If you've seen "the hangover" movies, then you know that traditional stag parties can get out of hand. I'm not saying that you and your mates will steal Mike Tyson's tiger, or that you'll get your fiancé’s little brother kidnapped, but in most cases these things tend to be on the wild side. So is it possible to have a fun stag weekend without the ‘groom to be’ crashing into the wedding on a speed boat? The answer is definitely yes.
Stag weekend destinations are the newest thing. Not only do you have a fun adventure filled time with the boys but you also get to learn a few tips and tricks when it comes to nature. Take some time to go on adventure pursuits around south Wales, Cardiff, Swansea, Porthcawl, Brecon and Hereford.
You can tailor your activities to suit your group of friends and experience adventure and thrills in the water or on land.
The UK has been blessed with the most accessible coastline. Invented in South Wales be sure to give this activity a try.
Try Gorge Walking.
The Brecon Beacons national park is where to go. You can climb up torrents of cascading water then take a plunge into the deep mountain pools. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, this is both a thrilling and relaxing activity that you'll want to do over and over.
Take a Kayak ride.
Have you ever seen the millennium center from the sea? Have a go at sightseeing around Cardiff in a kayak. There are numerous multi-culinary restaurants on the bay where you can have a pit stop.
Camp as a castaway.
Can you read a compass? How would you rate your wilderness survival skills? Do you know how to make a fire? Is it possible to find food and water without going to the supermarket? Find out for yourself how you'd fare on a castaway day.
Go rock climbing
Either in the safety of an indoor facility Or for the more adventurous types, head over to the cliffs of rest bay or the beautiful Becon mountains where you can learn about the equipment used and the basic techniques of rock climbing.
Learn to scuba dive.
Whether in Cardiff, Porthcawl or Swansea, you should definitely try scuba diving. There is a diving centre that has been in operation for over 15 Years that has been teaching people the art of diving in South Wales. It can be done in the safety of a local pool if you’re not willing to head out into the sea.
Whether you’re interested in just one of the activities or prefer to make a weekend out of it and try a few of them is up to you but you should definitely try one of the stag weekend destinations offered by quest adventures.