Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park

The UK’s only Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park

The Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park at Elie Holiday Park, Shell Bay, reflects the area’s connection with famous Lower Largo sailor, Alexander Selkirk. The impressive galleon is surrounded by palm trees and takes the form of a two-masted sailing ship linked to a fantasy desert island. Children can climb the rigging, scale the poop deck and crawl along the cage to the Island of Despair. Located close to the Fife Coastal Path at Shell Bay thousands of wannabe castaways have enjoyed reliving the Robinson Crusoe story in this corner of Fife. The adventure park is a truly spectacular structure and so was the build programme. Find out more about the making of the ship by clicking here.

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Adventurers young and old

It was Alexander Selkirk’s castaway experiences at the beginning of the 18th Century on an island in the archipelago of Juan Fernandez, off the Chilean coast, that provided the inspiration for Daniel Defoe’s famous book, Robinson Crusoe. Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay is perfectly placed for all sorts of adventurers, young and old. You can enjoy clifftop walks high above the waves into Elie, or take the picturesque Fife Coastal Path to Lower Largo and stay at Robinson Crusoe's Retreat, the birthplace of Alexander Selkirk.

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  • Come on board at your peril!
  • Crawl to the Island of Despair
  • Spy out from the crow’s nest
  • Fly through the air on the zipwire
  • Climb the rigging and slide to the bottom
  • Man the poop deck


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Bring the family along to Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay and discover the magic of Robinson Crusoe for yourself.