Kragerup Go High

Hi there!

For about ten years I have suffered from fear of heights. When my sister and her boyfriend suggested we go to a place called Kragerup Gods to do obstacle courses in the tree tops, I decided that it was a good time to try getting rid of my fear of heights.

The test course

Kragerup Gods is a big estate in the middle of Sealand. In 2009 they opened Go High, which today consists of six obstacle courses. They are all different levels of difficulty, from the easiest one where you are between 5-7 metres up in the air, to the most difficult one where you reach 25 metres in height.

We were six people going there, my mum and dad, my sister and her boyfriend and Shaun and me. Four of us were going on the courses, my sister, my dad, Shaun and myself.

Light green course, going up and up

The instructors are good at explaining safety procedures and how you stay safe in the treetops. When you are on the courses there are no instructors, so everyone are taken through safety instructions and a test course, before they are let on the courses.

Tarzan ropes

I started at the easiest course, which at the most reach 7 metres in height. And I was so scared doing the first part of it. By the second zip line I sort of stopped being scared and actually started enjoying myself. After the first course (my sister, dad and Shaun went on the course that was a tad longer and a bit higher up) we all had lunch.

After, we decided to do a more difficult course. It was at it's highest 15 metres high. It was scary. Very scary. But I wasn't as scared as on the easier course. The last third of the course was under maintenance, so we didn't do that part. But that is just a good reason to go back next year! :)

Zip lines!

After we finished that one, we did one that was all zip lines and nets, so it was fairly easy but very fun. It did meet with the hardest course on two of the zip lines, so we ended up not doing it all. Shaun and my dad wanted to go on the most difficult course, so we went down one of the platforms and tracked back to the starting point.

Very high up, one of the big zip lines

Even the start was scary. It was a climbing wall to the starting point 11 metres up. From that it just got scarier, and after seeing dad and Shaun doing it I have decided never to try it. They had to do Tarzan swings, climb from ropes to nets and all sort of crazy things!

11 metre climbing wall

They at one point also met up with the course we were at before, and there was so much queue they decided to call it a day at that point. Again; it's an incentive to go back! :)

You definitely Go High!

I do think I overcame my fear of heights. I was secured the whole way though, so maybe I just felt secure. Next time I am going to pole, I will have to test to see, if I am still as scared going up to the top (the poles in my studio are four metres high, and I usually don't want to go past the midpoint).

I can definitely recommend Kragerup Go High, and if you want to try it too, you can visit their website here.

Until next time,

x Michelle x

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