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Go Ape Competition

It’s competition time! 


We’re giving one lucky family the chance to win a £100 Go Ape gift voucher to use at the UK’s number one forest adventure. Days out at Go Ape are about living life more adventurously, having fun with friends and family and getting in touch with your inner Tarzan (he’s in there, we promise). Swing from the trees and experience the great outdoors with their award-winning adventure activities.

How to Enter: 

  • Simply 'like' our Facebook page and 'like' the competition post on Facebook (so we can look out for your entry). Like our page here.
  • Choose between 34 locations nationwide and the gift voucher is valid for 365 days.
  • We will contact and announce the lucky winner on the 25th of September 2020. 

Karshare Terms and Conditions 

  • The Competition is administered by Karshare and runs until the 24th of September 20202. 
  • The winner will be chosen at random from our Facebook fans, contacted and announced on Facebook on the 25th of September 2020. 
  • The winner must organise travel to and from the experience day, all locations UK based.
  • The winner will receive 1 Go Ape gift voucher worth £100, the voucher will be emailed to them.
  • In order to qualify, entrants needs to like our Karshare Facebook Page @Karshare) and like the competition post.
  • This competition is not endorsed, sponsored or administered by Facebook, nor is Facebook associated with your consent in any way.
  • The winner’s name will be disclosed on our Facebook Page.
  • Similarly, this competition is not endorsed, sponsored or administered by Go Ape, nor are they associated with your consent in any way. Prize is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

Go Ape Terms and Conditions 

Minimum age: 18 years old, an adult must accompany any younger members of the booking (not suitable for children under 6 years old).

You must be at least 7 stone to ride a Segway but there is no minimum age. The maximum weight is 19.5 stone. 

Safety 

  • The Activities comprise challenging courses and participation is not without risk as falls or accidents could be fatal. All participants will receive detailed safety training from an instructor.
  • Go Ape reserves the right to refuse admittance to the Activities or to remove a participant from the Activities should it deem it necessary to do so. This includes a participant who does not comply with the safety rules and advice, the safety system, safe use of the equipment or who is deemed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • All participants are required to act responsibly and courteously at all times and to respect other participants. Go Ape shall be entitled to prevent any person from undertaking or completing the Activities in the event it deems the behaviour of any participant unsuitable.
  • Participants must be dressed appropriately (see clause 4) and Go Ape reserves the right to refuse admittance to the Activities to any participant who is not appropriately dressed.
  • The Activities will remain open in most weather conditions (but not in circumstances of gales, lightning, heavy ice or snow).
  • No refunds or compensation will be payable by Go Ape in the event that any participant is not permitted to, or decides not to, undertake or complete the Activities for the reasons set out in this clause.
  • Participants need to be able to see similar distances to those required to drive a car in order to be able to complete the courses and to supervise any person under 18 who is in their care. Consequently, short or long sighted participants must ensure that they wear contact lenses or prescribed glasses.
  • The Activities are physically demanding and require a degree of agility, strength and stamina. If participants are in any doubt as to whether they should attempt the Activities they are advised to walk the course before booking. If participants have medical concerns they are advised to consult their doctor in advance. Participants will be required to certify that they do not suffer from any medical condition which would make it more likely that they would be involved in any incident which could result in injury to themselves or others. Due to the physical nature of the Activities, Go Ape recommends that pregnant women should not take part. Pregnant women who still wish to undertake the activities will be required to sign a disclaimer confirming that they are aware that there are risks to them and to their unborn child and that participation in the Activities is at their own risk. (see Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer).

All participants must be reasonably fit and healthy. Please note this further information on activity-specific weight and size restrictions: 

  1. Treetop Challenge:  Participants must be at least 4ft 7 inches/1m 40cm tall, at least 10 years old and must weigh less than 20.5 stones/130kg
  2. Treetop Express:  Participants must be at least 4ft 7 inches/1m 40cm tall and must weigh less than 20.5 stones/130kg
  3. Treetop Adventure:  Participants must be at least 3ft 3 inches/1m tall and must weigh less than 20.5 stones/130kg
  4. Treetop Adventure Plus:  Participants must be at least 4ft/1m 20 cm tall and must weigh less than 20.5 stones/130kg
  5. Forest Segway: Participants must weigh between 7 stones/45kg and 19.5 stones/124kg
  6. Zip Trekking: Participants must be at least 13 years old, at least 4ft 7 inches/1m 40cm tall and must weigh between 7 stones/45kg and 19.5 stones/124kg
  7. Nets Adventure: Participants must be at least 1 year old and must weigh less than 20.5 stones/130kg
  8. Axe Throwing: Participants must be at least 16 years old

All participants are required to wear the following activity-specific equipment:

