Rules of the Ride
The Predator Zip Line tour is designed for people with average mobility and strength. Guests should be in reasonably good health. Children between the ages of 8 and 11 must be accompanied by an adult. That adult must sign a permission-to-zip document. In the state of Arizona, no one under the age of eighteen may sign a legal document.
You will be fitted with a seat harness, chest harness, a trolley system, two lanyards with safety clips and a helmet. The equipment is similar to rock climbing gear. It is specifically designed for application on a zip line course.
As a safety concern for the animals, cell phones, cameras and any other electronic devices or loose apparatus’s are strictly prohibited. Anything that falls from your pockets will be irretrievably lost because of the life threatening danger to anyone entering the animal habitats to get your items. Anything that falls in the habitats or the Serengeti is a safety threat to the predators and hoof stock, either as a dangerous projectile or as an inedible object.
Not Permitted to Ride:
- No one weighing less than 60 pounds
- No one weighing more than 275 pounds
- Women who are pregnant
- People with recent or repeated neck, back or muscular-skeletal injuries
- People impaired by the use of illegal or legal drugs and alcohol
- People who are suffering from any medical condition that may require immediate medical assistance
- Sturdy, closed toe shoes or boots
- No sandals, flip flops, slip-ons, or Crocs
- Sunglasses or ski goggles are recommended during cold weather or rain and wind conditions
- All glasses must be secured with a retainer strap
- Long hair must be tied back
- Leave your jewelry at home
- You will be wearing a harness, short-shorts will bind
- No skirts
- Dress for the weather
Not Permitted on the Zip Line Tour:
- No cell phones, cameras, or any electronic devices
- No car keys (We provide locked storage for keys & wallets)
- No pets will be accommodated. The only exception is for leader or assistance dogs
- No tobacco products, alcohol, or drugs
- No chewing gum
- No food
Please bring with you:
- Any medication that may be immediately necessary to prevent the onset of a serious medical event: asthma inhalers, epi-pens, insulin, etc
- Money to tip your guides
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is an Out of Africa Park Pass required to ride the Predator Zip Line?
Q: Does my Predator Zip Line Pass give me ground access to the park?
A: No. A separate ticket is required for ground access into Out of Africa.
Q: What is the length of the Predator Zip Course?
A: The Predator Zip Line Tour has five zip lines and a rope bridge.
Q: How much time does it take to complete the tour?
A: You should allocate three hours for the tour. The Predator Zip is approximately two hours. You will need time for check-in, orientation, and equipment training. A minimum of three hours will be spent at the Predator Course.
Q: Where can I find your Rider Waiver?
A: Right here! Make sure you’ve read and understand the waiver before you book.
Q: What if I have a fear of heights?
A: A fear of heights is not uncommon. Many zippers have a fear of heights and they are able to enjoy our tour experience. When off the ground, guests are clipped to a half inch steel cable and our equipment is state of the art. Our professional guides will be with you through the entire experience. They will answer all of your questions and provide you with support.
Q: How high are you when you zip over lions and tigers?
A: During the tour, you will be somewhere between zero and seventy-five feet above ground.
Q: Could I fall into the animal habitats?
A: No, you cannot fall into the habitats. Our equipment is state of the art and you are clipped with a half inch steel cable that would prevent you from falling.
Q: Will my inexperience be a problem?
A: The majority of our guests have never done a zip line course. Your guides will give you a complete orientation and training session before you go on the course. Your inexperience will not be a problem.
Q: How safe is the Zip Line?
A: Any activities that are carried out above ground have inherent risks. The Predator Zip Line has taken steps to mitigate any risk. Our course was built to exceed ACCT professional standards. Our guides go through rigorous training and our equipment is of the very highest quality. The Zip Line course and the equipment are inspected daily.
Q: Does the Zip Line operate in the rain?
A: Yes, we zip in the rain. If there is lightning in the area the course will be closed. We also shut down in high winds. You may re-book another time or we will refund your ticket if your tour is canceled due to the weather due to lightning or high winds. Partial tours will be pro-rated.
Q: Can you zip in cold weather?
A: Zipping in the cold is fun! If you are dressed for the weather, you can zip in the cold just like you ski in the cold.
Layering is recommended:
- Thermal, long underwear
- Thermal socks
- Ski caps
- Glove liners (full gloves will not fit in our zip gloves which are required equipment)
- Ski outerwear
- Ski goggles or strap retained sun glasses
- Face mask for extreme cold
- Hot hands and glove liners are for sale at the base camp
Q: Do I tip the tour guides?
A: Yes, tip your tour guides
Q: Do you have group rates?
A: Differing group rates are available for groups of 12, 50 and 100 participants booked at the same time.
Q: Is a reservation a requirement?
A: Reservations are strongly recommended. Walk ups cannot be guaranteed their preferred zip time, or any open slots.
Q: How may we celebrate a special occasion?
A: Zip lining is a great way to celebrate a bachelor/bachelorette party, birthday, anniversary or other special occasion.
Q: What if I have more questions?
A: Please email us with any other questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: What if I can’t make it or need to cancel?
A: We have a 48 hour cancelation policy. But we understand that things happen! If you need to cancel within 48 hours there is no refund given, however it is transferrable to another date of your choosing.