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Fantastic beginner family abseil

Awesome 2hr introduction to abseiling for our family including our 6 year old. Joel was a great... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Jo W
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
via mobile
Abseiling

We've been in the Grampians for a few days and had an abseiling session run today by Glenn. He ran... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Mardi H
via mobile
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Since 1989 Absolute Outdoors Australia (formally Grampians Adventure Services) has been providing quality outdoor experiences to people and various groups from Australia all over the world. The wonderful picturesque regions in which we operate provide the perfect locations for a wide range of unique multi-award winning ecologically sustainable outdoor activities. Supported by the latest outdoor equipment, all activities are facilitated by highly trained and fully qualified guides. A wealth of knowledge and experience in delivering high quality activities ensure you, your family and friends will have the opportunity to safely discover unique environments whilst challenging your personal abilities and perceptions. An uncompromising commitment to customers is supported by our guides’ dedication to deliver that ‘once in a life time experience’ to all participants no matter what their age or skill level. These include rock climbing, abseiling, surfing, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, rafting, cross country ski-touring, environmental walks & combination activity days. Through our customer focus and achievements new and returning customers have come to recognise and trust Absolute Outdoors Australia as one of Australia’s leading adventure companies. Although we have changed our name and transformed from a small company in 1989 to a multi-award winning organisation over the past two decades, we still remain committed to providing you with personalised outdoor experiences and opportunities.
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Halls Gap, Victoria 3381, Australia
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome 2hr introduction to abseiling for our family including our 6 year old. Joel was a great instructor. Felt completely safe and at ease. Highly recommend - great value.

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We've been in the Grampians for a few days and had an abseiling session run today by Glenn. He ran it for 10 kids aged 5 to 13 and they all had a ball!!! Some of the kids found it challenging but all succeeded in...More

Thank Mardi H
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We wanted our three kids aged 7, 11 and 14 to have a go rock climbing and abseiling. Joel and Raoul were amazingly patient and kind and helped the kids push themselves to the limit of their comfort zone, while always feeling safe and in...More

Thank Katrina L
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Thanks to the crew at Absolute Outdoors for the first rate advice on my hiking trip on The Peaks Trail Hike and The Major Mitchell Plateau Circuit. It was suggested that to get the best out of these two hikes I hike the first two...More

Thank itsneilr
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Damo took two of us out on the half day abseil and climb. We both had a few injuries so couldn't do a lot of the climbing and he was very happy to adapt for us and spend more time abseiling. I am very timid...More

Thank vrborn
AOAGrampiansTeam, Manager at Absolute Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hey vrborn, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are so happy to hear you had a wonderful time with Damo. What a magic way to see the Grampians! Feel free to forward us some photos if you have any, would love...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Terribly unprofessional. It started badly our instructor did not turn up so we were told to go to destination and he would meet us there. We did and he never came, no phone reception so manager arrived offered us a refund and discount for another...More

Thank Kate B
AOAGrampiansTeam, Owner at Absolute Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Hi Kate, I really appreciate your direct feedback. There has obviously been some missed communication on our part that has resulted in your family being disappointed with our services. I will following up on your feedback. I will find out what happened in regards to...More

Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Went rock climbing/abseiling and canoeing with guides Damo, Cailin and Billy - splendid views while climbing, a lot of adrenaline: Heights are ridiculously good! Guides were a lot fun - and they taught me all the tips of the activity. They taught me lots about...More

Thank Loai K
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We've just returned home from our stay in Halls Gap and wanted to give a shoutout to Glenn and the team at Absolute Outdoors. On Wednesday we went abseiling and it was the absolute highlight of our trip. Glenn was very knowledgable and relaxed and...More

Thank AshleighJade85
AOAGrampiansTeam, Manager at Absolute Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Hey AshleighJade85, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Happy to hear that you had a wonderful time, Glenn is one of our most experienced guides and yes, he is very relaxed. Hope to see you in the Gramps again soon :) Cass

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Did the 40 meter abseiling and it was great. Staff were really friendly. It a hard hike to the top but its well worth it

Thank Sarahkr11
AOAGrampiansTeam, Manager at Absolute Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Hey Sarahkr11, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. WOW, the 40 m abseil.. What a wonderful achievement, congratulations. We are glad you had a wonderful time, hope to see you in the Gramps again soon. Cass

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic morning learning to abseil and rock climb. Great instructor in Glenn. Safety always a priority. Our kids aged 9 and 15 lives it. Would highly recommend if you are in Halls Gap area

Thank makls
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