Australian Shopping Centres Climbing New Heights

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There is no doubt that Australian shopping centres are moving towards an inclusive community experience. Look around any centre lately and you’ll notice the addition of restaurant precincts, childminding services and adventure activities.

Iplay Australia, a leader in family entertainment centres in Australia, are also a recognised leader in incorporating adventure spaces into everyday community spaces. With 13 successful outlets across the country they have recently partnered with the Australian distributors and installers of Clip ‘n Climb® and Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI), The Highgate Group, to expand their operations into Westfield Coomera, QLD.

The eye-catching RCI – Sky Trail® features 25 elements across 2 levels and Australia’s longest Sky Rail™ at 21.03m long.  Todd Austin, Head of Sales for Highgate said “Ropes Courses Incorporated is a world leader in aerial attraction installations.  They are celebrating their 30th year in business and Highgate are proud to be installing RCI Sky Trail® facilities in Australia.  We believe it is the most appealing, innovative and safest product of its type in the marketplace.”

Sky Trail® have a fantastic safety feature that means once a participant is secured to the overhead track, they cannot exit until they reach the ground, which reduces the risk of human error.  In addition to this Sky Trail® have resolved the traditional issues of bottle necks using a patented track system that enables participants to make a choice of direct at each junction – no two visits need be the same! 

The Clip ‘n Climb® facilities built provides a stunning series of climbing based activities providing healthy fun for all the family. Participants are faced with popular challenges including the Leap of Faith, Dark Tower, Face 2 Face, Stairway to Heaven and Twister.  Each Iplay location also includes onsite party rooms for children’s parties and the all-important coffee station for parents and carers!

With more people turning to the internet for their retail needs, shopping centres are looking for ways to encourage shoppers back to their malls. Clip ‘n Climb® and RCI provide great attractions that will keep shoppers and their family coming back again and again.

Contact Highgate Group if you are interested in finding out about owning your own Clip ‘n Climb® Centre or Ropes Courses Incorporated

Media Enquiries Contact:  Niki Tranfield 02 9999 0055

Article featured in Australasian Leisure Management on December 10, 2018.