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Le Grand Defi

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Really great way to spend the morning!

We were staying near by and it was recommended! We went along with our 3 year old and after... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hotelhoppa
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Paris, France
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Amazing

We loved this place. Our boys would have went every day of our holiday. It is excellent value for... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Anne-Marie W
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Le Grand Défi is a great theme park in Vendée. It has Tree top trails, lasertag, paintball, poney rides, quick jump and orienteering. The Grand Defi's team as one goal, you having the best fun with the best safety.
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40 rue de l Etoile, 85150 Saint-Julien-des-Landes, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying near by and it was recommended! We went along with our 3 year old and after watching the other people/children have a go, she wanted to have a turn! They have lots of different levels and heights for adults and older kids...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank hotelhoppa
le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi thanks a lot for sharing this excellent comment. We hope you will come back to spend more than a few hours. Armel Directeur

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We loved this place. Our boys would have went every day of our holiday. It is excellent value for what you get. The staff were very good and very friendly and spoke English. We will be back next year!!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anne-Marie W
le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi Anne Marie, thanks a lot for this great comment. Thanks for the staff. We hope to see you again next year. Armel Directeur

Reviewed September 14, 2018

This is the most wonderful day out for kids and adults alike. The place is big but friendly.....with loads to do. It is far far far superior to Go Ape in England. The staff were brilliant, showing us exactly what we had to do without...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Hi Jey, thanks a lot for this wonderfull comment. We are looking forward to see next year. Armel Directeur

Reviewed September 2, 2018

I went twice in august , once with son and daughter - separate times. they have different routes for different abilities. All the range all the way up in terms of difficulty. The black ones are really hard - even for late teenagers ! a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thanks a lot for coming several times and for your comment. We hope you will be back next year. Armel Directeur

Reviewed August 31, 2018

Mixed ages and abilities catered for. With a wide range of climbing / zip wire options. We spent a whole day at the site. With ranges from 6 to teenage experienced climber all able to do courses that stretched them. Lots of zip wires for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Hi Roger, merci for this great comment. We hope to see you again soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

My family enjoyed a great day here today to celebrate my sons 13th birthday. We all had a brilliant day. The courses are thrilling! Normally I will tackle any fast ride but I didn't make it past the blue course - that was enough for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael P
le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Hi Michael, we are very happy to read you came for your sons birthday and you had a great fun. We hope you will come back again for other activities. Armel Directeur

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Fantastic place with something for everyone. We did high ropes- loads of different challenges to try. I have a fear of heights so stuck with the easier, lower-level climbs. My 11 year old attempted more challenging climbs and loved the zip line across the water....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sue M
le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hi Sue, many thanks for this fantastic comment. We hope you will be back soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The sheer variety and level of challenges for all ages and expertise is staggering at Le Grand Defi. They have done a great job at catering for individuals, families and groups alike. The way the tree top walks for various levels almost interweave are amazing....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hi, thanks a lot for this great review. We are looking forward to see you again soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

What a great place. So much to do. Great value for money too. Take a picnic as food options limited and be prepared to stay longer than you thought. Lots of options for all ages. Huge challenges on the high ropes, its like go ape...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kate T
le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks a lot for this great comment. We hope you will come back for more adventures. Armel Directeur

Reviewed August 28, 2018

A fabulous place - like Go Ape, but so much better!! We spent hours here, and had barely done 3 courses. Highly recommended for all ages!

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Date of experience: August 2018
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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Many many thanks for this awesome comment. We look forward to see you again next year. Armel Directeur

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janey601
September 13, 2018|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
I have just looked at their website and it's a bit confusing. May 2019 they are showing as open 9am to 9pm however I 2018 they were open 10am to 7pm for two weeks (guess a school holiday) and the other two weeks they were... More
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Tricia M
August 19, 2018|
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Response from gallen4098 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not the 2 year old. There are a few animals to look at and donkey rides but thats it for the young kids.
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Phil R
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Ashley P | Reviewed this property |
We went as soon as it opened around 10. It's a busy place but never a problem. There are so many 'parcours' to choose from, you're never really queueing.
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