Top 13 Most Amazing Ziplines in the World

If you’re searching for the best places to go ziplining, look no further than this curated collection of the top 13 most amazing ziplines in the world! We hand-picked the fastest, highest, and most beautiful locations for ziplining across the planet.

Did you know that ziplining is not only used for fun? It has historically been used for practical purposes. In Australia for instance, ziplines are known as “Flying Foxes” down under. The Aussies once used zip lines to transport necessities to people across entire valleys.

Today, even the Bolivians in Yungas use a system of zip-lines to transport harvested crops across a valley 200 meters below.  The same methods are used in India, Nepal, and other Latin American countries. European countries often use ziplines to transport goods across rivers.

While zip lines can be functional, they are obviously a great source of entertainment. Read on to discover the first zip line on this list in Italy.

San Vigilio di Marebbe, Kronplatz, Italy

Zip lining in the mountainsof San Vigilio near Konplatz

Kronplatz, in Italy is a beautiful place to take a zipline through the snowy Alpine peaks of the Italian Dolomites. This holiday region is a favourite destination for vacationers in both winter and summer. There, you can find activities like skiing, hiking, trail running, or even via ferrata, which was invented in this region a century ago!

This zipline adventure in San Vigilio di Marebbe takes you through a circuit of 10 different zip lines for over 3200 meters in length. Dangling at a height of over 100 meters high, the longest ride will be 700 metres long. Kronplatz zipline is a super fun way to see all of Puster Valley and the exquisite ski resorts in the Tyrol mountain region.

Whether you like the mountains in Summer or during the off-season (the park is open from April till the end of October), San Vigilio is the perfect place to have fun with your family or friends in the Dolomites

This activity will cost €69 per person for full access to the ziplines.

Table Mountain Zipline, Cape Town, South Africa

Strap into a harness, and step off the platform for a spectacular zip line in our next destination, Cape Town South Africa. Quite simply, zip lining is the ideal way to discover the best views of Cape Town, you will see the Kogelberg mountains or the mythical Table mountains which border the districts of the city.

Stunning Canopy Cape Town Tour ziplines are located deep into the South African mountains, in the Kogelberg UNESCO World Heritage Site. These ziplines will take you gliding through Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve. In Cape Town’s Nature reserve, peaks reach altitudes of 500 to 1590 meters high. This adventure will take you about 4 hours to enjoy the views all around you.

This activity will cost 895 ZAR per person

If you would like to stay closer to the city center, The Silvermist Estate zipline adventure in Cape Town is full of amazing things to see. It includes the famous Table Mountain Park, and the many beaches that line that coast. The guides will take you along the peninsula, and up into the hills of Table Top mountain in an off-road 4X4 vehicle. From there you’ll ride through a series of 12 zipline platforms, one of which is over 155 meters high! You can also check out this video of Ziplining in Cape Town to get an idea of the beauty Cape Town holds. 

It will cost 600 ZAR per person

Bovec Zipline, Slovenia

Man zip lining in th emountains of Bovec in Slovenia

The next location on this list is the relatively unknown Eastern-European paradise of Bovec, Slovenia. Adrenaline junkies rejoice- Bovec is home to one of the biggest zipline parks in all Central Europe, with two zipline options to choose from.

The first is the Bovec Zipline in Učja valley. Here you can ride 10 ziplines of varying lengths (250 – 600 meters) stretched over the Učja canyon. Delight in panoramic views of Soča valley and Triglav, Slovenia’s highest peak. You will be able to have an exceptional view of the Triglav Canyon, the highest peak of Slovenia.

For this zipline circuit, it will cost €50 per person.

The second zipline is located at Mt. Kanin in Krnica valley, Slovenia. This Mt. Kanin zipline adventure extends between two giant peaks- Mt. Kanin and Mt. Rombon. Here you will fly at speeds of up to 60 kilometers per hour!

Tethered 1300 meters above sea level, this Slovenian zipline adventure will take you soaring over Bovec and through the Julian Alps. Amazingly, you’ll get to zip five times each for a length of 500-700 meters.

This circuit will cost €55 per person

Puerto Plata Zipline, Dominican Republic

The start of the zipline experience in Puerto Plata, in the dominican republic

Puerto Plata, in the northern part of the Dominican Republic, is a tropical paradise waiting to be explored. If you’re tired of lying on beaches and want to add a little spice to your day, there’s nothing more fun than taking this Puerta Plata zip line excursion.

Starting at the Monkey Jungle, you’ll sail through El Choco National Park and see the epic views of the Caribbean ocean. You will cross over 7 ziplines, 2 suspension bridges, and will even be challenged to make a 53-foot jump! From up there, you will see everything!

