In an ongoing effort to further develop and expand the emirate’s adventure tourism portfolio, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced the official launch of the latest adventure tourism product on Jebel Jais.
The new Jebel Jais Zipline Tour, launched in partnership with ToroVerde, will join and complement the existing attractions in the most northerly of the United Arab Emirates.
Already on offer are the Jebel Jais Via Ferrata (mountain climbing) and the Jebel Jais Flight, the longest zipline in the world.
The latter has already welcomed more than 35,000 flyers since its launch.
The new Jebel Jais Zipline Tour features seven ziplines flying over the grand cliffs and canyons of Jebel Jais which are connected by nine platforms; the cluster of seven ziplines cover a total distance of five kilometres with an average speed of 60 kilometres per hour.
During the tour, flyers will navigate their way through the air to reach the 15 metre long sky bridge, the highest in the UAE at 1,250 metres above the sea level and 300 metres above ground, which they will have to cross to finish the remaining part of the zipline tour journey.
Raki Phillips, chief executive of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, said: “As Jebel Jais…