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Ackers Adventure

Golden Hillock Road | Sparkbrook, Birmingham B11 2PY, England
+44 121 772 5111
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"Thrillseekers Day" was brilliant

My son and I attended the Thrillseekers Day. 5 hours of fun trying lots of activities from the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Elke T
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
A great place for a kids birthday party.

We had an amazing day for my son's 8th birthday party. Our group of 20 started off with the jungle... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
lisabellamy12017
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Ackers Adventure is an outdoor activity centre located in Birmingham! All of the activities take part in over 75 acres of diverse landscape. The centre is located just 2 miles from the city centre and is easily accessible by car and public transport! Entry into the site is free but pre-booking with payment in full is essential for activities. Activities include: • a 100 metre long ski slope, with nursery slopes and a 25 metre toboggan slope • 3 climbing walls including a 20 metre high tower which also homes our zip wire and fan descender • a fully equipped, self-catering residential centre • a canal basin perfect for canoeing, kayaking and bellboating • also 2 archery ranges, team building field, bushcraft survival zone, jungle challenge obstacle course, adventure trek and much more!
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Golden Hillock Road | Sparkbrook, Birmingham B11 2PY, England
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+44 121 772 5111
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

My son and I attended the Thrillseekers Day. 5 hours of fun trying lots of activities from the scary (zipwire) to the serene (canoeing) with some mud (jungle challenge) in the middle. Lovely to see the staff gently encourage children to try new things. I...More

Thank Elke T
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We had an amazing day for my son's 8th birthday party. Our group of 20 started off with the jungle challenge and finished up with a spot of sledging. The children enjoyed every minute of it and our guide was funny and, making the adults...More

Thank lisabellamy12017
Reviewed 23 September 2017

i find the staff at ackers to be a friendly and helpful bunch,with a varied amount of things to do to suit people of all ages and walks of life, and a great ski club for people of all skill sets

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Thank Hugh G
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I was a delegate on a BC 2 Star course at The Ackers. I found the facilities very good, the welcome was friendly and warm, the kit was good and most importantly the instructor (Emma) was just brilliant at her job.

Thank Arny_Sacknusem
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were a group of 24 on a corporate afternoon and this worked perfectly. Split over 3 boats, the activity was very well organised and enjoyable even though it was chucking it down for large parts of the afternoon! Would recommend to other corporate groups...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I attended classes after a very unsuccssessful first skiing trip. The tutor (can't remember his name but his surname is Jones) really helped me overcome my nerves and succeed in skiing from the top of the slope.More

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Thank Juliet G
Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Dear Juliet G, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your ski lessons with Craig. We will pass on your kind feedback to him. We hope to see you again soon!...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

My daughter An her 10 fiends really enjoyed the jungle challenge, all was kept entertained throughout the party. The instructor made it hard for some of the children but didn't push the ones who was a little more scared. Brilliant day overall, will be back...More

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Thank leannemurphy0100
Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Dear leannemurphy0100, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! We are pleased to hear that your daughter and her friends enjoyed our jungle challenge obstacle course! Great to see that you booked for the Go Skiing class with the...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

A very fun and informative tour around the Birmingham canals in the vicinity of Brindley Place and Gas Street with my son.More

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Thank Nelzon
Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear Nelzon, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! We are pleased to hear that you and your son enjoyed our Birmingham City Centre canoe tour! Keep an eye on our Facebook page for further information regarding our other...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

A great introduction to skiing but the place is a little run down and needs some investment to improveMore

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Thank mattgwynn
Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear mattgwynn, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure. It is only through feedback that we are able to, where necessary, improve upon the services that we offer. We are happy to hear you had a great time learning...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Budding Bear Grylls this is for you... Great for children and adults. Activities tailored to all levels by knowledgeable staff. Visit once and you'll want to visit again I guarantee.

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Thank cdoc999
Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear cdoc999 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! We are pleased to hear that everyone had fun! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Laura Ackers Adventure

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Amy B
9 July 2017|
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Response from Laura M | Property representative |
Jungle Challenge is a series of man-made obstacles designed to test your sense of balance, mental and physical strength, initiative, and team building skills. The full course is a challenging and exciting journey through the... More
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kirankaur8
13 May 2017|
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Response from Steve J | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your enquiry. All of our lessons are with an instructor however once you are at a certain level in Skiing and Climbing, we offer a recreational rate which means you can come and ski or climb... More
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406ANNE_MARIE1979
3 May 2015|
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Response from Laura M |
Pre-booking is essential for all activities except for tobogganing. Please refer to the website for prices and opening times.
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