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Abseil, cliff jump, slide and laugh your way down the beautiful Illawarra Escarpment Rainforest Canyon with a great group of women.
This is a beginner friendly Canyon to immerse yourself in the fresh beautiful waters of the rainforest. Enjoy the spectacle of some of the South Coats best waterfalls all falling into one breathtaking natural gorge as we go.
Located approximately an hour from Sydney, in one of Australia s most southerly stands of subtropical rainforest and endangered warm temperate rainforest. This canyon features great views of the Illawarra Escarpment, the Pacific Ocean and local wildlife.
The highlights of this canyon are a great variety of rock slides, big rock jumps (optional) and waterfall abseils. Whatever your experience, fitness level or confidence this canyon has something for everyone.
The Rainforest Canyon finishes at a picturesque waterfall and rock pool, perfect for swimming in the sun. Here you can practice your rock climbing on a boulder wall and jump and slide to your heart s content.
You don't need any previous experience or rope handling skills. On the day our Qualified Instructor (James) will take us through the skills on how to abseil and all safety requirements.
A full day of adventure with us includes a delicious lunch and snacks, and all adventures include modern and top of the line equipment to ensure that you have the best possible experience.
Meeting Time: 8.15am
Meeting Location: Please meet at the KFC carpark at 145 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park NSW 2527. Google Maps directions can be found above. (no getting a sneaky snack, we're here for healthy outdoor experiences! Late arrival will result in your tour commencing without you.
Maximum numbers: 12
Difficulty: Suitable for beginners.
Optional extra obstacles also make this canyon rewarding for keen individuals.
Requirements: Moderate level of fitness, good general health, comfortable in water.
Length: Approximately 6.5 hours.
Women Want Adventure Leader to attend: Andrea Whitelaw -
WHAT TO BRING
Leave the following behind in your car for after the tour:
Other things you may want to know:
On the way, you will get a shuttle from the pick up location to the starting point. From the shuttle you walk 25-30 minutes on an easy fire trail in your gym/normal walking clothes and shoes. When you reach the canyon, you will get changed into your wetsuit. Everyone carries a backpack where you can place your clothes and items. Dry bags are provided for you.
If it is sunny, it is best to wear a hat and sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun.
At the end of the day, you will change out of your wetsuit and walk 15 minutes back to the shuttle. Your car keys will be safe with the leader.
We look forward to meeting you on the day.
Please don't hesitate to contact our friendly Team on 0403918346 with your questions.
Women Want Adventure
How old do I need to be to attend?
Women Want Adventure trips are for women over the age of 18 years unless accompanied by an adult.
Do I need any experience?
No. This trip is designed to teach you the fundamental skills of abseiling through a canyon. The qualified leaders will assist you and you will always be safe.
Can I attend individually?
Yes! Many of the women who attend our trips turn up individually and make very good friends with the other ladies in our community. We welcome everyone.
We hope you do not need to cancel your trip, however if cancellation takes place the following will apply:
Please be aware that if a participant cancels their trip once it commences or they do not show they also forfeit their full trip cost. Late arrival of a participant or participants on the day may also forfeit the full trip cost. Women Want Adventure may reduce, transfer or waive the loss of fee for any reason at their sole discretion.
In the event of adverse weather conditions, Women Want Adventure reserves the right to change, alter or cancel this trip in the interests of client safety. Women Want Adventure will notify all participants as soon as possible on the day.
Cancelation due to weather:
Participants will hear from us if we need to cancel the day due to the weather. Participants must assume the day is going ahead if they do not hear from Women Want Adventures otherwise. If participants cancel their trip on the basis of weather (and we have not cancelled it ourselves) no refund will be given. If weather conditions cause us to cancel the trip we will offer alternative dates however if this option is not possible for participants refer to the Women Want Adventure Credit and Refund Policy.
* All prices are per person and listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). All prices shown are GST inclusive where applicable.