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Go Ape Rivington

Rivington Lane | Horwich, Bolton BL6 7SB, England
+44 333 433 0898
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Excellent

First time at Go Ape and really enjoyed it, Went with my daughter for my birthday treat from her... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Billysboots12
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Bolton, United Kingdom
An adventurous afternoon!

My boyfriend and I went to GoApe on the last Saturday of June. It was a great adventure! All of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Emily A
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Voted Best Tourism Experience at Lancashire and Blackpool Tourism Awards 2011 and nominated in the Visit Lancashire for Small Visitor Attraction in 2014. It's got to be one of Lancashire's best days out and that's not just us saying that (check out our feedback!). With breathtaking scenery, amazing tree top obstacles and awesome zip lines, Rivington is sure to be a day out in Lancashire you won't forget. You are guaranteed a warm welcome at Rivington Tree Top Adventure. It's home to one of the most exciting zip wires: You'll cross a bay in the reservoir and get a bird's eye view over the water. With its rugged hills, picturesque reservoirs and woodlands bustling with wildlife, Rivington is one of Lancashire's 'must visit' locations. A gem in its own right and on the doorstep of Manchester, one of the most vibrant cities in the UK.
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  • Average3%
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“zip wire” (19 reviews)
“great fun” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rivington Lane | Horwich, Bolton BL6 7SB, England
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+44 333 433 0898
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First time at Go Ape and really enjoyed it, Went with my daughter for my birthday treat from her. Five stages all of which a little bit different, Zip wires were fantastic and the one across the reservoir was very scenic, The staff were really...More

Thank Billysboots12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went to GoApe on the last Saturday of June. It was a great adventure! All of the staff were fun and trained us well. The treetop course was fantastic, with the only slight problem of being bored when waiting between stations....More

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Go Ape Rivington yesterday. Never go-aped before but will definitely go again! Really fab place with great instructors - zip wiring over the shore was exhilarating! Julie who talked us through our adventure was great - but all the staff were really helpful and...More

Thank loub30794
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and a friend recently visited Go Ape at Rivington getting 15% off with our student IDs. Having visited 3 other Go Ape sites I knew what I should expect. The instructor was very friendly and gave very clear instructions. The course itself doesn't cover...More

Thank sweetner101
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Been to go ape before but first time here, easy to find, large free car park, cafe,toilets, plenty of places for spectators etc as it's set in a huge wooded park very popular with dog walkers,families,bikers etc etc...pack a picnic and make a day of...More

Thank Coop0405
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

When we arrived at Go Ape we were signed in and taken through safety training for about 30 minutes. Our trainer was lovely and made sure we knew how to use the equipment before we attempted the courses. The courses were challenging but we all...More

Thank tommyjane50
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

It is absolutely fabulous fun. My son and I didn't know what to do one so we went there and had the time of our lives. The staff were very friendly and the final tarzan swing is exhilarating.

Thank Lydia C
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Booked here for Sunday with my daughter arrived early as I had remembered this is s busy spot for cyclists and tourists alike parked on the road not well signposted but found it next to the barn. Greeted on arrival and shown a safety demo...More

Thank Rose R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Me & my girlfriend went last bank holiday as a Christmas gift. The site is very easy to find and there is a cafe & public toilets nearby along with loads of parking spaces. We were in a group of around 15 for the safety...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Went with family as a sort of boys day out. We were greeted and went through the safety briefing. Having a couple of 'outspoken ones' within our group the instructor played along and joined in the humour. The obstacles were good- some more challenging than...More

Thank Shamim A
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Jemma H
11 May 2017|
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Response from GoApeTribe | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch and for thinking of us. Our original Tree Top Adventure normally takes between 2-3 hours to complete. In Spring/Summer months we run half hourly sessions at the weekend up until 16:00/17:00. It... More
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t7NaTHaN
20 January 2017|
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Response from GoApeTribe | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch and for thinking of us. The cost for adults [aged 16+] is £33 per person and children aged 10-15 years is £25 per person. Under 16s must be accompanied by a participating adult 18+. An adult can... More
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Kylie1966f
19 November 2016|
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Response from GoApeTribe | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch and for thinking of us. We're currently open at weekends and our last weekend of adventure will be 3 and 4 December 2016. After that we go into hibernation for the Winter. Hopefully see you in the... More
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