At the end of your adventure, you will have glided over 2 kilometres of zipline! To cool down a bit, you will be taken to the Monkey Jungle where you will live unforgettable moments with the animals!

It will cost US$90 per person, transportation from your hotel is included

Victoria Falls Zipline, Zimbabwe

Zipline above the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is next on the list. What could be more breathtaking than gliding by one of the most stunning waterfalls on the planet at speeds of up to 106 kilometers per hour? We’re taking you to Victoria Falls: a legendary location, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Located above the Zambezi River, the Victoria Falls are a part of the most beautiful places on earth. They are over a kilometre and a half long, and reach a height of over 100 metres, with a flow rate of up to several thousand cubic meters per second. This Victoria Falls zip line adventure lets you fly for over 425 meters, at 120 meters up in the air. Glide high above the sparkling Zambezi waters, flowing down below in the Batoka Gorge.

For US$51 per person, this zipline of the “flying fox” type (where you are laying down) gives you a view of the giant falls and colossal drop that can be nerve-racking. But you can rest easy knowing these experienced guides are backed with a 100% safety record!

Mosjøen Zipline, Helgeland, Norway

zipline on top of the beautiful city of Mosjoen in Norway

The next location on the list of the 13 most amazing ziplines in the world is in Scandinavia, in Mosjøen, Norway. Ziplining in Mosjøen is a unique Nordic adventure that takes you through the stunning mountains of Norway. Mosjøen means ‘seaside’ in old Norwegian and is a medieval Viking farmland first established in 1600.

Mosjøen’s cliffs offer a ziplining activity down 700 meters from Storfjellet. Strapped into your harness, you’ll glide over Vefsna River, Sjøgata street, and the Helgeland region. The zipline ends in the beautiful gardens of Fru Haugan’s Hotel.

This Scandinavian zipline is located midway between Trondheim and Bodo, and is definitely an adventure not to be missed when visiting Norway!

To go on a zipline ride in Mosjøen, it will cost 790NOK per person.

Tri Brata Beach Zipline, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Woman ziplining on top of the white sandy beaches of Dubrovnik in Croatia

Many vacationers travel to Dubrovnik in Croatia to party and swim in its perfect Mediterranean Sea. The gorgeous beaches here are also alluring for travelers. And Dubrovnik’s zipline, just 5 km north of Dubrovnik City Center, is a hidden treasure just waiting to be discovered by adventurers. 

This Mediterranean seaside zipline takes you over the cliffs of Tri Brata Beach in Vrbica, Dubrovnik. You will dangle 60 meters above the white sandy beaches as you glide along the Croatian coastline.

Along the way, you can see the clear turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea, and will be able to stop to jump off cliffs. Your zipline will take you zigzagging across the coastline stretching for over 250 meters. You can also choose to take a zip line at sunset in Dubrovnik for a romantic adventure for two! 

Ziptrek Zipline in Queenstown, New Zealand

ziplining above Queenstown and the Wakatipu lake

The 8th zipline of our list is the one located in Queenstown in New Zealand, where you will have an exceptional view of the whole city and the Wakatipu Lake. So how about you go on a few-hour-long adventure to discover the South Islands of New Zealand?

This zipline is made for everyone! You will be able to choose between the 3 different tours:

  • The Moa Tour has 4 ziplines, with the longest one being a 240 m long ride. Ideal for the first-timers. The height isn’t higher than 50meters, and you won’t go faster than 50 km/h
  • The Kea Tour has 6 lines, and it is the longest tour. The speed can go up to 70 km/h and the longest zipline is 300 meters long
  • Lastly, for the braver ones, there is the Keruru Tour with 2 lines but with a 21-meter drop!

During this adventure, you will have two guides at your service. They will take care of the security, but will also tell you all about Queenstown and their eco-friendly ways to cope with nature.

With Queenstown’s Ziptrek Zipline, you will have the opportunity to have fun, but also to learn many new things! It will cost between 99NZ$ and 195 NZ$ 

Toledo Zipline, Spain

Woman ziplining above the village of Toledo and the San Martin river

The 9th location on this list of the 13 most amazing ziplines in the world is Toledo, Spain. This amazing city is just 70 kilometers southwest of Madrid and is home to Europe’s longest urban zipline.

This Toledo, Spain zipline activity takes you on an adventure through one of Spain’s oldest cities. Running over 180 meters through the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site, the zip lines run parallel to the San Martin bridge and let you soar across the Tajo river.

Once you met with your instructor, you will be equipped and ready to fly off. You will even be able to get some souvenir photos at the end! Who doesn’t dream about seeing the Saint-Martin bridge and about flying above the authentic city of Toledo?

For this ride on the longest urban zipline, it will only cost €12 per person!

