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Treetop challenges and zipwires

Spent a great 3 hours here with my wife and our teenage daughters. Incredibly safe environment... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gavin I
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Exhilarating

Hours of fun with character building challenges for our 2 children (8 & 10). In fact, a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tomroche30
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Mullingar, Ireland
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Le Grand Défi is a great theme park in Vendée. It has Tree top trails, lasertag, paintball, poney rides, quick jump and orienteering. The Grand Defi's team as one goal, you having the best fun with the best safety.
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40 rue de l Etoile, 85150 Saint-Julien-des-Landes, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent a great 3 hours here with my wife and our teenage daughters. Incredibly safe environment, the instructors spoke excellent English and we had a fabulous time. Beautiful setting and we weren’t rushed. Be careful though as some of the zipwires take you very close...More

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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, thanks a lot for this great comment. We hope you will come again soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hours of fun with character building challenges for our 2 children (8 & 10). In fact, a wonderful attraction for all ages. Hours just fly by!!! Picnic area provided for packed lunch.... go home totally satisfied.

Thank tomroche30
le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for this great comment. We hope you come back again soon with your family. Armel Directeur

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four, with boys aged 13 and 11 came here and played outdoor laser tag and did the tree top trails (accrobranche in French). The staff was extremely friendly and helpful, and spoke English, which was great. We had always done laser tag...More

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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Marianne, it is very interesting to read you. We are happy you liked our park as well as the one you did in Florida. The weather might be nicer there i guess :-). We hope you come back again soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Two parts to this. Firstly the scary bit ( for some). This is not all zip wires, so be aware. Lots of climbing and mid air obstacles. Very good safety brief. All courses colour coded for difficulty. My 8 year old soon got to grips...More

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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for this great comment and for your loyalty to Le Grand Défi. We hope to see you again soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed 8 June 2018

This is the second visit we’ve had in about 3 years. We were amazed at how much it had grown since our last visit. My son and I got up to Sportif 3 and it was tough! Don’t be fooled by the blacks from 14...More

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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hi Jason, thanks for your comment. We work hard every winter to make Le Grand Défi better each year. We are happy you like it and we hope you come back again soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed 7 June 2018

An amazing day out with the kids (12, 10, 7 and 3). Our second visit and it won’t be our last! All the kids had a blast. Absolutely recommend this place to anyone with kids younger and older!

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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hi thanks a lot for this amazing comment. We hope you will be back again soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome few hours at Le Grand Defi with our adventurous 6 year old. Even at that age there are plenty of courses available. The continuous belay system was initially a bit tricky for my daughter, but she soon got the hang of...More

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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Hi, thanks a lot for this great comment. Six years old, is a great age at Le Grand Défi, it is the beginning of the big things ! We are very happy you had fun and we wish you will be back soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Top day out, good value and challenging for all ages-great to see you can still have fun in this health & safety obsessed world! Tips - take a full day and don't underestimate how physically challenging the tree climbing is-I did defi 1 and was...More

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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi thanks a lot for this great comment. You are right to insist on how challenging some trails might be. We have many easy trails, some of them are hard and a few are very hard. If you managed Defi 1, you are a strong...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We were the first people to arrive on its grand opening for 2018. The children loved it. Martha was 12 and Philippa was 9. Even the grown up child (46) had an amazing if not exhausting time. Towards the end of our time our 12...More

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le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thanks for this comment. We are very happy to receive such an encouragement for our first day :-) We hope you will be back soon. Armel Directeur

Reviewed 26 January 2018

OMG what can we say about this place.... AMAZING! Not for the faint hearted (i.e. Me) but the rest of the family loved it. Our 8 & 10 year old had to be taken from one of the high climbs but it was within their...More

Thank MadgeFeb13
le grand defi d, Directeur général at Le Grand Defi, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Hi Madge, thanks a lot, your comment is like a little bit of sunshine in the middle of the winter. It reminds us why we work so hard. Receiving such comments gives us a lot of motivation. We hope you come again soon. Armel Directeur

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Mervina
17 June 2018|
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There is a small pet farm in the grounds but there is no playground as far as I remember
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Kate G
8 June 2016|
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Hi Kate, we have got 5 Pitchoun trails with diferent levels. If you help your youngest kid from the floor, it should be ok. You can see on some of the pictures on tripadvisor, we have parents helping and kids are quite... More
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FiGi75
15 July 2015|
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Hi FIGI, there are many trails you can do together with your kids. These trails are fun even for adults. If you want to climb, you will have to pay the adult price, if you just want to watch, it's free. See you... More
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