A national treasure
South Africa’s most cherished hotel stands majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront, overlooking the Indian Ocean & the iconic lighthouse.
Stay a little longer with us in one of our unique suites or residences, offering as much unrestrained luxury as you need. For every three nights booked you'll receive the third night absolutely free!
Allow yourself to be reminded of what magnificence really feels like with an extended escape at The Milestone.
Your journey will take you through trees such as Beech, Oak, Monterey pines, Scots pine and European fir trees. We have up to 20 different obstacles and seven ziplines, split between three courses for an aerial adventure to remember.
Suitable for both adults and younger adventurers alike.
The flying fox course
The course is made up of a series of tree-fixed platforms linked by zip-lines. There are five zip-lines throughout the course combined to total 500 metres. It’s a magnificent way to hang out in the treetops come rain or shine!
Suitable for adults and older children with a reach of at least 1.4 metres. (Fingertips can reach this height).
Maximum weight is 19 stone (120 kg).
€80 per person for up to 2 people, additional participants priced at €30 for 1 - 1.5 hour duration.
Booking in advance is essential for this activity.
Conquer the tallest tree climb in Ireland! ‘Monty’ is over 110 years old, standing at 50 metres and is one of the largest Monterey Pine trees on the Ashford Estate. Tree climbing is an enjoyable outdoor experience.
Experience beautiful surroundings and enjoy the views from the treetop. There are four different climbing routes to choose from, suitable for adults and children. You can go all the way to the top or as high as you feel comfortable. Before you start the course, you will be fitted in a safety harness and receive a safety briefing by one of our experienced qualified instructors.
€80 per person for up to 2 people, additional persons at €30 for 1 hour duration.
Minimum age of 4 years and a maximum weight of 19 stone/120 kg.
Advance bookings are highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
Designed for younger adventurers, here you will be traversing, climbing, zipping and tunnelling your way around the forest, with 20 obstacles and two zips. The course duration is approximately 1.5 hours including a safety briefing.
Who is it for?
Recommended for children aged 5 to 12, though older children and adults are welcome. We can occasionally progress from the confidence building tree hoppers to the flying fox if the instructor approves.
Minimum age: 5 years
Minimum height: 1 metre
Max weight: 19 stone (120kg)
Supervision: 5 to 9 years require a participating adult. Ratio 1:2
Supervision: 9 to 12 years require a participating adult. Ratio 1:5
The course takes approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours including a safety briefing and the session. It also depends on how speedy you are, how busy the course is and who you have got in your party.
Before you start the course, you'll be given a safety briefing by experienced instructors and fitted in a secure harness safety system. A continuous belay safety system keeps participants safely attached so they can focus on zipping and flying through the forest.
€80 per person for up to 2 people, additional participants priced at €30 per person for 1 - 1.5 hour duration.
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