Abseiling - Beginners Learn to Abseil Course - Sydney

Abseiling - Beginners Learn to Abseil Course - Sydney

Abseiling, or ‘rappelling’, is basically a method of descending a rope in a safe, controlled manner. The true adrenaline seeker can even try a face-first "rap jump"!

Blue Mountains (Sydney)
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  • Description

    Your beginners' abseiling course in Sydney will start on a small boulder and progress through a variety of abseils, where you'll get to practice as many times as you like. As you progress throughout the day-long abseiling course, fun challenges will be put before you. Race your mate down a sheer cliff face or launch yourself and bound to the bottom in as few touches of the wall as you dare!

    While it's a fun and adventurous abseiling course, enormous emphasis is placed on abseiling safety. You'll learn the important skills needed to abseil in safety anywhere, including cliff-top safety, care of equipment, safety checks and correct abseiling techniques. The abseiling guides are encouraging and entertaining and are a very useful source of rock sports knowledge around Sydney, Australia and the World.

    After lunch the abseiling crew will tackle bigger drops, gradually progressing to abseils of 30 to 40 metres, even up to 60 metres, depending on the abseiling site. The big abseils are for anyone feeling confident enough to accept the challenge. The true adrenaline seeker can try a face-first "rap jump". At the completion of the abseiling course you will have the skills to qualify as a basic abseiler and will be able to tackle more advanced abseils and rap jumps, or to try your hand at multi-pitch abseiling, canyoning or caving.

    Important Information
    Tours run any day on demand for groups of 3 or more people. Private tours are available at extra cost – contact Adrenaline on 1300 791 793 to arrange.

    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult
    • A basic level of fitness is required to participate but no previous experience is necessary.
    • This is an introductory day and the instructor will teach you everything you need to know to abseil with confidence.
    • For your safety and enjoyment ensure that you have a good night’s sleep before the course.
    • Be sure to inform Adrenaline of any conditions such as asthma or previous injury that may be relevant and remind your guides on the day.

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Wear comfortable, loose-fitting long trousers, tights or a tracksuit, plus shorts if it’s warm
    • Expect temperatures to be about 10°C cooler than in Sydney throughout the year
    • Your footwear should be robust and comfortable – running shoes are suitable
    • A warm jacket - the weather can change dramatically in the mountains
    • Winter in the mountains can be very cold so please bring plenty of warm clothing, wear layers and be sure to include a windproof layer such as a rain jacket
    • Wet weather gear
    • Water bottle
    • Sunscreen and a hat or beanie
    • Sunglasses
    • Day pack
    • If you have long hair, you must tie it back for safety reasons
    • Camera (optional - there are excellent photo opportunities)

    What is Supplied

    • Guides & instruction
    • All abseiling equipment
    • A generous picnic lunch and treats are included for all participants
    • The billy is usually boiled for hot tea or coffee as well
    • Drinking water is available all day

    More Information

    WEATHER: Outdoor programs are weather dependent, it will be up to the trip leaders discretion to decide if the trip will be cancelled. When evaluating weather conditions our client’s safety is of the utmost importance. Remember the weather in the mountains can be very different to that in Sydney. The trip will go ahead unless you are notified.

    TRANSPORT: The guides will be using a vehicle to transport equipment to the start of the trip. It may be possible for you to travel in that vehicle, otherwise you are welcome to take your own vehicle. The abseiling site is approximately 15 minutes drive from Katoomba, with the last kilometre on a flat unsealed road suitable for two wheel-drive vehicles. Regular commuter trains run between Sydney and Katoomba - a journey of approximately two hours.

  • 14 Reviews
    14 Reviews
    4.8 out of 5

    Great Time, Great experience, Eric was Amazing very helpful with lots of interesting stories about climbing, abseiling and more def value for money

    pawel M   5 out of 5

    Despite the rain and fog it was a great day. Instructors were great and felt completely safe all day.

    Emily S   5 out of 5

    Overall the experience on the day was excellent, and I will be going back and getting other adventures.

    Marcelo F   5 out of 5

    Adrenalin has an amazing team at the Blue Mountains Adenture Company. Our guides name was Evan and by chance Evan had a work experience student named Tyler helping him out. Between the two of them they ensured we were safe, happy and having a great time all day. What more can you ask for. We had the best day I've had in a long time. Thanks to the Adrenalin and BMAC teams. Regards Troy Cameron

    Troy C   5 out of 5

    I would recommend abseiling to anyone of reasonable fitness, It's a great day out.

    George C   4 out of 5

    We had a fantastic day with Marty from the Blue Mountains Adventure Company. The course catered to people of varying abilities. My husband, (pictured on the 16m abseil) overcame his fear of heights. We felt challenged, yet comfortable & totally unpressured with the different challenges. Gorgeous picnic spot to rest for lunch - even freshly chopped & prepared in front of us by our guide! Best views ever, and perfect location. I especially loved the 25m abseil, even had a crack at the 60m (15 stories high)!!! That was a mind blowing experience to end the day. We will definately be back!!!

    Sharon T   5 out of 5

    Had a ball bugger the rain ill b back to try the higher drop

    leanne h   5 out of 5

    Going through Adrenalin, it was quick and easy, finding what you want and paying for it. They put me on to the best company that look after me and show me how to abseiling, it was an awersome day

    Rachel D   5 out of 5

    Great guides and instructors awesome scenery.

    Ruth C   4 out of 5

    Truly a great abseiling experience. We felt secure the entire day, trusting the experience and expertise of our guide, Marty. After building up our skills on smaller drops, we headed for the big one. There was a great mix of trepidation and excitement as we went over the 45 metre drop, followed by the thrill of accomplishment (and relief) when our feet touched the ground at the bottom of the rock face.

    Chrystel R   5 out of 5
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