Outdoor Adventure Camp in Ras Al Khaimah for Families & Individuals

challenging adventure in ras al khaimah

Written by Nailah Aljasmi | 20 November 2019

Focused on real “outdoor learning”, Challenging Adventure is a unique British owned and run adventure centre offering engaging Outdoor Adventure Activities in the natural landscapes in the UAE. 

Challenging Adventure offers a wide range of exciting activities for both adults and families with children aged 3 and above. These activities can be booked either as day packages or as overnight packages at their beautiful camp located in the heart of the Hajar mountain range.

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You will not get bored with the list of adrenaline-packed activities available at the Camp, they’re bound to keep your energy and serotonin levels soaring.

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Activities that are available with Challenging Adventure:

  • Rock climbing
  • Trekking
  • Mountain
  • Desert hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Raft building
  • Archery
  • Sea and mangrove kayaking
  • Via Ferrata and dry canyoning
  • Team building activities
  • Wilderness survival training

The campsite has a little something special for everyone. Schools, overseas trips, families and individuals and corporates (team building). Offering both overnight and daytime packages throughout the year.

Half-Day Adventure Package (3 -hours)

Enjoy our wide range of activities with a fun-packed 3-hour session which can be booked either as a morning slot from 9:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m or as an afternoon slot from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 

Details of scheduled activities can be found by clicking on the calendar part of the Challenging Adventure website.

  • Land-based activities:
    • 265 DHS per adult
    • 165 DHS per child (3 to 11 years)
  • Water-based activities:
    • 295 DHS per adult
    • 185 DHS per child (3 to 11 years)

(Activities Includes 3 hours of activities, all the specialist equipment, supported by British trained instructors).

Full-Day Adventure Package (6- hours)

Enjoy a wide range of activities with a fun-packed 6-hour session which starts at 9:30 am and ends at 4:30 pm with an hour break between.

Details of the scheduled activities can be found by clicking on Challenging Adventures calendar featured on their website. Activity information and descriptions can be found on the activities page.

  • Land-based activities:
    • 370 Dhs per adult
    • 265 Dhs per child (3 to 11 years)
  • Water-based activities
    • 400 Dhs per adult
    • 280 Dhs per child (3 to 11 years)

(Activities in the full-day package includes 6 hours of activities, all the specialist equipment, British trained instructors).

Overnight Camping Package (12-hours)

For guests wishing to combine activities with an overnight camping stay, Challenging Adventures to provide guests with complimentary dome tents & sleeping bags. Located inside a secure centre with public toilet & shower facilities. Accompanied by 2 hot spring filled pools, eating terrace and 4 campfire areas.

An overnight stay package includes complimentary standard dome tents (blue tents above), but upgrades are available to large luxury villa-style tents that come with sleeping bags and 5* hotel mattresses for a much better comfortable nights rest. Each luxury villa can sleep up to 6 people and has room to keep your luggage inside. Prices for the tent upgrade cost 185 Dhs per tent.

Cost per stay example:

  1. Adult Dome Tent -staying overnight in a standard dome tent without food would cost approx 420 Dhs.
  2. Adult Dome Tent + Food – staying overnight +dinner & breakfast in standard dome tent would cost approx 525 Dhs.
  3. Two adults – staying overnight + dinner & breakfast in a luxury villa tent would cost approx 1,235 Dhs
  4. Family – 2 adults and 2 children (aged 3- 11) staying overnight + dinner & breakfast in a luxury villa tent would cost approx 1,925 Dhs.

Cost Breakdown:

  • 420 per adult – no food standard dome tent
  • 525 per adult + dinner & breakfast
  • 265 per child (aged between 3 -11yrs) no food
  • 340 per child + dinner & breakfast

Optional Extras

  • Dinner and breakfast: 105 Dhs per adult
  • Luxury Tent upgrade: 185 Dhs per tent 

Includes 6 hours of activities, a standard tent, access to camp facilities.

Booking & Stay Conditions
  • Check-in time for the overnight will typically be from 12:30 pm onwards. On arrival, you will be greeted by one of the friendly instructors who will show you around the camp and take you to your tent.
  • Once settled, you will start your first activity at 1:30 pm which will run till 4:30 pm. Afterwards, you can relax in our hot spring pool while you wait for dinner to be served.
  • The next day, your second session will start at 9:30 am till 12:30 pm bring a memorable end to your stay.

Details of the scheduled activities can be found by clicking on the Challenging Adventures Calendar, activity information and descriptions can be found at the activities page.

Upcoming Events

Friday 29th November Challenging Adventure will be hosting an adventure-packed day, and night. The activities will include the following:

  • Friday Pm (13:30 – 16:30)– Majlis Trek and Abseil
  • Sat Am (9:30 – 12:30) – Rock climbing / Bouldering / Abseiling

Prices: 420 Dhs – Per Adult

  • Includes: Instructor-led activities / activity equipment / safety equipment / camping / standard dome tent / roll mat / sleeping bag / hot spring filled pools / use of centre facilities.
  • Optional Extras: Upgrades to large luxury tents that sleep up to 6 people and come with sleeping bags and hotel mattresses – 185 Dhs per tent
  • Food Package: Mediterranean Dinner and Continental Breakfast: 105 Dhs – Adult

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For bookings or more information please contact Challenging Adventures on +971 (0) 56 665 1481 or email contactus@challengingadventure.com https://www.challengingadventure.com/

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