Last year, in 2014, Santa’s Village Theme Park was proud to open our Aerial Park and Zip Line, but now, in 2015, we are even MORE excited to have taken feedback and learnings from 2014 and present our NEW and IMPROVED Muskoka Zip Lines and Aerial Park, re-built from scratch! Santa’s Village partnered with Challenges Unlimited Inc, an internationally recognized expert in the field of aerial adventure, renowned for their leading edge vision and expertise, to lead our revamped park’s development and operations.
Muskoka Zip Lines and Aerial Park has undergone a $500,000 renovation to include a completely redesigned aerial adventure course plus the addition of a Zip Line Canopy Tour and a Jump Tower. Comprised of seven zip lines, rope bridges and a 40 foot high jump tower, we DARE you to join us and put your adrenaline to the test!
AND…if you’re not able to make it to Muskoka Zip Lines and Aerial Park in Bracebridge, we’ve provided a list below of other zip lines and aerial parks to satisfy the Indiana Jones thrill seekers in all of you!!
Muskoka Zip Lines & Aerial Park – 1624 Golden Beach Rd, Bracebridge, ON P1L 1W8
Treetop Trekking has 4 parks in Ontario, located in Barrie (2006), Huntsville and the Ganaraska Forest near Port Hope (2012), and Toronto (August 2013). The Treetop Trekking/Arbraska name is now 10 years old and is proud to be the leader in treetop challenge game and zip line adventures in Eastern Canada.
Treetop Trekking is proud to be on the forefront of treetop challenge park innovation, always developing new and exciting activities. With hundreds of passionate employees and hundreds of thousands of satisfied visitors a year, Treetop Trekking is sure to feed your Tarzan appetite while swinging in harmony with nature.
Explore the Treetop Zip Line Aerial Game parks where you can trek from tree to tree on challenging but fun obstacles like suspended bridges, Tarzan swings, swinging logs, cable traverses and of course zip-lines!
Each of our parks has a huge variety of courses ranging from beginner to advanced so there is fun to be had for just about everyone. Some of our parks even have extreme courses that will test the most athletic climbers.
- Brampton, ON – 10818 Heart Lake Road
- Stouffville, ON – 3291 Stouffville Rd
- Ganaraska, ON – 10585 Cold Spring Camp Rd, Campbellcroft
- Huntsville, ON – 1180 Highway 60
- Barrie, ON – 1101 Horseshoe Valley Rd
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures – 260 Scenic Caves Rd, Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z2
Just a short distance from Blue Mountain, a professionally guided treetop walk and zip-line adventure awaits at the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment. Set in one of Canada’s sixteen UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) biosphere reserves, take in the beauty of the vast flora and fauna. Learn about the First Nations’ Huron Petun tribe and explore caves carved millions of years ago by glacial ice.
This Eco-Adventure Park includes a suspension bridge, tractor or wagon ride through the forest, treetop canopy walk, zip-lines (300 to 1,000 feet), caves, caverns and a vast Park to explore on your own.
Camp Fortune Aerial Park & Zip Lines – 300 chemin Dunlop Chelsea, QC J9B 2N3 (15 mins from Ottawa)
Camp Fortune’s Zip Lines and Aerial Experience is the Ottawa and Gatineau region’s premiere zip lining and aerial park adventure! With outdoor activities aimed at the kid crowd and others for adults, this fun destination is sure to thrill and please the whole family. Take a walk across the Gatineau Hills tree tops for a different perspective! Climb on monkey bridges and adventure across rope bridges, suspended walkways and net gangways. Finish your high in the sky experience with the ultimate thrill of soaring like an eagle down the giant zip line. The Camp Fortune Aerial Parks and Zip are just the medicine to get your adrenaline pumping!
With so much fun and adventure awaiting you, why not make a day trip out of an experience and memories that will last a lifetime. Some people feel that doing zip-lines really helps build confidence and actually reduces their fear or anxiety around heights. Check all of the above websites before setting out to get an understanding of each location’s height, weight or age restrictions, weather or cancellation policies, what to wear and other helpful information they might have to make your trip a success!
