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Nestled within the picturesque grounds of the SANBI Botanical Gardens – KZN

ACROBRANCH ADVENTURE COURSES IN PIETERMARITZBURG

There are several courses to meet different levels of ability and age groups. Whether you are looking for a family outing or an adrenaline rush, Acrobranch is the natural place for adventure. Safety is our main priority and you will be given expert training before you embark on your adventure.

Acrobranch’s challenging obstacle courses are situated in a beautiful outdoor environment and offer the perfect entertainment that keeps the kids going for hours on end. Kids are informed of the safety regulations by qualified guides, who are constantly around making sure that the rules are adhered to.
The Acrobranch activities are great for personal growth and development as it challenges the child’s motor skills and develops balance and strength as well as self-confidence. The Acro-twigs course (from 3 to 6 years old) works up to 1.7m above the ground. Kids can celebrate their birthday parties at Acrobranch Pietermaritzburg by challenging their friends to an entertaining experience.

Our adult courses are structured for different fitness levels. Kids can also participate in these courses (terms and conditions apply with regards to age restrictions). Our Beginners Course, The Monkey Moves course gradually increases up to 5m high above the ground.

Feeling daring & want to challenge yourself? Opt for our Moderate course, Swinging Tarzan. The action-fuelled course is suitable for kids from 7 years – adults. Sure to leave you craving more! (Need to be 1.3m or taller)

Our highest & most Advanced course, High-Flying course; will literally test your agility & you are guaranteed to reach new heights. The daring course consists of awesome obstacles & reaches 16 m above the ground. It is suitable for participants from 9 years of age to adults. (Need to be 1.3m or taller)

For the complete Acrobranch adventure, end your selected course with the Big Zip. Feel the rush & wind through your hair as experience the 100 m ride. Pure excitement – guaranteed! (Suitable for ages 7+ & older)

Each individual is secured with a harness and the friendly instructors are there to walk you through the process, ensuring your safety at all times. It’s the perfect outdoor activity for school outings, birthdays, bachelor/ettes, and/or team building events.

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Contact Details

CONTACT:
(021) 201 1121
086 999 0369 (Alternative number)

OPENING DAYS & TIMES: 

September – April

Wednesday – Sunday from 9am to 6pm, (Last slot @4pm, Closing @6pm)

*Open on Public School Holidays & Public Holidays                                   

May – August

Wednesday – Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm (Last slot @3pm, Closing @5pm)

*Open on Public School Holidays & Public Holidays

GPS:
29.6079° S, 30.3478° E

ADDRESS:
2 Zwartkop Rd, Prestbury, Pietermaritzburg, 3201

FACILITIES AT THE PARK

    • 2 large obstacle courses for adults and teenagers
    • 2 obstacle courses for children
    • Ziplines
    • Picnics allowed
    • Braai allowed in braai area ONLY!

    PLEASE NOTE: Acrobranch is a cash-free zone – pay when booking online or bring your bank card to the park

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Map & Directions

Directions from Durban
  • Take Monty Naicker Rd to N3
  • Follow N3 to Armitage Rd in Town Hill, Pietermaritzburg. Take exit 82 from N3
  • Use the left 2 lanes to take exit 82 for Armitage Road toward Sanctuary Road/Pietermaritzburg
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Armitage Rd
  • Continue straight to stay on Armitage Rd
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Hyslop Rd
  • Turn left onto Chief Albert Luthuli St/R103
  • Turn right onto Victoria Rd
  • Continue onto Winston Rd
  • Turn right onto Mayors Walk Rd
  • Turn right at Neville Rd
  • Continue straight. Destination will be on the right

Choose your Adventure

Acro-twigs

This is childhood as it should be. Our Acro-twigs course is a great place for the little ones to learn key developmental skills such as planning, proprioception, midline crossing, core strength and stability as well as flexibility – all while being supervised by our ever-attentive guides.

Acro-twigs

This is childhood as it should be. Our Acro-twigs course is a great place for the little ones to learn key developmental skills such as planning, proprioception, midline crossing, core strength and stability as well as flexibility – all while being supervised by our ever-attentive guides. 

 

 15 Obstacles
Difficulty:

Perfect for Kids

Age Group:

3 - 6 years

R160

Monkey Moves

Suitable for our younger adventurer (yet adults have been known to opt for this course as well). This challenging course will test your agility as you make your way through a variety of aerial obstacles.

Monkey Moves

Suitable for our younger adventurer (yet adults have been known to opt for this course as well). This challenging course will test your agility as you make your way through a variety of aerial obstacles. 

