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World's longest and 'technologically advanced' zipline planned for Iceland
POSTED 20 Sep 2022 . BY Tom Walker
Mega Zipline will offer riders speeds of 120km/h Credit: Mega Zipline
A 1km-long zipline offering riders speeds of 120km/h is set to open in Iceland later this year
Mega Zipline is the brainchild of Iceland-based Kambagil Ehf
It will be located in the Svartagljufr Canyon, a popular tourist attraction near the capital city Reykjavik
Kambagil Ehf is working together with Skyline Ziplines and kool replay on the project
A 1km-long zipline, offering riders speeds of 120km/h, is set to open in Iceland later this year.

Called Mega Zipline, the project is the brainchild of Iceland-based Kambagil Ehf, which has now partnered with two attractions specialists to create the experience.

Mega Zipline will offer two 1km "flights" over the natural landscape of Svartagljufur Canyon, a popular tourist attraction near the capital city Reykjavik.

The zipline will be fitted with what Kambagil describes as the "most advanced technologies currently available in the world of ziplines".

Kambagil Ehf is working together with Skyline Ziplines on the project, whose proprietary systems will be used for safety as well as RFID monitoring.

Mega Zipline will also be the first zipline in Europe to be equipped with a next-generation video system developed by Kool Replay, which captures the highlights of a rider's experience from multiple viewpoints.

Halli Kristinsson, Kambagil Ehf's project leader, said: "Our goal was to develop an attraction in Iceland that gives visitors a dose of adrenaline and a unique view of the country's stunning neutral landscape.

"Mega Zipline will also have the highest standards of safety and a unique vide replay experience. We're working with Skyline and Kool replay, who have demonstrated a unique edge in those areas."

Construction of the attraction is now nearing completion, with the first guests set to take the flights in October 2022.
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World's longest and 'technologically advanced' zipline planned for Iceland
POSTED 20 Sep 2022 . BY Tom Walker
Mega Zipline will offer riders speeds of 120km/h Credit: Mega Zipline
A 1km-long zipline offering riders speeds of 120km/h is set to open in Iceland later this year
Mega Zipline is the brainchild of Iceland-based Kambagil Ehf
It will be located in the Svartagljufr Canyon, a popular tourist attraction near the capital city Reykjavik
Kambagil Ehf is working together with Skyline Ziplines and kool replay on the project
A 1km-long zipline, offering riders speeds of 120km/h, is set to open in Iceland later this year.

Called Mega Zipline, the project is the brainchild of Iceland-based Kambagil Ehf, which has now partnered with two attractions specialists to create the experience.

Mega Zipline will offer two 1km "flights" over the natural landscape of Svartagljufur Canyon, a popular tourist attraction near the capital city Reykjavik.

The zipline will be fitted with what Kambagil describes as the "most advanced technologies currently available in the world of ziplines".

Kambagil Ehf is working together with Skyline Ziplines on the project, whose proprietary systems will be used for safety as well as RFID monitoring.

Mega Zipline will also be the first zipline in Europe to be equipped with a next-generation video system developed by Kool Replay, which captures the highlights of a rider's experience from multiple viewpoints.

Halli Kristinsson, Kambagil Ehf's project leader, said: "Our goal was to develop an attraction in Iceland that gives visitors a dose of adrenaline and a unique view of the country's stunning neutral landscape.

"Mega Zipline will also have the highest standards of safety and a unique vide replay experience. We're working with Skyline and Kool replay, who have demonstrated a unique edge in those areas."

Construction of the attraction is now nearing completion, with the first guests set to take the flights in October 2022.
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Soneva Fushi reveals fine-dining zipline experience


Soneva Fushi resort in the Maldives has unveiled a "world first" dining experience, which will take guests high among the treetops.
New 'racing' spans for US zipline attraction


Soaring Tree Top Adventures, the zipline attraction located in Colorado, US, has announced that it is to officially launch three new spans to the public on 15 June.
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Live-streaming 'digital tour' enters the attractions sector
Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a number of museums in the UK and US.
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Hollywood superstar, Brad Pitt, has made his debut as a sculptor as part of British artist Thomas Houseago’s first ever exhibition in the Nordic countries.
Triotech secures deal to supply rides for Puy Du Fou Asia's first Chinese attraction
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QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
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More videos:
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
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