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Zip line enthusiasts will know all about Go Ape. This is one of the very best brands in the business, offering all sorts of diverse and thrilling zip line adventures around the United States. Well, Go Ape has a location in Kansas City too, and it's one of their very best.
As with other Go Ape locations, this is an exciting zip line course, involving the lines themselves, as well as various other obstacles, Tarzan swings, rope bridges, and more. The longest zip line on this route is a whopping 475 feet, and the total length of all zip line cables on the course is just over 2,500 feet. Guests will be around 50 feet from the ground while gliding along and non-riders can also enjoy the journey by walking along the various trails along the way.
Each course takes between two and three hours to complete and is available to people of many ages and ability levels, offering super views of the various forests and surrounding areas just a little way outside Kansas City. Go Ape has made its mark on the zip line industry by offering well-constructed courses that everyone can enjoy, and the brand's Kansas City location is a prime example. This zip line course is open to all participants aged 10 and above.
The minimum height limit is 4 foot 7 (55 inches) and the maximum weight limit is 285 pounds. Any visitors under 16 will need to be accompanied by an adult, and all riders will be given a simple tutorial by one of the friendly Go Ape staff members before setting out. As with any zip line adventure, it's important to dress appropriately, especially in terms of footwear. Favor close-toed shoes over sandals or slip-on shoes, and avoid skirts, short shorts, or loose items like hats and sunglasses.
Swope Park, 7331 Oakwood Drive, Kansas City, MO 64132 (1800 971-8271)