The Twilight Abseiling Experience ads a new level of excitement to your abseiling adventure. Every Friday from 5pm you can now rediscover Brisbane’s unique nightlife from above
Fri - Sat
About this adventure
No experience is necessary as each session includes full instruction, a safety briefing and all equipment. Participants must be at least 8 years of age for the Kangaroo Point Twilight Abseil experience.
What is abseiling?
Abseiling is a controlled descent over a vertical drop. There are two important parts in that definition: controlled and vertical drop. It is also known as rappelling from the French word rappeller. This translates to ‘to recall’ or ‘to pull through’.
Let’s start with the vertical drop. This can be anything from a cliff-face to a building, or even a bridge over at Story Bridge Adventure Climb! This makes Abseiling one of the most versatile adventure activities available.
The most important part of Abseiling is control. At Kangaroo Point, our abseil activity is approximately a 20m descent. At this kind of height, it is essential that the descent is safe and controlled. This control will be managed by both you as the participant and one of our fully-qualified guides. Our guide will do all the heavy lifting, all you as the participant needs to do is feed the rope through your hand and slowly walk down. Don’t worry, all this is explained and demonstrated before your abseil.
The Kangaroo point cliffs
The Kangaroo Point Cliffs are a natural landmark that dominates the inner-city suburb of Kangaroo Point. Quarried from 1829 – 1976, the well-maintained 25m cliff face is the perfect spot for a picnic or BBQ. Or for those more daring, the cliffs are publicly available for use to climb and abseil!
- 90 minute guided abseiling session with qualified instructor
- Safety briefing
- All abseiling and safety equipment
- Lockers available for hire for personal belongings
- Showers and change rooms
WHAT TO BRING
- Activewear or clothes you can move in (no dresses or skirts)
- Closed-in shoes
- Water bottle
- Sense of adventure
What is the minimum age?
The minimum age for Twilight abseiling is 12 years old. Children aged 12 – 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Are there any weight or height restrictions?
There are no height restrictions for this activity. Maximum weight for this activity is 120kg.
What do I wear?
Wear comfortable pants that move easily, e.g. activewear, and enclosed shoes. Showers and change rooms are available onsite for your convenience.
How long does the tour run for?
Our guided abseiling experiences run for 1.5 hours.
Do I need any experience?
No! Our highly-qualified abseiling instructors will guide you through your entire experience making sure you are confident on the cliffs.
I am afraid of heights, should I do this experience?
Yes! Our amazing instructors will hold your hand through the entire experience ensuring you are safe and confident before you take the plunge! Our equipment is state of the art and regularly maintained for your safety.
Where do I meet for the tour?
You will be abseiling from on top of the Kangaroo Point Cliffs but we ask that you please come the Riverlife Adventure Centre, Naval Stores, Kangaroo Point, to begin your adventure experience.
Can I book at a time that’s not advertised?
Yes! We accept private group bookings (6 pax minimum) at any time of your choosing during opening hours. Book this here.
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