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Las Vegas has always been known as a place of entertainment for adults. Over the past couple of decades, it’s grown into a family town with more to do than one can imagine! And now, you have choices when you are ready to hit a Las Vegas Zip Line! Here’s a list.
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VooDoo Zip Line:
Location: West Flamingo Road, South Las Vegas:
The VooDoo zip line is located in south Las Vegas on West Flamingo Road. This extreme thrill ride can be found within the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino and soar’s over 500 feet from the ground, between the two Rio towers.
Riders take off 50 stories high from the VooDoo lounge at the top of Masquerade Tower and travel all the way to the Ipanema Tower. The ride reaches speeds of 33 miles per hour and transports thrill seekers 800-feet before they make the return journey backwards.
From the ride, guests have an uninterrupted, open-air, 360-degree view of the Las Vegas Strip and will travel approximately one-third of a mile.
Guests can take flight at any time between 12 pm – 12 am, giving riders the choice of daytime views or moonlit views.
The VooDoo zip line can accommodate 2 riders at one time and riders who are aged 21 or over can gain complimentary entry to the VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub and Lounge when they produce their receipt. The price of the ride varies, costing $27.50 before 5:30 pm and $42.50 after, although same-day second rides are discounted.
FLY LINQ Zipline:
Location: Las Vegas Boulevard:
The LINQ promenade is an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district, and the FLY LINQ zip line is the promenade’s only zip line experience, located 12 stories above ground level. Visitors to the attraction will begin their experience by taking a glass elevator that provides undisturbed views over the strip.
The FLY LINQ zip line then whisks riders away from a 114-foot tall launch tower located at the very top of The LINQ Hotel and Casino. The ride features 10 side-by-side zip lines that allow guests to fly 1,121 feet along the entire length of the LINQ strip until they reach the foot of the High Roller observation wheel.
Riders will soar through the air at 35 miles per hour and can choose to do so in the seated position, superman position or for real thrill seekers, backwards.
Online prices range from $25 to $40 depending on the riders choice of position and the time of day. The ride is perfect for adrenaline junkies looking for a once in a lifetime, exhilarating experience.
Location: Las Vegas Boulevard
SkyJump Las Vegas can be found 829 feet above the Neon Strip at the very top of the Stratosphere Tower. The thrilling attraction is described as an open-air leap or controlled freefall, which in essence is a vertical zip line.
After jumping from the small platform at the top of Stratosphere Tower the ride propels guest at 40 miles per hour towards the landing pad, where riders will make a controlled landing. Jumps can be taken during the daytime, nighttime or at sunset, giving visitors their choice of setting or the ability to experience them all.
Skyjump Las Vegas holds the Guinness World Record for highest commercial decelerator descent in the world, making for a scream-inducing attraction that is perfect for adrenaline junkies. Prices for the record-breaking ride range from $99 for guests of the Stratosphere hotel or local residents, to $119 for non-stratosphere guests and additional packages are also available.
Location: Arroyo Springs Street, Spring Valley
GlowZone is an alternative choice best suited for those interested in smaller thrills or families with young children. The attraction is an indoor, glow-themed amusement centre typically aimed at children, although adult nights are also a popular choice. GlowZone is located in the Las Vegas suburb of Spring Valley. There are an array of attractions at GlowZone but the Skyscraper Ropes Course is where you will find a more child-friendly zip line.
The zip line at glow zone starts only 20 feet in the air which, in comparison to other zip lining experiences in Las Vegas, is a tame thrill. The zip line allows guests to soar to the end of the challenging Skyscraper Ropes Course after mastering the swaying bridge, narrow planks, and fields of ropes and nets. Prices for GlowZone cover the whole attraction, not just the Skyscraper Ropes Course and zip line.
GlowZone also offers Spin Zone Bumper Cars, an arcade, Scale the City Climbing course, Glow Mini Gold, the Ninja Course, a laser maze, Bazooka Ball, and Soft City. Prices for GlowZone start at $20 for an hour of play and ranges to $35 for all day play.
VR Adventures – Las Vegas Boulevard:
VR Adventures presents a modern take on traditional zip lining as the attraction plunges visitors into the three-dimensional world of virtual reality. Guests simply have to put on cutting edge virtual reality goggles and they are immediately transported to the most electrifying thrill rides imaginable. One of VR Adventure’s most popular attractions is the Free Fall Zip Line.
Riders virtually enter an elevator which takes them to a great height, once guests reach the top of the elevator they must climb higher using a ladder to reach the zip line. From there, guests zip over the Caesars Palace pool to yet another elevator that transports them higher again.
Once at the very top, thrill-seekers must make the decision whether to virtually jump from the tower into free-fall, or use an even faster zip line to reach the ground.
This attraction located on the south end of Las Vegas Boulevard is a good alternative option for those who are unable to embark on a real zip line journey or those who seek smaller thrills. Prices for VR Adventures are based on individual attractions and the online fee for the Free Fall Zip Line is $20.
SlotZilla Zip Line
Location: Fremont Street, Las Vegas:
The SlotZilla zip line in downtown Las Vegas is an 11-story, slot machine themed, zip line attraction. The attraction offers two ways to fly, by zip line or by zoom line. The zip line has guests sit in a traditional, upright position and is 7 stories high. Starting at the slot machine, the zip line transports riders 850 feet down the Fremont Street Experience, landing between the Four Queens and Fremont Casinos.
Alternatively, the Zoom Line allows thrill-seekers to fly superman style and is 11-stories high. The Zoom Line whisks flyers 1,750 feet over the entire Fremont Experience, landing at the famous Golden Gate Casino. Both the zip line and the zoom line allow 4 guests to fly at a time.
The SlotZilla slot machine is officially the largest slot machine in the world and the attraction as a whole has been voted the Best Extreme Adventure, Best Family Attraction, and Best Amusement Ride at the Best of Las Vegas Awards. Visitors can ride the zip line for $20-$25, whilst the price of the zoom line ranges from $40-$49.
Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon – Boulder City Parkway, Boulder City
Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon is situated 30 minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip, near Henderson. The attraction offers visitors a zip line ‘tour’ of the scenic Nevada landscape and wildlife, consisting of 4 separate zip lines. The zip lines span 1.5 miles and transport riders at speeds of up to 60 mph at a height of 3800 feet above sea level.
This attraction is perfect for nature and wildlife lovers as the company promises beautiful canyon and desert views, and potential sightings of bighorn sheep, lizards, and hawks.
Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon offers three types of tours: daytime, sunset and moonlight. The price of a daytime tour is $159, whilst a sunset tour costs $169 and a moonlight tour is priced at $179. Each tour takes approximately 2.5 hours to complete, this time does not include the length of the compulsory safety class.
The sunset tour commences at 5 pm daily and is timed so that visitors fly into the sunset during the longest zip line stretch. Moonlight tours occur on the day before a full moon, the day of a full moon, and the day after a full moon to ensure maximum night illumination.
However, the organization recommends that guests embark on a daytime tour before taking a moonlight tour in order to experience the full beauty of the canyon.