Zipline parks are flourishing across the world. But you don’t have to wait until you go on vacation to Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru or Belize to try one, there’s lots of opportunity to go ziplining in Ontario. Most are open from Spring to Fall. There is no winter ziplining in Ontario.
Where to Zipline in Ontario
Ontario’s numerous treetop aerial adventure parks have thrilling ziplines as part of their overall experience. Although they may not have the biggest zipline in Ontario, they offer fun and exhilarating adventure activities plus the excitement of ziplining.
For a thrill like no other, try one of Ontario’s extreme ziplines. Did you know that Ontario is home to Canada's longest, highest and fastest single zipline? Plus it has the longest twin zipline as well a quad zipline to one of the world’s top wonders.
6 Extreme Ziplines in Ontario
Eagle Canyon Adventures - Dorion (near Thunder Bay)
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.
Thunderbird Twin Zip Line - The Blue Mountains
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 zip line (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 is 420 feet long, 25 metres above the valley. On a clear day, you can see 10,000 square kilometres.
Horseshoe Skyline Zip Line - Barrie
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.
Reach speeds over 60 km per hour on 3 ziplines totaling 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.
Elora SkyRider Zipline – Elora
Fly 200 feet across the incredible Elora Gorge at 80 feet above the Grand River. Want a full day? Try Zipline Extreme. This is ziplining like never before! Learn how to rappel down a 60 foot limestone cliff then jump off the 200 foot zip line and rappel 80 feet into the river. For an extra treat, end your day by running and flying face-first on the zip line. It is absolutely exhilarating and rewarding experience for beginners to experts.
MistRider Zipline, wildplay - Niagara Falls
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.
BEST AERIAL Adventure PARKS IN ONTARIO
TREETOP TREKKING - Barrie, Brampton, Ganaraska, Hamilton, Huntsville and Stouffviile
Relive your childhood at one of the six 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 available.
This treetop adventure park has 6 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.
MUSKOKA ZIP LINES & AERIAL PARK - Bracebridge
Billed as the “Ultimate Treetop Experience". 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.
LONG POINT ECO-ADVENTURE - St. Williams
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 zipping available.
Camp Fortune Aerial Park – Ottawa
The fun, excitement and challenge of the aerial courses and many ziplines will test your endurance and strength. Be rewarded at the end with the biggest and longest ziplines.
CHICOPEE TUBE PARK - Kitchener
Start with an 80-metre zip for first timers or experience over 300 meters 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.
Skywood Eco Adventure Park – Mallorytown
One of the Parks of the St. Lawrence’s most exciting attractions, Skywood Eco Adventure Park offers a 2-hour guided interpretive journey of eight ziplines and bridges through the trees plus an accessible zipline, suitable for persons with reduced mobility or requiring mobility aids. There are a variety of aerial courses designed for families, for challenging adventures and more.
TREETOP ECO-ADVENTURE PARK – Oshawa
Take to the trees over the beautiful Oak Ridges Moraine. This aerial adventure park has 60 tree top adventure games and 5 ziplines. Rope bridges, tarzan swings, floating barrels and logs will challenge your mind and body at every level of fitness.
SCENIC CAVES NATURE ADVENTURES - The Blue Mountains
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, as you become one with the birds, then soar along the new 1,000 foot zip line. Get biggest thrill on the Thunderbird Twin Zipline.
WALK-IN-THE-CLOUDS - Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve
After a short guided voyageur-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 kilometer long, the canopy boardwalk winds through the treetops some 10-20 meters 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.
Whirlpool Adventure Course, WildPlay - Niagara falls
A fun and thrilling experience of suspended obstacles, ladders, nets, bridges and dozens of ziplines high above the world-famous whirlpool and Niagara gorge.
Where is the Best Zipline in Ontario?
There is nothing like the thrill of soaring through the air at top speeds - down mountains and across canyons, lakes and gorges.
We can’t decide which is the best zipline in Ontario. The smaller ziplines in the aerial parks offer exciting rides and all of the extreme ziplines offer incredible thrills.
No matter where you go ziplining in Ontario, it will get your adrelaline flowing.