ACTIVITIES

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MEDIUM ROPES COURSE

 

Our ropes course is currently closed for maintenance.  

 
ABSEILING

 

Murphy's Creek Escape has two main escarpments within its boundary. These offer excellent facilitation of beginner groups, search and rescue training and social groups such as scouts, guides, cadets etc.  White Mountain State Forest also offers excellent climbing conditions for the more experienced.

 

Cost: $20 per person - 2 hour session 

Abseiling is offered on Saturdays throughout the year, and as scheduled during peak times (long weekend and school holidays).  

 

 
GIANT SWING
 

Unfortunately we have had to close the flying fox due to safety concerns.

We have however had a GIANT SWING built to replace it.  The Giant Swing offers a thrilling swing out over the canyon.  Pictures will be posted soon.

Cost of Giant Swing: $10 per swing/$15 for two

The Giant swing will be offered on Saturdays throughout the year and as scheduled during peak times (school holidays and long weekends).

 

 
 
HIKING- Please note we do not have access to the National park at this present time. 

 

Gear on and water bottles at the ready, the 100,000 acres of National Park to the rear of Murphys Creek Advenures is the perfect location for hiking activities. The undulation of the land, the density of the woodlands and the variety of amazing locations within the National Park all add to the experience of hiking on our camps. 

 

 
ARCHERY
 

Archery is a static activity that requires participants to complete an 8 step process in order to achieve success. Our instructors use a methodical instructional style to introduce the 8 steps and walk participants through them slowly. The result is accurate shooting and an understanding of the benefits of a systematic approach to anything you put your hands to.

 

This activity will develop an orderly and methodical approach, use of processes, discipline, competitive fun and an ability to follow directions. 

Cost: $8 per person - 1 hour session

Archery is offered on Saturdays throughout the year and as scheduled during peak times (school holidays and long weekends).

 

 
MOUNTAIN BIKING
 

Mountain Biking does not require high levels of fitness or endurance, rather it requires the rider to assess the course of least resistance and make a decision. Mountain Biking calls on resilience to complete the ride. Techniques are taught to enable the most in experienced rider to ‘get going’, before a gradual introduction of more advanced riding challenges. Mountain biking here at MCA is made all the more exciting due to the locality of the property and surrounding terrain. This activity will develop resilience, confidence, team work, perseverance, riding skills, improved fitness and sense of adventure.

BYO bikes.

Cost:  Free

 

 
BIRD WATCHING

Over 300 different types of birds have been recorded at Murphy's Creek Escape. Grab your binoculars and see how many you can spot. Explore the magnificent surrounds of Murphy's Creek in a quiet and tranquil environment.  The bird sounds from the camping park are something to be heard!  Please click here for a detailed register of all species identified at Murphy's Creek Escape and surrounds.

BIRD FEEDING

Bird feeding is held daily in the afternoons (generally 4.30 pm during cooler months and 5 pm during hotter months).

Cost: free

 

 
SWIMMING
 

Our swimming hole and creek are currently dry due to the ongoing drought conditions.

We have had lovely rain in January 2020 - we currently have some large wading/splash pools being enjoyed by our young guests.

 

Murphy's Creek Escape

​Tel:  (07) 4630 5353​

admin@murphyscreekescape.com.au

356 Thomas Road, Murphy's Creek  QLD  4352

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