Schlegeis Dam Zipline, Zillertal, Austria

Man ziplining above Schlegeis Dam in Austria

The next destination on the list of the top 13 most amazing ziplines in the world is this seriously beautiful zipline in Zillertal, Austria. The Zillertal ski region consists of multiple ski resorts and lifts, offering over 139 kilometers of ski slopes. Some of the most popular outdoor activities people do here are cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice skating.

Schlegeis Dam zipline in Zillertal Austria is also known as the Flying Fox. From the air, you will see entire landscapes not privy to skiers and ice skaters. You’ll cover over 600 meters of stunning Alpine mountain beauty, at heights of up to 131 meters in the air. We’re talking about serious adventure, pure adrenaline, and absolute beauty!

And you will obviously see the beautiful Austrian Alps with peaks as high as 3000 meters and an emerald-like lake colour. A mix of beauty and adrenaline. And to make things even better, you will be able to zipline with the person of your choice, or you could even do a pendulum jump!

The price range is between €34 and €79 based on the options you choose.

Cetina River Zipline, Omiš, Croatia

Zipline above the exceptionnal river and forest of Cetina in Croatia

Next up on the list of the top 13 most amazing ziplines in the world is the Cetina River zipline.

The river Cetina is a river that originates in the mountains of Dalmatia (the source itself is worth a visit!) and it flows towards the Adriatic for about 100 km. But it’s the last few kilometers to the Sea that created this splendid canyon, close to the city of Omiš and Split.

If you opt for the Cetina River Ziplines, be ready to go on the adventure of a lifetime! Your guide will pick you up at Omiš and will take you 3 kilometers away, into the heart of the Croatian forest. After a casual stroll, your guide will help you wear all the equipment, and you will be ready to go! 

This zipline experience consists of eight steel cables stretched across the canyon that you will descend one section at a time. At a total length of 2100 meters, 510 meters high in the air, prepare yourself for an exciting ride towards the depths of the canyon! Be prepared to live a crazy 3-hour-long experience!

If you are visiting the Split region, going to Omiš is a MUST! And the ziplines will definitely be the highlight of your trip. After your ride, you will be driven back to Omiš city center, with plenty of restaurants to have lunch in following your zipline. Or you could even go for a canyoning or rafting activity, or you could go cave visiting! As you can see, Omiš has a lot to offer.

Going to the Cetina River ziplines will cost €54 per person

Monteverde Zipline, Costa Rica

Superman zipline above the Cloud Forest of Monteverde in Costa Rica

Coming up next on the list of amazing ziplines is the Monteverde zipline, in Costa Rica. The 2.5-hour activity in Monteverde is one of the most famous canopy tours in the Cloud Forest and in Costa Rica, where the clouds stay low and give you a mystic vibe.

Located over 1,440 meters high in the mountains, this forest is home to over 500 species of animals and 2,500 species of plants, many of which you can see during your Canopy adventure. The Monteverde zipline is an amazing way to immerse yourself in the lush forests of Costa Rica. You can ride the zipline on this Canopy Tour for over 1030 meters of fun. This ride includes ziplines of heights between 75 and 150 meters. You will also abseil 30 meters, ride a Tarzan swing, and a superman cable 1 kilometer long. 

The Canopy Tour of Monteverde is a really exceptional way to immerse yourself in the exceptional forest of Costa Rica. Oh! And the last detail, to higher the adrenaline level. The last zipline (175 m) goes down in the superman position (flying fox)… underground, in caving mode!

For this zipline, it will be US $50 per person

Peregrine Falcon Zipline, Rome, Italy

th elongest zipline in the world, near Rome in Italy

As the one, true longest commercial zipline on the planet, this Zipline adventure in Rome, Italy is last (but not least) on the list of the top 13 most amazing ziplines in the world. And it is probably the fastest!

This zipline is truly for the brave. You will travel at speeds up to 160 kilometers an hour, for a distance of over 2.2 kilometers! The zipline itself is located in the medieval village of Rocca Massima. Perched 730 meters above sea level, this town is only an hour’s drive from Rome.

Named after one of the world’s fastest animals, the Peregrine Falcon, this is the zipline for you if you are seeking excitement in your life. You will wear a special suit and goggles for this activity and will be fastened into a harness, head first and horizontally.

From up there, you will see the beautiful Lazio coast in the Alban Hills, and the mountains of Abruzzo. With over 2225 meters in length, this is the ultimate zipline!

The whole experience will cost €35 for 1 person and €65 for 2

 

If you want to discover more places to zipline, check out all the ziplining activities on our website. If you are looking for even more adrenaline, make sure to take a look at our article on the Top 10 Highest Bungee Jumps in the World!