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Zip World

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Zip World Snowdonia is the longest zip wire in the northern hemisphere and is the fastest in the world! Reaching speeds of up to 100 mph+, it is also a guided adventure experience that lasts for approx 2 hours, and is located in the most dramatic of...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Penrhyn Quarry Zip World | Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, Bangor LL57 4YG, Wales
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All reviews fantastic experience whole experience great fun free video from start to finish the staff were great well worth the money quarry tour adrenaline rush worth every penny time slot birthday present safety checks whole thing my partner loved every minute bad weather
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic morning at Zipworld, what a great experience it was flying along on a Zip wire, real adrenaline rush. The views were spectacular driving up in the truck to the top Zip wire. As were the views as you flew across the valley....More

Thank Hyper32
Reviewed 3 days ago

You don't just do the main zip wire there is an initial shorter and less extreme wire to get the feel of it. The "bus" ride to the top in a converted ex army 4x4 lorry was fun with a stop half way up for...More

Thank MartinD2092
Reviewed 3 days ago

This activity was something from my wife's bucket list. It's a bit scary when you arrive and see people whizzing over your heads and out across the lake. However the professional staff soon put you at ease and explain the procedures to keep you safe,...More

Thank shaunredman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not as scary as it first looks. Get to do a small tester first which calms the nerves ! The bigger one looks a bit daunting on the way up and the throat did dry up!! But once hooked up and let go it was...More

Thank ReggieLombard
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I paid for all three of our group (over £260) & we hired a helmet cam for the middle rider also to catch all three of us as the staff mentioned this is the best way. After all the hype, I sadly had a parachute...More

Thank whatyaseeiswhatyaget
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were supposed to go on Velocity 2 on Sat 13th Oct 2018, but due to the weather it was cancelled. We were able to rebook for Sun 14th and was well worth the wait. Going on the smaller ride first was good along with...More

Thank Hub5ey
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bit of a late review but got to write one for our visit on the 4th sept 18. OMG WHAT A DAY!. I treated a very dear and loved person to me to a day out in the caverns and then velocity 2. Tbh was...More

Thank Pgino72
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a good experience but overpriced. Check the weather before as I’m not even overweight but because of my weight and the very small amount of wind, they had to put a parachute on me which made me go half the speed of everyone else...More

Thank Adrianna T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Where do I start? We went on the 10th October and must have had the best day ever.. I was with a group of widows and 2 of us did the zip wire. The staff were so professional and made you feel at ease all...More

Thank jeanus44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic experience - I went in August this year and again at the beginning of October. Both times the staff were excellent, very professional and reassuring and everything kit wise was checked and treble checked. The first time I went despite it being 30 odd...More

Thank Martikaz
Zip World T, Social Media Executive at Zip World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the excellent review! It's so fantastic to hear you enjoyed your Velocity 2 experience so much that you joined us again for a second adventure, and both were just as amazing as each other! We agree, the weather up in the mountains...More

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Gers1873ok
1 October 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
On the short training zip you walk and it’s ten minutes up a gentle slope. On the long zip wire you go in an army style covered jeep. It’s very steep and takes about 15 minutes. There’s no walking.
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ron b
16 September 2018|
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Response from Dave K | Reviewed this property |
Can’t see any upper age restrictions but you will need to visit the site as they do have a list of restrictions including medical ones
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ReddersKent
3 September 2018|
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Response from Zip World T | Property representative |
Hi there, yes, we have slightly different goggles for people who wear glasses. They fit over the top!
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