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How to prepare for your Go Ape Adventure

We can't wait to welcome you for your Go Ape forest adventure. You’re in for an unforgettable experience, and to really make it the best it can be it’s important that you arrive dressed correctly and ready to go.

We have a few rules for your safety and some guidance below.

Clothing and Jewellery Rules

  • No heels, slip-off shoes, open toed or heeled footwear, this includes crocs and sandals.

  • No bare mid-riffs, your harness must be fitted over clothing.
  • Long hair must be tied back. For Forest Segways you will need to make sure your helmet can be fitted.
  • No hooped earrings on our high-ropes courses. For Nets Adventure all piercings need to be removed or covered with tape.
  • Remove or cover other jewellery.

What we recommend

Prepare to get a little grubby! Choose sturdy shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting a bit messy. Trainers or walking boots are ideal. Light layers are good when it’s warm and insulating layers when it’s cold or waterproofs when it's wet. Synthetics and wicking clothes are good, they're breathable, dry quickly and often have a bit of stretch.

  • Look after your hands – we suggest wearing gloves, they are available to purchase at our cabins.
  • You don’t need a water bottle; we have water stations around our high-ropes courses, but please hydrate before you arrive.

  • Sunglasses are great for sunny days as well as our Forest Segway adventures when it's dry and dusty. Glasses retainers are available to purchase from our cabins.
  • When it's warm bring sunscreen, a sun hat and bug spray is always a good idea, even in spring and autumn.

  • Prepare for Forest Segways to be a bit cooler so bring along extra layers and gloves – even if you don’t think you'll need them. Draft excluders/toobs and gloves are available from our cabins. You will need to wear a helmet so no bobble hats.

Handy Things to have in a car or backpack 

To make the most of your adventure we recommend having a few things ready in the car or a backpack.

  • A spare change of clothes in case you get grubby - this is quite likely!

  • Food and drink to hydrate and energise before and after your adventure.
  • A towel, just in case.

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