Tree Obstacle Course

Specialist Services

––The first of its kind in Australia, this site at Belgrave has evolved into a unique, award-winning tourist attraction that enables participants to move through tree canopies on a series of obstacles.

2008-2010

Belgrave, Victoria

CLIENT: Trees Adventure


Millar | Merrigan were approached by Trees Adventure to assist in the design of the tree obstacle course, which was developed amongst heritage listed trees, and obtain planning approval from the Shire of Yarra Ranges. Extensive background research was undertaken and a substantial amount of effort was placed into preparation of a detailed town planning submission. After much consultation with all interested parties the proposal was granted approval from the tribunal and is now a well known and highly sought after tourist attraction.

Project Management

  • Complete project management from inception to construction
  • Liaison with specialist consultants and authorities

Town Planning

  • Preparation of detailed plans and reports
  • Expert witness evidence provided at VCAT

Landscape Architecture

  • Preparation of a comprehensive Land Management Plan
  • Design of planting areas, footpath alignments and signage

Engineering

  • Design of access and car park

Surveying

  • Detailed feature and level survey of site

Architecture/Building Design

  • Design of the ticket office building