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Zip World in Wales

Discover this unique and very special adventure soaring hundreds of feet through the air at one hundred miles per hour!

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Zip World

Make an unforgettable trip on the longest zip wire in Europe in Snowdonia! It is an experience of a lifetime. From the top of Velocity, you will see Anglesey with views of the Isle of Man during clear weather—the birds-eye view is really stunning!

Standing on the edge of nothing in the weird suit about to fly hundreds feet in the air for a mile above Wale's beautiful scenery is an incredible experience The speed literally knocks the breath out of you as you feel your body cutting through the air. You can even reach speeds of 100mph and that is no joke! Every participant is supplied with a safety helmet, goggles, and a flying suit that is wind and shower proof and children under the age of 18 years are not permitted.

Practical info

When can you enjoy ziplining at Zip World?

Zip World is available throughout the year, but it's a great idea to visit during the warmer months for a more enjoyable experience. Be sure to check weather conditions before booking, as fog and rain can negatively affect visibility and the ziplining experience. It's also important to note that the colder months may affect the zipline's performance due to cable contraction, so going when it's warm is preferable. Show more

Where is the longest zip wire in Europe located?

The highest and longest zip wire in Europe is located in Zip World Snowdonia, Wales, specifically on Velocity. This zip wire is over a mile long and is suspended over a quarry that features a 500-foot vertical drop, adding to the excitement. Other activities available in Zip World's Adventure Park include underground trampolines, zip lining, and giant swings. Show more

What are the age restrictions for ziplining at Zip World?

Zip World requires participants to be at least ten years of age to zipline, and individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must weigh no more than 120kg (265 pounds) and fit the supplied safety gear. Keep in mind that ziplining at Zip World is not recommended for people with certain medical conditions, such as heart problems, neck, and back injuries or epilepsy. Show more

How fast do individuals travel while ziplining at Zip World?

Zipliners at Zip World can reach speeds of up to 100 mph on the Velocity zipline. Actual speed will be determined by wind conditions, participant weight and weather, with most visitors reaching between 60 and 70 mph on average. The sensation of soaring through the air while enjoying the breathtaking natural beauty of Wales is something that cannot be missed. Show more

What safety gear does Zip World provide for ziplining?

Zip World provides zipliners with a safety helmet, goggles, and a flying suit. The flying suit is made to be wind and rainproof to keep participants dry and comfortable during their zipline. However, zipliners should wear well-fitted, comfortable footwear as open-toed shoes are prohibited. As the temperature can fluctuate, visitors should dress in layers for added comfort during their experience at Zip World. Show more

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