Ziplines were once the remit of obstacle courses – mostly used by armed forces in training (and to put corporate employees through hell on team-building retreats). Nowadays, there are zipline tours everywhere. You can take a canopy tour through the rainforest or see a city skyline from a unique angle. If you’re looking for something different to do on your next vacation, how about one of these thrilling ziplines?
1. Alaska - Icy Strait Point
Icy Strait Point is where cruise ships to Alaska dock. Passengers get the chance to see the surroundings including roaming bears and soaring bald eagles from ziplines. There are six cables covering over five thousand feet and it’s possible to reach a speed of sixty mph.