If you’re the best man, you’ll be tasked to come up with a memorable adventure for the groom and the boys. Not everyone desires the old-school get drunk and get in trouble style bachelor parties.
Sometimes outdoor bachelor parties is in order. Nothing beats a little nature with the homies.
Here are a few outdoor bachelor party ideas for a non-so-average bachelor party.
11 Outdoor Bachelor Party Ideas
Here’s a list of the best bachelor party ideas for outdoor-loving grooms!
A few years back a few of us took my buddy Sean to Tulum Mexico for his bachelor party. At the time I was the only one who was interested in spearfishing, but I was able to convince everyone to hop on a panga and give it a shot.
This is a dangerous sport, so only do this if everyone is comfortable in the water. Use your best judgment.
I recommend only the skilled guys get in the water and hunt. After a few fish are caught, go off and try to catch fish hook and line.
Baja is another great spot both on the Sea of Cortez side and the Pacific side.
2. Backcountry Camping
Another option would be to head into your local National Park for a little backcountry camping and fishing. I’m a huge fan of Yosemite because fly fishing in Yosemite is generally pretty good the further away from the crowds you go.
Check out Merced Lake if your group is good on a solid multi-mile hike. Depending on the season, the mosquitos could be bad so bring the proper protection.
3. Rock Climbing
If fishing isn’t in the cards then head over to Joshua Tree or your local rock climbing area for a thrill. You’ll need to have crash pads if you want to do some bouldering or the full setup if you want to top-rope.
This is a dangerous sport so practice at an indoor gym before you head off to the real deal. Plus, it’s one of the most unique bachelor party ideas you can do.
4. Road Trip
Travel can be tiring. However, if you want your groom-to-be to experience an out-of-town trip that is relaxing, go on a road trip to the best bachelor party destinations. It doesn’t mean that you have to drive 2-3 hours from your location. It can be within your town where you can just park and shot.
If you didn’t bring your food and drinks, you might also find a good restaurant or bar that you don’t usually go to. What’s good about a road trip is that you don’t have to worry about paying for accommodations. You’ll just have to spend on your gas, booze, and something to munch on.
If the groom loves fishing, surprise him with a bachelor party in the sea. This needs thorough planning to ensure that the weather is nice on that day. Make sure to prepare the right gear to avoid any hassle.
Fishing can be thirsty, so bring some drinks. If you’re a group of 6 or more, you can rent a large boat, or if you have the budget, why not try renting a yacht to have a picture-perfect location and so you can cook your catch right there and then? The perfect time is in the afternoon or at dusk.
Suppose you are located near a ski area. In that case, skiing is the best activity you and your male friends can engage in, especially if you are into this sport. Most ski resorts cater to different kinds of parties, so don’t forget to tell the receptionist that you’re reserving a slot for a bachelor party.
Who knows, they may have special offers like discounts and free use of some of their amenities. After doing this outdoor activity, it is best to cozy up under the mountains with a glass of wine or coffee.
The most memorable activities you can do at bachelor parties is the one that you don’t usually do or, better yet, the one that you haven’t experienced yet. Let your groom experience different kinds of emotions like nervousness and excitement through this extreme activity, skydiving.
However, this activity isn’t for everyone. Ensure the groom and the others who would try it are physically and emotionally fit to avoid any health issues afterward. Skydiving is an expensive activity, and you may be required to book weeks ahead. Still, it will surely be a remarkable experience.
If you don’t have time to plan for your groom-to-be bachelor’s party, golfing is the activity you can resort to. You’ll just have to make sure that there’s an available golf course that can accommodate your group.
What’s good about this sport is that it can be done any day of the week before the wedding. For a more enjoyable play, make sure that all of you in the group love playing it. Don’t indulge too much in the game, so being competitive isn’t much required. Remember to focus on the fun aspect, which is to have some bonding.
9. Chilling at the Beach
There’s so much activity that you and your friends can enjoy on the beach. If your group is not into sports, chilling at the beach is a great way to spend the bachelor’s party. You can grill barbecue while enjoying your booze over good music.
You can also set up a bonfire at the shore while making smores. To do these activities, it’s best to stay at the resort overnight, so you are not in a hurry to go home. You may also do some water activities like kayaking or snorkeling if the resort where you are staying offers water adventures. Chilling at the beach may be one of the activities that all of you can agree on.
10. White Water Rafting
Here’s a cool bachelor party idea – white water rafting!
Rafting is another extreme water activity. Doing extreme adventures for a bachelor party is a unique way to celebrate it because it is different from the traditional blowout. For vacation feels, you may choose a remote location where you can stay for a day or two.
A day of rafting is already tiring, so you can spend the other whole day chilling. Aside from the rafting site, there are locations where camping is allowed, so you can just set up a tent, start a bonfire, and spend the night in the area.
Our final bachelor party idea is stargazing. This is another unique way for your groom-to-be to enjoy the night. Your location is an essential thing to pull off the night. It’s ideal to find an open space to park and set up your tents or mats.
If you don’t want the drama of setting up a place to sit and relax, you can just park and shot while waiting for the shooting stars. Watch out for the weather condition and make sure that there is no expected weather disturbance on the date.
I hope you enjoyed these outdoor bachelor party ideas. Now go out and have fun!