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FAQs Activities

  • Which activities may we do if not staying in the park ?

You have access to all of the activities apart from the swimming pool which is restricted to the gusts staying in the accommodation


  • Do we have to pay for the activities if we are staying in the holiday park

Access to the swimming pool, volley balls, children’s’  play area, outdoor fit ness area and the 250 KM of walking and cycling routes in and around Defiplanet are all free. Other activities which require an amount of either technical support such as Défiplanet’ the park and intervention of a guide or representative  a payable


  • From what age are our children able to participate in the activities ?

For the pony rides children must be a minimum of 4 years old , the high ropes course starts at 3 years old. For  Archery the minimum age is 7 whereas the spa  is reserved for adults. . For the other activities there is no particular age.


  • Is the high ropes course open all year round?

The high ropes course is open from the February half-term until the end of the October holidays

  • Is the swimming pool heated ?

The covered pool is heated 27°C.


  • Are swimming shorts allowed in the pools ?

Yes you can wear swimming shorts in the pool


  • Are towels provided in the pools and the Spa ?

No but if you forget yours we hire a kit, a small and a large towel, for 5 Euros


  • Should we reserve the activities ?

The spa ; hairdressers, riding centre, archery and high ropes course must be reserved, we recommend that you reserve the Restaurant as well . For all reservations you can contact us on 00 44 549 458 763


  • Is the spa open to every one?

For health reasons the spa is reserved for adults, and not contrary to medical advice those who are pregnant, have heart or blood pressure problems must not use the facilities at the spa.


  • Is there a representative who accompanies on on  the pony trek and horse riding.

During the horse riding you will be accompanied by a representative of Defiplanet’ however for pony trek it is the parent or other adult who leads the pony along a marked route.


  • What can we buy at the ticket office  ?

Apart from the entry to Défiplanet’ you can also purchase entry to many other sites and parks within the Vienne


  • Is there a baby sitting service  ?

DéfiPlanet' does not offer a service however we are able to put you in contact with a local babysitter


  • Is DéfiPlanet'  The  Park open all year round

DéfiPlanet' is open all year apart from January and beginning of February. There are however some Monday and Tuesdays during winter where it remains closed.