Get ready to Go Ape in Williamsburg, Virginia as this all-new attraction is set to open April 7 in Freedom Park. If you’re wondering what exactly is Go Ape, read on to find out.
Go Ape is an interactive, eco-educational, treetop adventure course providing visitors with a unique outdoor experience. With Go Ape, you’ll be treated to 2-3 hours of thrilling fun and exercise while you navigate more than 37 obstacles in the treetops, including Trapeze, Wobbly Ladder, Small U and Spider’s Web. The course spans seven acres and features five zip lines, one of which is 600 feet long, two Tarzan swings, and a series of rope ladders, bridges, swings, and trapezes.The uniqueness of the Go Ape course is elevated by their location in Freedom Park. Visitors can explore the site of an 18th century cemetery, the Revolutionary War Battle of Spencer’s Ordinary and recreated cabins located on one of the nation’s earliest Free Black Settlements in America. There are also two miles of hiking trails for Williamsburg visitors to explore as well as more than 20 miles of mountain biking trails.
Safety is top priority at Go Ape. All participants receive a 30 minute training session before starting their canopy adventure. Participants are also equipped with harnesses, pulleys and carabineers. Plus, Go Ape caters to all skill levels and age groups. Adults are $55; children 10-17 are $25. For safety reasons, children under 10 are not allowed.