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Address: Chwarel Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, Bangor LL57 4YG, Wales
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+44 1248 601444
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08:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Zip World Snowdonia is the longest zip wire in the northern hemisphere and...

Zip World Snowdonia is the longest zip wire in the northern hemisphere and it the fastest in the world! Reaching speeds of up to 100mph, it is also a guided adventure experience that lasts for approx 2hours, and is located in the most dramatic of settings - Penrhyn Quarry which is nestled amongst the mountains of north Wales.

Zip World is a first for the UK, the site contains two specially constructed and amazing zip lines, the 'little zipper' first will take you down to the bottom of the quarry, reaching speeds of up to 40mph, you will then pick up your specialised vehicle for a magnificent quarry tour in what was once the largest slate quarry in the world, before then zip lining back down over a mile, looking down at what was until the 1950s the largest man-made hole on the planet.

Experience the nearest thing to flying today!!!!!

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So worth it make sure you sign up for your free film

About 2 hours in total for Velocity. Do a smaller zip wire first, have to wait for your group to all complete it (normally 12 in each group). Then get truck up to top of mountain... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

About 2 hours in total for Velocity. Do a smaller zip wire first, have to wait for your group to all complete it (normally 12 in each group). Then get truck up to top of mountain to do the big one. Great fun! Very accommodating for my hubby who had this for his birthday present, I stupidly booked it the... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

fantastic liberating experience. Staff were very professional and very well organised . At all times we felt very safe and secure which meant we could just relax and enjoy the moment

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband, our 10 year old son and I, headed to zipworld on Mother's Day (which was also my birthday) to have a go on this world-record-breaking attraction. We booked 6 weeks in advance and we had to accept one of the earliest slots because all the others were sold out - so bear this in mind, and book with... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic event, this is a must visit attraction for any adrenalin junky. The safety staff are amazing and very friendly, I have just booked to go back

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazing experience, we were all slightly apprehensive to start with, but after doing the little zipper we all had the buzz for taking on the big zipper. The staff were great and very safety conscious, you found your self being checked and then re-checked by another members of the team. Had a great morning, would highly recommend to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing experience the zip line, I only wish it was longer than a minute!!! The feeling is literally like you're flying, not a mad tummy rush like a theme park, just fantastic! The scenery is breathtaking, and great for walks, pubs and other attractions near by.

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Thank Kim H
Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

FANTASTIC so well organised, the staff are lovely. the mini zip lets you get the feel for the position you'll fly in, the views are amazing. would have liked to do it over and over

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Zip World T, Adventure Booking Centre at Zip World, responded to this review

Happy 60th! We are so pleased you had an amazing time. Thank you for your review. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were attentive and caring esp when I fell off the quarry truck steps lol hubby done the zip wire as his 40 th birthday present and found it totally amazing the views and the experience is well worth the money he can't wait to do again !!!!!! The quarry tours are now not open to public that are not... More 

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Thank Fiona S
Zip World T, Adventure Booking Centre at Zip World, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Happy 40th to your husband! Many thanks for highlighting how great our staff are, this means a lot to us. Although we are no longer doing the spectator Quarry Tours, the new Adventure Terminal will give spectators and Velocity riders a much better experience. The rooftop viewing area, where riders will fly past, will be amazing! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband organised a trip of about 30 people to do the zipwire. We arrived and were shocked how organised everything was. Taken in weighed, suited up given a run through of safety etc. Small zipwire first then into the biggy. Speeds of upto 100 mph and the views are wonderful. Going back again later this year.

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Thank Queensmot
Zip World T, Adventure Booking Centre at Zip World, responded to this review

Superb! We are glad you all had a great day. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Many thanks for your review and visit. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Is how I'll start! An amazing experience, from arrival the staff tagged us, gave us our times to go, didn't have long to wait! I have mobility difficulties and walk with a stick, but it didn't make any difference at all..! All of the staff couldn't have been more kind and extremely considerate, from kitting up, driving me specifically... More 

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Zip World T, Adventure Booking Centre at Zip World, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this amazing review. We are very grateful and so pleased you had a brilliant day. More 

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