Each zip line is completely unique for adventure lovers from bolting through treetops and catching glimpses of ancient sites, to soaring above bodies of water and spotting wildlife below—it’s the ultimate combination of picture-perfect views and adrenaline-pumping thrills. We’re counting down the most incredible zip lines from around the world, all within reach when you sail on a Royal Caribbean cruise.
Add these 10 adventurous rides to your travel bucket list and start soaring:
Brave the 1,600-foot-long zip line and take an exhilarating ride over the private island destination, where you’ll see the Caribbean’s largest freshwater pool, helium balloon Up, Up & Away, Thrill Waterpark with the tallest waterslide in North America, and more.
Find it in: Perfect Day at CocoCay, The Bahamas
Hit the air 500 feet above the picturesque beaches of Labadee, Royal Caribbean’s private destination. Enjoy amazing views as you fly feet first or belly down, aka “Superman style,” more than 2,600 feet on the longest overwater zip line before landing near Dragon’s Breath Rock.
Find it in: Labadee, Haiti
See the spectacular Belizean wilderness up close as you cross ancient Mayan caves. Zip under the jungle canopy that macaws, parrots, hummingbirds and more all call home, as you soar between the stalactites and stalagmites and through the open-air caves of Jaguar Cave.
Find it in: Belize City, Belize
Take in the mountains of Puerto Rico from a breathtaking, new perspective through the canopy on this ecotourism park’s eight zip lines. You can also fly down 4,700 feet of line at 100 km/h headfirst on “La Bestia” (translates to The Beast). Nearby you can find “El Monstruo” (translates to The Monster), the largest zip line in the Americas.
Find it in: San Juan (Orocovis), Puerto Rico
Soar between mountains, with views of exotic plants, giant African palms and beautiful landscapes from above. You’ve got 13 zip lines to choose from, and eight bridges to cross.
Find it in: Roatán, Honduras
Zip with a friend! Two people can zip together on six lines, plus two sky bridges, that go above the canopy of the rainforest. With eight aerial platforms, you’ll both be able to gaze at beautiful island views together. You can even zip backward and forward on the world-famous “Yo-Yo” line.
Find it in: Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
After a ferry through Hauraki Gulf, you’ll gear up for side-by-side, 200m long zip lines through the native bush on this stunning island in New Zealand. After soaring through the flora and fauna, you’ll learn about the region’s natural sites and forest conservation efforts on the walk back to camp.
Find it in: Auckland, New Zealand
Take a thrilling zip-line ride on five hillside lines strung between six towers, including one where you’ll soar 100 feet above a turbulent tidal cove. You’ll get a bird’s-eye view of Reversing Rapids, where the Saint John River and the Bay of Fundy come together and push the flow of the river and rapids backward.
Find it in: Saint John, New Brunswick
Fly through the native Hawaiian rainforest and over the many gorgeous waterfalls of the Honolii Stream. Eight zip lines cover almost two miles of tropical river gorges. The longest line is more than 2,400 feet long.
Find it in: Hilo, Hawaii
Take a ride with a vertical drop of 1,320 feet over the lush green rainforest near Hoonah, Alaska—home to the native Tlingit—traveling more than a mile and topping 60 mph before landing softly on a harbor side beach. Just one of the many cool things to do in Alaska.
Find it in: Icy Strait Point, Alaska