The zip line at Gatorland runs among seven towers including a stretch over the gator ponds. (George Skene, Orlando Sentinel)
Things are zipping right along with yet another zip line operating here. Kissimmee's Old Town
is incorporating a 300-foot zip into its Pepsi AMPVenture Experience
, which includes a rock-climbing wall and obstacle course. A $39.95 wristband gets a round on all those plus a day's pass to its 14 rides. For more information, go to MyOldTownUSA.com.
Here's a quick look at the other zips around:
•Screamin' Gator Zip Line
goes over animal habitats, alligator breeding marsh of the park. Details: Gatorland.com
•ZOOm Air Adventure Park
is part of the Central Florida Zoo
in Sanford. Details: CentralFloridaZoo.org
•The newish Zip Orlando
is a stand-alone course and actually in rural Osceola County, complete with cattle. Details: ZipOrlando.com
at Forever Florida
is in even-more-rural Osceola County, about an hour from Orlando. It was the first flat-land zip line when it opened in 2008. Details: FloridaEcoSafaris.com (It also opened a new attraction called Cypress FlyCycle.