Group sports trips and activity breaks
Group trips provide the chance to try new sports, activities and challenges. From school activity courses, to Scout troop activity breaks, to college team sports trips, to groups of friends seeking outdoor weekend adventures or ski trips, you can enjoy a variety of sports and activities in scenic surroundings with HI group hostels. Such group trips are not only fun, challenging and healthy, they can also enhance team building, trust and self- conﬁdence.
When it comes to participatory sports trips, many of our group hostels have sporting facilities either on-site or close by. Sports often enjoyed during group trips include football, rugby, tennis, volleyball, skiing, snowboarding and a variety of water sports. For spectator sports trips, the wide range of group hostels on offer enables group trips to see a variety of sporting events from national football games to international cycling tours and athletics.
HI’s group hostels around the world are also well placed to host activity breaks or activity courses, and often have outdoor pursuits either on-site or on their doorstep. Activities for group trips and weekend adventures include canoeing, walking, mountaineering, orienteering, team building games – and even whale-watching!
Use the menu below to ﬁnd out which of our group hostels is suited to sports trips, activity breaks and weekend adventures in your preferred sport or activity:
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NOTE: If your chosen activity is not listed above, you may also want to check our General Travel Trips menu for other interests.
How HI group hostels support sports trips, activity breaks & other active group trips
Hostelling International’s group hostels provide a safe, quality-assured and affordable base for sports trips, weekend adventures and all types of activity breaks. HI group hostels are well-equipped to host active group trips, and many hostels often provide extra services and facilities, such as:
- Private rooms for leaders or coach drivers
- Comprehensive meals service including dinner, breakfast and lunch packs for days out
- Boot rooms and drying rooms for ski trips or water sports trips
- Parking for coaches or mini-buses
- Assistance with booking or arranging group activities and excursions
For organisers of sports trips or activity courses, staying in our group hostels provides a convenient and informative hub. As well as excellent budget accommodation and facilities tailored to group trips, HI group hostels have knowledgeable staff happy to share their tips and recommendations about the local area to ensure you make the most of your stay.
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