The Ape Factor - Survival Weekend for Ape Conservation - North Wales

Date(s) - 11/08/2017 - 13/08/2017
4:00 pm



Do you have what it takes to be king of the Jungle?

Bored of watching Survival programmes from the confines of your sofa and wishing you could immerse yourself for real?

The Ape Factor is what you’ve been waiting for!

It’s like a secret Attenborough/Grylls/Mears lovechild, combined with that fuzzy fundraising feeling. Climbing, abseiling, nest building, star gazing through the forest canopy, foraging and making lifelong friends…

The Ape Factor has it all in bucket loads

What’s Involved?

Over 2 days you and your troop will take part in various teamwork and survival activities designed to challenge you. You’ll learn more about the battle that apes face every day to survive and make a shed load of money to help them as you go.

Even better, our very own ‘jungle’ is based in a secret location within Snowdonia National Park, North Wales. Recently survival expert Bear Grylls himself said;
“I’m often asked where my favourite place in the UK is and without doubt it is North Wales”

Example activities

Team building activities
Climbing / Abseiling
Nest building
Building fires
Conservation project
You will also have the opportunity to sleep under the stars

Who Can Enter?

You can either enter as a troop of 4 or come along as a lone ranger and join a troop on arrival. Over 18’s only.
There will be individual and team activities with prizes up for grabs. You’ve got to swing it to win it!

It don’t mean a thing, if you ain’t got that swing.

The Charities

This event has been designed on behalf of Jacha Potgieter from Platform Galeri and Alpine Coffee Shop. Proceeds will go to registered charities Ape Action Africa and Orangutan Appeal UK.


We are asking you to fundraise a minimum of £150 each for this challenge but the sky is the limit. The more you can raise the more apes we can help.

Your entry fee will cover the costs for you to take part in the event so every penny you raise will go to these 2 fantastic ape-tastic charities.

Once you have registered you will receive a fundraising pack with everything you need to get you started.


Example Itinerary for the weekend

Meet in Llanberis at 4pm
Travel to secret location
Introductions and team allocation
Put up tents
Briefing for the weekend from your instructors
Hot meal (already prepared)

Team activity
Nest Building
Wild Supper (prepared by teams)
Evening talks

Activities (Climbing/Abseiling)
Conservation project
Pack up tents
Leave location at 4pm
Arrive back in Llanberis by 5pm

What's Included

48 hours with qualified, professional instructors

All meals and drinks

Transport between the location and Llanberis

2 nights camping (please bring your own tent and sleeping bags)

Learn more about Ape survival

Challenging and enjoyable activities

Prizes for the winning team

Not included

You will need to bring with you


Sleeping Bag & Mat

Eating equipment (plate, mug, spork)

Kit (these are examples)

Head torch

Sense of Adventure!

Other info

We have both minimum and maximum numbers for the event to run.

Minimum 8

If we do not reach the minimum number by 18th June 2017 the event will be postponed to a later date.

Maximum 24

If the event is sold out and you would like too take part please let us know and we will arrange another date.

This would be a great corporate team building weekend.

If you have a group of 20 -24 people who would like total part in the Ape Factor please let us know and we can arrange a date specifically for your team.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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