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ZIPLINE RIDE IN RAS AL KHAIMAH

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A zip line has just opened in the emirate of Ras al Khaimah. This UAE zip line is the biggest zip line in the world! A new record for the Emirates, this time not held by Dubai, but not the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah which is located north of Dubai. With almost 3 kilometers in length, this zip line is impressive!

In this Dubai blog post, we tell you in detail about the longest zip line in the world which is at Jebel Jais which is the highest peak in the Emirates with an altitude of 1934 meters! The name of this zipline is Zipline of Jebel Jais or Toro Verde of Ras al Khaimah.

Be careful not to confuse this zipline with the Dubai zip line in the marina, XLine Dubai.

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The longest zip line in the world! 

As often in the United Arab Emirates, a new world record has been broken and now held by the Emirates. Very often, it is Dubai that wins these records, for example the world record for the largest commercial with the Dubai Mall or the world record for the tallest tower with the Burj Khalifa.

Well this time, it is the neighboring emirate of Ras al Khaimah who is talking about him by winning the record for the largest zip line in the world ! The Toro Verde zipline of Ras al Khaimah is located on the Jebel Jais which is neither more nor less than the highest mountain in the United Arab Emirates with almost 2000 meters of altitude!

Here are some features about the Jebel Jais zipline: 

  • over 2800 meters in length
  • a departure at an altitude of 1680 meters
  • during the descent, the speed increases up to 120/150 km / h depending on the person and the wind

The duration of the Jebel Jais zipline flight is therefore 2 to 3 minutes! To be even more fun, the Jebel Jais zip line allows you to: 

  • to set off at the same time, side by side
  • start on your stomach to make the experience even more impressive! 

To fully appreciate the impressive length of this largest zipline in the world, its 2,800 meters represent no more and no less than 28 football pitches lengthwise.

Go to Toro Verde, the Jebel Jais zipline in Ras al Khaimah 

The largest zipline in the world is therefore located on the Jebel Jais in the emirate of Ras al Khaimah. The Toro Verde UAE Zipline is about an hour's drive from the center of Ras al Khaimah town. Jebel Jais is located near the Omani border which leads to the Musandam Peninsula.

From Dubai, it will therefore take around 2 hours by car to reach the start of the largest zipline in the world located on the slopes of Jebel Jais, near the summit. 

If you are going to go to the Jebel Jais zipline and you are in Dubai, you can consult our tips for renting a car in Dubai .

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Book for the Toro Verde Zipline from Jebel Jais to Ras al Khaimah

If you are planning to experience the Jebel Jais zipline in Ras al Khaimah, it is best to book online! 

The largest zip line in the world has a capacity of 250 people per day! With this world record and this recent opening, there is no doubt that Toro Verde should fill up for a bunch of weeks. So it is best to book online, especially if the timing of your trip to Dubai is tight! 

In terms of price, you still have to count 650 AED per person to experience the longest zip line in the world.

You can also take advantage of this detour through the emirate of Ras al Khaimah to discover the city or its surroundings but also to experience the Via Ferrata of Jebel Jais! 

Few things to keep in mind:

While this experience is one of a kind for those who have already done ziplining it might be more of a frightening start rather than a thrilling one for a beginner. But here is a few things you can keep in mind to enjoy this trip:

  • Only those people between the ages of 12 to 65 can try this ziplining. The minimum requirement for weight for ziplining is 50 kg whereas the maximum limit is 100 kg.
  • Along with your backpack and admission pass, it will be advised that you carry water and safety equipment along with you for safety purposes.
  • It would be highly recommended that you wear an athletic and comfortable outfit that will keep you engaged during the activity.
  • Sunlight might cause damage to your skin and hence carrying your sunscreen along with you is also recommended.

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Conclusion:

Now enjoy one of the longest urban ziplines in the world! Why not get your visa to UAE booked now and get going on a fantastic adventure!

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Frequently Asked Questions

The zipline comprises a treated steel link fixed on the two closures. Ziplining is a sports activity or action that includes riding a steel link on a defensive seat or a belt between two endpoints with a safety. Ziplining is the exciting, fun, and best ideal activity for travelers. Ziplining will give the scramble of an adrenaline surge, excitement and it covers the most part on a valley that displays amazing landscapes. 

The United Arab Emirates zipline located in Ras Al Khaimah has the world's largest zipline. The world's longest Zipline is located at the Jebel Jais mountain, which is the highest peak in the United Arab Emirates. The altitude of Jebel Jais mountain is 2000 m with a summit elevation of 1934 m. The splendid zipline is 3 km long. The UAE's longest zipline is referred to as the "Toro Verde of Ras al Khaimah" or by the second name "Zipline of Jebel Jais".

The cost of Jebel Jais's longest Zipline is 350 AED or 95 USD for a person on holidays and weekends. The cost of Jebel Jais zipline is 280 AED or 76 USD on normal days and weekdays. 

The Toro Verde of Ras Al Khaimah is the long zip ride you will find in the world. For beginners or tourists taking the first zip ride directly will be a frightening experience. It would be better for visitors who have already experienced zip rides before to enjoy the adventure without frightening them much. Although, if beginners still want to take the Toro Verde of Ras Al Khaimah ride can enjoy it if they follow guidelines and take care of their safety.

The zip ride on Ras Al Khaimah is properly handled by experts to avoid accidents. For the safety of tourist and visitors the responsible team take care of all the pieces of equipment, maintenance, the safety of customers, and installation. 

There are certain eligibility criteria for a zipline ride at Ras Al Khaimah. Tourists should ensure that they meet the age requirements. Participants or tourists must be between 12 to 65 years of age. Children below 18 years who doesn't meet the eligibility criteria won't be able to take zipline ride. One of the most important requirements is the average height of the visitor. Tourist or participant height must be 122 cm or above 122 cm. The tourist must also need to fulfill the average weight requirement for a zipline ride. The average weight of the tourist must be between 50 kg to 100 kg. Participants below 18 years should need to present the consent form signed by their parents or guardians. A proper medical certificate of tourists willing to go for rides to ensure their safety

The starting time for a zipline ride in Jebel Jais varies according to the weather conditions and month. The timing for a zipline ride in Jebel Jais during summer day is from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The timing for a zipline ride in Jebel Jais during the winter season is from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The Jebel Jais zipline is 3 km long. The highest zipline is suspended almost 1,680 meters in the sky for adventure seekers. Tourists can enjoy the zipline ride in Al Khaimah at an average speed of 120kph. The maximum speed can touch 150kph. 

It is recommended not to carry your mobile phone, cameras, or other things during a zipline ride. Tourists can take photos with a camera or phone before the ride. 

Yes, it is possible to buy tickets at Jebel Jais after reaching the destination for a zipline ride. But, due to its popularity, you may not get the tickets. You should buy tickets online for the Jebel Jais zipline ride.

The longest Zipline ride in UAE is Jebel Jais zipline. It will take more than 1 hour to complete one trip of zipline ride in Jebel Jais. Tourists should consider extra time for the registration of zipline rides.

Yes, two people can ride the Jebel Jais zipline at the same time. The zipline present in Jebel Jais has two ziplines. Therefore, two people can take the ride. But, only one person can take a ride on each Jebel Jais zipline at the time.

A tourist must not wear fancy clothes. It would be best if tourists wear sports and tight clothes for the Jebel Jais zipline ride. Wear sports shoes and do not wear watches, other accessories, and carry phones while taking a zipline ride.

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