Hailed as Manchester's own mini Lake District, Rivington is a perfect location for Go Ape. With its rugged hills, picturesque reservoirs and woodland bustling with wildlife, it's proved to be a hit with adrenalin lovers who enjoy a whole day out. Nominated for Small Visitor Attraction in the Visit Lancashire Awards 2014, Go Ape Rivington is our only UK site to feature a 'water slide' - a 198 metre Zip Wire over lower Rivington Reservoir.
Make A Day Of It
- TREE TOP ADVENTURE
Tree Top Adventure
Enjoy two to three hours in the trees taking on Zip Wires, Tarzan Swings, Rope Ladders and a variety of obstacles and crossings - something for all the family. Located in historic Lever Park, Rivington boasts the only Zip Wire in our family tree to travel over an expanse of water, offering views over the entire length of the reservoir. The Tarzan Swing on Site 5 is also a highlight of this family high ropes course near you!
Take a look at what’s involved:
20.5 stone (130Kg)
1.4m (4ft 7")
16 - 17 year olds can supervise themselves
Know Before You Go
What should I wear?
We suggest that you wear something you don’t mind getting grubby. Dress for the weather, so bring along a mac if it’s raining! Make sure your stomach area is covered. Please wear appropriate footwear with soles with good grips. No sandals or slip-off shoes. You’ll need closed toe and heel shoes (with flat soles). Long hair must be tied back.
When do I need to arrive?
Make your way to the Go Ape cabin and be ready to get going on your Go Ape adventure at your booked time. Late arrivals that miss their session will be charged at full price.
Can I bring a camera?
Phones and cameras are permitted, as long as they always stay attached to the participant. Lanyards are available to buy from the cabin, subject to availability.
tree top adventure checklist
- Wear sensible clothes for adventure
- Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels.
- Gloves are a good idea. Bring a pair or buy them at the cabin on the day.
- parking is free, be sure to arrive with time to park
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GIFT VOUCHERS JUST GOT ADVENTUROUS
Here at Go Ape, we’re big believers in gifting memories, not things.
So put the socks down and look at our four adventure gift vouchers or choose a specific amount that your lucky recipient can use towards their forest experience ...
How about gift our new Nets Kingdom adventure at Black Park Go Ape!