The Coolest Places To Go Zip Lining In The World

The Coolest Places to Go Zip Lining in the World

Escape from your everyday life, break out of your comfort zone, and experience the thrill of zip lining.

You have always wanted to know what it feels like to fly, but sky diving and BASE jumping is just too risky for you. That's okay, zip lining gives you the opportunity to soar through the sky and experience the world from above without the hazards other extreme sports entail.

Las Vegas

Las Vegas is full of exciting, adrenaline pumping zip lines. Zip line with Flightlinez for a once in a lifetime experience to soar over the Mojave Desert. Or experience the thrill of Fremont Street on a whole new level. Hop on the SlotZilla zip line and soar down Freemont Street between the casinos and pedestrian promenade.

Rainforest Adventures, St. Lucia

Celebrate nature and experience it like you may have never before— on a zip line through a true rainforest. Whether you want a thrilling experience or are looking for a package delighted for all ages, Rainforest Adventures has a variety to choose from.

San Diego, California

According to NBC San Diego, in 2015 California's longest zip line opened at La Jolla Indian Reservation. Riders will soar through 1.25 miles of tree tops, canyons, valleys, and mountains, catching speeds up to 50 mph. Another exciting zip line in San Diego is Flightline Safari, which is located in the San Diego Zoo Wild Animal Park. Zip through the sky and catch views of the incredible wildlife below you.

Maui, Hawaii

There are many adventurous things to do in Maui, Hawaii. However, Central Maui offers a range of zip lining courses. One of them is an eight-line zip lining course, which features the island's longest zip line. So strap on your harness. The majority of Maui zip lining courses offer incredible Maui sights, spectacular scenery, unique forests, and beautiful mountain views.

Whistler, British Columbia

Many of us know Whistler as one of the most incredible destinations for skiing and riding. What many of us don't know is that it is also home to some of the coolest zip lines in the world. Fly through the forest on a guided zip lining tour through Whistler. There are six tours/packages to choose from. Each gives you the opportunity to glide over creeks, through trees, see wildlife, and experience the beauty of Cougar Mountain (The Sasquatch Tour).

Zip 2000, Sun City, South Africa

The original extreme zip slide, Zip 2000, opened in 2004 and held the title of the world's highest, longest and fasted zip slide for over six years. Reach speeds up to 100 mph. Reviews on said: "What a blast. Excellent Ride," "What a rush! Totally coming back," and "Best ever. Off the bucket list."

ArborTrek Canopy Adventures, Smugglers Notch, Vermont

Soar through the sky on an award-winning zip-line eco-adventure with ArborTrek Canopy Adventures. Take the guided Zip Line Canopy Tour and experience high-speed zip lines and spectacular views of the region. ArborTrek Smugglers Notch is consistently rated with five stars by TripAdvisor users.

Allure of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean offers a variety of onboard activities for their passengers. But one of the most thrilling adventures includes their zip line. Imagine zip lining 9 decks above the ground from one end of the ship to the other. Yes, passengers agree, it is really as incredible as it sounds.

Miss Sky Canopy Tour, Costa Rica

Miss Sky Canopy Tour in Nosara, Costa Rica, is home to one of the longest canopy tours in the world. With 21 runs, views of waterfalls, river pools, and spectacular forests, you definitely won't be disappointed.

La Tyrolienne, French Alps

Soar between the snowy peaks of the French Alps on the world's highest zip line. The zip line starts off at an altitude of 10,597 ft. at the top of Orelle Mountain, and is 4,200 ft. long. Bonus: You can bring your skis along for the ride and travel from mountain to mountain.

Flying Fox, New Zealand

Race between 80 and 100 mph through Gravity Canyon on the Flying Fox zip line. Choose to ride by yourself or team up and ride with one or two of your friends and enjoy the experience together. Oh, and the best part, you're riding the entire time face down looking out and down at the ground below.

Extreme Zipline, Utah Olympic Park, Utah

Extreme and Freestyle ZipRiders are invited to try the ultimate zip line in Utah Olympic Park. Zip lines reach a speed of 60 mph; they are 1,500 feet long and have a vertical drop of 500 feet.

ZipRider, Ice Straight Point, Alaska

Ice Straight Point, Alaska is home to one of the longest zip line rides in the world at 5,495 feet! Cruise ship passengers start at Icy Straight Point, hop in a tour van and drive 6 miles up the mountain to the top state of the ZipRider. Ride over cliffs and observe the spectacular views surrounding you.

Simatai, China

Experience one of the seven wonders of the modern world on this incredible zip line through China. In order to get to the starting point, you have to hike or take a chair lift ride up the Great Wall of China. How do you get down? Forget walking, take the zip line! Experience incredible mountain views and spectacular sights of the Great Wall from above.

Dragon’s Breath Zipline, Haiti

View the beautiful beaches in Haiti on this thrilling tour. It is said to be the longest zip line in the world over water at 2,600 feet. Although the ride is short, enjoy it while it lasts. The experience of soaring over the water is sure to be life changing.