Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Adventure Company
  • Year established:
    2001
  • Website:
    https://goape.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Go Ape Unit 5, Fornham Business Court, Fornham St Martin, Suffolk, IP31 1SL

About Go Ape!

Go Ape offer individuals across the country the chance to take part in magical forest adventures, either high up among the trees or on woodland paths.

Established in 2001, Go Ape can now be found in 30 locations across the UK, where it encourages people of all ages to live life adventurously.

From treetop adventures and zip trekking to forest segway trips, the company is focused on providing exhilarating experiences to achieve its ambition of being the best adventure leisure company on the planet.

Operating out of their Suffolk base in Thetford Forest, the company now boasts more than 1,000 instructors across the UK and US.

In addition to bringing adventure to the lives of individuals, it aims to create a fun working environment for all of its staff - known as its Tribe. The Tribe is encouraged to take part in activities that are naturally powered, such as caving and white water rafting, while also offering them the chance to do something charitable one day every year.


What is it like to work for Go Ape!

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Go Ape have introduced Tribe Treatments, one-hour workshops aimed at improving employees’ wellbeing. Sessions so far have included nutrition, posture, mindfulness, self-defence, stress massage and more. This is offered alongside a comprehensive employee assistance programme.
My Team
My Team
The company has a bi-monthly newsletter called ‘Tribe Talk’, which is used to improve communication and contains content on topics such as new starters, service anniversaries, shout outs, customer feedback, company news, operational updates and employee celebrations such as pregnancies and weddings.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
A new recognition and engagement app called Lifeworks has been launched in order to help the company publicly recognise teams for their efforts, small or large, encouraging a positive environment where success is rewarded.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

Company Statistics

  • Average Age:

    29

  • Earning £35,000+:

    3%

  • UK sites:

    31

  • Male : Female:

    56% / 44%

  • Staff Turnover:

    78%

  • Staff:

    847

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