Fast Zipline Facts
The longest known zipline is in Sun City, South Africa. The zipline is 6,561 feet long. This zipline is also probably one of the fastest: riders can reach speeds up to 100 m.p.h!
The first ziplines were built for transportation purposes in tropical rainforest areas commonly found in places like Costa Rica, which Costa Rice was also one of the first locations to begin the zipline tourism industry.
Ziplines can be found across the world: from Costa Rica to Thailand to Hawaii to Vermont. From tropical beach to alpine mountain, ziplines can be found almost anywhere!
The highest reported zipline features a drop of almost a mile! It is located in Columbia.
Hawaii may have the most ziplines of any state in the US, with over 12 available.
The Icy Straight Point ZipRider in Alaska boasts the longest zipline in the United States at just under a mile long. The zipline ride will take you from mountainside to beach.
Ziplines can be found in at least 36 of the 50 United States.
Ziplines are fantastic activities for family bonding or corporate team building.
Zipline tours are one of the fastest growing sectors in the tourism industry.