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Christmas Gift Ideas for Men 2012

Posted on November 15, 2012 @ 11:17 AM in Adventure

You have reached our 2012 Christmas gift ideas for men blog however don't worry we have loads of great gift ideas for 2015! Head over to our Christmas Gift Ideas for Men 2015 blog  for some fantastic ideas for your dad, husband, boyfriend or brother this Christmas.

Gift Experiences for Men

Fly ‘n’ Drive Combo – Foyle Hovercrafting and Leisure, Limavady, Co. Londonderry

He’ll learn to pilot a hovercraft and experience the thrill of blasting over land and water at speed before testing his coordination and nerve driving his very own Powerturn Buggy.

Advanced Off-Road Driving – Todds Leap, Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone

He can choose to share the driver’s seat with friends or family or have it all to himself on this exhilarating off road course.  He’ll conquer muddy climbs, drops and hazards on the 8 mile off road course before finishing the day off in a specially prepared Landrover being taken back across a stage of the course at Rally Competition speed!

Ultimate Clay Shooting Experience, Field of Dreams, Bangor, Co. Down

Ready, aim, fire!  This is the perfect present for anyone wanting to try Clay Pigeon Shooting for the first time.  With 50 random sporting targets to blast out of the skies it is sure to get him excited.

Downhill Zorbing, Jungle NI, Magherafelt, Co. Londonderry

Let him hurtle at high speed down a hill face inside a massive inflatable ball.  This is one Christmas gift that isn’t for the fainthearted!  

Half Days Sailing on Antrim Coast, Causeway Coast Sailing, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim

Whether he chooses to learn the ropes of sailing with some hands on experience or wants to simply relax and enjoy the scenic Antrim Coast he is sure to have a fantastic time.  With room for up to three people he can even take friends or family along too!

Intro to Kiteboarding Course, NI Kitesurfing, Ards Peninsula, Co. Down 

This course is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to experience the thrills of kitesurfing.  A truly unique activity this is a great taster to discover what it’s all about.  Fully qualified instructors will be on hand at all times ensuring he has the ultimate experience.

North Coast Sea Kayaking Experience, Simply Sea Kayak, Portrush, Co. Antrim

A fantastic opportunity to sample one of the most iconic sea kayaking trails in the world.  This truly unique experience includes a skills session and guided paddle along the trail, taking in the stunning views of the North Coast from the water. 

Surfing Lesson, Alive Surf School, Portrush, Co. Antrim

Possibly the coolest gift you can give, he’ll learn from the experts how to tackle the waves of the North Coast on this two hour surfing lesson.

Tarzan’s Adventure, Jungle NI, Magherafelt, Co. Londonderry

Allow him to release his inner Tarzan on Northern Ireland's only tree top adventure course. The course comprises of over 40 challenging elements set at varying heights above the ground where he’ll find himself tackling fun obstacles such as rope bridges, scramble nets, zip wires, Tarzan swings, and a King Louis Descent Powerfan drop.

Mountain Biking Skills Day, Rock and Ride Outdoors, Mournes, Co. Down

The perfect gift for anyone who wants to be a better biker this core skills one day course with Ireland’s top MTB tutor will teach him the essential skills needed to tame any trail whilst bringing his biking to a new level. 

Make sure you check out our Christmas Gift voucher section for even more Christmas gift ideas for him.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson  Marketing Officer

Sarah joined the marketing team of Outdoor Recreation NI in 2011. A firm believer in giving anything a go at least once (unless it involves jumping out of a plane at 6,000ft!) she is always looking for new adventures in the outdoors and can often be found wandering the Mournes or Glens of Antrim attempting not to get lost!

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