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Ride a Zipline

If you're one for thrills but don't quite have the will to jump out of a plane or off a bridge, ziplining can give you your adrenaline buzz without such a precarious proposition.

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It has been called the nearest thing to flying!

Zip lines are fast and exciting ways to get your next adrenaline fix. With many around the world, you are able to travel at high speeds from mountains, through forests, and looking over lakes.

Walking down mountains can be fun for sure, but can they get you as pumped up as "flying" down a zip-line at up to 100mph??

In the past they were used in early history by people living in the Alps and Himalayas as a means for transport through treacherous terrain and an efficient way to transport supplies.

Some of the most electrifying zip lines on the planet not only offer a large kick of adrenaline but also stunning views that you will remember for a life time.

Our Pick

Snowdonia - The fastest zip line in the world!

Velocity in Snowdonia, Wales is the longest zip line in Europe and in the right conditions the fastest on the planet with tops speeds exceeding 100mph (160km/h).

Once you enter the drop zone there’s no going back… descending 1560m and reaching speeds of 165km/h there’s no doubt Velocity is up there with the best zip lines experiences the world has to offer.

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Other great Zip Lines

Queenstown, New Zealand
Ziptrek Ecotours features several tree to tree zip experiences on Gondola Hill Queenstown, the adventure and adrenaline capital.
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Kathmandu, Nepal
This ZipFlyer is one to tell your grandchildren about… taking you on a 5,905 feet journey, at speeds above 70 mph… oh and not to mention a 2,000 foot vertical drop!!
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Lake Tahoe, California
The Heavenly Ski resort next to Lake Tahoe hosts a number of zip lines and activities including the ‘Heavenly Zip Line’.
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If you want to zip line in somewhere not listed here, or find other awesome activities for your next holiday or short break, contact one of our travel experts and we'll create a custom itinerary for you and your party free of charge!

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Zip-lining is much safer than it's white knuckle alternatives such as windsurfing or kiteboarding. Whilst injuries can happen as with any physical endeavour the numbers are far lesser than 1 per 100,000.

Zip lining is the best activity to have children taste the wild side without some of the dangers that adrenaline junkies are accustomed to. It's a great way to give them an endorphin boost and see the beauty of nature from above.

Different zip lines have different age limits so check with the website you intend to book with beforehand to ensure your little ones are able to join in.


Zipline Resources

Virgin Experience Days
  • Virgin Experience Days provides many UK options for riding a Zipline.
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Get your Guide

  • Choose a zipline tour with Get Your Guide, who provide options for the most popular in the world.
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  • Viator users can also find options from a choice of the most popular in the world.
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World Nomads

  • Provides insurance including adventure activities. Which is wise if you're an adrenaline junkie
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