Chicopee Tube Park – 1600 River Rd E, Kitchener, ON N2A 4K8
With zip lines, a eurobungy, spiderweb, horizontal ropes and summer tubing, Chicopee has it all and then some to let summer fun fly- literally! Lets explore a bit more as some of these activities are a little less commonly found at most zip lines and aerial parks! Lets break it down:
- Zip lines – they have two- 80 meters and 300 meters
- Eurobungy – a trampoline that gives guests the gift of flight, offering harness-sporting park-goers the ability to leap up to 25 feet in the air! This attraction requires no previous experience and is a fun activity for people of all ages and abilities. Height, weight restrictions are in place with a minimum of 42 inches tall and 40 pounds to 175 pound to jump.
- Spiderweb – The Spider Web climbing tower offers stationary bird’s-eye views once climbers have hoisted themselves to its pinnacle! It offers the challenge of climbing while weaving through layers of elastic webbing that is designed as safety catchments.
- Horizontal Ropes – low-to-the-ground fun, harnessed climbers balance six feet off the ground, getting a taste of tightrope walking without working at the circus! The railing system allows participants to easily get back on track with any misstep Maneuvering around corners within the overhead railing system is safe and fairly easy!
- Summer Tubing – Chicopee Tube Park has discovered an exhilarating replacement for winter snow tubing! Guests will continue to enjoy the excitement of Tubing rides all through the spring, summer and fall seasons. Their unique Summer Tubing system offers waterless tubing on special gliding mats, providing the same stimulating sensation of snow tubing, without the snow! There are two conveyor lifts to get you and your tube safely and effortlessly to the 150 meter height!
Blue Mountain Resort – 156 Jozo Weider Blvd, Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 3Z2
As Ontario’s four season, world-class resort, there are an absolute multitude of activities to take part in! Lets explore some of the summer options:
Apex Bagjump – Take a leap of faith on the Apex Bagjump! Work your way up to the maximum height of 21 feet, and prepare for a free fall onto the air bag waiting below. Experience a unique kind of adrenaline rush!
Wind Rider Triple Zips – Blue’s Wind Rider Triple Zips combines the thrill of flying with gorgeous views and speeds of up to 50 km per hr. Guests zoom from platform to platform, high above the ground, along two zip lines — each one 122 metres (400 ft) long and up to 15 metres (50 ft) above the ground. If you’re too afraid to go alone, take a friend for support as there are three parallel lines so you can take flight together!
Woodlots Low Ropes Course – Nestled at the foot of Blue Mountain, Woodlot Low Ropes raises family and team-building fun to new heights. It is perfect for both first-time and experienced climbers, with three self-guided courses that feature 25 different aerial elements, including suspended logs, beams, ropes, cables, and cargo nets. Guests remain attached to the cables at all times on a continuous belay.
Timber Challenge High Ropes – Set your thrill meter to HIGH. Timber Challenge’s seven rope courses feature suspension bridges, ladders, cargo nets, zip lines and much more—75 aerial elements in all! Reaching 15.2 m (50 ft) above the forest floor, courses are geared to three levels of difficulty: Green (beginners), Blue (intermediate), and Black (expert).
Mountaintop Segway Tours – Explore Blue Mountain’s vast wooded terrain with Mountaintop Segway Tours. Enjoy this scenic off-road trek along the top of the Niagara Escarpment with your friends, family or group. Accompanied by a trained tour guide, you will have the thrill of operating your very own two-wheeled Segway and take in the pristine views of Blue Mountain Village and Georgian Bay!
Climbing Wall – Climbers of all ages can test their strength and agility as they scale our Climbing Wall, high above the Blue Mountain Village. The wall is fully supervised by trained Blue Mountain staff.
Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster – Ridge Runner takes riders on an exhilarating coaster experience as it twists and turns 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) down the mountain through varied terrain. Riders control their own speeds—up to 42 km/h (26 mph)!
We’ll keep adding to our growing list of where to seek out “above ground” summer fun and adventure in the great outdoors! In the meantime, if you’ve found any gems we’ve missed above, we’d love for you to share on our Facebook Page and we’d be happy to include them! Also, we’re always excited to hear about any high flying adventures or stories you and your friends and family have experienced first hand! Or advice about what to expect or tips for those just “learning the ropes”, so to speak! Check back soon!