Saturday, 3 May 2014

Trees Adventure

I'm not an overly adventurous person I suppose. I enjoy the outdoors as much as anyone, I did some moderate level bushwalking in my youth, but now more often I like a bit of stroll from the car park to see something nice. Sometimes though you get taken out of your comfort zone- and it can be a good thing.

Recently Master Wicker and I met up with my sister and my nephews for an outing at Trees Adventure Grose River Park, on the outer edges of Sydney, near Richmond. I watched the video online at the website, but wasn't sure how I'd like it, or how I'd go.


Still I decided to give it a crack. No point just sitting on the sidelines watching. 

There's challenges for every age

At various heights


Lots of fun zip lines/flying foxes
While I limited myself to the green courses,
Master Wicker did a Red level course





It's all up pretty high



It was a fantastic 2 hour session, and I was only mildly sore for the next two days. Everyone enjoyed it. Both Master Wicker and I hope to go back again one day. 

That day in Sydney, a mere 9 days ago, now feels like a distant dream… It was 30 degrees in Sydney that day. Today in the Central West it hasn't got above 5 degrees, and snowed this morning!

It didn't settle in town,
but is the earliest snow I remember

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13 comments:

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

I've never heard of a tree adventure! It looks like my kind of a place. Wow. Fabulous. And three cheers, Louise, for bravely tree-adventure-ing, too!

Jackie Mc Guinness said...

Looks like an interesting way to spend the day, I'm not very adventurous either.

Paulita said...

This looks like a lot of fun. I would definitely try it. The beauty of these is that you can't really get hurt since you're clipped in. Here's Mine

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I think I wouldn't mind watching! LOL

Those heights make me a bit nervous....gorgeous shots.

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Melinda Ott said...

What an adventure! I think I might try something like that, but it would certainly scare the poop out of me!

Susan said...

That looks like so much fun!

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Bev Hankins said...

Wow! That looks so cool. I'd be fine as long as I didn't look down. Lol.

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Allison said...

Now you have me searching online to find similar places near where I live. I'd so love to do this, even if I'm afraid of heights. :-) Oh, and wouldn't it be a great obstacle for Amazing Race contestants?!

Ginx Craft said...

I'm not sure that would be for me. We have some places in the UK called Go Age that I think are a bit similar.

grammajudyb said...

What fun! This old lady would have to sit and watch and maybe take some pictures. Glad you had a good time.

rippleeffects said...

What an amazing nature's playground! Looks like a great place for families. But do they have safety personnels or guards around just in case of mishaps?

Susan Lindquist said...

Wow! I am so impressed! These ropes courses are so neat! I don't know that I'd be as brave as Mr. Wicker, but I'd love to have the opportunity someday to take the challenge!