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Nature Rockz
at Riviere Sands

Explore the great outdoors and learn amazing new skills

Your kids will love the chance to find out more about the countryside around them and pick up some exciting new skills when they get involved in our Nature Rockz activities.

There’s so much to do with Nature Rockz, from exploring the park and coastline to finding out all about the wildlife that live in and around it. We’ve also got some great activities that might inspire your kids to become the next Bear Grylls as they learn all about various wilderness survival techniques!

Whichever of our Nature Rockz activities your kids take part in, they’ll be learning about the world around them and having fun – all under the watchful eyes of our fully trained Rangers.

The great outdoors at Haven

Relax in the great outdoors

Just watch your rosy-cheeked explorers roam free with new friends. We've created a safe and relaxed environment at Riviere Sands - so we don't need lots of silly rules.

Nature Rockz - Bush Craft

If your kids fancy themselves as the next Bear Grylls, we have the perfect activities for them. From building a shelter to making a fire and finding out how to purify water, they’ll learn loads of exciting new outdoor skills!

    Nature Rockz - Get Creative

    Want to get creative outdoors? Try building a house for some of our resident wildlife, create a beautiful collage, or even make your very own creation from some of our recycled materials - there's so much to do!

      Nature Rockz - The Coast

      Explore the beach, follow a nature trail, play in the rock pools or simply enjoy skimming stones off the water - there's so much to do at the seaside!

        Get closer to nature

        Sometimes the best thing about being close to nature is just to get outside and enjoy it. Get close to the great outdoors and appreciate the beauty of the world around you.

          Go explore

          Go explore

          Our family activity is similar to orienteering without the compass. We'll point you in the right direction of the highlights of the unique and beautiful settings of our parks. So grab some treasured time with each other, tie up your walking shoes and set yourself on a voyage of discovery.

          • Age: All ages
          • Activity bundle value: N/A
          • Cost: Free
          • Duration: It's up to you
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          Ranger bug hunt

          NEW Animal tracking

          Take a walk on the wild side with our expert Rangers, and follow the tracks of some of the unusual animals on our holiday park. Amaze yourself with your new-found tracking skills as you learn to spot the different prints made by different animals, their habits and direction of.

          • Age: All ages
          • Activity bundle value: N/A
          • Cost: Free
          • Duration: 60 minutes
          • Parks: All parks
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          Foraging at Haven

          NEW Foraging

          Have you ever noticed the many different species of plants and trees? Well let our expert Rangers teach you how to tell an oak from an elm, their uses for medicine, bushcraft, and which ones can be eaten, and which ones to keep away from.

          • Age: All ages
          • Activity bundle value: 1
          • Cost: £5
          • Duration: 60 minutes
          • Parks: All parks
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          Survival bracelets

          Survival bracelets

          After learning lots of fun skills from our Rangers, your young survival experts can put their talents to use making a para cord survival bracelet! This bracelet may look funky, but in an emergency the seven inner strands can be pulled out and used for everything from fishing line to sewing thread and loads more – astronauts even used this material to fix the Hubble Space Telescope once!

          • Age: 6+ years
          • Activity bundle value: 2
          • Cost: £10
          • Duration: 60 minutes
          • Parks: All parks
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          Survival shelters

          Survival shelters

          Our expert Rangers will teach young explorers one of the most important survival skills – how to build a shelter using only what they can find in the natural surroundings.

          • Age: 6+ years
          • Activity bundle value: 1
          • Cost: £5
          • Duration: 60 minutes
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          Fire lighting techniques

          Fire lighting techniques

          Learning how to start a camp fire is one of the most essential skills for budding explorers. With this activity, our Rangers will show you how to safely and effectively get a camp fire roaring. There may even be a tasty treat at the end’ as this session offers a hot chocolate and a marshmallow.

          • Age: 6+ years
          • Activity bundle value: 1
          • Cost: £5
          • Duration: 60 minutes
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          Nest box making

          Nest box creations

          Even woodland creatures need somewhere to live, and with this activity you’ll get the chance to build a box suitable for bats or birds to call their home. When you’ve finished you can leave it in our park ready for a new occupant to settle in it, or take it home with you for your own local wildlife to enjoy.

          • Age: 6+ years
          • Activity bundle value: 2
          • Cost: £10
          • Duration: 60 minutes
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          RNLI Coastal Explorer

          NEW RNLI Coastal Explorer

          A fun, family-focused activity, led by one of our friendly park Rangers. Families can explore the coast and find out more about the RNLI, whilst learning how to keep safe beside the seaside. During a fun session, our Ranger will teach you the RNLI safety advice, a must for all coastal explorers. Our expert Ranger will take you on a guided trail and through mini games, help you to: get to know the coastal landscape, learn how to have fun in and around the sea and the safety measures you need to take to keep you and our family out of dangers way. Each family will receive a booklet and there’ll be a sticker for all children.

          • Age: All ages
          • Activity bundle value: N/A
          • Cost: Free
          • Duration: 60 minutes
          • Parks: All parks
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          Please note

          Free activities must be booked with the Sports and Leisure team on the park before attending the session. For all paid activities, these must be booked prior to arrival with an Activity Bundle via My Haven Holiday.