Fly thru the World’s Longest Zip Line at Ras Al Khaimah

It may not be the biggest or most well-known emirate in the country, but there are many awesome places to visit in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. What’s more, one thing is for certain — their latest, gravity-defying attraction will surely put this emirate in the world map!

The “Jebel Jais Flight” is a zip line ride at Jebel Jais, the highest mountain range in the UAE. Spanning a lengthy, adrenaline-pumping ride of 2,832 metres — it is the longest zip line in the world! In fact, it has been certified just recently by the Guinness World Records.

The Jebel Jais Flight is the world’s longest zip line.
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Jebel Jais Flight: The Longest Zip Line in the World

The Jebel Jais Flight opened last December 2017. It is actually “split” into two stretches. The first stretch begins on a platform at the very top of the mountain. Riders are strapped into a harness, then launched head-first into a 2,832-metre cable ride, with speeds up to 150 km/h!

The second stretch takes place in the middle of the mountain range, where another platform hangs suspended in the air. From here, riders are hung from a pulley as they traverse a one-kilometre stretch downwards until they reach the ground.

The platform at the top of the mountain.
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Fast Facts about the World’s Longest Zip Line
Did you know? The Jebel Jais Flight

  • Is longer than 28 football fields
  • Can accommodate up to 250 participants per day
  • Uses solar energy & locally-sourced materials
  • Beat “The Monster” zip line (2,220 metres) in Puerto Rico
  • Is located near the UAE’s first zip line, “Via Ferrata” (470 metres)

View at the top of Jebel Jais
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Guidelines for Riding the Zip Line
If you are interested to try the Jebel Jais Flight, take note of the following:

  • The flight costs AED 650 per person.
  • Participants must be over 1.22 metres tall.
  • Weight capacity: 45 kg (minimum) to 122 kg (maximum)

NOTE: Along with high-quality safety equipment (i.e. helmet and harness), qualified safety guides will accompany the participants at all times.

Get ready for the ride of your life!
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Here is a video featuring the Jebel Jais Flight, shared by Toroverde UAE on Facebook:

Excited yet?! Get ready for the ride of your life! For more information about the Jebel Jais Flight and to book a zip line ride, visit the official website of Toroverde Ras Al Khaimah. In the meantime, here are more amazing places that you can visit across the 7 emirates of the UAE!

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