The abseiling is great in the Glasshouses! Located just 1 hour's drive North of Brisbane City. There are great beginner cliffs for abseiling and the summit is a real blast.
Your approximately 1/2 hour hike to the summit takes you through open eucalypt woodland and heath vegetation (several of which are of conservation significance).
Take in the views of the other Glasshouse Mountains such as Tibrogargen and Beerwah as we ascend Mt. Ngungun. Lunch is BYO as we stop on the top of Mt Ngungun to take in the 360 degree views before completing the final abseils for the day.
Below is an outline of our abseiling adventure:
Demonstration of techniques (by the instructor)
As many abseils on the main cliffs as you can fit in
Belay training, which is a way of securing the rope to prevent you from falling to the ground) on every abseil
Abseiling at the Glasshouse Mountains is the ultimate adrenaline rush!
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 - 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
Glasshouse Mountains, about 60 minutes from Brisbane and 30 minutes from Caboolture. Directions to the meeting point are provided when you receive confirmation of your booking.
This experience begins at 7:45am and concludes around 2:30pm. We normally go abseiling on the weekends however can go out during the week if our minimum numbers are met. This experience is suitable for adventurous beginners.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
We go abseiling with a minimum of four people. Single bookings are welcome.
An average level of fitness is recommended. Our minimum age is 10 and abseilers aged 10-16 years require a parent guardian present on the day to observe and sign an indemnity form on the abseiler’s behalf. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanies by an adult.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
All specialised abseiling gear and safety equipment including ropes, harnesses and helmets. Please wear comfortable clothing that suits the weather on the day, lightweight, non-restrictive clothing is best. You should also wear sturdy, enclosed footwear, hiking or running shoes are good.
Camera optional – however you'll be kicking yourself if you don't bring it! You will also need a backpack to carry your personal belongings and your allocated abseiling gear, a hat, sunglasses, sun screen, and insect repellent.
Lunch is not included so be sure to pack lunch and snacks plus at least 2-3 litres water for the day. Weather - All activities will run as scheduled unless there are extreme conditions such as high winds, set in rain or extreme heat. In the event that we need to cancel an activity due to adverse conditions, we will contact you to reschedule the activity.
If you have any concerns as to whether an activity is going ahead due to weather conditions please contact us prior to you leaving for the activity. We have an answering service so please leave us your name and a return phone number so we can call you back if we cannot answer your call straight away.
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