Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Adventure Company
  • Year established:
    2001
  • Website:
    https://goape.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Go Ape Unit 1, 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, 1 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 - a confidential phone line that employees can call 24 hours a day about workplace issues.
My Team
My Team
Go Ape’s ‘Culture Club’ is active in arranging fun activities for the company, and this year it has organised for the Go Ape Head Office to take part in the Suffolk Workplace Games. Three teams will compete against other businesses in games such as softball, volleyball and clay pigeon archery.
My Company
My Company
With a dedication to encouraging all staff to live life with a sense of adventure, the company’s culture is underpinned by a range of daring core values, such as “encouraging ‘I can’t’ to become ‘I can’”, “to challenge, surprise and excite”, and “zero risk = zero development”.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

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

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

Company Statistics

  • Average Age:

    23

  • UK sites:

    30

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • Staff Turnover:

    43%

  • Male : Female:

    56% / 44%

  • Staff:

    835

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