About Us


About North East Adventures

Welcome to the home of adventure in the North East!

We run a range of exciting outdoor activities and adventures across the North East, including in Sunderland, South Shields, Durham, Newcastle, the Pennines, and Tyne & Wear. With over 20 years of experience, we know what makes an adventure great while still being safe. Whatever your age or preference, we have the perfect adventure activity for you and your group.

Whether you're looking for a family day out with children and teenagers, seeking a bespoke corporate activity day, or planning a stag or hen do to remember, we can cater for all group sizes across the whole of the North East.

So get ready to cliff jump , tube or paddle your way along the coast and down the rivers of this spectacular countryside. Come and join us in our natural playground for a day you'll never forget!



Lee Simpson set up North East Adventures to share his enthusiasm and vast knowledge with others. After many years of running adventure activities across the UK and Europe, he returned home to the North East to share his passion for the outdoors.

North East Adventures now offers a range of outdoor adventure activities across Sunderland, South Shields and Tyne & Wear, mixing exciting experiences with enthusiastic and knowledgeable instructors, beautiful scenery, and the best equipment available. From coasteering to tubing and from family days out to stag and hen dos, there's something for everyone!

You can find out more about our friendly and experienced team here.


If you have a taste for adventure and a willingness to get wet, you'll love our outdoor activities! We cater for all ages and types of groups, including:


Nothing beats an outdoor adventure for excitement, adrenaline and memories. We want to make sure that your experience with us is fun, unique and memorable, while caring for your safety at all times

We have over 20 years of experience and are a fun, friendly bunch, so whether you're canyoning down a gorge, coasteering along a rocky shore, or gently paddling a kayak on the sea, you'll be in the best hands with North East Adventures. So buckle up, brace yourself, and get ready to jump in!

We're proud to offer:

  • Highly qualified and friendly instructors
  • Exciting adventures
  • The best quality equipment
  • Outdoor activities in stunning locations
  • Competitive pricing & group discounts
  • Flexible booking dates

Check out our excellent reviews on TripAdvisor: here


We are proud to work with our sister companies to bring you even more activities across the North of England.

Keswick Adventures provides outdoor adventure activities in the Lake District, with everything you'll find in the North East, plus canoeing, paddle boarding, and a Via Ferrata Extreme.

Hydrospeeding UK is the original hydrospeeding provider in the UK. We work with them to bring you our exciting hydrospeeding and white water tubing activities.