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Published January 23rd 2011
Have you always wanted to swing from trunk to trunk like Tarzan and spend time high above the earth in the trees? Well you can at TreeTop Adventure Park located an hour and a half north of Sydney at Ourimbah State Forest.
You will feel like a woodland creature, at the only facility of its kind in Australia, where you can move from tree to tree on suspension bridges like the characters from Avatar.
There are up to 100 challenges in the tree tops, where you can slide down 20 Flying Foxes and enjoy tree high activities up to 15 metres above the forest floor for more than two hours of fun.
The high ropes forest courses are divided into age group and ability levels. Safety is paramount with compulsory equipment provided such as helmets and harnesses and all participants receive a safety induction from an instructor. The yellow course for three to 10 year-olds features a continuous belay safety system which is the only one in the southern hemisphere.
The eco-friendly adventure park caters to all ages, including school and corporate groups to build trust and team bonding. There is even a world-first night course, where each participant wears a miner's headlamp to conquor challenging leaps of faith under moon light.
TreeTop Adventure Park consists of up to 100 challenges.
The award winning park is committed to the protection and sustainably of the environment and its natural playground. TreeTop has received an Ecotourism Certification, for its primary focus on experiencing natural areas that fosters environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation.
Watch video footage of the adventurers in action here.
It's advisable to book beforehand to avoid disapointment.
TreeTop Adventure Park is located at Ourimbah State Forest.