Zipit Farran Woods Cork
Zipit Farran Woods Cork
Only 20 minutes from Cork city, beside the National Rowing Centre and Inniscarra Lake.
With a children’s playground, deer enclosure and duck pond, there is plenty to keep the whole family entertained.
Climb high into the treetops, swing into cargo nets, surf with a difference or try cycling a BMX over a treetop bridge.
Zipit Farran Woods Cork has ample car parking, toilets and a playground. Other features include a wildlife enclosure which holds a small herd of red and fallow deer which can easily be viewed from the walking trail and a large duck pond. A visit to Farran Forest Park is an educational experience for both young and old.
Please note there is a Coillte operated Pay station at Farran Forest Park with a Fee of €5 Per Car – accepts 50 cent, €1, €2 coins.
The pay station does not accept Credit Cards or Bank Notes.
DayOut Comment: “We have visited the Zipit course in Lough Key and highly recommend this as a day out for family and groups. Absolutely great fun and an ideal activity for stag or hen groups!”
|How big is the course?||1 Course, 5 Circuits, 86 Activities|
|OK, so how long is the whole course?||Total of all 5 circuits stretch over 1.2km.|
|Is there lot’s of zip lines?||Yes, we have over 800 metres of zip lines at Farran Park!|
|How long is the longest zip line?||It’s on the Blue Circuit and it’s 150m.|
|What sort of activities will I be doing?||Rope bridges, tightropes, cargo nets, climbing walls, zip lines, surfboard, ladders, bmx, base jumps.|
|How long will it take?||Each participant has their harness for a maximum of 4 hours in order to complete the full course and this includes the initiation circuit. If you don’t wish to move on to the next circuit or you have a height/age restriction then you have the option of repeating the earlier circuits.|
|Can anyone do it?||Minimum age is 7 years. Minimum Height is 1m. Maximum Weight is 120kg (leg strap dimensions can also limit fitting of harness)|
|How high is the Green Circuit||From 1 – 2 metres high, great for kids and beginners.|
|How high are the Orange and White Family Circuits?||From 2 – 8 metres in places.|
|How high is the Blue Circuit?||The highest point is about 15m This is also the longest circuit and contains the most amount of zip lines, around 600 metres in fact!!!|
|How high is the Red Circuit?||It’s a similar height as the Blue (about 15 metres) but it is very challenging, requiring upper body strength.|