While the iconic Gloucester Tree remains closed as they work on refurbishing the tree’s upper platforms, an exciting new aerial adventure course has opened within the Gloucester National Park!
Aerial Adventure Pemberton was officially opened on Boxing Day, and offers an exhilarating multi-level treetop experience that reaches 25m into the majestic canopy.
With challenges suited to kids, teenagers and adults alike, the course was created with help from French adventure park designers Arboricorde, and features floating zig zag bridges, suspended rope walkways and a huge 100m flying fox!
If you’re less of a thrill-seeker, a welcoming area and café is set to open later this year.
While access to the Aerial Adventure course is paid, visitation to the Gloucester National Park is currently free of charge for the next six months.
“Last year, our South West region was named the fastest-growing regional destination in the country by the Tourism & Transport Forum, so having new tourism attractions like Aerial Adventure Pemberton will no doubt encourage people to further explore the area,” explained Tourism Minister Rita Saffioti.
“Western Australia has the most diverse and stunning environment of any state or territory in the country,” added Environment Minister Reece Whitby.
“That’s why the Cook Government is eager to support tourism ventures which preserve and promote WA’s natural environment as we work with South West communities following the landmark decision to end commercial native logging.”