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N22 | Farran Park, Cork, Ireland
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All reviews zip lining great fun four hours different levels white line excellent afternoon five courses safety induction scared of heights year olds safety talk climbing wall all ages lovely staff great facility great family day harness
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Today my family and I met a rude member of staff at Zipit Farran woods. Don't talk to the guy with ski glasses. He was bald and ugly. He laughed at my daughter in front of everybody, and she was insecure. She wasn't allowed to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Jet20131942784
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Hi Jet....., I'm very sorry to hear about your bad experience at Zipit. We will investigate this immediately and take any necessary actions to ensure it doesn't happen again. I'm particularly upset that this unsavoury action occurred with your children and would like to talk...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We went during August with our two girls, 10 and 9. It was a busy day at the venue but the staff were very well organised from reception and kitting out to instruction and on course supervision and assistance. The staff we dealt with were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DJBallincollig
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi DKBallincollig, Thank you very much for your review and for the recommendation, we're delighted that you and the girls had such a good time. I will gladly pass along your comments to our staff and we look forward to seeing you again. All the...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Two friends and I visited Zipit in Farran today and we had a brilliant day. Such good value for money and the staff were lovely! We went at 12:30 and are allocated 4 hours on the course. We started the red course with 45mins to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Meabh S
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi Meabh, Thanks very much for your review and we're delighted you and your friends had such a brilliant day. I'll pass on your comments about the staff (especially to Patricio) and we look forward to seeing you again. All the best.

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Super afternoon, great for the kids. Staff need to be strict for safety but they do it in a friendly way that doesn’t interfere with enjoying the place. If you’re going to Farran more than a handful of times in the year the Coillte parking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MACork
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi MACork, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and also your kind words regarding our staff, I'll gladly pass them on. Good advice on the annual pass, it's great value for anyone who likes to use the other amenities in the park,...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018

We had 6 young ladies on a birthday outing, aged between 9 and 12 (along with 2 tentative parents). The trip to Zip It Farran Woods was a huge hit, and was a fantastic day of fun for all involved, both young and old alike....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ChristyOC
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Christy, thanks for the review - it's always great to see the youngsters leading the way with tentative parents and everyone enjoying themselves. It's a great activity for all ages to have fun together. I will pass on your kind words about our staff...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited zipit on bank holiday Monday so it was quite busy but we were kitted out, put through a safety induction and on our way in quick time. The courses get progressively harder and really get you used to the height so we felt...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CorkMark
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi CorkMark, Thanks for the super review, we do appreciate you taking the time to provide us with feedback on your day at Zipit. It's a fine balance for the instructors to ensure all safety rules are adhered to without impacting on enjoyment so thank...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Only managed to do two courses in my time there. It was way too busy and the staff seemed overwhelmed and really didn't want to be there. After the tutorial we decided to skip the green course as it seemed very easy. There was a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank pac34
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Many thanks for your comments, I am sorry that you felt the staff were not attentive, if you read through our other comments, you will see that we have had great feedback about our instructors, who are our greatest asset, offering encouragement and guidance every...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

The staff really make this place great. The organisation, range of activities, level of safety and instruction all deserve 5 stars. 5 euro for parking is a bit much though. I know that the parking charge is for Farran Woods in general but Zipit should...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank M1ck0
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi M1ck0, thanks for your review and it's great to hear that you enjoyed the Zipit experience. You are correct, the parking charge is levied by Coillte, not ourselves and applies to the whole park. Unfortunately, any form of subsidy on the parking would have...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time at Farran Ziplining today. Well organised and laid out. Safety talk was thorough and well explained. The instructor (don't his name) was brilliant with my son when he froze on the white line at the bicycle stop. Get there early so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martry
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. At Zipit, safety is paramount and all our instructors are specifically trained for the activity to offer help and guidance whenever it is needed. Brilliant advice about coming early to avoid queues. The...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Great Day - Attention to safety was second to none yet the day was fun with great instructors (Mickie great safety talk) One very happy 9yr old will be back again.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank olivercd
Eamonn F, Owner at Zipit Forest Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Hi Oliver, delighted to hear you had a great time and thank you for taking the time to write a review. At Zipit, Safety is paramount and our instructors are all specifically trained for the activity. I will be sure to pass your lovely comment...More

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Hi Margaret, The minimum age to participate is 7 years of age. Please take a look at our website to get a better idea of what is available for an 8 year old boy (unfortunately Tripadvisor does not allow me to post the link... More
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