run indoor or outdoor.

Cooking in the Wild

There is nothing like cooking over a campfire! Learn to cook your very own 4 course meal with no pots, pans or cooking utensils. Learn the lost art of cooking with nature as your kitchen. Be warned our Chef is a tough judge!

Archery

Learn to aim and shoot an arrow from a bow at a target. This is a fun way for people to learn about the sport and the session is filled with fun competitions to can hit the bullseye.  We also provide junior archery using smaller bows and closer targets.

Mucky Obstacle Course

Compete with your team to complete the obstacle course challenges in the fastest time. This natural obstacle course provides a range of challenges for every group including the very popular and exciting slippery slide.

Nature Crafts

Make a piece of original craft out of objects found in nature – forage for pine cones, branches, bark and anything else that that might make an interesting piece.  We provide all materials for putting their piece together. Ideal for younger groups.