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WildPlay Element Parks Nanaimo

35 Nanaimo River Rd., Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
1-888-716-7374
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Ranked #6 of 28 Attractions in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Owner description: Aerial adventures & zip lines transform an afternoon in the outdoors into awesome recreation adventures at WildPlay Element Parks. Adults, teens,... more » Owner description: Aerial adventures & zip lines transform an afternoon in the outdoors into awesome recreation adventures at WildPlay Element Parks. Adults, teens, kids, and groups get back to nature, through primal fun & games that include the adrenaline pumping: Monkido® Aerial Adventure - an exclusive tree-top obstacle course, that teaches the lost art of monkeying-around. Guests conquer climbing nets, fly across zip lines, balance on wobbly bridges, take a Tarzan swing and dozens more games, 2-18m above ground. Bungy Jump - a famous 46m ankle-harnessed leap from a trestle bridge high above the Nanaimo River. Bragging rights included. Over 250,000 guests, and counting!. Primal Swing - a giant pendulum ride that arcs 39m from the trestle bridge through the Nanaimo River canyon! With intense 140kph speeds, and amazing scenery, it's a breath-taking nature experience. DragonFLY Zip Lines - two smooth, swift, and scenic flights that cross the Nanaimo River canyon. A guided adventure for those who just want to hang out and enjoy the ride. | Challenge your abilities, discover your inner monkey, spend time with friends, and evolve beyond your [self-perceived] limits in Nanaimo's most unique outdoor play space! « less
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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The staff which guided my kids through the Zip Line were friendly and knowledgeable. The office staff was distracted, gave poor direction and information. I lodged an complaint with their comments cards and still have not received a response

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was our second visit to the high ropes course. I really liked the different levels of difficulty that you progress through. Training was excellent, thanks Josh for your encouragement. We went as a family of four but were able to go at our own speed as far along as we wanted. Green was pretty easy, but at Blue level... More

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Shawnee, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My first time... Excellent training, beautiful view, feel we got our money's worth. Teenage daughter had a blast. Felt very safe!!! Plan to do it again!!!

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Vancouver Island, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

There is definitely fun to be had by everyone at WildPlay. But what stood out the most for us was the amazing staff!!! While everyone was upbeat and knowledgeable, there were two guys that stood out above the rest; MATT AND ENZO!!! You guys were so patient, funny and able to connect with all the kids even though there was... More

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Ashland, Oregon
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I read about it and thought what the heck. We had to make reservations, very important!. We were late, they were so nice and accommodated us. We had such a fabulous adventure doing the Monkido. That is exhausting and exhilarating at the same time. 2-3 hours of fun. Bring food they have a great picnic area and only vending machine... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My granddaughter, 12 did bungy jump and all the mondkido challenge; my 8 yr old grandson loved the kids mondkido, so much that he did it twice! We also enjoyed the zip over river canyon.....something for everyone

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Saskatoon, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

If you're out in the Nanaimo area, I highly recommend stopping by wildplay. It's a great experience, especially for those who like the outdoors... and excitement!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect but the experience turned out positive. My coworkers and I got to try the first two Monkido levels as a FAM TRIP and even though the start was a little shaky for me, by the end I wanted more, more, more. The activity is exhilarating, fun, and great for team building. The park is... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Me and my boyfriend went here for an exciting thing to do on our anniversary and it was really fun! We did the monkido, the course was really well layed out and the instructors were helpful. It wasnt too expensive considering what you are doing. I would go again. My only piece of advice is don't go first in the... More

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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I took my teenage sons to this park. They loved the climbing with their younger cousins, but really got excited about the bungy jumping. It is a great place for a family with a variety of age and ability levels in the teenage range. Often there are amusement places aimed at the 10 year old that all ages can benefit... More

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