Bushcraft Adventure

Test your inner survivalist and immerse yourself in an overnight survival weekend. Enjoy bushcraft and paintballing! More info


Are you ready to channel your inner Bear Grylls or Ray Mears? Special Ops in Wicklow is proud to offer their 24-hour bushcraft experience. Including 4 hours of gaming with paintball or airsoft, following by axe throwing and a bushcraft dinner, it’s a unique experience fit for the whole family.

Guests are welcome to check in at midday or 4:00 pm, and you’ll stay overnight in a tepee or fire hut with a roaring fire nearby (You can choose your accommodation!) Fall asleep with the gentle sounds of the Vartry Reservoir, overlooked by Djouce Mountain and pit yourself in friendly competition as you learn the skills of survival.

How long will it last?

The activity lasts approximately 24 Hours from your chosen start time to finishing.

Guests are welcome to check-in at midday or 4:00pm. Please note, if you check-in at 4pm your game of paintball or airsoft will be the following morning. For guests that check-in at midday, you will play your game of airsoft or paintball from midday to 4:00pm.

Once you arrive, you will be given a full overview of the agenda and full instruction of any equipment. For paintball and airsoft, you will be joined by an experienced marshall and explained all the rules, in addition to how your equipment works. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a pro!

From 5:00pm to 6:00pm you will get acquainted with the axe throw, learning different axes and techniques and honing your aim. Following this, you will go out in the expanse of Wicklow and learn bushcraft and survival skills. Learn how to make fire with just your hands and the basics of surviving in the great outdoors with minimal kit. From 9:30pm to 11:00pm its time to get competitive and see who as the best aim with your axe skills. From 11:00pm, you are welcome to unwind beside the roaring fire in the fire hut or tepee, and fall asleep to the sound of a gentle breeze through the forest.

The next morning, guests are welcome to stay in the base camp area until 10:00 am.

Important: Guests must bring their own bedding, including a sleeping bag and sleeping mat, if they do not elect for Special Ops to supply them.

From: 99.00

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