Lots of people are not into camping just because they consider it boring. Sitting next to camp fire and sleeping in a tent really doesn’t sound like much fun, but those are not the only activities you can engage with during camping. There are so many options for outdoor activities that it is even impossible to list them all, but here are some of the most exciting outdoor activities. And this list incloudes activities that don’t need a lot of money or take out loans (or as they call them in Estonia laenud as well as smslaen)
One of the most interesting activities that doesn’t need much of preparation is bird watching. If you think that there is no fun, because you see birds every day, you’re wrong. If you are out of the city it is possible to see many rare bird species. Beside, you can turn it into fun game – check what kind of species live in the curtain region and then try to find them all. You can compete with your camping mates and compare which one has found the most bird species. It is really interesting and educational at the same time.
Of course, hiking is always a good option. If there are some hiking trails near your campsite, definitely try them out. You won’t need any extra equipment or specific knowledge to go hiking, but it is lot of fun. Nature has so much interesting to offer that you will be amazed. It is a great chance not only to enjoy the amazing landscape, but also to get to know new flora and fauna species. Hiking is fun, educational, healthy, interesting and just great activity to engage with.
If you are not so much into walking and prefer some calm, peaceful activities, try fishing. It is also very interesting and educational at the same time. Just be careful with this activity. Fishing is not allowed at any place. First you must find out who is the owner of the waterbed and what kind of certification you need to fish there. If all the formalities are completed, you can enjoy your peaceful camping activity.
Also photography is a great activity that doesn’t ask for much effort. If you are artistic personality, this is definitely best option for you. Wildlife is the best pale to take some great pictures. Everything around you can be a model for your pictures. You don’t necessary need expensive equipment and knowledge in photography, just take your point and shoot camera or even cell phone camera and collect some great moments.
If the whole family or group of friends are going to camping together than some games will be the best activities. Nature is the best playground. You can either play some sports games or some team building games. Just think creative and adapt to the free space you have.
Actually this list is infinite. Remember that camping shouldn’t be all about sleeping and eating. If you are in the nature, you must explore it and it is possible in many ways. Just think of what would be fun to you and your camping mates.