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The longest ocean zipline opens in Cape Town

Residents can add another item to their bucket list, as the world’s longest above-ocean zipline is officially open for business in the Western Cape’s own Mossel Bay.

The zipline is 1.1km in length and runs from the cliffs just below Point High School to the deck of the Shark Lab aquarium at the Point at a speed of 80km/h.

It costs R450 (approximately 31 Usd) per person to experience this wild ride.

Ages 8 and up may partake in this experience, although the maximum weight in 120kg and the maximum height 200cm.“Mossel Bay Municipality congratulates the directors of the Mossel Bay Zipline for this innovative venture that we are opening today,” said Mossel Bay Executive Mayor Alderman Harry Levendal at the official opening on Saturday, January 25.

“Their dreams have become a reality. Their new venture – the longest single line zipline over the ocean – has since become a bucket list must do for thousands of other people – people who will visit Mossel Bay to do so.”

The first person to ride the zipline was municipal manager of Mossel Bay, Advocate Thys Giliomee.