Zip World Slate Caverns
Last Updated on February 20, 2024 by Suzy
Things to do at Zip World Slate Caverns review
The length of time you spend at Zip World Slate Caverns in near Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales all depends on how many activities you take part in. This is a high adrenalin adventure day out with three fun-filled activities, although two of the activities are more suited to older children. These activities are set in and above ground of actual, but now disused, slate mines.
Bounce Below – This is one enormous underground net adventure. There are 6 nets in total and you can jump and slide your way through this now disused mine. Minimum age of 7 years. Sessions last for 1 hour.
Caverns – You can fly, climb and traverse your way around their unique underground course. There’s even a tightrope although you can go a different way if you’re not quite brave enough. There are 13 zip lines and other elements such as rope bridges and the tightrope. Minimum age of 10 years, a minimum height of 1.8 metres and other restrictions apply. A session lasts for 3 hours.
Titan 2 – Exhilarating tour and zip experience, containing 1 kilometre of the same four-person parallel zipping action, while adding an in-depth tour of this historic location to delight all ages. Your day out begins with the tour, lasting around 45 minutes, as you climb on board one of our iconic former army trucks. Twisting and turning throughout Llechwedd slate quarry. Minimum age of 7 years, height 1.2 metres. Other restrictions apply. A session lasts for 2 hours.
Underground Golf – Mini golf course, set 500ft below the ground in a disused cavern, and only accessible by Europe’s steepest cable railway. Enjoy the impressive display of lighting and interactive elements as you putt your way through the course’s exciting and unique levels, with 4 floors to tackle. From 3 years +.
Deep Mine Tour – You’ll spend approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes soaking up all there is to know about Llechwedd’s fascinating past. Head aboard our underground train on Europe’s steepest cable railway and learn all about this iconic mine’s 16 underground levels – including where the famous Llechwedd Cheese is matured, and the 8 underwater layers. You must be able to walk to take part in the tour.
Big Red – Big Red features two side-by-side lines 30 feet high, making it the perfect thrill for friends and family to race each other to the end. Two goes are included with each ticket. Participants must be at least 3 years old to take part.
FAQ and Further Information Zip World Slate Caverns
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe on-site and picnic benches outdoors.
What are the main things to do?
adventure day out with a vast series of bouncing nets, Europe’s largest zip zone and a cavern adventure with zip lines, tightrope, rope bridges and more. Cafe and toilets.
What are the ticket prices?
*Higher pricedu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Higher priced. The uniqueness of these attractions is reflected in the pricing.u003cbru003eBounce Below – From £25 per person.u003cbru003eCaverns – £68 per person.u003cbru003eTitan 2 – from £60 per person.u003cbru003eUnderground golf – from £22 pp.u003cbru003eDeep Mine tour – from £24 pp.u003cbru003eBig Red – from £10 pp.
Is there parking?
There is free, parking.
When are they open?
They are open during school holidays and peak season. In the autumn/winter they open Friday to Monday. For up-to-date opening times and dates u003ca href=u0022https://www.zipworld.co.uk/location/slate-cavernsu0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022u003eplease follow this linku003c/au003e.
Dogs are not permitted, although they do look after your dog during busier periods.
Are they accessible?
There is no mention of accessibility.
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