Blog for Zip line Attraction in the Smoky Mountains
Located in Pigeon Forge, TN and near Gatlinburg and Sevierville.
By Ross Bodhi Ogle
Posted on October 4, 2022
Before we take you on a whirlwind tour of some of the most amazing zipline tours to be found in the world, we'll start by telling you that for most of them, you have to travel to some pretty far-flung locations. Even many of the ones in the United Stated require a journey of some significance just to get there. And that doesn't even touch on the many featured zipline companies that are located all over the planet.
That's where Smoky Mountain Ziplines comes in. We're located in the mountains of East Tennessee, within a one-day drive of two-thirds of our nation's population. So when you're ready to experience our Pigeon Forge canopy tours, give us a call or book online. We're easy to travel to and access, and our seven-line tour delivers heights, speeds and surrounding scenery that can go toe to toe with some of the best zipline attractions in the world.
This Central American site doesn't disappoint with its lush, tropical terrain and series of ziplines that run as long as 700 feet (at Smoky Mountain Ziplines, our longest line is 800 feet). Experienced local guides are on hand to keep you safe and teach you all about local history and culture.
If a Caribbean setting is more your speed, you'll find this eight-zipline attraction on the grounds of an 18th century estate, where mango, coconut and banyan trees set a beautiful scene. Sights include the historic village of Soufrière, the twin peaks of the Pitons, a lush rainforest and the blue waters of the Caribbean.
We're back to Central America, where the ziplines are just one facet of this 20-acre seaside park. They offer more than a mile of zipline cables (15 lines, in fact), enabling you to spot sloths, macaws, capuchin monkeys and more as you soar over the lush scenery and wind up on a pristine beach.
This is one of several zipline operators we'll be showcasing that are located in Alaska. Located on the Kenai Peninsula, this tour takes zipliners over spruce trees and mountain hemlocks while perhaps spotting eagles in their natural habitats.
For this adventure, we're relocating you from the 49th state to the 50th. Skyline Haleakalā operates in the national park and sends guests out on a series of five ziplines, at speeds reaching 45 miles per hour. Along the way are native forests, deep canyons and a swinging bridge. And did we mention that this all takes place on the island's tallest volcano?
Located on Waiheke Island, this tour deliver some of New Zealand's most stunning landscapes. The bird's-eye views afforded here include a native forest canopy, the ocean, rolling farmland and sprawling vineyards. This course's three lines measure more than 650 feet in length each. The tour's unique double cable design lets zipliners travel in tandem if they wish.
It's back to the Caribbean for this zipline adventure, where five lines - which stand as high as 250 feet above the ground - will help you zip along as fast as 40 miles per hour. Below are rivers and green rainforests, and you just might catch glimpses of Mt. Liamuiga (a stratovolcano) and monkeys living in the treetops.