Fast, fun, and exhilarating, the Grizzly Falls ziplining adventure is sure to excite nature lovers and thrill seekers alike! Get a running start on solid ground and take flight into the treetops of the Alaskan rainforest!
It all starts at your cruise dock when you meet up with your guide. From there, enjoy an entertaining historic tour through downtown Skagway then along 9 miles of stunning coastline.
When you arrive at our base in Dyea, you will transfer into our customized unimog - an all-wheel drive vehicle necessary for getting up our rugged mountain road. During your adventurous ride up the mountain, look out at the impressive rainforest and glacially fed waterfalls. Get psyched - you're about to fly over this wild landscape! At the top of the mountain, you will suit up in gear that meets the highest standards of safety while your highly trained guide tells you what to expect and how to safely navigate the course.
You will then be lead to the take-off zone, where you'll clip in and fly away! You'll soar through a course of 11 ziplines, the longest measuring 750ft - that's longer than 2 football fields combined! But this is more than just any zipline course. Our lines will bring you directly above glacially fed waterfalls, so close you will actually feel the mist as you zoom by! For the more cautious adventurers, rest assured that you can always control your own speed with a brake system. But we double dog dare you to let go and zoom up to 45 miles per hour!
Of course, that's a little too fast to take those perfect pictures of the Alaskan wilderness. That's why we decided that a hardcore unimog and an 11 line zip course over waterfalls just isn't quite enough. So we added 4 state of the art suspension bridges. From these bridges, you'll be able to capture stunning photos of you and your loved ones in the heart of Alaska's wild beauty.
After completing the course, pat yourself on the back, say goodbye to your guides, and enjoy your last ride in the unimog to your bus at the bottom of the mountain. Take advantage of the scenic drive back to Skagway to look over your pictures and joke about who was the bravest zipliner. This is bound to be an "E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N of a lifetime", one you will surely remember for years to come!
Please note: Minimum weight 50lbs, maximum weight 265lbs. Must be at least 6 years of age. Designed for guests in good physical condition.
Duration: 4 hours (Roundtrip from cruise ship terminal.)
- Roundtrip transportation
- All safety equipment and zipline gear (helmet, chest and waist harness, and zipline pulley)
- Rain jackets available if needed
- Light snack and beverage
- Minimum weight: 50lbs
- Maximum weight: 265lbs
- Minimum age: 6 years old
- Partipants should be comfortable with heights and able to walk on uneven surfaces. This tour is not recommended for people who are pregnant, have had recent neck/back injuries or surgery, or are in a wheel chair.
- Closed toe shoes (sneakers, hiking, or rain boots)
Duration: 4 hours. Tour times below are approximate:
- 1.5 hour roundtrip scenic transportation from Skagway to Historic Dyea
- 30 minutes roundtrip transportation to zipline base in Unimog vehicle
- 30 minutes safety orientation and zipline practice
- 1.5 hours ziplining tour
- 15 minutes relaxation time and gear removal
Do I need prior ziplining experience to participate?
No experience is necessary for this tour, and beginners as well as experts are welcome!
Are there any physical requirements for this tour?
Partipants should be comfortable with heights and able to walk on uneven surfaces. This tour is not recommended for people who are pregnant, have had recent neck/back injuries or surgery, are in a wheel chair or over 265lbs in weight.
What type of clothing should I wear?
Layered clothing, long pants and weather appropriate dress is recommended. Closed toe shoes (sneakers, hiking or rain boots) are required; sandals and other open toe footwear is not permitted.
Are there any age restrictions for children?
Children must be at least 6 years old and weigh a minimum of 50lbs.
Can I bring a backpack?
All backpacks, bags, and purses are are required to be placed in lockers (provided) and are not allowed on the zipline tour. Personal cameras and video devices are allowed while ziplining.
Can I bring my own food or drink?
Food and beverage are not allowed on tour.
Are food and drink included?
A light snack and beverage are included on this tour. Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase after ziplining is completed.
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