Jaw-Droppingly Different Stag Do Ideas

Here’s a look at some offbeat staggery, from rally driving to private yacht parties

Looking for unusualstag do ideas? Booze, partying and falling over is certainly all well and good – I mean you could do a lot worse than fall over in one of ourtop stag destinations– but with more and more grooms opting to add personal touches to their wedding, why should the stag do be any different? Here’s a look at some offbeat staggery, from floating hot tubs to pier ziplines.

Abseil down the i360 in Brighton

This thrill-seeking activity is a true test of bravery as you abseil 450ft aboveBrightonBeach. An instructor will talk you through the safety measures and techniques, before you glide down the towering building, taking in the fresh air and incredible views. Ideal for group activities, this unforgettable event guarantees an adventurous weekend.

Boat hire in Hvar

This activity lets you take in the sights from on board your very own luxury yacht or speed-boat as you dance, drink and soak up the atmosphere. It’s a must-do attraction in Croatia, especially asHvaris becoming ever more popular and fashionable. Whether you want to cruise around the islands or take to the seas with a chilled-out trip along the dramatic coastlines, the exclusive boats give you control.

Bobsledding in Riga

Have you and your mates ever fancied being in Cool Runnings? Head on over toRigaand brace yourself for the ride of a lifetime with an adrenaline-fuelled blast down an Olympic track - reaching speeds of 80 km per hour. The bobsleigh run will test your speed, skills, and nerve surrounded by panoramic mountain views.

Bull**tour in London

Looking for a step up from the traditional comedy night whilst inLondon? Well, this hilarious tour has been listed on Time Out London’s ‘Top 101 things to do’, for the last 4 years, which says a lot. Using improvised comedy, and a very open relationship with the truth, your tour guide provides an alternate version of the city; one “that could have happened if Monty Python had been elected Queen”. Its a must do for groups looking for a good time. Please note, we accept no responsibility for any trust issues caused.

Car smash

This is the ultimate anger management activity! Car Smash gives you the opportunity to smash a car to bits at a scrapyard. You can choose between an array of demolition weapons including sledgehammers, baseball bats and golf clubs. Whatever you choose, make sure to unleash all your fury.

DJ experience in Nottingham

Unique toNottingham, learn to mix your own tunes in this fun DJ taster workshop. Taught by an expert, you can learn anything from beat matching and scratching to looping and hot cueing. You’ll split into teams and go head to head to compete and see who can create the best mix or discover who is secretly tone deaf. Bring along all your favourite tunes and get ready to make some incredible mixes in this unforgettable experience.

Fire breathing in London

Feel like the ruler of creation, as you master man’s greatest discovery in this wholly unique fire-themed experience. After a detailed safety briefing, you’ll start by learning to touch the flames with your hand and then, shockingly, your tongue. Once you feel comfortable handling the flame, the lesson will gradually progress, climaxing in the whole group learning how to breathe fire. Pictures and slow-motion videos will be captured to remember the experience and silence any friends who doubt your new, godly skill.

Floating hot tub in London

Cruise down West India Quay in your very own wood-fired, electric hot tub. Heated to 38 degrees, enjoyLondon's most unique experienceall year round. It’s BYOB, so grab a couple of beers or glasses of wine and treat yourself to this unforgettable experience.

Gorge scrambling

If you're the adventurous type, why not test yourself with a unique action-packed gorge scrambling expedition. Explore gorges by climbing through waterfalls and jumping into rivers. It's an adrenaline-fuelled day where you can be surrounded by nature and escape from the bustle of the city. Some say it's the ultimate hangover cure!

Hot rod tour in Hamburg

These miniatures mean machines are a great way to explore a city and, with the help of your guide, you'll be sure to see all the main attractionsHamburghas to offer. You'll get a rundown of the machines, before heading out onto the streets and soaking up the sights from a truly unique perspective.

Hovercraft racing

Enjoy the strange sensation of floating above the ground in a one-of-a-kind hovercraft. With no brakes, you’ll need to quickly shift your weight to manage your speed, not to forget the hair-pin bends and tight corners. Fly around the track in this rare vehicle and set the fastest possible time.

Jeep safari in Ibiza

See the island’s raw beauty for yourself on this day of adventure and discovery. Your experienced driver will take you on a tour across the island in an open-air jeep, exploring all the best sights, secrets and hidden gems ofIbiza, before stopping off for lunch on the beach.

Kayaking, snorkelling & cliff jumping in Magaluf

Explore theMagalufcoastline in thrilling style, as you paddle, snorkel and jump your way through an action-packed adventure. You'll begin with a couple of hours of sea kayaking, exploring the coast and its diverse wildlife before stopping at the shore. Then it's time to take on the exhilarating coast jump, leaping from a height of up to 8 metres into the ocean. After the jump, you can relax, have a swim and go snorkelling for the last hour in a beautiful blue lagoon.

Monster trucks

The opportunity to drive the biggest and baddest monster trucks in the UK doesn’t come along very often. With this activity, you’ll get the chance to get behind the wheel of ‘Grizzly’ - an American beast with wheels that are almost six feet high! There’s also a collection of smaller but just as thrilling powerturn buggies and rally buggies. You’ll navigate these machines across a variety of terrains and you might even get to crush some cars beneath your mighty wheels.

