Sat, 30 Nov | Cooranbong

Embrace Abseiling and Simple Canyoning Full Day Adventure - The Watagans NSW

This amazing day in the rainforest of Gap Creek includes abseiling through a beautiful natural archway, abseiling into shallow water, water jumps into pools of water as well as exploring beautiful creeks. Join Women Embrace Adventure for a fully catered day of fun and adventure!
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Embrace Abseiling and Simple Canyoning Full Day Adventure - The Watagans  NSW

Time & Location

30 Nov 2019, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Cooranbong, Cnr Mount Faulk Road and Freemans Drive, Cooranbong, NSW

About The Adventure

Join Women Embrace Adventure for a fully catered day of fun and adventure! This amazing day is a women only event in the rainforest of Gap Creek. We start the day abseiling through the most beautiful natural arch deep inside the Watagans national park. It is a spectacular and serene part of the world and sharing this experience with a bunch of amazing women makes it even more special. After abseiling we hike a little and do some creek walking to search for yabbies and crayfish and even have a drink from the fresh water creek or waterfall. Then the canyoning part begins with an abseil into a beautiful clear water lagoon. We follow the creek walking, swimming and jumping in water holes, squeezing our way through a few tight spots and swim our way out across a beautiful lagoon to our sandy lunch spot on the edge of the water. 

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Some testimonials from our last abseiling / canyoning crew:

"Awesome adventure!! thank you all for your company, many smiles, guidance and expertise!! sleep well ladies!!"

"Thank you so much everyone for the laughs, comradery and the challenges. It was a fantastic day"

"Awesome, scary, amazing day.....Very relieved to find no leeches down the pants 😁😁"

"Thank you so very much Katrina, Sharon, Peter and the rest of the beautiful woman I meet today. It was such a beautiful and amazing experience, love love loved it and you all. Can’t wait to catch up again"

This is one of our favourite adventures and will push you a little outside your comfort zone! At Women Embrace Adventure we believe that it is outside that comfort zone that the magic happens. 

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Never Abseiled or been Canyoning before? Not a problem, our qualified guide will provide all the instruction you need to get started and have really have a good time doing it. The abseiling and canyoning are both at beginner level but enjoyable for all levels. You will get wet during the Canyoning as we abseil, jump and swim in water. You will need to be a moderate swimmer and be confident in water and tight spaces to be part of this adventure. This Abseiling and Simple Canyoning Adventure is a fab way to enjoy the great outdoors, get active and have some fun with a group of great ladies. 

A Women Embrace Adventure Host and a qualified outdoor adventure guide will be there to provide support, encouragement and help you take a step outside of your comfort zone. They’ll also ensure you have a great time and provide a relaxed and fun experience for everyone. All safety gear, equipment and instruction is provided. 

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Join us for a Saturday to remember: 


Date: Saturday, November 30th 2019

Time: Start 8:30 am - Finish 4:30 pm

Meeting Place: Cnr Mount Faulk Road and Freemans Drive, Cooranbong, we will meet you there at 8:15am and then drive in convoy onto our starting point.

Cost: $155 per person

What's included: 

  • Qualified Outdoor Adventure Guide
  • Women Embrace Adventure (WEA) Host 
  • All Abseiling/ Canyoning equipment
  • Abseiling/ Canyoning safety briefing, instruction and park fees
  • Snacks and lunch are included (we can accommodate dietary preference on the day so let us know when booking). You'll collect your snacks for morning and afternoon tea from your WEA host before we set off and carry them in your day pack, your delicious lunch will be carried and then prepared by your WEA host at a beautiful picnic spot. 
  • Photos of your adventure that will be uploaded after the event to the facebook event page or emailed to you if you prefer

What to bring: 

  • Active wear suitable for outdoor activity 
  • Hat: preferably with a brim
  • Jacket if cool
  • Sturdy Joggers/ hiking boots that can get wet
  • Day pack to carry water, jacket, sunscreen, towel and spare set of clothes of you would like to change after canyoning
  • Reading glasses if needed (we will give you a health history to fill out before we start) 
  • Water bottle with at least 1 litre of water. You can refill at the freshwater creeks along the way
  • Sunscreen and bug protection
  • Any personal medication that may be needed (e.g. asthma puffer) 

FAQs

How fit do I need to be? 

As this is an all day event that includes walking, abseiling and canyoning we recommend a moderate to moderately high level of fitness for this adventure. However it is not an adventure that needs a super high level of fitness as we will be taking breaks throughout the day to catch our breath and take in the beautiful setting. As with any physical activity, always discuss anything new with your GP.


What if I don’t have anyone to go with? 

No problem at all, there is always a Women Embrace Adventure host to make sure everyone meets before we set off. By the end of the day we're sure you will have found some new friends. 


Do I need experience? 

Definitely not! Our guide will give a comprehensive briefing before the tour on equipment use, safety and what to expect while on the adventure. We also offer tips to improve your technique to make things easier and more enjoyable for you. 


How many Women will be on my adventure? 

We like to keep things quite small and intimate at Women Embrace Adventure to offer you a supportive and friendly environment. Generally, there will be no more than 12 women on our adventures.

Will bad weather conditions affect my adventure? 

It could. Wet weather will generally not cause the cancellation of an abseiling adventure. If the weather is inclement enough to be a potential safety risk, we will contact you in the days before the adventure to discuss your options. *See t&c below

What if I am petrified of heights and freak out?

It happens and we are here to provide a supportive environment for you to just give it a go. Our outdoor Guide is very adept at calming nerves and helping you to see exactly what you are capable of accomplishing. No judgement!


*Booking terms and Conditions: Payment for this abseiling/ rock climbing adventure are final once you receive a confirmation email. No refunds will be given unless the trip is cancelled due to weather by Women Embrace Adventure, in which case full refund will be issued or the participant may elect to credit the booking amount to another tour date available. The booking is transferable, this is a women's only tour and can only be transferred to a female over 18 years of age. Women Embrace Adventure reserves the right to cancel this adventure if undersubscribed with full refund to participant.  See full T&C on our website. 

We will notify you of any changes or cancellations via email and text. Should you be unsure about the weather conditions or have any other question drop us an email at info@embraceescapes.com.au or call Sharon on 0467504879.

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