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Paluma Adventure Centre opens north of Townsville

Paluma Adventure Centre opens north of Townsville
June 26, 2018

Recreation specialists Outer Limits Adventure Fitness has officially opened the new Paluma Adventure Centre on the edge of the Paluma Range National Park in North Queensland.

Outer Limits, which has been successfully running outdoor programs with groups since 2013, has invested $200,000 in the new facility which offers a high ropes course as well as a wide range of outdoor activities including archery, catapults, bushwalking and canoeing.

Outer Limits Director Sam Stedman said the centre would target school camps but would also be available for fitness groups, corporate groups, children’s parties and to the general public.

Prior to the Centre’s official opening at the weekend, Stedman told the Townsville Bulletin “we’ve had interest from school groups in Townsville, Ingham and Mount Isa (and) we are hoping to get into the corporate sector because it is a great team building environment.”

The high ropes course features eight horizontal elements, four rock climbing poles, two leaps of faith, a giant reverse swing and a climbing cave.

Stedman added “it’s a $200,000 project that I designed myself and implemented all the latest technology in smart and safe systems.

“We have just got to grow within the marketplace to get continual bookings year round.”

Townsville Enterprise Tourism and Events Director Bridget Woods said the organisation strongly supported the Paluma Adventure Centre.

Woods stated “it’s filling a gap in the current product offering in the Townsville North Queensland region, especially when it comes to the educational tourism market.”

Woods advised that Townsville Enterprise was keen to see more visitors accessing the region, adding “the Paluma region is world heritage listed rainforest.

“We promote the region - all our educational tourism students from the US spend time in Paluma and are amazed at the beauty the region has to offer.”

For more information go to outerlimitsadventure.com.au


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