Ziplining is a fun outdoor experience. It tests courage while being able to enjoy nature at the same time! There are a couple of different types of zip lines. The traditional zip line goes from point A to point B while hanging under the line. Some adventure centres will also offer high ropes courses. Climbers are attached to a zip wire but there will be obstacles, sky bridges and more to traverse through the trees! Here you will discover several different places to go ziplining in Wisconsin!
Wisconsin Dells Ziplines
Wilderness Canyon Zip Line
🗺511 E Adams St, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965, United States
⭐️5 zip lines (1 hour tour)
As well as being the ‘waterpark capital of the world’, I’m pretty sure the Wisconsin Dells is the ziplining capital of Wisconsin! The Wilderness Resort has both indoor and outdoor ziplining experiences. The outdoor Wilderness Canyon Zipline has 5 ziplines which range from 314 – 907ft. The course takes around 1 hour to complete. It costs $45 for resort guests and $55 for non resort guests.
Inside, is the Northern Lights Sky Ropes Course. For $9 for 30 minutes guests can take on 42 challenges 30ft above the arcade. This is great for younger adventurers, especially if visiting the Wisconsin Dells in winter and after an indoor activity!
🗺1550 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965, United States
⭐️7 zip lines (2.5 hour tour)
If you’re driving around the Wisconsin Dells, chances are you’ll spot the Bigfoot Ropes Course along the side of the road. The 80 element high ropes course has a giant helicopter perched on the top! However the Bigfoot Zip is a 2 and half hour long tour that has a total of 7 zip lines which will have you flying through the trees.
🗺2433 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965, United States
⭐️18 zip lines (4 hour tour)
Vertical Illusions offer a couple of different ziplining tours. The longest tour combines 18 zip lines and takes almost 4 hours to complete! The full tour is quite expensive, starting for $148. But it does include a 20 minute shuttle to the start of the course and a set of complimentary photos. There is a 25 minute hike involved during the tour, so a level of fitness is required. They are open year round, so dress appropriately for the weather!
dells zipline adventures
🗺1000 Chula Vista Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965, United States
⭐️7 zip lines (plus a 10 storey, half mile forward facing zip line)
The Dells Zipline Adventures is located at the Chula Vista Resort. The Zipline Park has 7 zip lines altogether. Also on-site is ‘Soar Like An Eagle‘ forward facing dual zip line. It’s 10 stories high and totals half a mile. Being a dual zip line, riders are able to race each other! Soar Like An Eagle is a separate experience costing $39.99 and takes between 45 – 60 minutes.
There’s also the Berry’s Landing Rope Course. It has 4 separate courses with varying difficulties and challenging obstacles. The beginner’s course is suitable for climbers ages 8yrs+ and ranges from 5ft to 15ft high. The expert courses have elements that are up to 40ft in the trees. Slots for Berry’s Landing are 2 hours long.
🗺9800 County Hwy M B, Bristol, WI 53104, United States
⭐️9 zip lines as part of the aerial courses
Boundless Adventures in Kenosha has a similar set up to the popular Go-Ape courses. There are a total of 9 zip lines across 9 different adventure courses. The courses vary in difficulty, from Exploration beginners courses to the expert Conqueror course. Some level of strength and stamina is required for the expert course which is 40ft up in the tree canopy. This course has a minimum age requirement of 12yrs +, however those 7yrs+ are welcome on the Exploration course.
Each course has around 10 to 14 different obstacles and bridges, with wire, wood or rope crossings. 3 hour general admission passes for those 12yrs+ give access to all of the 9 courses. However many visitors complete between 2 and 5 on one visit. (For example advanced climbers may choose to skip the lower beginner courses.) Boundless Adventures is open April to November.
🗺7849 US-51, Minocqua, WI 54548, United States
⭐️13 zip lines (3.5 hour full tour including 14 aerial elements)
Northwoods Zipline Adventures has 4 different options of ziplining tours. The full X-Treme Adventure Experience has 13 zip lines, 5 bridges and 14 aerial elements. It combines the Zipline Canopy tour and the Aerial Trekking tour. Two of the zip lines go over the lake and for those that are competitive, there’s a side-by-side dual racing zip line!
Younger adventurers can enjoy a 45 minute Kids Zipline Tour. It has 3 zip lines and 2 bridges and is suitable for those aged 3 and up.
Everyone that is booked on a tour can take advantage of stand up paddle boards that are free to use. They are first come first served but it allows you to enjoy the lake rather than just fly over the top! Ziplining can also be combined ATV and kayaking tours.
lake Geneva Adventures
🗺N3232 Co Rd H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, United States
⭐️9 zip lines (2.5 hour tour)
The Lake Geneva zip line course is open year round. Lake Geneva Adventures has 9 zip lines, 5 sky bridges and an observation platform. It finishes up with a 1200ft dual racing zip! There are 4 spiral staircases too, so there is a little bit of climbing to get to the top of some of the zip towers.
As well as the zip tour, there’s also a Climbing Tower and an 18 obstacle High Ropes Course that reaches heights of 32ft.
🗺8652 WI-57, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202, United States
⭐️4 zip lines (1 hour tour)
If you want to zip line in Door County, check out Lakeshore Adventures Zip Line Tours. There are 4 zip lines altogether, with the final zip line being a 600ft dual racing zip. It advertises itself as an ecological sightseeing adventure, where you can enjoy viewing wildlife and the surrounding woodlands. Tours run year round.
Before You Visit – What To Wear Ziplining
With all ziplining activities, long hair should be tied back. Remove jewellery, such as necklaces and closed toe shoes are a must. (The Northern Lights Sky Ropes Course at the Wilderness have Crocs available to borrow. However for most large courses it’s best to wear tie shoes). Many tours will run rain or shine and the ones open year round operate in the snow. Make sure to dress for the weather. Shorts are usually allowed, just ensure they are long enough to cover the skin where the harness will sit.
For high ropes courses it is sometimes a good idea to wear gloves. Especially on elements that involve hand held grips or cargo net climbs.
Different courses have different policies regarding cameras and phones. Some will allow GoPros or phones that can be secures, others say they are not allowed at all.