Hangloose Bluewater FAQs

2023 Opening Times

CLOSED – New Year’s Day

January 2023
Sat – Sun 10am until 4pm

February 2023*
Thurs – Sun – 10am until 4pm

*13th February – 19th February 2023 (Half Term)
Mon – Sun  10am until 4pm

March 2023
Thurs – Sun – 10am until 4pm

April 2023*
Outdoor Skydive Machine
Wed – Sun 10am until 5pm

Skywire & Giant Swing
Mon – Fri 10am until 4pm 
Sat – Sun  10am until 5pm

*3rd April – 16th April 2023 (Easter Half Term)
All Activities
Mon – Sun 10am until 5pm

May 2023*
Outdoor Skydive Machine
Wed – Sun 10am until 5pm

Skywire & Giant Swing
Mon – Fri 10am until 4pm 
Sat – Sun  10am until 5pm

*Bank Holiday Monday (1st / 8th / 29th)
All Activities
10am – 5pm

June 2023
Outdoor Skydive Machine
Wed – Sun 10am until 6pm

Skywire & Giant Swing
Mon – Fri 10am until 5pm 
Sat – Sun  10am until 6pm

July 2023*
Outdoor Skydive Machine
Wed – Fri 10am until 5pm
Sat – Sun 10am until 6pm

Skywire & Giant Swing
Mon – Fri 10am until 5pm 
Sat – Sun  10am until 6pm

*21st July Onwards
Outdoor Skydive Machine
Mon – Sun 10am until 8pm

Skywire & Giant Swing
Mon – Sun 10am until 8pm

August 2023
Outdoor Skydive Machine
Mon – Sun 10am until 8pm

Skywire & Giant Swing
Mon – Sun 10am until 8pm

Activity

Restrictions

Skywire

Min. age: 8 years

Min. weight: 35kg / 5 Stone 7lb

Max weight: 120kg / 18 Stone 12lb

Please Note: the minimum/maximum weight can be raised/reduced at any time for safety reasons

Inverse

Min. age: 8 years

Min. weight: 45kg / 7 Stone 1lb

Max weight: 120kg / 18 Stone 12lb

Please Note: the minimum/maximum weight can be raised/reduced at any time for safety reasons

Giant Swing 

Minimum Age: 8 Years Old

Minimum Weight: 35kg / 5 Stone 7lb

Max weight: 120kg / 18 Stone 12lb

Aerodium – Outdoor Skydive Machine

-Minimum Age: 4 Years Old

-Minimum Weight: 20KG

-Maximum Weight: 120KG / 18 Stone 12lb

Ideally, you will book online in advance here.

If you walk up on the day we may be able to book you in however, there may be a long wait for this.

The calendar on the booking page will give you an indication of availability.

It is the responsibility of all participants to ensure that they are dressed appropriately, and wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions and the activities, and that they do not mind getting damaged.

The following restrictions apply:
To prevent harnesses having contact with the skin and causing chaffing:

  • Trousers or knee length shorts must be worn
  • Tops must cover your shoulders – No crop, strappy, vest or tank tops
  • Footwear must be closed-toe, flat design and secured appropriately – No sandals, flip flops, high heels, slip ons etc.
 

Items of clothing will be available on the day to purchase if you have not adhered to our restrictions.

All pockets must be emptied, including zip, button up or hidden pockets. We provide lockers to store bags and loose items; however, we take no responsibility for the safety or security of your possessions.

 We’re very happy for you to use your own GoPro camera equipment, however we do have certain restrictions in place.

  • Poles, wrist straps and hand held mounts are not allowed.
  • Cameras must be secured with the appropriate screw fixing and checked by an instructor before you participate in any of our activities.
  • Head straps and chest mounts are permitted (see images below) on the condition that they do not interfere with essential safety equipment. This will be determined at the time by the instructors.
 

  • Yes, in fact we encourage it.
  • We have plenty of facilities for those who prefer to keep their feet on the ground, with indoor and outdoor seating and restroom facilities.
  • Our spectator areas will be located at our main entrance next to the SkyWire landing zone.
  • Ask them to bring a camera, it’s the perfect shot!
  • Yes. Members of the armed forces, NHS, Students and Emergency workers get 15% off.
  • You will need to send your Blue Light Card /Student Discount to [email protected] and a member of the Customer Service Team will respond with a discount code for you to use online.
  • Keep an eye out on our social media for any promotional discounts throughout the year.
  • After all that adrenaline we’re pretty sure a caffeine fix will be high up on your list of things to do next.
  • There are dozens of great places to eat and drink at Bluewater. You’ll find them here.
  • Keep an eye on our social media pages for deals we are doing with some of those eateries!
  • We want as many people as possible to create their own Hangloose Adventure. >> Please be aware that our activities are adventurous and do require a certain amount of physical fitness and ability.

  • We constantly try to improve our facility for everybody

  • To discuss your requirements in confidence with a member of the team please contact us on 01285 640600.

We are happy for children to participate in our activities alone as long as a parent or guardian over 18 years of age is present on site for the duration of their activities.
  • If its raining…you’ll get wet!
  • Hangloose Bluewater is an outdoor venue and we operate in all weather conditions except for extremely high winds or thunderstorms so please come prepared for wet weather.
  • In the rare instance that activities are cancelled by Hangloose Bluewater due to exceptional weather conditions, every effort will be made to contact those that have pre-booked in advance. In these cases we will offer you an alternative activity, the chance to re-schedule or a full refund.

All bookings and vouchers are non refundable

However if your booking is changed/cancelled by Hangloose Adventure due to the weather or for any other reason, we will offer you an alternative activity (this is subject to availability on the day), the chance to re-schedule or a full refund.

Up to 48 hours in advance before your booking, you can move the activity date, subject to availability, or postponed it, or have a credit on the account, or change to our other site free of charge. Any requests to change your booking must be made by telephoning the booking line: Eden 01726 812724 or Bluewater 01285 640600 or alternatively email [email protected]


Within 48 hours if you want to make a change to your booking, for example change to a different day or postponed this will incur a £5 admin charge per person.
On the Day If you have checked-in and used your time slot, but do not complete your activity (for example; you do not complete the Skywire despite reaching the dispatch tower and being harnessed), you maybe able to change to another activity depending on availability.
If you arrive at Hangloose Adventure and have not adhered to our Terms & Conditions that you would have agreed to when you purchased your activity, meaning you’re unable to participate (example: not wearing the correct clothing or do not meet the required age or weight limits), we will offer you an alternative activity. A refund will not be given.
A booking of £3 is charged for all bookings placed online or over the phone