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SHOOTING WITH SPEAR THROWER : Learn to hunt like our ancestors

Learn to hunt like our ancestors

Prehistoric Men of course knew how to throw spears by hand ... but to better surprise the animals, with less risk and more power: they invented the spearthrower, a weapon which makes it possible to launch at double the distance by extending the lever of the arms.

An activity recommended from 5/6 years and for all audiences to learn how to use the spearthrower.

Go hunting armed with a spearthrowers and spears.

Tip: Remember to come early to fully enjoy your day between visiting the Caves and Prehistoric Workshops

Plan du parc
plan du parc
Questions sur les animations
  • Are the workshops canceled in case of rain ?
    • No, because all activities can be done under cover, with the exception of megalith traction and thruster shooting, but it is rare that the rain falls continuously... and nothing stops the valiant hunters!

  • What can you do with children from 3 years old ?
    • A dedicated storytelling tour (tale) is offered on Sundays to families with young children (3/5 years). It is necessary to reserve it on the internet.

    • The workshops "painting, prehistoric pottery and fire techniques" complete this visit in order to immerse the little ones in Prehistory.

    • Parents can help the little ones to adorn and shoot spears.

    • The excavation workshop can also be attended by the parents for the youngest.

  • Are pets allowed in the park and in the caves?
    • Pets are allowed in the park provided that their owners keep them on a leash, ensure the tranquility of visitors (barking) and the rules of cleanliness (excrement).

    • For the visit of the caves, only pets that can be carried throughout the visit are authorized.