  • Treetop Challenge:  A full body harness or a sit harness with maximum waist measurement of 43 inches (110cm) and maximum leg loop measurement of 27 inches (70 cm) around the top of your thigh.  This will be provided by Go Ape and fitted by an instructor.
  • Treetop Express:  A full body harness or a sit harness with maximum waist measurement of 43 inches (110cm) and maximum leg loop measurement of 27 inches (70 cm) around the top of your thigh.  This will be provided by Go Ape and fitted by an instructor.
  • Treetop Adventure:  A full body harness or a sit harness with maximum waist measurement of 43 inches (110cm) and maximum leg loop measurement of 27 inches (70 cm) around the top of your thigh.  This will be provided by Go Ape and fitted by an instructor.
  • Treetop Adventure Plus:  A full body harness or a sit harness with maximum waist measurement of 43 inches (110cm) and maximum leg loop measurement of 27 inches (70 cm) around the top of your thigh.  This will be provided by Go Ape and fitted by an instructor.
  • Forest Segway: A safety helmet provided by Go Ape and fitted by an instructor
  • Zip Trekking: A full body harness with maximum waist measurement of 49 inches (125cm) and maximum leg loop measurement of 31 inches (80 cm) around the top of your thigh.  This will be provided by Go Ape and fitted by an instructor.
  • Forest Biking: All participants under 16 years old must wear a safety helmet.  This can be the participant’s own helmet, or one provided by Go Ape.

If you have any concerns regarding the fit of the harnesses/helmets we advise that you visit a site at a time prior to your booking and speak to a member of the Go Ape staff. 


Anyone who does not meet these requirements will not be allowed to undertake the Activities.  (Waist measurements should be taken above the belly button; males weighing 18+ stone (115kg) and females size 18+ are likely to be in this category). 


Larger or smaller framed participants may be required to wear an additional chest harness for safety reasons.  It is your responsibility to ensure that all members of your party meet these requirements.

All participants are required to meet the following activity-specific supervision:

  • Treetop Challenge (self-belay):  After the safety briefing, participants will not be directly supervised by an instructor.  A participating adult (18+ years old) must accompany under 16 year olds.  One adult is permitted to supervise a maximum of two where one or more is under 16 years.  Participating adults must sign a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer stating that they will accept responsibility for the safety of themselves and for supervision of children within their care.
  • Treetop Challenge (continuous-belay):  After the safety briefing, participants will not be directly supervised by an instructor.  A participating adult (18+ years old) must accompany under 13 year olds.  One adult is permitted to supervise a maximum of four under 13 year olds.  An adult must be present to supervise up to 8 children between 13 - 15 years old; they can participate on the course or supervise from the ground.  Supervising adults must sign a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer stating that they will accept responsibility for the safety of themselves and for supervision of children within their care.
  • Treetop Express:  An adult (18+ years old) must be present on the course to supervise up to 4 children under 13 years old.  An adult must be present to supervise up to 8 children between 13 - 15 years old; they can participate on the course or supervise from the ground.  Participating adults must sign a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer stating that they will accept responsibility for the safety of themselves and for supervision of children within their care.
  • Treetop Adventure:  A participating adult (18+ years old) must accompany under 6 year olds.  One adult is permitted to supervise up to 2 under 6 year olds.  An adult must be present to supervise up to 8 children between 6 – 15 years old, a minimum of 1 adult must be present per group; they can participate on the course or supervise from the ground.  Participating and supervising adults must sign a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer stating that they have considered the risks and will supervise the children in their care.
  • Treetop Adventure Plus:  An adult (18+ years old) must be present to supervise up to 8 children between 6 – 15 years old; they can participate on the course or supervise from the ground.  Participating and supervising adults must sign a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer stating that they have considered the risks and will supervise the children in their care.
  • Forest Segway: A participating adult (18+ years old) must be present to supervise up to 3 children.  Participating adults must sign a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer stating that they will accept responsibility for the safety of themselves and for supervision of children within their care.
  • Zip Trekking:  A participating adult (18+ years old) must be present to supervise up to 6 children between 13 – 15 years old; one adult must be present per group.  Participating adults must sign a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer stating that they will accept responsibility for the safety of themselves and for supervision of children within their care.
  • Nets Adventure:  A participating adult (18+ years old) must be present on the course to supervise under 6 year olds.  One adult is permitted to supervise up to 2 under 6 year olds.  An adult (18+ years old) must be present to supervise up to five 6 – 15 year olds; they can participate on the course or supervise from the ground.  Participating and supervising adults must sign a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer stating that they have considered the risks and will supervise the children in their care.

Clothing

It shall be the responsibility of all participants to ensure that they are dressed appropriately and Go Ape advises participants to wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions and the Activities and which they do not mind getting damaged. In particular the following restrictions shall apply:

Participants may not undertake the Activities in open-­­toed or slip-­­off shoes (ankle-­­supporting boots are best)

Long hair must be tied back

Waists must be covered and piercings removed or taped over for comfort.

Go Ape will not be responsible for any damage to or loss of clothing or other personal items of persons resulting from participation in the Activities.


Booking Terms when a Go Ape Location is forced to close due to COVID-19


Should your booking not be able to proceed, Go Ape will be happy to, free of charge, reschedule for a future date, or rearrange a gift voucher for the full value of your booking, redeemable until the end of 2021 or within 12 months, whichever is the longer..

 

General Conditions

Vouchers are valid for a year from purchase. The gift voucher expiration date will be stated on them and can’t be used after that date.

Vouchers can’t be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed.

Vouchers can’t be refunded or exchanged for cash or other denominated vouchers.

Experience vouchers are set to a specific activity and no change will be given.