We were very fortunate that our school finished for the summer holidays before most schools meaning there was some calm before the storm. A trip to the Trafford Centre in Manchester to try out Paradise Island Golf was relatively quiet and for once made it a lovely trip to the huge shopping mall.
Conveniently situated in the top section across from the Odeon cinema, Paradise Golf is a wonderful hideaway, nestled away from the hustle and bustle of people holiday shopping at the centre and somewhere I had never been before.
With two sections to choose from (Temple Ruins Adventure and Tiki Hut Trail), we were lucky enough to start on the easier 18 holes (Tiki Hut Trail) and for once, I actually enjoyed my time playing crazy golf! Decorated in a jungle type theme, animals sounds follow you around the golf centre with easy to play holes, so expect a few ‘hole in one’s’, especially if you are with a competitive bunch!
It turns out the adults were just as competitive as the children when walking around and it was great that the first section was quite bright and airy. The jungle/ Tiki Hut theme was well designed and decorated and each hole moved onto the next seamlessly.
Fortunately we were there at a time when there was no-one in front of us, making it easy to enjoy playing the adventure golf.
We had a short intermission before moving to the next section (Temple Ruins Adventure) which was slightly harder and certainly brought the competitive streak out! You are given a pencil and scoring sheet when you sign in, alongside being able to choose which coloured ball you wish to play with and and adult/child golf club.
The Temple Ruins section was split over two levels and made fantastic use of the space. The Paradise Island Golf centre is much larger than you would think!
We had such a fabulous time, something I would never had considered before but am glad we went and will definitely return. Whilst we were lucky with our timings, if you are considering a trip to Paradise Island Golf at the Trafford Centre, it maybe advisable to book during the summer holidays. The staff are fabulous and will advise of the best times to ensure you get the full experience and enjoyment out of your adventure golf visit.
Children aged 5-16 years – 1 course £6.50/ 2 courses £9.75
Adults – 1 course £8.50/ 2 courses £12.75
Family of 4 – 1 course £26/ 2 courses £39
If you wish to book a course or two or want to check the best time to book, give Paradise Island Golf Manchester a call on 0161 202 9544.
If you are looking for special offers, to book a birthday party or even a corporate event, make sure to check out the Paradise Island Golf website here, adventure golf keeps any age entertained!