Every day we use our feet as our main method of transportation. Why? Because we HAVE to. You see, we werent born with wings. Were not birds.
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We dont get to have one majestic view of everything beneath us. Were not allowed to have that experience. Darwinism forbids it.
Were stuck down here. We just have to accept it. Our only hope? To imagine what its like as we watch a bird soar freely above us.
The zipline arrived! This changed everything. This meant regular human beings could experience a birds eye view! Finally! Take that Darwin!
Today, there are amazing zipline operations all over the world. Do you want to find out where the top 11 ziplines in the world are?
This zip line is truly one of a kind. Most zip lines have only one direction. Down. But not this zip line. This zip-line is more like a roller coaster.
A HUMAN roller-coaster.
You can go up, down, left, and right. Pretty nuts, huh?
Theres really no other zip line in the world like it.
El Monstruo, or The Monster just opened in December 2015. Whats so special about it?
It is one of the longest zip lines in the world. It spans over 7,500 feet long and 1,200 feet above the ground.
This allows riders to reach a speed of 90 miles per hour. Thatll get your heart-pounding huh?
Mae Kampong, Thailand
The Flight of the Gibbon features the longest flight in all of Asia. This zip-line is over 2,600 feet in length! Thats not all though.
They also feature 33 different zip line platforms.
Dont let Superman think hes better than you. Hes not.
In fact, you can fly just like him with Selvaticas Superman Zip-line.
Were talking, face-first, arms apart. Try Selvaticas Superman Zip line.
Because why should Superman have all the fun?
El Castillo, Costa Rica
Are you feeling bold? Try ziplining on one of the most active volcanoes in the world, the Arenal Volcano
First, start your way from the peak of the mountain. Then fly down for a two and a half hour zip line course that sends you down over 2,400 feet.
Do you enjoy skiing? Then you have to try the La Tyrolienne zip line course. It connects to ski resorts in the French Alps.
What makes this zip-line is special is its altitude. Its over 10,500 feet high, making it the highest zip line in the world!
Are you the type thats always looking to kick it up a notch? Want to get an extra dose of adrenaline?
Try Selvaticas Upside Down Zip line .If you dare!
North Wales, UK
Are you ready for an extreme adventure?
The put on the water/wind resistant flying suit and goggles. Then fly down the longest zip-line in Europe at 100mph!
This place is actually home to one of the first zip lines in the world, over 100 years ago.
History and adventure, what more can you ask for?
Theres no better way to finish a zip line, than with a big splash! Try doing a flip as you let go. Maybe 2 flips.
Either way, youll end up swimming in a sparkling, crystal clear cenote. And dont worry. The fun doesnt stop after one. Just hop right back on as many times as you like!
Utah Olympic Park, Utah
Want to simulate a downhill skiing experience? Try Utah Olympic Parks Extreme Zip-line. It features one of the steepest zip-lines in the world.
The 1,500-foot-long ride has a 435-foot vertical drop. The angle simulates a downhill skiing experience!
Control and zip lines usually dont go together. Thats what makes the Glove Control Zip line at Selvatica unique.
Want maximum speed? Lighten your grip.
Want to slow things down, and observe all the jungle canopy details? Tighten your grip.
The choice is yours. Only with Selvaticas Glove Control Zip line.
Amazing huh? That was our guide to the Top 12 Zip lines in the World. How did we do? Did we miss any? Sound off below!