6 Best Places to Zipline Around the World
From the waterfalls of Hawaii to the mountains of Alaska, visit some of the best places to zipline when you sail with Princess®. Whether you’re a first-timer or a zipping veteran, each course offers something unique, so you’ll never get tired of strapping into your harness and taking off. Here are the six best places to zipline in the world.
- Mahogany Park, Costa Rica
On a cruise through the Panama Canal, head into the countryside and embark on a true jungle adventure in Mahogany Park. As one of the best places to zipline in Costa Rica, this private reserve is home to the country’s last remaining mahogany trees and gives you the exclusive opportunity to see them up close. On our Discovery™ Recommended tour, tap into your adrenaline junkie as you soar between 11 platforms and nine horizontal traverses. Keep an eye out for unique wildlife along the way, including monkeys, sloths and native birds.
- Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Known as the “Island of Wine”, Waiheke Island is brimming with some of the best beaches and vineyards in New Zealand. Revel in sweeping views of the scenery as you fly over grapevines, valleys and native forests, and zip higher and faster through each terrain. Choose to travel solo or side-by-side with a loved one as you traverse each 700-foot long line. With unparalleled views of Auckland City and the Central Business District (CBD), it’s no wonder Waiheke Island is one of the best places to zipline. Continue delighting in the scenery around you on a one-mile nature walk following the flight.
- Icy Strait Point, Alaska
Home to only 750 residents, Icy Strait Point is a hidden gem amidst Alaska’s famous landscapes. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and crystalline fjords, it serves as one of the best places to zipline in the region. Descend 1,330 feet on a 90-second ride on the Icy Strait ZipRider, the longest and highest of its kind. Flying at nearly 60 miles per hour, glide over Icy Strait Point’s forests and the Hoonah village before making your way down to the beach below.
- Hilo, Hawaii
Experience all of Hawaii’s lush landscapes during the Zipline Through Paradise adventure. As the longest zipline on the island, this 8-line course carries you past Hilo Bay and Honolii River as well as various volcanoes, rainforests, double-tiered waterfalls and hidden grottos. With your last line spanning over a half-mile long, soak up the very best of Hilo’s scenery before descending into the river gorge. Between the diverse courses and fast-changing scenery, this experience is the best place to zipline in Hawaii for both nature-lovers and thrill-seekers alike.
- Belize City, Belize
Home to dense rainforests and tropical wildlife, Belize is a treasure chest of breathtaking views. On a Western Caribbean cruise, immerse yourself in the best of the region on our Discovery™ Recommended tour through Jaguar Jungle Camp. Rocket across the rainforest canopies, and pass one of the Maya’s ancient ceremonial caves along the way. Even from 700 feet above the ground, you can admire the dense flora below that once nourished their civilization. When your sky-high adventure comes to an end, continue the discovery on a tube ride through crystal caves. With so much to do, Jaguar Jungle Camp is one of the best places to zipline for every kind of adventurer.
- Orocovis, Puerto Rico
ToroVerde Adventure Park is home to the world’s longest zipline, also known as “The Monster.” Located just over an hour drive from the port of San Juan, this Guinness Book attraction is unlike most other ziplines in more ways than one. The Monster invites guests to soar horizontally over Puerto Rico’s terrains, for a true flying experience. Travel at speeds of up to 95 miles per hour along the 1.5-mile long cable. Conquer one of the best places to zipline in the world on an unforgettable hour-long journey on a Southern Caribbean cruise with Princess.
Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline rush or an opportunity to explore the scenery, ziplining offers the best of both worlds. Soar over iconic landscapes while relishing in the beauty of each destination when you sail with Princess.