Skytrek was great fun! We capped off our vacation with a stop here to try the High Ropes course.
My two daughters also tried the Sky Swing. $25 each for the swing seemed pricey to me. My girls enjoyed the ride but it was over in a blink. Not much value for this attraction in my opinion.
We then moved on to the High Ropes. After waiting about half an hour for our orientation group to assemble we then went on to the training course for a lengthy period of training (about an hour). The group assembled was large, and you had to wait for each person to demonstrate proficiency before moving on. Finally all trained we got to start on the green course, progressing to the blue and black. The information we received indicated the course could take 1 - 3 hours. What we didn't realize was that much of this time is spent waiting for others to move. When we finished our hour of training and went to climb the first tower we actually had to wait for members of the orientation group that were ahead of us. Throughout the entire experience our entire group was slowed by a hesitant young participant who needed encouragement and coaxing to complete the stages ("games"). So what I thought would take a couple or few hours turned out to be 4.5 hours. Some participant family groups behind me exited after the blue course saying they didn't have the patience to wait. None of the staff on the ground got involved or suggested any way to allow others to "play through" as I would have expected. As a result, there where people on the course at closing time who were told they would have to descend at the nearest opportunity without having completed the whole course.
Ok, enough griping. Having said all this I would totally do this course again. But only if there weren't too many people in front of me. It seemed to thin out later in the day. I'm pretty sure that after the training you could blaze through this in about an hour if there were no impediments to your progress. The instruction and supervision was good and the staff were friendly and seemed to really enjoy what they did and interacting with people. Kudos to the staff. The couse was interesting and varied. Everything looked secure and safe (as long as you secured your cables properly). The value for the dollar on this attraction was acceptable. I had a lot of fun with 2 of my kids hanging out in the tree tops and watching each other complete the challenges. Talk about a captive audience.
Persons with disabilities information - My wife has some difficulty walking up hills. To access the Admission building you have to climb a fairly steep hill. Even from "Parking Lot 3" which is closest to the building it is challenging for anyone with a disability. We found out later that we could have summoned a golf cart escort from the Enchanted Forest building to take her up there. After that though, you are on your own. Non participants can follow the progress of their family/friends by following paths up the hill under the Ropes course. Given that my wife was accompanied by my teenage daughter and had 4.5 hours to do it, she was able to follow our progress. There was no seating anywhere for them though; just the odd rock or fallen tree to sit on. You would think there could be a bench placed out there given the facility themselves acknowledge a 3 hour time frame is common.
RV Parking - The day we were there the lots were packed. Some curbside parking for RV's and Truck/trailer combos but NOT really 'Big Rig Friendly'. We parked our RV in a roadside pullout about a kilometer west of the attraction. I worried the whole time we might return to find it vandalized or burglarized but fortunately it survived unscathed.
Bottom Line - I've listed the deficits but I reiterate-- I really loved the High Ropes course. It is totally worth the money and if you have teens its a perfect opportunity to have conversation with them. Bring a snack and a camera and you'll be fine. Empty your bladder before entering the course cause if you need to come down to pee you are considered done.
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