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Ride registrations open for Perth’s new Matagarup Bridge zip line attraction
Perth’s new Matagarup Bridge zip line has opened its ride registrations for when the attraction opens this summer.
Marketed as Matagarup Zip+Climb, the adventure attraction will be operated by the Western Australian company Perth Bridge Climb and Zip Pty Ltd.
Western Australian Tourism Minister Paul Papalia notes "these attractions will provide a new and exciting way to experience the beautiful Swan River, offering visitors and locals another activity to enjoy in Perth.”
Thrill-seekers will 'zip' at up to 100 km/h from the launch platform along 400-metre-long dual cables, extending from the western wishbone of the bridge structure, across the Swan River, to the landing platform located in scenic Burswood Park.
The bridge climb is a 314-step trek up the bridge's main arch, ascending about 60 metres to the 'sky view' platform. Package experiences combining both the climb and zip-line will also be available.
Local company Byte Construct installed the zip-line cables this week with the 'sky-view' and zip line platforms under construction within the bridge arches.
A second stage of activities is also under consideration, including an all-ages climbing frame located near the zip-line landing platform within Burswood Park to attract people to this scenic precinct.
Western Australian Transport Minister Rita Saffioti advised that "with the zip cables now installed, we're on track to open to our first thrill seekers this summer.
"This is an exciting new attraction for Perth and a new activity for Western Australians to enjoy initially, and then for tourists into the future."
Minister Papalia added that "following the recent opening of the Swan's first floating venue, this is another example of the State Government's commitment to responsibly activate our natural assets so they can be better enjoyed by tourists and Western Australians alike.
"We are continuing to encourage people from all over the State to come into the city and enjoy a staycation through the Wander out Yonder campaign, and these additional attractions will help boost that experience for thrill-seekers."
The zip-line ride will operate at an introductory cost of $59 per person and will include photos of the experience emailed directly to participants. The bridge climb will be similarly priced and a virtual reality experience is under development that will be open to all ages.
For registrations go to www.zipclimb.com.au
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13th July 2018 - New Perth Stadium bridge to offer climbing and zip line experiences
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18th February 2016 - Plan to add zip line and roof walk attraction at the MCG
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