Adventure travelers around the world have just been handed another reason to visit the UAE as they unveiled the longest zipline in the world. The thrilling activity located in Ras Al Khaimah sends travelers gliding down like a bird from the tallest peak in UAE.
Adding yet another world record to their already impressive man-made feats, UAE has opened the longest zip line in the world for travelers. The 2.8km zipline was officially recognized yesterday by the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest zip line in the world.
This zip line comes in an already long list of world records that UAE has achieved to attract tourists to the barren desert land for tourism. This time, the zip line wasn’t set up in the tourist hub of Dubai, rather it was established in the mountains of Ras Al Khaimah- located in northern UAE.
Interesting facts about the longest zipline in the world
Located at the top of the Jebel Jais mountain, the zip line can handle 1,00,000 people a year and there are no age restrictions.
- The zipline has a length of 2.8 km.
- Zipliners will travel at a speed of up to 150 km/hr from the highest mountain peak in UAE.
- The riders should have a minimum height of 1.22 meters and not weigh more than 150 kg.
Some other world records UAE tourism can boast about
After adding the longest zipline in the world, UAE tourism can boast about yet another world record in their already-impressive CV of records. Travelers looking to visit UAE can visit the world’s fastest rollercoaster, world’s tallest building, world’s tallest hotel, world’s biggest carpet, largest synchronized car dance, and world’s longest water slide.
With every passing month, UAE becomes an even more attractive destination for adventure junkies looking for an ultimate thrill ride. Book a Dubai Tour Package with TravelTriangle to enjoy all the world’s finest luxuries and adventures in UAE.