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How to Zip Line the Texas Way at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

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Always thought about becoming more adventurous, but still want to be safe? Are you looking to up your social media game by taking the ultimate selfie? Maybe you’re searching for a new date activity or bonding experience with kids? If so, Lake Travis Zipline Adventures is the perfect answer to all those scenarios and more! If you’ve never been zip lining, here’s a guide to how it works and what to expect. As an additional incentive, kids aged 17 and under are free with the purchase of a full-price adult ticket on Monday through Thursday, from June 1st through August 27th, in 2020! This remarkable discount is just a phone call away at 512-614-1996.

How to Zip Line the Texas Way at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

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Step 1: Make a reservation. Due to popularity, reservations are now required and can be made online or via phone. Since reopening in May after COVID-19 closure, the team here is dedicated to all safety and sanitary efforts, ensuring the cleanest practices. Feeling wild? Consider going at night! Once a month, the opportunity arises to view the beauty of shores and inlets bathed in moonlight. Illumination in the form of glow sticks and headlamps are provided. Expect to see flora and fauna in an entirely different way.

Step 2: Get ready for fun! Be sure to apply sunscreen and dress for light hiking. Map out your drive; Lake Travis Zipline Adventures is a mere 45 minutes from downtown Austin. Brag to everyone you know, then dream about the longest, fastest zip line in Texas!

How to Zip Line the Texas Way at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

Photo Courtesy of Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

Step 3: Arrive at 14529 Pocohontas Trail in Leander and prepare with an informative training session by professionals who will answer all your questions (such as, do riders have to do their own breaking? No, the guides stop you at the end of each ride). Then journey across beautiful Lake Travis in the included water transport and imagine how different it will look from the air very soon.

Step 4: Get geared up and fitted for a harness at the lovely briefing area, then hike to the first spot with two super friendly, knowledgeable tour guides, and let the exploration begin! Ride the first four amazing and diverse zip lines. Three of the overall five lines are longer than two Tower of Americas put together! This is a truly unique way to marvel at the incredible beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Plus, staying hydrated is made easy, as plenty of cold bottled water is stationed along the route, and as part of the Lake Travis Zipline Adventures tour package, coolers and picnic baskets are welcomed at the picnic areas along this gorgeous lake.

How to Zip Line the Texas Way at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

Photo Courtesy of Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

Step 5: Attack the final hike, then strap into the ultimate ride: two dueling lines which are the longest and fastest, all at 200 feet above Lake Travis. This zip line is a Texas record-holder and one of the Top 20 in the world!

Step 6: Enjoy the adrenaline wave while posting crazy pictures and videos on social media to make everyone jealous. It’s so much fun, you’ll quickly realize why Lake Travis Zipline Adventures is celebrating their 10-year anniversary. Know someone who would really love this? Buy them a gift card for the experience of flight! Solo riders are always welcome. Pro tip: Keep an eye out for other deals on the website.

How to Zip Line the Texas Way at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

Photo Courtesy of Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

Step 7: Book your next trip and make it even better by savoring the experience longer and reserving The Lakeside cabin. This 520-square foot bungalow features a full kitchen and bath, flat-screen TV, a bedroom with a queen bed, and a mini loft with two queen beds, as well as a fold-out twin bed. Outside, the 10’ x 16’ front porch overlooks picturesque Lake Travis. Staying here includes access to the lakefront property with grills and picnic areas, plus each guest receives a 10% discount off their Zipline Tour. Only Lake Travis Zipline and/or Waterloo Adventures guests have renting capability of this cabin.

What’s Waterloo Adventures, you ask? Located on-site and run by the same wonderful staff as Lake Travis Zipline Adventures, Waterloo Adventures is an incredible revolutionary floating water park, obstacle course, and private island experience! Over two football fields worth of water top obstacles, plus lakefront umbrellas, chaise loungers, hammocks, floating picnic tables, saddle floats, a food truck, and Cabana Bar. Truly, this place has it all: adventure, fun activities, and most importantly, ways to cool off and relax! Make reservations today before summer slips away.