Ras Al Khaimah – The World’s Longest Zip Line
UPDATE AS OF 01 FEBRUARY 2018: the ‘Jebel Jais Flight’ zip line has officially been declared a world record breaker at 2.8km (almost 10,000ft) long, beating the previous record holder by an impressive 6,000 metres. Thrill seekers will travel at speeds up to 150kph at a height of 1,600 metres. Would you dare?
A new zip line, said to be the longest and highest in the world, is due to open atop Jebel Jais, the highest mountain in the United Arab Emirates.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) have announced that it will be longer than 28 football fields.
The line, planned to be ready in the first week of December 2017, will be able to accommodate 250 people per day, and be powered by solar energy and locally sourced materials.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) hopes the multimillion-dollar venture will attract tourists from around they globe. They have partnered with zip line operator, Toro Verde, to ensure the project’s safety and success.
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