Oil wrestling

Head toLondonand get ready to grapple. It may be tempting to be chivalrous to these gorgeous ladies but trust us, if they see even an ounce of weakness, they’ll snap you like a twiglet. Get into your swim shorts, oil yourself up, and jump into the ring while your mates cheer, and jeer from the sidelines. This is definitely a workout you won’t forget in a hurry.

Peaky Blinders tour in Liverpool

Prepare for a half-day trip into the sordid world of the Peaky Blinders that was actually filmed inLiverpoolnot Birmingham! Retrace the exploits of Britain’s infamous crime family, as you learn their true history while visiting key sites from across the show’s four seasons. Among others, you’ll visit the Shelby family’s street, the home of Field Marshall Russell, and the unforgettable spot where Tommy was nearly beaten to death by Father Hughes’ henchmen.

Pier zipline in Bournemouth

ExperienceBournemouth’s coastlike no other with the world’s first pier to shore zip wire. Boasting a 250 metre dual zip wire, you’ll be 25 metres above the sea before flying over the crashing waves. Plus, you can even ride with friends and family thanks to the dual wire. A thrill seeking and unique experience that will definitely get your heart pumping.

Play with a legend

Just imagine, you’re having a kick about with your mates then all of a sudden your footie heroes come to join! With the likes of Arsenal’s Perry Groves, Tottenham midfielder Darren Anderton and England’s eight times capped Kerry Dixon available, you’ll be sure to find a famous player from your club. Play a full match with them on the pitch and then relive their best moments over a few drinks.

Rally driving

Jumping behind the wheel of a full rally-spec car beats the humble go-kart any day. You’ll be put through your paces by a fully qualified instructor, taken through how to handle the car in rally conditions and given a crash course in controlling handbrake turns, skid control and Scandinavian flicks.

Regional games

Proud of your hometown? Then celebrate everything your region is famous for with an intense day of quirky regional games. Go head-to-head with your mates with a series of knockout style events including the cider run in Bristol, Haggis Rolling in the Highland Games and a sheep rodeo in Wales, as well all kinds of other crazy shenanigans. You can also choose whether to do this event indoors or outdoors, whatever suits your group best.

Snowsports in Manchester

Choose from a variety of fun activities during this exciting snowsports activity day at an indoor ski slope inManchester. With expert instructors to teach you the basics, you'll learn how to hit the slopes in style. With tasters in snowboarding and skiing, plus plenty of climbing walls, you're sure to have a blast. If you're already a pro, grab a ski pass, and you're ready to go.

Stitch up the stag in Amsterdam

Amsterdamand its infamous Red Light District go hand in hand with an epic stag do. There’s nothing better than stitching up the stag during his bachelor party and this is the ultimate way to make a mockery of him in front of the prying eyes of Red Light punters. Slug down a cold one and get ready for the show as you place your stag in a sex window dressed up in crazy costumes including arsesless chaps and the classic gimp suit. Hilarity is guaranteed.

Surfing in Newquay

Embrace theNewquaysea air as you learn to ride the waves in style, as expert instructors teach you the basics of surfing. After getting to grips with the key moves and safety tips on the sand, you'll grab your board and head out into the white water, progressing from catching a wave lying down to riding standing up.

Tank paintballing in Birmingham

Head toBirminghamand batten down the hatches in a genuine tank, specially converted with 40mm paintball cannons that fire from the turret of the tank. This exclusive event allows you to cross challenging terrains – think steep hills, sharp bends and big obstacles – using only your periscopes to engage in some serious warfare as you take on opponents in identical tanks.

Thermal baths in Budapest

Soothe your aching limbs at Budapest's stunning ancient thermal spa. Take a dip in the huge pools and feel the toxins literally flow from your body. As well as the huge central fountain, there are several steam rooms, saunas and spas at different temperatures. It’s one of the most popular attractions inBudapest, and for good reason too!

Trabant trek in Budapest

The Trabant is a true icon of Eastern European engineering. It's an assembly of tin plate and bolts with less oomph than a wheelbarrow and was the only car available before the Berlin Wall came down. Learn to operate the gear stick built into the dashboard and take a scenic cruise aroundBudapest, before racing back at low speed for a big night out.


A bit like snowboarding on water, wakeboarding offers an adrenaline rush for you and a good laugh for spectators - unless you’re one of those annoying people who picks it up straight away. If you can stand, you’ll be towed around at speed, but it stops if (when) you fall. Once you’ve got the basics – or if you’re a pro – you can even have a go at ramps and jumps.

White water rafting

When we say white water rafting, we’re not talking about bobbing around a man-made course in Northamptonshire; we’re talking about whizzing through mountainous valleys and Olympic courses. Get kitted up, hop into your raft, and get ready for the ride of a lifetime. Race down kilometres of rapids, plunge pools, and lagoon-like waters while soaking in the sights of forest, mountain tops, and dramatic riverside banks, paddle in hand – hold on tight!

Wipeout in Amsterdam

Jump, bounce and try not to splash as you claim victory in Total Wipeout. Get ready to take on classic obstacles from the TV show like the iconic Big Red Balls. The course is designed to test your limits as you quickly run through hoops in Hoop Run, fly high and stick the landing in The Blob and watch out for Door Knock. Are you up to the challenge or will you get wiped out?

Zombie bootcamp in Birmingham

Zombie Bootcamp is a hardcore, breathless activity that will have you running around an abandoned warehouse and scrambling for cover as you take on the “infected”. Expect blockbuster style makeup and professional actors – it really is a must for all horror fans and adrenaline junkies.

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