The Flight Of The Gibbon is located inside the Khao Kheow Open Zoo, which in turn is inside the Chompoo Wildlife sanctuary. Only a one-hour drive from Pattaya and 90 minutes from Bangkok.
The Flight Of The Gibbon was quite a new tourist attraction in the Pattaya area but it quickly became established along with its sister venture in Chiang Mai as one of the leading Thailand tourist attractions.
Based on a concept devised by Eco scientists many years ago in Costa Rica so they could more closely study the Ecosystem of the rainforest canopies using a system of zip lines, platforms and pulleys, the Flight Of The Gibbon has made this once exclusive domain a thrilling adventure for everyone.
On arrival at the starting point of Flight of The Gibbon, you are formed into groups and dressed with a harness to which a safety line and trolley mechanism are attached plus a safety helmet. Your 2 guides will give you a demonstration of the use of your equipment and techniques.
And then the fun begins, over 50 meters high in the rainforest canopy perched on wooden platforms, some of which offer a spectacular view over the canopy roof.
Your guide attaches your trolley to the wire rope and away you go, traversing to the next platform where the second guide is waiting to catch you and pull you in. There are over 3 kilometers of zip lines through the tree canopies, the longest of which is 300 meters long.
Just when you thought you could handle anything you arrive here, you can’t see the platform at the other end due to the wire dipping under the canopy, time to brace yourself. again.
Once you have overcome your fear and the adrenaline is pumping through your veins you will have the time of your life here. Have a look at the photos and video below to fully appreciate a day out that words just can’t describe, this is definitely not your run-of-the-mill Pattaya tourist attraction.
She flies through the air with the greatest of ease. As well as breathtaking adventure the Flight Of The Gibbon offers some of the most breathtaking scenery you will see within easy reach of Pattaya.
Click on the image (below) to watch the Flight Of The Gibbon video on YouTube.
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