The all new Bournemouth #Pierzip at Rockreef Review


We are huge fans of Rockreef and have visited a few times since it first opened back in June.  On our first visit Isaac could barely get to the halfway point on the climbing walls then, but can now be found scaling the highest walls proudly hitting the buzzers at the top.

Kian also enjoyed his birthday at Rockreef and got to try out the High Line which he charged around with his friend doing 4 laps of the challenge.  He also attempted the vertical slide and the leap of faith which isn’t for the faint hearted!

The one thing we have all been desperate to try is the PierZip though, which finally opened last weekend – it is the first Pier to shore Zip Wire experience in the world with a launch tower towering above the sea at the end of Bournemouth Pier, giving an exhilarating “zip surf” over the waves to the beach. It is also a dual line so you can “fly” with friends or family or race them to the beach?

When you look at it from the beach, the tower doesn’t look that high and it is not until you are stood at the top, out of breath because of all the stairs, that it really hits you how high it is!

Hubby and Kian went first and made it look easy.  Firstly you get kitted out in harnesses at the bottom of the tower before climbing to the top where you get hooked onto the line and complete a safety briefing.  The gates are then opened and off you go.

Then it was my turn!

I bought tickets for Abbey but she didn’t want to do it, so her boyfriend Paul joined me instead.


Wow – it is really high and I made the mistake of looking down as I was about to go…….safe to say I had a wobble and Paul was gone.  It took them a minute to coax me out and I sat back into the harness so it took my weight before shuffling out…………… IT IS AMAZING.

I may have held on all the way down but I loved it and cannot wait to do it all over again, only being a bit braver next time.  Even the landing was easy as the wire gently puts the brakes on as you approach the landing zone on the beach and their is a member of staff there to help you unhook.

The PierZip is open all year, although may be closed in adverse weather and anyone over 1.2 metres can have a go.  To book simply visit the Rockreef website where you can get a discount for booking online.  I do recommend booking a few days before as the slots get snapped up fast.

Rockreef can also be round on twitter at @Rockreef_UK and facebook to keep up to date with all the news and special offers!

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24 thoughts on “The all new Bournemouth #Pierzip at Rockreef Review

  1. I want to go! I can not believe I missed you at the Mads!
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  2. I’ve realised over the past few years (maybe since becoming a mum!) I’ve been so rubbish at anything to do with heights! I even felt funny on a slide the other day! x
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  3. YOu extreme sportmum you! So brave! I can never do this as I am chicken forever #countrykids
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  4. Shell Louise says:

    No. Just no! I won’t ever be going on that! Ella and Aiden however (not Kaycee, she takes after me!) would think it was brilliant so we’ll have to wait until she’s a bit taller then take them 🙂
    Well done, you’re braver than am!
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  5. Oh that is whole hell of an adventure. Absolutely AMAZING.
    Watched, liked, and commented on both formidable videos xx
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  6. Laura says:

    Wow, that looks amazing. I would love to do something like that!
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  7. Your one very brave lady, you wouldn’t catch me up there for toffee 😉
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  8. Wow! That looks amazing. My daughter loves zip wires.
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  9. Wow you’re braver than me! Looks like fun though x
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  10. That looks so much fun! My older two would love the Pier Zip.
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  11. Polly says:

    Kiki would love this!!
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  12. You are officially all mad, but glad you enjoyed it #CountryKids
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  13. Wow I would love to do this your photos are great x
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  14. Coombemill says:

    You that looks awesome! I must say watching the video with my post Mad blog Awards hangover was not such a great idea, but what a thrill and well done for joining in. My boys would be so envious of this. Perhaps we should all try adrenalin quarry here in cornwall at Christmas? Great to see you last night and hope you had an easy drive home. Thank you for sharing another amazing post with me on Country Kids.
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  15. This looks amazing! I had no idea they had opened this in Bournemouth. Going to be trying that out soon I am thinking. Than you for sharing 🙂
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  16. Rachel says:

    As amazing as this looks, I am a total chicken and would be too afraid x
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  17. That looks totally terrifying but also really good fun. I’m not sure if I’d be brave enough to have a go!
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  18. Bek says:

    Wow- this looks amazing! I’m glad that you got over your wobble and were able to do it. Very brave!
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  19. This is so cool! I want a go although I’m pretty sure i will have the same wobbles that you did lol #countrykids
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  20. This looks amazing and absolutely terrifying!! I though I was brave doing the junior zip wire at Go Ape! I am not sure I could do this!!xx#coutrykids
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  21. Jaime Oliver says:

    OMG how utterly amazing .. although not sure i would be as brave as you lot!!

    thanks for linking up with #ActiveFamily .. and putting me to shame! 😉
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