Are you brave enough to try Africa’s longest zip line tour?

Flying Fox Zip Line Kenya
The Flying Fox Lumberjack Zip Line in Kenya. Photo: FlyingFox

For the daredevils among you, just under an hour’s from Nairobi you’ll find Africa’s longest zip line tour measuring over 1.4miles (2.2km) in length across the lush Kereita Forest.

Speeds can reach up to 45mph (70km/hr) at the Flying Fox Forest zip wire which was established earlier this year.

Flying Fox already run successful zip tours in 4 locations across India, and their Kenyan facility is environmentally friendly, using no fuel and instead relying on renewable and ‘human’ technology.

Kenya’s 6 zip line tour packs in a punch of adrenaline and offers those brave enough to try it unprecedented views of Kereita forest and the Aberderes range.

They 6 zip lines on the tour are:

Zip 1: The Colobus Catapult (425m)

From amongst the trees the first zip line launches you from the Adventure Centre high across the valley, reaching speeds of up to 60kph.

Zip 2: The Flying Elephant (385m)

Keep your feet up and eyes open as you zip back across the valley, keeping low and fast with views of waterfalls along the way.

Zip 3: The Eagle’s Nest (395m)

This wire is sure to take your breath away! Soar like an eagle 150ft high through the canopies of giant trees deep in the valley below.

Zip 4: The Big Sky (360m)

Feel free whilst flying over the open valley with views of Mt. Kenya directly ahead.

Zip 5: The Moo.. ving Target (325m)

Follow the contours of the ridge and remember to keep your feet up! We believe the cows prefer this valley due to the stunning views.

Zip 6: The Lumberjack (330m)

Buzz just meters underneath the canopy of a huge tree whilst zipping at top speed. This final zip line is sure to leave lasting memories.

Taking around 2 hours to complete, this zip-line activity includes safety brief, practice zip, and short walks in between.

For more information visit the website or call +254 711 11 2233.

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