Outdoor Adventure


Program NameDescription Year GroupDuration
Abseiling Visit a spectacular rock face and experience the Challenge by Choice and peer support opportunities offered by an abseiling session. Various suitable rock faces are easily accessible at or from Birrigai. 5 - 12 3 Hours
Crate Climb Two participants work together to climb a tower of milk crates being built by remaining team members on the ground. Partners work to steady each other as they climb. A great activity for promoting team work and leadership. 3 - 12 3 Hours
Flying Fox, Team Haul up Flying Fox is a Challenge by Choice activity that addresses personal challenge and team work.  Flying fox operates on the principle of team haul-up with each participant towed to a starting position of their choice. Participant activates a release rope to commence their ride along the cable. 4 - 12 3 Hours
Flying Fox, Off the Pole On belay, participant climbs a pole to the take-off platform and then launches themselves for a ride along the cable. 6 - 12 3 Hours
Top Roping Visit a spectacular rock face and experience the Challenge by Choice and peer support opportunities offered by a rock climbing session. Various suitable rock faces are easily accessible from Birrigai. 5 - 12 3 Hours
Giant Swing A Challenge by Choice activity where participants choose the height the haul up team raise them to and release themselves for a swing with views over Paddy’s River Valley & the Bullen Ranges. 3 - 12 3 Hours
Giant Swing, Pod Using the same Challenge by Choice principles and team haul up, participant lies in a hang glider like harness for a thrilling swing. 4 - 12 3 Hours
Glider Possum This Challenge by Choice activity resembles a glider possum in flight. Glider Possum operates on the principle of team haul-up with a single participant raised and lowered by a team of peers. 3 - 6 3 Hours
Low Ropes Low Ropes is a Challenge by Choice activity that develops trust and communication in small teams. Have fun working together to complete the nine elements that constitute the course. Learn how to spot and keep your team members safe on the elements. 4 - 12 3 Hours
Leap of Faith Leap of Faith is a Challenge by Choice activity. Participants climb a pole and stand on a platform about 6 metres high. They leap forwards and attempt to slap a suspended ball, after which they are lowered. Each climber is supported by an adult belayer. 6 - 12 3 Hours
Vertical Playpen & Dangle Duo Vertical Playpens and Dangle Duo are Challenge by Choice activities. Participants attempt to climb a variety of obstacles to reach the top of each structure. Each climber is supported by a 3-person belay team. 3 - 6 3 Hours
Duke of Edinburgh Support Programs Individual programs can be tailored to your group’s needs for bronze, silver or gold levels of the Award, with a particular emphasis on the ‘Adventurous Journey’ activities. 9 - 12  
Escape from Bull Ant Flat Students use maps to search for boxes that designate their team and then progress through a rotation of activities to earn points for their team. The session culminates with opening of a team UX2 box which provides a reward only if it is opened correctly. The activity promotes leadership, communication, cooperation and organisational skills as part of a team. 2 - 4 3 Hours
Team Initiatives The Team Initiatives obstacle course is a dynamic way to build leadership, problem solving, cooperation and communication skills in small groups. Discuss ideas and formulate solutions to each of the initiatives and have fun putting the ideas into action. 3 - 12  
Team Rescue In a rescue scenario, teams are challenged to negotiate a series of obstacles. Success requires a high level of cooperation and lateral thinking. The challenge can be increased in difficulty to suit a range of age groups and outcomes of your group. 3 - 12 1 Hour