Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Nature powered adventure park opens in Victoria’s Great Ocean Road region

Nature powered adventure park opens in Victoria’s Great Ocean Road region
March 25, 2018

Nestled among the towering Otway treetops in the heart of Victoria’s Great Ocean Road region, Live Wire Park, Australia's first and only outdoor adventure park completely powered by nature, is now open.

Descirbed as the ultimate outdoor adventure experience for all ages, Australia’s first off-the-grid, elevated adventure park offers adrenaline-fuelled fun with opportunities to glide, zip and climb through the tree tops on each of the park’s exhilarating circuits.

These included Australia’s most extreme zip line, the 525 metre-long Shockwave Zip Coaster, and the leisurely 120 metre-long Canopy Circuit suspended pathway withthe breathtaking views of the Otway’s native blue gums.

Thoughtfully designed to have a minimal impact on the environment, Live Wire Park is a sustainable business completely powered by nature. The power is solar, while all water on site is collected, used, and treated to reduce waste and optimise the use of natural resources.

The attraction also offers the high intensity Super Circuit guiding visitors through 53 challenging physical and mental activities while suspended high in the air. Climbers can test their endurance while swinging on ropes, scaling trees and taking the plunge in a supercharged 10 metre QuickJump bungee, while putting your brain to the test with problem solving puzzles.

Children can test their agility on the Short Circuit obstacle course with 26 raising activities for the young adventurers to overcome, and finish with a sense of achievement.

The family owned business is run by locals who are passionate about the environment and sharing the natural wonders of the Otway’s National Park as they supervise and guide visitors through their adventure.

For more information go to livewirepark.com.au 

4th February 2018 - RESEARCH FINDS THAT CHILDREN ARE MORE CREATIVE IN NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS

14th November 2017 - NEW BRAND AND NEW BOARD TO REPRESENT TOURISM IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

22nd August 2017 - HIDDEN CAMERAS REVEAL NATIVE SPECIES OF THE GREAT OTWAY NATIONAL PARK

27th July 2017 - $1.6 MILLION BACKING FOR GREAT OCEAN ROAD AND GEELONG TOURISM ATTRACTIONS 

18th March 2017 - DEVELOPING PATHWAYS TO MAINTAIN TOURISM GROWTH

30th June 2016 - RECOVERY OF VICTORIA’S BRUSH-TAILED ROCK WALLABIES ON TRACK

15th November 2015 - RISKY OUTDOOR PLAY POSITIVELY IMPACTS CHILDREN’S HEALTH

1st October 2013 - OTWAY FLY ATTRACTS GLOBAL MANAGEMENT EXPERTISE 

22nd August 2013 - CONSERVATION AND TOURISM NOT MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE IN VICTORIA’S NATIONAL PARKS

24th July 2013 - VICTORIA’S 2020 TOURISM STRATEGY LAUNCHED AT NATIONAL TOURISM AND EVENTS EXCELLENCE CONFERENCE

22nd June 2013 - GOVERNMENTS TO FACE BACKLASH OVER EXPLOITATION OF NATIONAL PARKS 

19th April 2013 - NEW CAMPAIGN TO BOOST TOURISM IN REGIONAL VICTORIA

11th April 2011 - GREAT OCEAN ROAD EARNS A SPOT ON NATIONAL HERITAGE LIST


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

SWIMPLEX AQUATICS

Swimplex Aquatics are a world-class company dedicated to the commercial pool, waterslide industry. We are Australian market leaders servicing all states Australia wide. Swimplex provide a full…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Design / Play / Waterparks

 
 

VIVATICKET

As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd.  19th July 2018 - ENTA AUSTRALASIA REBRANDS AS VIVATICKET 17th October 2016…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Sport / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

RHINOPLAY

Rhinoplay offers playground equipment in Australia that is safe, durable, and most importantly fun! We specialise in creating unique indoor playgrounds for play centres and outdoor playgrounds for…

read more

Parks / Play / Surfaces

 
 

Enta Australasia

As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd.  Click here to view the VIVATICKET Pty Ltd listing.  19th July 2018 - ENTA…

read more

Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

Life Fitness

Life Fitness Cardio Life Fitness Strength Hammer Strength Group Cycling Rowers Certified Refurbished Freeweights Benches & Racks Flooring Life Fitness is the global leader in the fitness…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness

 
 

CENTAMAN

Centaman has been a market leader in Enterprise Software Solutions for the leisure and recreation industry and both profit and not-for-profit attractions since 1991. It offers a wide range of software…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology / Ticketing

 
 

SUNBATHER

Solar Pool Heating & Swimming Pool Covers since 1974. Sunbather offer an Australian made product which undergoes continual development to enable you to trust in the Sunbather brand. We deliver a…

read more

Aquatics / Venues

 
 

Aussie Strength

We are Aussie Strength. The ultimate supplier for Commercial Gym Equipment that's built to deliver in the toughest environments. From USA-Built hardcore weight training equipment from Arsenal…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business