Family Activity Days

If you book onto one of our ‘Family Activity Days’ in 2017, you may find an adventure.

Our Family Activity Days run every Tuesday and Thursday of the school holidays. Family Activity Days (except Canoe Safaris) begin with the first session at 11.15am and the second session at 1.30pm, each session lasts 90 minutes. You can take part in one or both sessions.

Please be aware that adult supervision is required for all of our Family Activity Days.

Advance booking essential – check our Events Page to see the Family Activity Days on offer this year and contact us to check availability and book.

Price: £7.75 pp for a single session £13.50 pp for two sessions (same day)



Activities will include two of the following – Archery, Bushcraft, Shelter Building

You won’t be cast away on these activities!

Our Survival Family Activity Days offer you the chance to learn new skills and channel your inner adventurer. Learn to shoot with a bow and arrow in archery, make your own fire with traditional fire lighting methods , and build your own back to basics shelter.

The perfect day to challenge your family members and see how you’d fare in the wild!


Jungle Adventure:

Activities will include two of the following – Climbing, Abseiling, Monkey Climbing, Aerial Runway

Our Jungle Adventure days are all about getting your feet off the ground!

Bring your family to try some of Hautbois’ roped activities. Climb one of our tallest trees on monkey climbing; learn to abseil and whiz along the zip line.

Activities will vary from week to week so keep your eyes peeled for new combinations of activities you haven’t tried.


Canoe Safari:

Activities will include two sessions of – Canoeing OR Katakanu’s

You don’t need a jeep for this safari!

With the guidance from our instructors, you and your family can spend the day out exploring the River Bure in our canoes. There’s loads of exciting things to discover and plenty of time to master paddling our Canadian Canoes or the twin hulled Katakanus.

Bring your sandwiches as this activity day will have a stop off for lunch!

A relaxing day for all!


Wildlife Expolorer:

Activities will include two of the following – Pond Dipping, Scavenger Hunts Wildlife Watch

Designed especially for our younger visitors, these activity days make sure that your little ones (7 and under) can join in the fun too. Spend the day exploring the Hautbois estate, pond dipping, bird watching, looking at owl pellets and taking part in scavenger hunts around site.

There are activity packs to colour in and complete, all based in our discovery zone so even if its raining your wildlife explorer can carry on exploring!


Hautbois Activity Day Passport:

Come to Hautbois on a Family Activity Day and you can get your very own Passport! There are four stamps to collect, one for each of our different themes and all you need to do is take your passport at the end of your day to a member of staff who will be happy to stamp your passport.

Once you have collected all of the stamps, you will receive a certificate and a badge as a reward for your courage and skill!

Remember also that all the Family Activity Day activities count towards the Norfolk Childrens’ University – bring along your passport and have that stamped too.

Contact us to find out which activities have been selected on each date and to book your place on 01603 737357 Option 2.