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Challenge Plus

Go Ape Challenge Plus at Thetford Forest is an adrenaline-pumping tree-top activity with high ropes, zip lines, and tough obstacles—Go Ape's most intense and thrilling experience yet! Do you have what it takes?

Challenge Plus Activity Lowdown

  • Participants must be 1.4m (4'7") 10 years old to take part
  • The course typically takes 2-3 hours to complete
  • 40+ daring crossings that test your agility and nerve
  • 5 exhilarating zip wires, offering breathtaking views from heights up to 9m above the forest floor
  • Our most demanding high ropes activity
  • Book online for the best price

Prices: From £41

What is Challenge Plus?

Challenge Plus is the newest and hardest Go Ape high ropes adventure to date. It's a dialled-up version of Treetop Challenge, with new crossings that are designed to push you and your Tribe to your limits. 

Watch our video to get a flavour of the activity!

Adventure Overview

  • Safety

    Self Belay

  • Duration

    2-3 hours

  • Highest Platform


  • Longest Zip


  • Maximum Weight

    20.5 stone (130kg)

  • Minimum Height

    1.4m (4ft 7")

Go Ape Challenge Plus Participation Requirements

Go Ape Challenge Plus Supervision Requirements

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! You need to make sure you have the correct footwear with closed toe and heel (with flat soles), no sandals or slip-off shoes. Your stomach area will need to be covered and long hair must be tied back.

Is it safe?

Whilst there is inevitably a small risk of injury when undertaking such activities, all participants receive a safety briefing from a trained instructor at the start and any risk of injury has been minimised to the best of our ability. Go Ape is fully insured, we hold £10m of public liability insurance covering all of its courses.

What happens in bad weather?

Go Ape is an excellent wet weather activity! The course remains open in all weathers, except when it is icy, stormy, in high winds or during lightning. Rain makes the course muddier than usual – which all adds to the fun! Don’t forget to dress for the weather. Sometimes, unfortunately, we might need to close the course for reasons beyond our control, if this happens you will be given a full refund.

What is Challenge Plus?

Challenge Plus is the newest and hardest Go Ape high ropes adventure to date. It's a dialled-up version of Treetop Challenge, with new crossings that are designed to push you and your Tribe to your limits. 

How does it differ from Treetop Challenge?

Challenge Plus is a more demanding experience than Treetop Challenge because of the course's new and adapted dynamic obstacles. They're designed to push you further than before. Some crossings will require you to jump from one to another, and others will be at irregular heights.

Can children do Challenge Plus?

Yes, children over the age of 10 and 1.4 meters tall can take part in Challenge Plus. 

What is the supervision ratio for Challenge Plus?

The supervision ratio for Challenge Plus is one adult to two children. Supervising adults must supervise while on the course.

Will Challenge Plus be too hard for children?

Each child has different abilities and confidence levels, so it is impossible to say whether Challenge Plus will be too hard for a particular child. However, as a general rule, we recommend that children who are less confident try Treetop Challenge before graduating to Challenge Plus

What if I can't assist my child on the course? 

An instructor will be patrolling the area and will assist when needed. 

What is included in the experience?

As with all Go Ape adventures, the experience begins with a thorough safety briefing from a trained instructor. You will then complete the training exercise (site 1), before stepping it up at site 2 which is part of the Treetop Challenge course. Sites 3, 4 and 5 are the brand new Challenge Plus sections.

Is it hard?

Challenge Plus will push you more physically and mentally than ever before but will be extra rewarding too. You should be able to conquer one so long as you're reasonably fit and healthy.

What crossings are on the course?

Each Challenge Plus course is unique and individual to each location, but each course will have three new sites of exciting and dynamic crossings.

For more, see our Frequently Asked Questions.


Challenge Plus Crossing

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For the sixth consecutive year, we have been recognised as world-leaders in health and safety practice, achieving the RoSPA Gold Leisure Safety Award. This is the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running health and safety industry awards.