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.

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.

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.

Smugglers Quest

In the cellars of Cuskinny Court lie buried some secrets from the past.  In this 40 minute challenge a team will have to complete 4 challenges to unlock the treasure and escape capture.

Survival Skills

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

Tree Climbing

Get a birds eye view as you scale to the top of a 25ft high tree under the safe guidance of our climbing instructor.  Harness and helmets provided.

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.

Shelter Building

Learn number of methods of building a basic shelter using natural materials found in the woods, such as branches, ferns, string and tarpaulins.  The shelter must pass the watering can test!

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.

Sensory Trail

Here the group are blindfolded and led through a trail that explores touch, sound, smell and spacial awareness.

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.

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!

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.

Team Games

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

Kayaking

Using sit-on-top kayaks this fun introduction session takes place in the sheltered waters of Cuskinny Bay.  All equipment and instructors provided.  Bring a towel, swimsuit and shoes you don’t mind getting wet.

Raft Building

Construct a raft using barrels, ropes and timber with the help of our instructors and get afloart to race against the other teams. Be warned you will get wet!  Bouyancy aids, helmets, wetsuits provided,  just bring a towel, swimwear and laced shoes you don’t mind getting wet.

Rolling Boulder Challenge

Using our giant Kinball (Soft ball) experience the Indiana Jones challenge, the domino line, and fun other games! This is a team building exercise with lots of fun and laughter included!