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 zipline is truly one of a kind. Most ziplines have only one direction. Down. But not this zipline. This zipline 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 zipline 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 ziplines 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 zipline is over 2,600 feet in length! Thats not all though.
They also feature 33 different zipline platforms.
Dont let Superman think hes better than you. Hes not.
In fact, you can fly just like him with Selvaticas Superman Zipline.
Were talking, face-first, arms apart. Try Selvaticas Superman Zipline.
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 zipline course that sends you down over 2,400 feet.
Do you enjoy skiing? Then you have to try the La Tyrolienne zipline course. It connects to ski resorts in the French Alps.
What makes this zipline is special is its altitude. Its over 10,500 feet high, making it the highest zipline 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 Zipline .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 zipline in Europe at 100mph!
This place is actually home to one of the first ziplines in the world, over 100 years ago.
History and adventure, what more can you ask for?
Theres no better way to finish a zipline, 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 Zipline. It features one of the steepest ziplines in the world.
The 1,500-foot-long ride has a 435-foot vertical drop. The angle simulates a downhill skiing experience!
Control and ziplines usually dont go together. Thats what makes the Glove Control Zipline 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 Zipline.
Amazing huh? That was our guide to the Top 12 Ziplines in the World. How did we do? Did we miss any? Sound off below!