At Adventure Sunderland our activities and courses operate out of a state of the art, purpose built water-sports and activity center. We have ample changing facilities, hot showers. We have two classroom's with a projector system for teaching and theory sessions. We provide all safety equipment and wet suits for our activities.
Stand up paddle boarding
SUP, or stand up paddle boarding, is one of the easiest ways to get started on the water. SUPs are fun, versatile, and very user friendly. Whether you live by the sea or near a river, lake or canal. The great thing about stand up paddle boarding is that it is so accessible to any age or ability can get on a board and go in a straight line. We have a giant SUP which is great to get the whole group involved in paddling together. Take it to the next level by attending one of our 'Sunrise' or 'After dark' sessions, we even offer river trips.
Coasteering is competently immersive in that it combines exploring the coastline and all it has to offer, a real adventure and lots of fun. You'll be discovering the incredible North east coast from a perspective very few people experience.Scrambling, leaping and traversing along the coast where the sea meets the land, one of the most powerful places on the planet.
Kayaking and canoeing
Kayaking and canoeing are popular activities for all ages and abilities. This activity focuses on personal challenges and adventure. We are fortunate in that we have a safe water space located at the marina to hone those paddling skills and the open sea for those looking for a challege. We can offer taster sessions all the way up to professional qualifications.
You will learn the basic techniques of fencing this a fast paced and high energy session, which is great for hand eye coordination and is very inclusive for all ages and abilities.
Great introduction into how to safely handle a .177 rifle in a safe and controlled indoor space.
Teaching patience and hand eye coordination and learning a new skill too.
Our power boating course's and taster sessions aim to be fun and as rewarding as possible. We provide people with a safe introduction to powerboating and powerboat handling following the syllabus leading to the RYA powerboat Level 2 qualification. No experience required.
Bringing team work to the water our bell boat session brings the techniques from canoeing into a group session. all participants will work together to provide the momentum to get the activity moving. The session can help to promote teamwork, leadership and communication amongst participants.
A Great team activity! We give you all the equipment needed to build your very own raft. You will learn different knots and lashings to build it. You can then test it on the water and see how well it floats (or doesn't!)
Learning about tides or getting practical building a shelter there's something for everyone. Here at Adventure Sunderland we aim to increase students' knowledge about the local coastal environment. Opening their eyes to the amazing ecosystem and helping inspiring them to care for our local coast lines.
Unique to adventure Sunderland. This is our most popular activity. There are no skills required, just a good sense of adventure! Our instructors provide all the back-up needed to safely take part in a jump or two off Roker Pier. You can take it at your own pace, start low and build to a big jump or just go for it!!
Surfing and Bodyboarding
Come and Surf with us!
Learn the basics skills so you can build on this and go off and tackle the waves.
Feel the exhilaration of catching your first wave, riding along it, then hopefully, standing up for the first time!
We have a climbing wall right here on the sea front at Roker!
Available for groups, individuals and ideal for birthday parties.
We can also offer expert tuition and coaching.
Our instructors are qualified and highly experienced in delivering outdoor climbing and/or abseil sessions at local crags or further afield.
Sea kayaking is were all other forms of kayaking originated from. We can take you from a complete beginner through to journeying. There is no better way to explore the north sea around our beautiful coastline.
Navigation and walking
whether your looking to get active or build your confidence with navigation. we can help. We can offer bespoke mountaineering experiences focusing on either navigation, camp craft or mountain skills.
This is a bespoke service - please call the centre to discuss further or make a booking