Activities and Camps
There's plenty to keep the kids occupied, you may even join in on some of the fun yourself!
There is a range of activities and camps available to keep the whole family busy whilst visiting the beautiful Gloucester and Barrington areas and when staying at the Steps Barrington.
DoE Gold Residential Project
The Gold residential project is part of the Duke of Ed award system. It is about DoE participants undertaking of purposeful experience with people who are not their usual companions, working towards a common goal outside of their comfort zone. We offers a 5 day residential project during the school holidays camping at The Steps Barrington and transported by our vehicles to and from various activities within the Barrington area. The project we offer focuses on river bank restoration guided by an experienced and qualified instructor/assessor. Each morning participants work on their restoration project and each afternoon they are rewarded for their hard work with fun activities. For more information click on the DoE Gold Residential Project heading above.
Our Eco Camp offers a journey with a purpose and a place for personal growth for young people aged 14-17 years. Ran alongside the DoE Gold Residential Project during the school holidays participants experience 5 days camping at The Steps Barrington and transported by our vehicles to and from various activities within the Barrington area. The camp focuses on river bank restoration guided by an experienced and qualified instructor. Each morning participants work on the restoration and each afternoon they are rewarded for their hard work with fun activities. For more information click on the Eco Camps heading above.
White Water Activities
White water paddling is what we’re famous for! We operate our guided and self guided tours year round. there's lots of fun to be had with tours designed for your level of paddling experience from beginners, to intermediate and to advanced. Depending on your experience there are half-day, one-day and two-day options to choose from in both guided and self guided tours. For more information click on the White Water Activities heading above.
The Steps Mountain Bike Park offers fun and challenges for all skills levels of riders. It includes a cross country loop which rewards riders with flowing downhill sections, technical climbs and log bridges set amidst a scenic riverside location on the Barrington River. Additional features of the bike park include a Pump Track for a full-body biking workout plus The Playground, a dedicated mountain biking obstacle course with options to suit specific skill levels of riders. Its a great for the whole family to join in. For more information click on the Mountain biking heading above.