Sun, 17 Jun | Yuelarbah Trail car park

Embrace Abseiling Half Day Adventure

Conquer your fears in this beginner’s ropes course and feel the buzz of learning to Abseil in the great outdoors! Challenge yourself in a safe environment surrounded by like-minded women and a highly qualified (very patient!) instructor. Delicious morning tea provided after the 3 hour session.
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Embrace Abseiling Half Day Adventure

Time & Location

17 Jun 2018, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Yuelarbah Trail car park, Burwood Rd, Whitebridge NSW 2290, Australia

About The Adventure

Harness –> Helmet –> Safety Briefing –> Adrenaline –> Descend!

Walking backwards off a cliff is not a ‘normal’ activity but participants on our women’s only abseiling program are introduced to both equipment and techniques that make it safe yet still challenging. We focus on promoting good technique and confidence on small sections of cliff before gradually increasing the height and raising the challenge! 

Never Abseiled before? Not a problem, our qualified ropes guide will provide all the instruction you need to get started and have really have a good time doing it. This Abseiling Adventure is a fab way to enjoy the great outdoors, get active and have some fun with a group of great ladies.

An Embrace Escapes Host and a qualified Abseiling 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. 

Join us for a Sunday morning to remember: 


Date:  Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Time:  8:30 am for a 9 to 12 pm abseil and morning tea 

Meeting Place: Scout Camp Rd, Whitebridge. Turn onto Scout Camp Rd and travel about 150 meters and on the left you will see the maintenance shed, we will meet you there!

Cost:  $99/person

Embrace Escapes loves to make a difference so 5% from every tour sold goes directly to our chosen 2018 charity - Restore One

What's included: 

• Qualified Abseiling Guide

• Embrace Escape Hosts

• All Abseiling equipment

• Abseiling safety briefing, instruction and park fees

• Yummy morning tea (we can accommodate dietary preference on the day so let us know when booking)

Guided hike to Abseiling location from meeting point

What to bring: 

• Active wear suitable for outdoor activity  

• Hat: preferably with a brim

• Jacket if cool

• Joggers

• Reading glasses if needed (we will give you a health history to fill out before we start) 

• Water bottle

• Sunscreen and bug protection

• Any personal medication that may be needed (e.g. asthma puffer) 

FAQs 

How fit do I need to be? 

Moderately fit but fitness is not a huge issue with abseiling at this level. If you can walk around the shops…. you can do beginner Abseiling. This half-day adventure is around 3 hours in duration. Our attitude is that it's your day, and work with you at a level YOU are comfortable with, and have rest stops as often as YOU like. 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 are two Embrace Escape hosts to make sure everyone meets before we set off. By the end of the day we're sure you would 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 tour. We also offer tips to improve your technique to make things easier and more enjoyable for you while on the tour. 


How many Women will be on my adventure? 

We like to keep things quite small and intimate at Embrace Escapes to offer you a supportive and friendly environment. Generally, there will be 10-15 women on your tour.

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 Abseiling 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 adventure are final once you receive a confirmation email. No refunds will be given unless the trip is cancelled due to weather by Embrace Escapes, 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. Embrace Escapes reserves the right to cancel this tour if undersubscribed with full refund to participant. Embrace Escapes the right to refuse participation at any time and to cancel the tour if undersubscribed with full refund. 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 ring Sharon on 0467504879.

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