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Tank Driving Taster for Two

GBP 160.0

£160.00

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Get into the driving seat of a 17-tonne tank with this Tank Driving Taster for Two and try your hand at some military vehicle mastery on a former WWII bombing range.

You’ll be getting your hands on an armed and armoured FV432 APC, each driving for two laps before letting your fellow crew members try their hand at mastering the controls. It’s like nothing you’ve ever driven before, unless the vehicle you have sitting in your drive runs on caterpillar treads and has a periscope for looking out when the doors are closed. You’ll experience both hatch-open driving for times of safety and the hatch-down, periscope-up driving that our fighting men and women need to do when safety’s paramount.

An expert instructor will be on hand to guide you through the pedals and levers you’ll need to make your way around the course, and after you’ve had your thrilling drive you’ve also got free entry into the onsite military museum and collection. See everything from a 40s military helicopter to a Sherman tank, and spend the day surrounded by military tech on this driving day with a difference.

What's Included?

  • Two laps driving a 17-tonne tank as part of a crew of three
  • An expert instructor to guide you through the course
  • Drive a lap with hatches open and a lap guided by the periscope, each with their own challenges
  • Free entry into the onsite military museum and collection
  • Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card
  • Cancellation indemnity

What happens on the day?

After arriving at least 15 minutes before your experience is scheduled to start, you’ll both check in at the tank driving reception before being equipped with a tank suit and Kevlar helmet.

Once you’re beside your vehicle in a crew of three your tank driving instructor will give you a detailed safety briefing before the first driver takes their place for two laps around the course. Once it’s your turn you’ll move into the driver’s position to take the tank around for two laps of your own, one with the hatches open, one looking through the periscope. At the end you’ll have free entry into the onsite military collection.

Validity

Your voucher is valid for 9 months from the date of issue

Please note you must have booked and taken your experience before the expiry date

Participant guidelines

  • Minimum age: 17
  • Maximum weight: 22 stone
  • Maximum height: 6ft 4in
  • Participants must be medically fit to take part
  • A driving licence is required
  • Spectators are welcome. A fee per spectator will be charged. This includes admission to view the Tank and Military Vehicle Collection. Please check the fees when booking
  • No dogs allowed on site
  • The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary

Availability

This experience is available April to October on Sundays and selected Wednesdays between 09.00 and 17.00.

We recommend you book at least eight weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.

Please allow approximately 45 minutes for the driving plus additional time to visit the museum.

What about insurance?

The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.

A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.

How it works

All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.

Location

Herefordshire - Hereford

Brand:
Virgin
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