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Canopy Climbers

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Address: Gainesville, FL 32608
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Before you contact us, please visit our website to learn about our...

Before you contact us, please visit our website to learn about our tree-climbing events and instructional courses. After you have read over the information, you can book a climbing event by clicking any "BOOK NOW" button on the website. Please choose any available date and time slot. If the system does not let you book a particular date and time slot, that simply means it is already booked and/or not available. Please choose any other available date and time slot. Our minimum requirement is a 4-person event. Sorry, we cannot make any exceptions to this minimum requirement. You must pay the full amount upon booking an event. Booking an event is the only way to guarantee a date and time slot.

Please note, Canopy Climbers is required to give our local municipalities (the owners of the beautiful local parks in which we climb) at least five (5) days notice to climb trees on premises. We cannot book a climb any sooner than that. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, but we must respectfully follow their rules. Please be advised that we cannot book events over the phone. However, feel free to email us with any other questions you may have.

ABOUT US: Canopy Climbers is an award-winning, tree-climbing adventure and education company located in Gainesville, Florida. We guide people into the treetops using safe and sustainable arborist rope and saddle methods. We also provide tree-climbing courses, instruction and education for those who wish to safely climb trees on their own. Thank you for choosing Canopy Climbers for your next adventure.

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I loved it!

It was super fun and enjoyable. He did a really great job of explaining everything and taught us about trees as well.

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Reviewed March 15, 2017
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Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed March 15, 2017

It was super fun and enjoyable. He did a really great job of explaining everything and taught us about trees as well.

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Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

Danny Lyons runs a fun, exciting, informative, rigorous, highly professional and polished training course that I would recommend to anyone interested in exploring our planet's largest beings. The Canopy Climbers training course exceeded my expectations in every way!

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Thank goldbej
Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed December 23, 2016

My partner and I received a gift certificate to Canopy Climbers and really enjoyed the experience. Danny is very friendly and knowledgeable and we had a lot of fun climbing with him. Do it, you won't regret it.

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Thank gainesvillechelsea
Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed December 17, 2016

My partner and I recently spent the afternoon tree climbing in a beautiful county park with Danny. We both were concerned we would feel uneasy being so high up, but Danny's professional demeanor and reassurance that there have been 0 injuries and 0 fatalities in the 34 years of tree climbing. I was surprised by how little effort it actually... More 

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Reviewed November 13, 2016

We had a great time! Highly recommend this unique experience in GNV. It wasn't as physically demanding as I'd expected.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

Our daughter wanted to do this for her 9th birthday after hearing about it from friends. Hands down, it was her most favorite birthday to date. Danny was absolutely wonderful with my kids (ages 6, 9 and 10). He was patient, approachable, knowledgeable and FUN! Our entire fam had a blast climbing the trees. Not only was it empowering and... More 

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Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Great fun!!! The guided were helpful, funny and made the adventure so much more enjoyable. The views were spectacular!!!

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Thank Patty E
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Reviewed June 13, 2016

Tree climbing is enlightening and challenging, in the best of ways. Danny makes the whole experience one of a kind and is a great instructor. He adds humor to the lesson and encouragement for people to push themselves. Also, he makes sure that everything is absolutely safe and makes hanging out in mid-air suspended from a 30 foot tree completely... More 

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Alachua, Florida
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

Out of the ordinary outside activity for groups and singles. This is a whole learning experience; touches upon the uses of climbing, the importance of environmental respect, and the mental, physical and spiritual health of the climbers. A MUST TRY!!

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Reviewed May 30, 2016

Bored in Gainesville, I always check to see if there are new things to do on TripAdvisor. (I've already been to the Natural History museum and the Butterfly park.) And I must admit, I sort of glossed over Canopy Climbers every time I looked at the list, just because I didn't really understand what "tree climbing" entailed. This activity was... More 

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