What is the best zipline in the world?

by | Dec 22, 2021 | Zipline

Wondering where the best zipline in the world is? Ziplining can be enjoyed in some spectacular places around the world, and they all have absolutely breathtaking surroundings and views. You could try ziplining through the desert in Africa, over a quarry in the UK, around a historic fort in India, through native forest in New Zealand or soar over the ocean waters in Haiti. Here are some of our top picks for the best zipline in the world. Time to get inspired and start planning your next trip!

8 best zipline locations in the world:

  1. Rotorua Canopy Tours, New Zealand
  2. Dragon’s Breath Ziplining Labadee, Haiti
  3. Flying fox in Jodhpur, India
  4. Zipworld in Bethesda, UK
  5. Zip 2000 in Sun City, Africa
  6. ZipRider at Icy Strait Point, Alaska
  7. Flight of the Gibbon in Mae Kampong, Thailand
  8. Mistrider Zipline in Niagara Falls, Canada

1. Rotorua Canopy Tours, New Zealand

Rotorua Canopy Tours is a zipline tour through native forest in New Zealand. Two highly trained guides will take you around either the award winning Original Canopy Tour or the adrenaline filled Ultimate Canopy Tour. Not only is it awesome ziplining in the nature you will also learn about the current native forest conditions in New Zealand and the work that has been done to restore what we have left. There is no better way to see native New Zealand forest then flying through the lush, green canopy that gives you memories to last a lifetime. Definitly one of the best zipline locations in the world!

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Photo: Looking for the best zipline in the world? look no further than the increadible award winning experiences that Rotorua Canopy Tours has to offer.

2. Dragon’s Breath Ziplining Labadee, Haiti

If you want to experience spectacular birds eye views then Dragons Breath Zip lining in Haiti is the place you want to be to capture the unforgettable views of the horizon line and the ocean water below you. The zip line will take you from 500ft above the water down the 2,600ft long line, which makes it the longest zip line over water in the world! This ziplining location in Haiti is such a unique experience that it’s definitely one to add to your bucket list.

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Photo: Thumbs up for this spectacular ziplining location above the shores of Labadee.

3. Flying fox Jodhpur, India

This ‘flying fox’ zipline tour is in Jodhpur, India. There is a total of 6 ziplines ranging from 70m to 300m, and they take you over the Mehrangarh fort, giving you an exclusive birds eye view of the largest fort in Rajasthan. Glide over two desert lakes and trek through the Rao Jodha eco-park while enjoying unbeatable views of the Blue City of Jodphur. This is an awesome, alternative way to see the historic fort!

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Photo: A unique ziplining location – fly over the Mehrangarh fort while looking out to Jodphur city.

4. Zipworld Bethesda, UK

Zipworld in Bethesda has won international acclaim since its opening in 2013. The zipline is a mile long and the riders can get up to excess speeds of 160kph, while being 500ft high – making it the fastest zipline in the world. This ziplining location is at Penryhm Slate Quarry where you get to enjoy stunning views over Britain’s largest slate quarry. There are two ziplines next to one another so make sure to race your family or friends.

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Photo: One of the fastest and best zipline in the world – fly down the zipline over the Penrhym Slate Quarry.

5. Zip 2000 Sun City, Africa

Zip 2000 is one of the worlds longest ziplines – 2 kilometers, and you can enjoy up to speeds of 160km/hour! This ziplining location is in the heart of Sun City in South Africa and offers the ‘ultimate and original experience’ of a zipline through the desert. You can choose to do the ride solo, or tandem flying over the dry valley taking in some spectacular views of the Palace of the Lost City and the Valley of the waves.

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Photo: Plan your trip to this awesome ziplining location – one of the longest ziplines in the world.

6. ZipRider at Icy Strait Point, Alaska

Soar high of the top of Hoonah Mountain in this adrenalin pumping adventure. You will fly at speeds of up to 100km/hr on six parallel ziplines. Enjoy spectacular views of Port Frederick, Icy Strait, and on a clear day, the distant snowy peaks that surround Glacier Bay. Fly over ancient rainforest and make sure you keep a look out for the amazing wildlife that calls this area home. 

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Photo: Have a friendly race as you look out at the spectacular views on the best zipline in the world

7. Flight of the Gibbon in Mae Kampong, Thailand

Flight of the Gibbon Chiang Mai Zipline course is situated in absolutely stunning, old-growth, virgin rainforest. Journey via ziplines, abseils, sky bridges and nature trails though the Chiang Mai rainforest in this memorable experience. And added bonus us the tasty Thai lunch included in the tour.  

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Photo: Take this thrilling trip through the treetops and jungle in Thailand.

8. Mistrider Zipline in Niagara Falls, Canada

Mistrider zipline takes you on a breathtaking ride towards the base of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Glide down 670 metres, soaring past the American Falls and land at the base of the Horseshoe Falls.

During the winter months, the breathtaking beauty of Niagara Falls incased with snow and ice is not to be missed!

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