CZ, South Moravia – Activities and Adrenaline II
On the Rope
The rope centers such as the Proud center, Brno-Lesna, have many adrenaline experiences on their list of activities to offer. At the Proud center, there are 15 low obstacles, 16 obstacles the height of which can be customized, an atypical 14-meter "Alpine Tower" with vertical obstacles, a climbing net, an outdoor climbing wall, and some of the longest ropeways in the Czech Republic (up to 70 meters in leght) hanging high above the ground. Moreover, there is the "Great Jump" up from 13 metres. Also, you can take the "Via Ferrata" course for those who would like to climb alpine ferratas but prefer to try it out first in the safe environment of a rope center. Some other rope centers are, for instance, in Brno-Pisarky (like the Jungle Park with several children trails, and rope crosses over the Svratka River), in Zajec – the center there is a part of a multipurpose compound belonging to family wine-making company Nosreti, other center is at the Vranovska Dam (Lanovy Park Vranovska; they offers even rappeling from a hanging bridge above the Vranovska Creek). In addition to that, you can visit the very new rope center Hajenka Park Breclav (opened only in spring 2016). The rope center belongs to the vast western-themed town in Boskovice. The adults can fulfill theyir Wild West fantasies, enjoy some adrenaline at a cowbowy shooting range, pan for gold; children can take goats to pasture.
Permonium is a new addition to attractive places in South Moravia. It is a popular science park – situated at two different altitudes and in the 6000 m2 compound of the former Kukla quarry, Oslavany u Brna. Here you follow the traces of black coal mining. You will go through the largest elevated labyrinth in the Czech Republic, the primaveal forest of Oslavany or an old mining workshop. Finishing in the information age of today you will meet the gnomes of Oslavany in virtual reality. The Magic Permon is an interactive game which includes overcoming obstacles in the local rope center and experience rope ride from the terrace of the mining tower.
Aritificial climbing walls designed as training ground are situated on several places, for instance in Boulder Center VUT Brno; Olympia, Modrice (the largest outdoor wall in Central Europe); in Kurim; or in Breclav. Usually, you can arrange private climbing lessons. There is a training climbing wall (of natural origin) in Jesovice pod Starym zamkem. The area is known as „Skaly za Zaludovym mlynem“. There are over 12 trails with permanent climbing protections covering the wall up to 20 meters in height. However, climbing there is at your own risk.
"Speleoferrata" is a unique experience you can enjoy inside the caves of the Moravian Karst. These ferratas combine hillwalking and mountaineering. However, you do not do this on rock walls but in the mysterious underground world. Speleoart is a special activity including a unique rope center inside a cave, 40-meter cascade cavern with many gaps, rock columns with rope ladders, traverses, swings, and underground climbing.
There are special adrenaline trails in the underground of Znjomo. There you enjoy amazing adventure in a labyrinth of corridors. There are 3 trails altogether; the difficulty varies according to trail's terrain and the size of openings you need to get through. Be ready to wade through water, move on your knees and elbows and traverse slippery ladders. This all happens in total darkness with the only light coming form your own headlamp. The underground of Znojmo consists of almost 27 kilometers of corridors and cellars and there are 4 floors in total, yet not all are acessible.
Paintball park, Hodonin, is a great place to be for anyone who enjoys action fighting scenes. It is the largest paintball field in the Czech Republic and in Slovakia. It was sucessfully tested with 400 players in one play session. Tournaments and public games take place here regularly. Moreover, the compound inclundes a rope center, an archery range and a ATV rental. Manyak is another paintball compound. It is situated halfway between Pavlovice and Nemcicky.
Near Brno in Orechov, in a former missile launch facility, there is the largest military theme park in the Czech Republic. It offers range of military-themed activities including army vehicles. A military museum, paintball, driving ATVs, firing from a machine gun, riding in a tank or experiencing a military assault course is all ready for you at the „Army Park“.
You can try out painball also in Merkur Pasohlavky autocamp. Apart water sports and other attractions like minigolf, beachvolleybal, in-line skating, or riding ATVs you can also jump on trampolines. Everybody from 2 to 99 years of age and up to 100 kilos of weight can jump on these.
And you will feel like jumping in Boskovice too. Try "power bocking" - or else jumping boots. They allow you to run as fast as 35 km/h. You can jump 2 meters high and 3 meters of distance. Upon completing tutored lessons you received a certificate. After that you can jump and have fun on a trampoline, maybe try shooting from a crossbow, bow, slingshot, blowpipes, walking on a slackline or throwing knives.
There are many things you can experience in South Moravia. Our „South Moravia – Activities and Adrenaline“ two part miniseries introduced you some of them.
More tourist tips or an event calendar are available on www.jizni-morava.cz
Author: The Tourist Industry Head Office – Jizni Morava, z.s.p.o.
Photos: Archiv CCR-JM
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