We arrived for the morning slot, eager to get on the battlefield of Paintball Heaven. Once we were all kitted, we sat down for a quick safety briefing.
There are about six fields offering bush, urban and concrete environments. After doing some target practice, it was game on!
I could feel adrenalin pumping through my veins in each battle as I dodged flying bullets, returned fire and tried to out-manoeuvre snipers from the other team in order to grab a flag in the middle of the field, which is the objective.
The field environments presented many obstacles and challenges, which forces you to work with your team and come up with strategies on the go. A referee from Paintball Heaven is always on hand.
Have a total blast at Paintball Heaven
Exhausted, we set up a braai in their entertainment area whilst having a chat with Elizabeth Silli, the owner of Paintball Heaven.
Elizabeth, having been at Paintball Heaven for the past 14 years, represented the South African team at the European Paintball Federation Women’s World Championships in May this year. She and her team beat Russia in the finals and our ladies in green and gold left Prague as the World Champions!
Paintball is a great way to literally blow off some steam. They also cater for adult and kids’ birthday parties, corporate groups, team building and bachelor parties.
Visit them in Uitenhage and in Port Elizabeth or call 041 366 2134 or 082 798 4870 for more information. You can also visit www.paintballheaven.co.za.
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