The Ark Encounter zip lines features 24 different zip lines to the course. Ten of these mega zip lines are about 1,000 linear feet and two of them approach 2,000 feet.
Your safety is our primary concern. With our state-of-the-art closed safety hook system and safety policies, you can relax and enjoy the experience.
Extreme Speed and Height
Get ready for a wild ride, with speeds reaching up to 50 miles per hour and heights over 150 feet. At times you’ll be zooming more than 15 stories in the air!
Make a day of it and experience the free fall jumps and adventure course! Take home proof you conquered the zip lines with our free photography package of action shots.
Available seven days a week during normal Ark Encounter hours. Closed January to mid-March. Not included in Ark Encounter admission.
Zip Line Tickets
To purchase tickets in advance for the zip lines, free fall, or adventure park, please call Reservations at 859-824-2901. Reservations can also be made at the zip line sales station on arrival.
Can I Zip?
Day of Your Tour
Eagle’s Nest Aerial Adventure
Tier 1 is suitable for both children and adults. Tier 2 is intended for adults only.
|Tier 1: Screaming Eaglet
|Tier 2: Screaming Eagle
|Tiers 1 + 2 Combo
Jump Tower Tickets
Guests can choose from two kinds of jumps: Free Fall and Flight Line. Two-jump packages are for use by the same person (non-shareable).
||One Jump: $9.95
Two Jumps: $17.95
||One Jump: $19.95
Two Jumps: $29.95
Level 1: Yellow Lines
Level 2: Yellow + Blue Lines
Level 3: Yellow + Blue + Red Lines
Max Out Your Adventure
Don’t just zip and be done with it. Max out your adventure with a dive on our four freefall jumps ranging from 40 to 80 feet high. Or, get creative on our Eagle’s Nest Aerial Adventure course that has over 2,300 linear feet of extreme adventures! Are you up for the challenge?
Take Home the Proof
Our free photography package of action shots from your zips will give you something to remember your adventure—and to show your friends and family!
Zip Line Waiver
Waivers must be signed by all participants, even minors. Minors must have a parent or guardian sign their waiver. You may also download a waiver for early completion.