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Three girls in their 50's went ziplining!

Girls weekend included ziplining and it was incredible! Our guides, Riana and Ann were phenomenal... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dcjosie
An experience we won't soon forget!! (Zip Lining, Rappel)

My husband and I, and our teen son had the best time zip lining with the Vertical Illusion crew... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dcsar
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Carlisle, Iowa
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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
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2433 Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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Reviewed yesterday

Girls weekend included ziplining and it was incredible! Our guides, Riana and Ann were phenomenal! We had such a great time. I highly recommend this experience and ask for Riana and Ann!

Thank dcjosie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I, and our teen son had the best time zip lining with the Vertical Illusion crew! Our guides were 3 of the most genuine, kind, patient, personable, Christian! young men we had met in quite some time. One guide in particular, MILES,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I compared Vertical Illusions with Bigfoot and found VI a much better zip line experience - more lines, better location, just a better setup overall and more eco-friendly. Highly recommend doing both Peak 1 and Peak 2 - Peak 1 is a pre-requisite to Peak...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic zip lining with fun and knowledgeable guides who go over and above! We did the sunset zip lining adventure ... it was beautiful and ended at the beach with a swim! I highly recommend this adventure to everyone!

Thank Jen F
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We were in the Dells for spring break and were looking for something fun to do outdoors. I found Vertical Illusions on line and we inquired about zip lining. We called to book. What was great about zip lining here is we hiked about 20...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Glad to hear you enjoyed your adventure with us, and that it sounds like you conquered some fears out there! We can't wait to see you again next year, maybe you can even try some of the other adventures we have to offer to challenge...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

It was a cold day by our California thermostat but warm by January Wisconsin standards. 35-40 degrees. Brie was our tour guide, a native Dells girl, super fun and knowledgeable. We had an excellent experience! We were first time Zip liners. Highly recommend this activity...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Monica, Thank you so much for your review! I had a blast hanging out with you and I'm glad you guys enjoyed your time here. We are looking forward to seeing you back here for peak 2 or one of our other adventures! Bri

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

A family member recommended Vertical Illusions to us for kayaking, and we did that and the beginner’s zip lining during summer vacation. Everyone loved it! The guides were wonderful. If you have never been in a kayak or on a zip line, like me, these...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review! So glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us this summer, and we can't wait to see you again! Maybe this time you can try rock climbing too! Bri

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A shout out to Easton, Trevor and J for making our 2nd visit to Vertical Illusions as special for our kids as it was for us the first time! Rock climbing was just the perfect challenge we were seeking. Lunch on top of the mountain...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Todd and Kelly, Thank you so much for this review and spending more time with us at Vertical Illusions! Sounds like you really jam-packed everything we had to offer at Chimney Rock Park and it's awesome to hear you had a blast! We look forward...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We went zip lining in Central America....it was a man made, tower to tower type of deal. THIS was the REAL DEAL! Hiking up to the top and zipping down 14+ lines....breathtaking!!!!! If you have zip lining on your bucket list, THIS IS THE PLACE...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi, this is Bri, one of your kayaking and ziplining guides! Thank you so much for this review! I'm so glad you guys decided to try both activities with us and that you had a blast doing both! There is so much natural beauty in...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is the third time we've gone to Vertical Illusions for zip lining. We had Emily and Bri as guides. They were great! They brought us a bit out of the dells so we had beautiful views of the bluffs and Lake Friendship. Course 1...More

Thank laurelstreed
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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi, this is Bri, one of your guides! It's so great to see people who keep coming back still having just as much fun as the first time. Thank you for this review and your continued support for Vertical Illusions! We look forward to hopefully...More

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Diem N
5 December 2016|
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We are open on that Date. We do trips year around, but don't do trips on many Sundays and Holidays.
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RoadTrippinIndian
29 June 2016|
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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
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Kaitlyn C
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.
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