Soar like Superman, zoom over oceans and rainforests, or zip by a volcano and more on some of the world’s coolest zip lines! Here are six of them.
THE LONGEST ZIP LINE in the world is Jebel Jais Flight, located in the mountainous desert of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. This Guinness World Record holder is 1.76 miles long (31 football fields) and can reach a speed of 93 miles per hour.
The world’s LONGEST OVER-WATER ZIP LINE is Dragon’s Breath Flight Line at Royal Caribbean cruise line’s resort in Labadee, Haiti. Riders glide in a sitting position for 2,600 feet over the ocean — reaching speeds of about 50 mph before landing on the beach.
THE BSA HAS ITS OWN SUPER ZIP LINE, the Big Zip at The Summit Bechtel Reserve. You can try this 3,000-foot-long wonder at the 2023 National Jamboree, at a summer camp or during a high-adventure program.
In the heart of the snowcapped Himalayas of Nepal, Zipflyer at HighGrounds Adventure Park is the tallest and steepest zip line in the world. It’s also considered the most extreme, with a 2,000-FOOT VERTICAL DROP.
Mega Zips is the world’s only FULLY UNDERGROUND ZIP LINE course. It’s built inside a 100-acre cavern located in Louisville, Kentucky.
WHIZZ ALONGSIDE AN ACTIVE VOLCANO and between mountains on an exciting multi-cable course at Sky Trek Arenal Adventures Park in Costa Rica. You might even spot monkeys on your way down!
Velocity 2 in Bethesda, Wales, is the FASTEST ZIP LINE in the world. Lying horizontally like Superman, riders hurtle down a slate quarry and zoom over a deep blue lake, with top speeds over 100 mph.
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