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The Best Outdoor Activities In Dundee

Dundee is ideally situated in the north east of Scotland and as a result, its setting allows there to be so many great outdoor activities. Here some of the best outdoor activities in Dundee.

SaltDog Marine

SaltDog Marine is one of the newest outdoor activities on offer, having been hosting boat trips out on the Firth of Tay in the last couple of years and it has been a hit with locals and visitors alike. With view of Dundee and some of its amazing landmarks such as the V&A Dundee, RRS Discovery and the Tay Bridges, this experience offers you an hour full of fun and an fascinating outlook on our city and its surroundings. New trips announced from April include the exciting journey to Tayport which are now open to bookings.


Broughty Ferry Harbour

Castle Approach

Broughty Ferry



Outdoor Explore

Discover the adventure waiting for you in Dundee with Outdoor Explore! Whether you're seeking a guided tour, a private excursion, or expert tuition, Outdoor Explore have got you covered for an unforgettable experience. Glide along the serene waters of the Tay with their kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding options, or experience the unique thrill of navigating coracles.


Broughty Ferry Road

Broughty Ferry



WildShore Dundee

WildShore Dundee serves as a vibrant waterfront adventure centre, boasting a range of exhilarating outdoor activities tailored for all thrill-seekers. From navigating the exciting Aqua Park and mastering wakeboarding to leisurely Stand Up Paddleboarding and the thrilling Ringo experience, there's no shortage of excitement here. Situated at the heart of Dundee at City Quay, Wild Shore presents an ideal day out for families, friends, and individuals alike. Whether you're seeking the rush of wakeboarding, ready to conquer the floating challenges of our Aqua Park, or simply wish to explore the scenic City Quay on a SUP board, Wild Shore promises adventures suitable for all ages and skill levels.


West Victoria Dock Road



Camperdown Country Park

Nestled in the heart of Dundee, Camperdown Country Park stands as an idyllic retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. Spanning over 400 acres, it offers a diverse array of landscapes, from lush woodlands to sprawling meadows, providing ample opportunities for exploration and relaxation alike. Visitors can wander along scenic walking trails, encounter an abundance of wildlife, or partake in recreational activities such as cycling and picnicking. The park's crown jewel, Camperdown Wildlife Centre, showcases a fascinating array of animals, captivating both young and old alike. With its serene ambiance, rich biodiversity, and range of attractions, Camperdown Country Park undoubtedly beckons as an ideal destination for those seeking solace amidst nature's embrace.


Coupar Angus Road



Green Circular

If you're a keen cyclist, then the Green Circular is for you. Situated throughout the city. Stop for a coffee at the Dundee Cycling Hub before you venture out to explore Dundee from a cool angle. Cycle past some of the city's coolest landmarks such as the Tay Bridges, Broughty Castle, Camperdown House, Trottick Mill Ponds and Mains Castle.


Dundee Cycle Hub

Waterfront Place




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