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“Awesome Team Building”

Secret Forest Walks
Ranked #2 of 8 Tours in Daylesford
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Experience the beauty and seclusion of the Wombat Forest,Daylesford, using our specially programmed hand held GPS units as your guide. No clubs or tours, just you and the company of your choice, or solo if you wish. Choose from a selection of carefully mapped scenic bushwalks to suit your tastes and abilities. Ask for a backpack of walkers essentials to round off the experience, or BYO. We also have fun and challenging GPS Treasure Hunt games (Geocaching) for families and corporate groups.
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We organised this activity for a work conference focusing on team building. It was a great exercise to do as all members of the team got to play an important role and all of the team agreed it was great fun. Our team is made up of all different age groups so this was suitable for all. The location of the activity was beautiful.Would definitely recommend to others.

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SecretForestWalks, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Thanks Jess.
The review is very much appreciated.
Your team were so impressive. The camaraderie and humour was was pleasure to see and reflected a vibrant and family style culture at Natloans. Well done.
All the best.
Brendan

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Having heard about Secret Forest Walks at the Creswick RACV club (with 10% discount) we booked in as a family on a nice Sunday morning. Brendan was friendly and knowledgeable, and we enjoyed a morning of heading around Lake Daylesford looking for a dozen clues over 90 minutes, with our 9 year old and 3 year old leading the way.
The letters to be found were neither too hard not too easy, and the use of a gadget (GPS) kept the kids sufficiently engaged, that they didn't notice the 5kms walked.
Added bonuses were starting and finishing at the bookstore/cafe, inexpensive and chocolate as the reward on completion.

Thank Sarah F
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SecretForestWalks, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Thanks Sarah.

It was great to meet you all. Parents often remark when the GPS reveals the distances they've walked that they'd otherwise struggle to persuade their children to walk those distances.
However, with a taste for the Hunt, it's amazing what a bit of motivation can do to get those legs working. Thanks very much for your feedback.

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our treasure hunt, around Daylesford lake was a joyous adventure. The kids were thrilled as was I, Highly recomended, what a great way to explore a beautiful part of the world.

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SecretForestWalks, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Thanks very much for your feedback. Helping to create a great family experience is very satisfying.
Cheers.
Brendan

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Was taken on the walk as a surprise for Father's Day. A great day to spend in Daylesford with the family. The caches were not easy, not too hard. And Just enough to keep the kids attention. Just right for us and the kids.
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1  Thank Neil H
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SecretForestWalks, Owner at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for your review Neil.
It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. The GPS Treasure Hunt at Lake Daylesford really seems to hit the mark with the 7 to 14 year olds, and this translates into a good time for parents. It's always a joy for me to see families refreshed and engaged by a fun, outdoor challenge.

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The Secret Forest Walks at Daylesford is a must for those who want to see some wilderness between wonderful foodie experiences.
Brendan has a great setup that makes a bush walk simple, safe and stress free. He gives you a briefing at the local cafe over a good coffee at Awkward Jeffrey's Cafe, he hands over a map and GPS device pre programmed with your walk.
All we needed to do was walk, take photos and check the GPS occasionally to make sure we styled on track.

Take a backpack with camera, water and treats. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Jeremy K
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SecretForestWalks, Manager at Secret Forest Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Cheers Jeremy.
Thanks for your lovely review.
The Blowhole Trek is my favourite walk at the moment so I'm glad that you enjoyed it that the GPS navigation gave you confidence to walk in semi remote terrain.
A walk followed by a dinner at one of our many great restaurants would be my idea of a excellent day.
All the best.

Brendan.

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