Ziplines allow guests to fly over rapids and through the forest canopy at the Whitewater Center. Ziplining involves riding a cable suspended between two points, anywhere from 200 to over 1,000 feet in length.

This activity is only available with an All Access Pass


  • Figure 8 features two of the longest ziplines at the Whitewater Center and a series of cable bridges through the forest. (Upgrade Required)
  • Double Down provides guests the most expansive views of the Whitewater Center while experiencing two of the longest ziplines. (Upgrade Required)
  • Canyon Zip is tucked away under tree canopies, sits atop a 20-foot platform, and has two, 200-foot-long ziplines.
  • Pine Zip is a combination of a zipline and a jump and is reached by climbing up a telephone pole. An autobelay system at the top sends guests on a quick descent to the ground.
  • Canyon Crossing features a single zipline and five high ropes obstacles.
  • For a privately guided zipline experience, inquire about Canopy and Zip Tours.


  • Ziplines require an All Access Pass.
  • Ziplines are located at Hawk Island, Canyon and Ridge.
  • Closed-toe shoes are required.

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway | Charlotte, NC 28214 | 704.391.3900 |