Ziplining, Treetop Trekking and Aerial Adventure Parks in Ontario
Zipline and aerial parks are popular around the world. But you don’t have to wait until you go on an exotic vacation to try one.
Ziplining In Ontario
Walk on Canada's longest foot suspension bridge then try the zipline. This is the longest zipline in Ontario, in fact it is the longest, fastest and highest single zipline in Canada. At half a mile long, 175 feet high and reaching speeds in excess of 45 mph, zip down the centre of the canyon for an exhilarating 60-second thrill ride. While there, take a walk on Canada’s longest foot suspension bridge, which extends over 600 feet across the canyon and hangs at a height of 152 feet above the canyon floor.
Location: Dorion, near Thunder Bay
The Thunderbird Twin Zip Line is the longest zipline in Ontario with two ziplines. Part of Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, it will get your adrenaline pumping. Ride Canada’s longest twin zipline (2,550 feet) that features a vertical drop of 287 feet from the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment. You can reach speeds up to 70 km per hour but don’t worry, the dynamically controlled technology allows you to control your own speed. Be sure to soak up the view on Southern Ontario’s longest suspension footbridge, which is 420 feet long, 82 feet above the valley. On a clear day, you can see 10,000 square kilometres.
Location: The Blue Mountains
Take a chairlift to the top then soar 2,075 feet down to the bottom strapped into a high-tech zipline chair, reaching speeds up to 45 km per hour on Horseshoe Resort’s Mega Zip.
Reach speeds over 60 km per hour on 3 ziplines totalling 3,100 feet over Astrolabe Lake. The first zipline is 658 feet, the second 1,125 feet and the last 1,315 feet. Logos Land Resort is a great place for family vacations with the zipline and waterpark plus RV camping, a campground and luxury accommodation.
Take a flight without feathers. On four parallel ziplines that face the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls, riders soar across the sky at speeds of 70+ kph (40+ mph) along the edge of the Niagara gorge. New night-time illumination zipline available. Open March to November.
Location: Niagara Falls
Ride the world’s first interprovincial zipline between Ontario and Quebec! Making history, this unique attraction allows you to cross from Ottawa to Gatineau like never before.
Aerial Adventure Parks
Relive your childhood at one of the seven Treetop Trekking aerial adventure parks. Feel the rush as you fly across ziplines and climb like a monkey on balance logs, cable traverses, hammock nets, wooden bridges and Tarzan swings suspended high in the forest canopy. Kids courses and night treks are available. Treetop Trekking has won the honour of Ontario’s Top Attraction in Attraction Ontario’s People’s Choice Awards.
This treetop adventure park has six different courses from Junior to Advanced plus a Full Zip. Each course has 13 to 16 aerial games – ladders, ropes, wobbly bridges and more. The Big Zip is a 1,100 foot tandem zipline.
Adventure seekers 9+, can spend hours playing 10-50 feet above Santa’s Village’s famous whispering pines located along the Muskoka River. The giant 350-foot zipline across water will give you a thrilling ride.
Glide through the Carolinian forest on a world-class 2.5-hour zipline and canopy tour adventure. This thrilling adventure with spectacular views of Long Point Bay and Turkey Point includes 8 ziplines, 2 suspension skybridges, 14 platforms and a 40-foot rappel. Night ziplining is available.
Location: St. Williams
Start with an 80-metre zip for first-timers or experience over 300 metres of soaring fun, starting from one of the highest and most scenic elevations that the Chicopee Hills have to offer. Enjoy a breathtaking ride while taking in a spectacular view of the surrounding hills and trees.
Take to the trees over the beautiful Oak Ridges Moraine. This aerial adventure park has 60 tree-top adventure games and five ziplines. Rope bridges, Tarzan swings, floating barrels and logs will challenge your mind and body at every level of fitness.
High among 200-year-old oak trees, up to 60 feet above the ground, get ready for an experience like no other. Explore the beauty and wildlife of the picturesque forest valley at the top of Blue Mountain. Become one with the birds and soar along the new 1,000-foot zipline. Get biggest thrill on the Thunderbird Twin Zipline.
Location: The Blue Mountains
After a short guided canoe ride across a wilderness lake, you’ll start to “Walk in the Clouds" - through treetops on the world’s longest canopy walkway. Over half a kilometres long, the canopy boardwalk winds through the treetops some 10-20 metres above the forest floor. A platform suspended from the treetops above, becomes the gathering place where your guide elaborates on the forest environment surrounding you.
Location: Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve
A fun and thrilling experience of suspended obstacles, ladders, nets, bridges and dozens of ziplines high above the world-famous whirlpool and Niagara gorge.
Location: Niagara Falls
Last updated: May 17, 2022