 

 18 Obstacles
Difficulty:

Beginners

Age Group:

7 yrs. - Adults

R160

Green Combo

This combo gives you a Monkey Moves course and 1 ride on the Big Zip!

Green Combo

This combo gives you a Monkey Moves course and 1 ride on the Big Zip! 

 

 19 Obstacles
Difficulty:

Beginner

Age Group:

7 yrs. - Adults

R210

Swinging Tarzan

Do not be fooled by this course, it will test not only your body but your mind as well, bringing out your inner Tarzan as you take on this challenging course.

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Swinging Tarzan

Do not be fooled by this course, it will test not only your body but your mind as well, bringing out your inner Tarzan as you take on this challenging course. 

 

 19 Obstacles
Difficulty:

Moderate

Age Group:

7 yrs. - Adults

Restrictions:

1.3m and taller

R200

Blue Combo

This combo gives you a Swinging Tarzan course and a Big Zip - a great value deal!

Blue Combo

This combo gives you a Swinging Tarzan course and a Big Zip - a great value deal! 

 

 20 Obstacles
Difficulty:

Moderate

Age Group:

7 yrs. - Adults

R250

High Flying & 1 Big Zip

The ultimate Acrobranch challenge – our highest and most challenging course. Take that leap of faith, step off the platform and trapeze through the tree’s… we dare you! Ends with 1 ride on the Big Zip.

High Flying & 1 Big Zip

The ultimate Acrobranch challenge – our highest and most challenging course. Take that leap of faith, step off the platform and trapeze through the tree’s… we dare you! Ends with 1 ride on the Big Zip. 

 

 19 Obstacles
Difficulty:

Advanced

Age Group:

9 yrs. - Adults

Restrictions:

1.3 m and taller

R260

High Flying & 3 Big Zips

The ultimate Acrobranch challenge – our highest and most challenging course. Take that leap of faith, step off the platform and trapeze through the tree’s… we dare you! Ends with 4 rides on the Big Zip.

High Flying & 3 Big Zips

The ultimate Acrobranch challenge – our highest and most challenging course. Take that leap of faith, step off the platform and trapeze through the tree’s… we dare you! Ends with 4 rides on the Big Zip. 

 

 22 Obstacles
Difficulty:

Advanced

Age Group:

9 yrs. - Adults

Restrictions:

1.3 m or taller

R310

Big Zip

Feel the wind through your hair as you take on the Big Zip – 100 m of adrenaline-pumping excitement!

Big Zip

Feel the wind through your hair as you take on the Big Zip – 100 m of adrenaline-pumping excitement! 

 

 3 Zips included Obstacles
Age Group:

7 yrs. - Adults

R100

Our Reviews

                               

Crain Dube, Pietermaritzburg Park Manager “As someone who was once petrified of heights , this position has given me the chance to overcome my fears and adapt. The goal is to help those face the similar challenge as I’ve come to learn that fear is nothing but a state of mind.”

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Family-friendly Park with Picnics & Braais allowed and other activities at Acrobranch Pietermaritzburg

There are many options available to the kids who can’t join in on the treetop adventures. There’s also great food and refreshments available on site from the Restaurants, which can be enjoyed before or after the obstacle courses.

  • PLEASE NOTE: There is an entry fee payable at the  SANBI Botanical Garden’s entrance.
  • Guests are welcome to bring their own food every day in the garden. The restaurant is currently not operational but will be in the future, even when the restaurant is operational people are still allowed to bring their own food and do picnics.
  • Sanbi Botanical Gardens have a designated braai area with 5 big braai stands, unfortunately, it is more than 100 metres away from the park, but is freely used by anyone who desires to at all times. The garden does not allow any braais unless if they are done at the designated area.
  • Inflatables are allowed for parties, however, where the park is situated there is no plug points for inflatables due to the fact that the nearest building is under construction. But in the future, the plug point will be within a couple of meters away. In the meantime, extensions will be used.
  • You are allowed to bring your picnic blanket/basket or book a table through our Bookings Office for 3 hours (incl. set-up, use & clearing). 1 Table seats 6 guests.
  • Should you book 1 table, you will be charged R 250 for the 1st table and R 200 per additional table booked. Example: 1 table R 250, 2 tables R 450, 3 tables R 650, 4 tables R 850 etc. Kindly inform our Bookings Office on how many tables will be required for your group & the time you want to book the tables for. Tables are limited.

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