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Zip lining and kayaking

Great experience. The zip lining was one of a kind. Truly amazing. Kayaking was really nice. Went... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Guy R
via mobile
Zip lining with Micah and Sara

It's not often I get away to do fun stuff, so when my son Zach asked to go zip lining I was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dan P
via mobile
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Vertical Illusions offers one of a kind Zip Lining, Kayaking and Rock Climbing Tours that are sure to be the highlight of your vacation! While exploring and playing in the Wisconsin River and among the rocky crags you will be viewing endangered plants, rare habitats and wildlife! Whether you’re looking for a crazy adventure or a nice relaxing float down the river, our professional Guides will customize a perfect worry-free trip for any group! Try our newest 15 Zip Line Eco Canopy Tour: Zip Line off cliffs, over canyons and through the Canopy of Chimney Rock Park!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2433 Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
+1 608-253-2500
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great experience. The zip lining was one of a kind. Truly amazing. Kayaking was really nice. Went about 2 hours I would've preferred longer so next time I'll look for a longer tour. Staff was perfect, super friendly and helpful. Manager accommodated a last minute...More

Thank Guy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not often I get away to do fun stuff, so when my son Zach asked to go zip lining I was a little beside myself!? Zip lining? Really? A little nervous I made my reservation for my two boys 9, 16 and myself. From...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is a high caliber and high class operation. Our guides Jacob and Becky were amazing--knowledgeable, capable, supportive and SO much fun. We did the Peak 1 zip line course which was challenging and beautiful. We then rock climbed which was especially great for my...More

1  Thank jmcurran
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Run by a person (Easton) that always has a smile on his face, Vertical Illusions has introduced me to so many different adventures in Central Wisconsin that I didn't know existed. Whether it is hiring experienced guides for our Boy Scout troop with a kayak...More

1  Thank HLPriester
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing staff, especially the snow boarding instructor Easton! We rented downhill skis, cross country skis and snow boards and were very happy with everything. I would just strongly recommend reservations.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 12 November 2016

If you are looking for a fun day with friends and some amazing views while doing it, I would highly recommend doing the Ziplining with Vertical Illusions. Be prepared for a nice hike through nature to get your experience started. As we walked through nature,...More

Thank Packerman8
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went ziplining with my husband and our friend. It was the first time ziplining for all three of us. Our guides Jacob and Micah were amazing. They thoroughly explained everything to us and made us feel comfortable. I have a huge fear of heights and...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I’ve zip lined twice in life, both times in 2016. I’ve done Bigfoot first and then Vertical Illusions. I enjoyed them both, but I really enjoyed the personal relationship and intimacy with nature at VI. Bigfoot is fun, adrenalin-pumping and less expensive, but they kind...More

1  Thank Chad K
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

It was such an amazing experience! I HIGHLY recommend it to any beginners or to those who have kayak'd before. Our guide, Micah, was very friendly, nice, and accommodating. He took u, my bf and I, to some great spots on the WI river and...More

Thank Gianna N
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time! This is the best zip lining course you will find. We had the pleasure of having the owner be our guide and he is one cool dude! We couldn't go on the tour at their standard times, but they made...More

Thank Lindsay B
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Diem N
Do you open on January 2, 2017
5 December 2016|
Response from Adventureoften |
We are open on that Date. We do trips year around, but don't do trips on many Sundays and Holidays.
Hi, - I want to check the availability of following tours for July 2nd. 1) The Big Dells Kayak tour for 2 people. 2) Peak 1 zipline for 1 person. - Also, is it possible for other family members to come to the beach area while 2 of us are doing the Kayaking tour? Are there any shaded areas or picnic benches in the beach area? - What time are the Peak 1 zipline tour? Thanks.
29 June 2016|
Response from Adventureoften |
Hi, Thank you for your interest. We have a 9am kayak slot open. However we are booked up on the zip lines for both Saturday and Sunday right now. Please feel free to call us if you have any questions or would like to... More
Kaitlyn C
How long does zip lining, kayaking and climbing take? Would it take a whole day or a few hours?
23 June 2016|
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Response from Brenda E | Reviewed this property |
Agree, we went Kayaking only and we were pretty tired after doing just that. I would say do one or two activities per day. The guys at VI can advise as well when you call. They are very helpful.