If you are looking to organise a birthday party for any age, but want to try something different, why not bring them to Zipit for up to 4 hours of fun and adrenaline.
This is a great opportunity for schoolchildren to enjoy an exhilarating and challenging outdoor activity in a natural setting building confidence, teamwork and self-esteem.
Family Day Out
A day that pleases everyone in the family – is it possible? Yes, with Zipit Forest Adventures, children from 7 upwards can participate in an unforgettable family day, guaranteed full of adventure.
A day that pleases everyone in the family – is it possible?
Yes, with Zipit Forest Adventures, children from 7 upwards can participate in an unforgettable family day, guaranteed full of adventure.
Brimming with fun and excitement, there’s something for the whole family so why not come and experience the most breath-taking outdoor activity in Ireland in a fun and safe environment.
Climb high into the treetops, swing into cargo nets, fly down one of our many zip lines.
With 5 circuits ranging from 1-20 metres high, Zipit Forest Adventures offers up to 4 hours of fun for all ages and abilities – from beginners to adrenaline junkies. Come as a family, come on your own, or bring along a group.
Zipit Forest Adventures is the perfect activity for hens, stags, youth groups, corporate days out and school tours.
Minimum 7 years old and 1 metre tall.
Arran Park Course Information
Zipit is delighted to announce the opening of its new third course to the fabulous Farran Forest Park in March 2015.
Located just 20 minutes outside Cork city and within walking distance from the National Rowing Centre, Zipit is a great day out for all the family or anyone looking for an exhilarating and challenging outdoor activity in a natural setting.
This acclaimed Aerial trail has 86 activities and over 800 metres of Ziplines for you to enjoy. Climb high into the treetops, swing into cargo nets, surf with a difference or try cycling a BMX over a treetop bridge before zipping down one of our many ziplines.
Farran Forest Park 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.
Magnets used in our safety mechanisms at Farran Park may interfere with the operation of pacemakers and ICD’s. We recommend you contact your doctor prior to booking with Zipit.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How big is the course? 1 Course, 5 Circuits, 86 Activities
OK, so how long is the whole course? A total of all 5 circuits stretches over 1.2km.
Are there lots 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.
For prices and further information please visit our website at www.zipit.ie