Australia's first Axe throwing league and events arena!
Axe Throwing Venue
Group Axe Throwing Events
Get your mates together and come throw some axes! Perfect for Bucks, Hens, Birthday, anything! - Or join our league!
THE HOME OF AXE THROWING IN AUSTRALIA! MANIAX AXE THROWING IS ABOUT GETTING TOGETHER WITH FRIENDS AND DOING SOMETHING DIFFERENT AND EXCITING. WHEN YOU SINK YOUR FIRST BULLSEYE, YOU'LL BE HOOKED.
WHEN YOU BOOK A PRIVATE EVENT AT MANIAX, YOU AND YOUR MATES GET A 2 HOUR AXE THROWING EXPERIENCE. IT STARTS WITH INDIVIDUAL COACHING AND TARGET PRACTICE, THEN YOU'LL PLAY A TOURNAMENT AGAINST YOUR FRIENDS, ENDING WITH A PLAYOFF FINAL TO CROWN THE CHAMPION AXE THROWER.
OUR WEEKLY LEAGUE NIGHTS GIVE YOU A CHANCE TO HONE YOUR SKILLS WHILE YOU COMPETE AND SOCIALISE WITH A FUN CROWD OF AXE THROWERS.
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GROUP AXE THROWING SESSIONS
THIS SPORT ISN'T JUST FOR UNSHAVEN LUMBERJACKS, IT'S FOR EVERYONE!
AT MANIAX YOU'LL EXPERIENCE THE THRILL OF THROWING AXES IN A FUN AND SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE.
PERFECT FOR YOUR NEXT GET-TOGETHER, BIRTHDAY, HENS, BUCKS OR JUST BECAUSE YOU WANT TO GIVE SOMETHING DIFFERENT A GO!
IT'S LIKE DARTS, BUT BIGGER AND WAY BETTER!
HOST YOUR NEXT TEAM BUILDING EVENT OR WORK PARTY AT MANIAX.
WE HAVE A VARIETY OF CORPORATE PACKAGES AVAILABLE TO SUIT ANY OCCASION AND BUDGET, OR TALK TO US ABOUT CUSTOMISING A PACKAGE TO SUIT YOUR TEAM.
REMEMBER: TEAMS THAT THROW TOGETHER, GROW TOGETHER!
THROW AXES OFTEN!
JOIN OUR LEAGUE AND THROW AXES IN A FUN, COMPETITIVE AND SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE.
SOLO / SMALL GROUP SESSIONS
CAN'T GET A GROUP OF 8 OR MORE FOR A SESSION? - THAT'S OK!
GET ONBOARD OUR SOLO/SMALL GROUP SESSIONS.
YOU / YOUR GROUP WILL JOIN UP WITH A BUNCH OF OTHER LIKE MINDED AXE THROWERS WHERE YOU WILL LEARN TO THROW AXES IN A FUN AND SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE!
BRING THE AXE-TION TO YOU!
WE HAVE AN AWESOME MOBILE AXE THROWING SETUP TO AMP UP YOUR NEXT EVENT. AVAILABLE ANYWHERE EAST COAST AUSTRALIA.
PERFECT FOR ANY EVENT FROM 10 TO 200 PEOPLE. WEDDINGS, BIRTHDAYS, CORPORATE EVENTS AND FESTIVALS - WE CAN DO IT ALL!
"Fantastic activity to do with a group of friends. ... Definitely recommend!"- Kimberley Legge (Google Review)
"Awesome setup and friendly staff"- Ash Eissa (Google Review)
"Loads of fun. Thanks for a great birthday day"- Steve P (Google Review)
"I went to Maniax with some friends just to try something different for a change. I had no idea what to expect, but it was SO much fun!!"- Teekay847 (tripadvisor)
"At first I was a little apprehensive but the guys there were very professional with safety and participant enjoyment being their obvious highest priorities. It sounds extreme but I now liken it to ten pin bowling, except with axes, more hipsters and less mullets."- jaseriss (tripadvisor)
We've got three words for you guys: urban axe throwing.
That's what's coming to Melbourne. An axe throwing studio where you can go and flick carefully weighted throwing axes at timber walls and feel like a total badass.
The place is called Maniax, and it's been running in Sydney for a little while. Co-founders Stephen and Alex finally decided Melbourne needs to vent some pent-up espresso steam and tried to set up Maniax in an Abbotsford warehouse. Long story short-it's really hard to get local developers to believe that you a) need all these razor-sharp axes for fun, and b) that a venue like this is safe. After a drawn-out VCAT battle, the boys are now free to throw axes as much as they want. And they're inviting you to get in on the fun.
The whole thing started a few years ago, when Stephen Thomas was living in Canada. Every Tuesday night there was an Urban Axe Throwing League in a dark Toronto alleyway (this sounds like David Fincher movie or something). People would get together, throw axes, talk about axes, listen to axe-related music etc. Stephen knew he had to bring this thing to Australia. And Maniax is the result.
Now, the big question, what exactly is urban axe throwing? Obviously you're not throwing the axes at eachother-there are big bullseye targets painted onto thick timber walls. The aim of the game is to throw your axe and hit the target. Maniax starts every session with coaching, target practice and a thorough safety briefing. Nervous nellies, don't worry-over 35,000 people have done this in Sydney, and there's been 0 accidents.
Maniax is available for all sorts of things-corporate axe throwing, birthday parties, buck's nights, family events (if you have a particularly aggressive family). The minimum group booking size is 8 people, but you can rock up solo (or in a small group) on limited dates each month. Keep an eye on Maniax's social channels to get all the up-to-date info.
Once the business is up and running, the boys will also be hosting League Nights and semi-regular axe throwing competitions. There's a sentence we never thought we'd be writing...
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ 19-21 Russell St Abbotsford | Map
✆ 0420 849 280
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Maniax | Sydney
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