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Grizzly Falls Ziplining Expedition

Skagway, AK 99840
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My 72 year old mother and I had a great time!

In June, my 72-year old mom and I visited Grizzly Falls and we had such a great time! The crew are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edwin D
Excellent shore excursion

I've always wanted to try zip lining and what better place to do so than in Alaska on a cruise... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
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Fast, fun, and exhilarating, this adventure is sure to excite nature lovers and thrill seekers alike! Get a running start on solid ground and take flight into the treetops of the Alaskan rainforest, and over glacially fed waterfalls!The fun begins with an entertaining historic tour through downtown Skagway, then along 9 miles of stunning coastline. When you arrive at our base in Dyea, you will climb into our customized unimog—an all-wheel drive vehicle necessary for getting up our rugged mountain road. During your adventurous ride up the mountain, look out at the impressive rainforest and glacially fed waterfalls. Get psyched—you’re about to fly over this wild landscape!At the top of the mountain, you will suit up in gear that meets the most rigorous standards of safety while your highly trained guide tells you what to expect and how to safely navigate the course. You will then be led to the take-off zone, where you’ll be clipped in and fly away! You’ll soar through a course of 11 ziplines, the longest measuring 750ft—that’s longer than 2 football fields combined! This is more than just any zip course, though. Our lines will bring you directly above glacially fed waterfalls! For the more cautious adventurers, rest assured that you can always control your own speed with a brake system—but we “double-dog” dare you to let go and zoom up to 45 miles per hour! Of course, that’s a little too fast to take those perfect pictures of the Alaskan wilderness. That’s why we added 4 state of the art suspension bridges to our course. From these bridges, you’ll be able to capture stunning photos of you and your loved ones in the heart of Alaska’s wild beauty. This is bound to be an “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime,” one you will surely remember for years to come!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In June, my 72-year old mom and I visited Grizzly Falls and we had such a great time! The crew are kind, encouraging, funny, and skilled. Mom felt safe and secure thanks to the great team that handled our group. I would recommend this activity...More

Thank Edwin D
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

I've always wanted to try zip lining and what better place to do so than in Alaska on a cruise shore excursion. It was well organized and the instruction was informative and done with humor. Our guides were a lot of fun and very friendly...More

Thank Ewrflyer
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I booked our zip lining expedition through our cruise line, and it was so much fun and I would highly recommended if you come to Skagway! Our guides were fun, skilled, adventurous, safe and showed us tricks like falling backwards, spinning, front flips, upside down,...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We had the most wonderful visit with Grizzly Falls Ziplining. The scenery is heavenly, and the roar of the falls is never far away. It was truly beautiful. Our whole family loved the experience. Our guides Will & Morgan were so awesome. Will kept us...More

Thank David-Travels2
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We booked the Grizzly Falls Zip-lining Expedition through our cruise ship for two families (4 kids/4 adults) traveling together. The great thing is we were able to experience this activity in one big group! Our guides were Lizzie, Chad, and Cassidy and they were awesome!!...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Although the height of the lines are not very high from ground, it is still offers good fun and enjoyment. Our guide was Jack and he gave us good assurance of the safety of each line and was engaging.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Mitchell & Alex were the best zip line Guides… Made my cruise most memorable… Thx so much… if you're looking for adventure… On your vacation… Grizzly falls zip line excursion… Is a must do this is the tour to take… Beautiful sites… Good exercise… Great...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We heard crew members from The ships go back again and again so we decided to try ourselves and it was amazing I had is doing lots of tricks. In the country that I'm from we don't allow any of that kind of fun and...More

Thank Tha B
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

8/3/17 - What a fantastic experience from start to finish! All of the guides that helped us get harnessed up knew just which gear would fit each of us comfortably yet securely. From there, our group's two guides, JACK and ALEX (616!), were great at...More

Thank Michelle C
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

My 8 year old and I went on this tour and it was so much fun. We have zip lined many times in Mexico and this was by far the best zip lining we have ever done. The views were great and the zip lines...More

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Heather C
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Response from Jolene M | Reviewed this property |
We did not have the same guides, and didn't know last names either
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celwanil
30 July 2017|
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Response from Arielle W | Reviewed this property |
The trust fall trick was where you lean back and just "fall" off the platform for the zip line.
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celwanil
30 July 2017|
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Response from Ryan S | Reviewed this property |
Your back is to the zipline and you just fall back off the platform without looking until the harness grabs you.
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