Take the family on a sensory adventure experience from home

Turns out there are many things you can do at home that you never even considered, before you had to do EVERY single thing at home. Trivia with the crew, do it from home. Indulge in an exceptional fine dining experience, do that at home too. Work, exercise, shop, get healthy, hide from your family? All those things can be done at home too. It’s a whole new world.

The latest thing you can do from home is absolutely one of the most fun and it’s brought to you by the clever team at the Gold Coast’s Home of the Arts (HOTA).

It’s called Mountain Goat Mountain and it was created for families to enjoy during isolation by Australian company, Threshold.

The exciting theatre experience takes you and the kids, should you have them, on an interactive journey, through a series of activities to help set up and step into your own magical, imaginative world. So good.

Guided by a narrative soundscape, you’ll embark on the 45-minute experience using only a charged audio device (computer, phone or tablet), a bed sheet, a piece of blank paper and pencils, pens or textas.

You’ll crawl through tunnels, cross lava pits and swim through underwater caves, all without leaving home! Safe and thrilling, what more could you want.

The epic experience was created by artists, Zoë Barry, Liz Francis, Nikita Hederics, Tahli Corin and Sarah Lockwood for Threshold and developed with the support of a national collaboration by art organisations, including HOTA, Arts Centre Melbourne, Adelaide Festival Centre’s DreamBIG Children’s Festival and AWESOME International Children’s Festival.

Mountain Goat Mountain was made for families with young children (5+) who enjoy adventure and are missing going to their favourite playtime places but if that’s you too, there’s no reason you can’t jump in and have a go.

The entire experience takes around 45 minutes and it’s just $12.95 for a 30-day access family pass with all funds going to Threshold and the artists who created the work.

You can access this good time right now from here and enjoy a little bit of magic from home again.


Words by Kirra Smith. Images supplied.



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