Off-grid eco-adventure park opens in Great Ocean Road in Australia

Australia’s first off-the-grid journey park has opened within the coronary heart of Victoria’s Great Ocean Road area. Nestled among the many towering Otway treetops, Live Wire Park payments itself as the final word out of doors journey expertise for all ages.

Overhead view of elevated ‘Otway Fly’ cover stroll. Image by Lonely Planet

Designed to have a minimal impression on the setting, Live Wire Park is a sustainable business utterly powered by nature. Their electrical energy is all solar-generated, while all water on website is collected, used, and handled to cut back waste and optimize using pure assets. So what have they bought? How a couple of 525m-long ‘Shockwave’ zip line, or for one thing extra sedate try the breath-taking views of the native Blue Gums on the leisurely 120m lengthy Canopy Circuit suspended pathway.

Participants can zip line, bungee-jump, scale timber and swing on ropes. Image by Brian T. Evans/Getty Images

If you’ve been climbing the steps and never taking the elevate, you’ll have the ability to sort out the excessive depth Super Circuit by means of 53 difficult bodily and psychological actions while suspended excessive within the air. Participants are requested to check their endurance whereas swinging on ropes, scaling timber and make the leap in a supercharged 10m QuickJump bungee, while placing their mind to the check with problem-solving puzzles.

Meanwhile children can check their agility on the Short Circuit: an electrifying impediment course with 26 hair-raising actions for the children to beat and end with a way of accomplishment. The family-owned business is run by locals who are passionate in regards to the setting and sharing the pure wonders of the Otway’s National Park as they supervise and information guests by means of their journey.

Triplet Falls, Otway National Park, Victoria. Image by Mark Mawson/Getty Images

Further alongside the Great Ocean Road, within the coronary heart of the Otways at Beech Forest, Otway Fly has been providing the same expertise for years, plus ranger-led rainforest walks. Their authentic 600m-long Tree Top Walk was opened in September 2003, with a zipwire expertise added in 2010. If one spot is crowded, notably on faculty holidays you now have a selection for zipwiring and tree-top exploring on Victoria’s shipwreck coast.

Other cover walkways in Australia embody the llawarra Fly Treetop Walk within the Southern Highlands of New South Wales; Tahune Airwalk within the Tahune State Forest, Tasmania; Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk at Walpole-Nornalup National Park Western Australia; and the Mamu Rainforest Walk in Queensland.

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