Attention Durban families! Super busy kids and adrenaline junkies can now “Tarzan Swing” through trees and manoeuvre their way through aerial obstacles in the same trees, at the new Pietermaritzburg Acrobranch Adventure Park. Good fun and great for fitness. Nestled within the picturesque grounds of the SANBI Botanical Gardens, children and adults alike can enjoy a unique adventure as they “Trapeze” from tree to tree in the lush, green forest.
The first of its kind in KZN; Acrobranch Adventure Park is an outdoor activity on which participants move from one tree to the next, through challenging obstacle courses like cargo nets, crossing extension bridges, crawling through barrels and even suspended wooden benches whilst safely harnessed and continuously connected to a steel, safety line with state of the art safety equipment.
It is a great way to test one's balance, strength and focus and also to conquer possible fear of heights. There are different courses for all different fitness and ability levels, age groups and heights. Whether you are looking for a family outing or an adrenaline rush, Acrobranch is the natural place
for adventure. Safety is their main priority and you will be given expert safety briefings and practical training before you embark on your adventure.
(Remember to include it when you book online, call or email)
Acrobranch obstacle courses offer the perfect entertainment that keeps the kids going for hours on end. The Acrobranch activities are great for personal growth and development as it challenges a child’s motor skills and develops balance and strength as well as self-confidence.
Self-catering is allowed at the Pietermaritzburg Park.
Please note that balloons are not allowed at the park, unfortunately; no exceptions.
You are allowed to bring your picnic blanket/basket or alternatively book a table through our Bookings Office for 3 hours (incl. set-up, use & clearing). 1 Table seats 6 guests.
Should you book 1 table, you will be charged R 250 for the 1st table and R 200 per additional table booked. Example: 1 table R 250, 2 tables R 450, 3 tables R 650, 4 tables R 850 etc. Kindly inform our Bookings Office of how many tables will be required for your group & the time you want to book the tables for. Tables are limited.
The Restaurant on the premises of the Botanical Gardens is currently under revamp and not open to the public at this stage.
You are very welcome to bring your own bottled water.
Their adult courses are structured in a way that kids may also participate in these courses (terms and conditions apply with regard to age and height restrictions). Their Beginners Course, the “Monkey Moves”/ Green Course, gradually increases up to 5m high above the ground. The “Tarzan Swing”/Blue Course is slightly more challenging and higher and boasts (not an idle one at all with an actual Tarzan Rope which you will swing from a platform, into a suspended cargo net. From here (and this is not for the faint-hearted), you can opt - if you dare – to upgrade to the advanced “High Flying” course which reaches up to 16 metres high, into the beautiful, Hero Gum Trees, with the most challenging obstacles. It’s the perfect outdoor activity for school outings, birthdays, team-building events and many more.
Rates vary depending on the course you take. Kindly look at their website for the latest rates.
Acro-Twigs (Yellow): 3 - 6 years
Monkey Moves (Green): 7 years and older
Green Combo (Monkey Moves & 1 x ride on Big Zip): 7 years and older
Swinging Tarzan (Blue): 7 years and older, 1.3 m or taller
Blue Combo (Swinging Tarzan & 1 x ride on Big Zip): 7 years and older, 1.3 m or taller
High Flying & 1x ride on Big Zip(Red): 9 years and older, 1.3 m or taller
Big Zip x 3 rides (100m)
*Please check their website for an update on the courses provided as these change regularly.
Kids will have the time of their lives with a school trip to Acrobranch! Get the kids out of the classroom and into the great outdoors by embarking on a treetop adventure at your local Acrobranch. With various treetop adventures that cater to kids of all ages, as well as thorough safety procedures, this is a fantastic choice for your next team building event.
Acrobranch offers eleven world-class child-friendly ziplining adventure parks. Their Western Cape play and party venues include Constantia Nek in Cape Town, Timberlake Organic Village on the Garden Route, and Stellenbosch adventure park at Klein Joostenberg Farm in the Cape Winelands.
In Gauteng, they offer Sunlaws Estate adventure park in Centurion, Garsfontein play park in Pretoria East, Melrose Park (and picnic spot) at James and Ethel Grey Park, Casalinga also in Muldersdrift, Soutpans Road in Pretoria North and Modderfontein adventure park near Bedfordview, Rosebank & Linksfield.
Go on! Book your adventure now.
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