Moonlight Mountaintop Zip Line Tour
Duration: 3.5 Hours
Price: From $165
Age: 10+ Years
Weight Range:100-250 Pounds
Zip through the night sky with expert aerial guides! NOC’s exclusive Moonlight Mountaintop Zip Line Tour pairs our breathtaking Mountaintop Zip Line Tour with the spectacular light of the moon. Enjoy the cool night breeze as you fly under the stars for two miles, zipping from ridgeline to ridgeline. Glow sticks are provided for all participants, turning the course into a brilliant light show of speeding colors and heart-pounding adventure. The highlight of the trip is NOC’s renowned half-mile Mega Zip where you experience almost 1-minute of flying, 350' above the forest floor—this time at night!
Zipping by moonlight is a one-of-a-kind experience with amazing night views. While NOC’s expert guides lead the trip, all guests must have previous zip lining experience to join this premium adventure. Before starting the nighttime course, each participant will be required to demonstrate zip lining proficiency during a ground school tutorial that includes braking instructions and signaling with colored lights. All participants must be able to distinguish red color from green and yellow lights that will also be on course.
This is a premium zip line tour unlike any other—it’s sure to leave its mark as one of your all-time favorite (and most unique) adventures.
Limited availability! Trips only occur on evenings close to full moons.
|Friday, May 17||9:00PM|
|Saturday, May 18||9:00PM|
|Friday, June 14||9:00PM|
|Saturday, June 15||9:00PM|
|Friday, July 12||9:00PM|
|Saturday, July 13||9:00PM|
|Friday, August 16||9:00PM|
|Saturday, August 17||9:00PM|
|Saturday, September 13||8:00PM|
|Sunday, September 14||8:00PM|
What our Guests are Saying:
NOC's 500-acre adventure center is located at the intersection of the Nantahala River and Appalachian Trail.
Guest amenities include:
- Outdoor recreation activities including rafting, kayaking, zip lines, and mountain biking
- Three restaurants, including two on the riverfront
- Four retail stores, including NOC's flagship Outfitter's Store
- Rustic cabin and bunkhouse lodging for over 200
- Terminus for the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
- One mile of Lake Fontana frontage with lake kayak and SUP program
- Host to over 30 annual events, from world championships to music festivals
Nantahala Outdoor Center's main campus, the Nantahala River Outpost is located in far Western North Carolina on US Highway 19. 12 miles from Bryson City and on the south side of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the outpost is nestled in the Nantahala Gorge.
From Asheville, NC: Take I-40 West towards Knoxville, TN. Take exit 27 onto US 74 West towards Waynesville. Stay on 74 West, the outpost is 50 miles down this road. 8 miles past Bryson City, the 4-lane will split into two 2-lane roads. Stay on 74, the left lane. You will enter the Nantahala Gorge and after 4.3-miles you see the Nantahala River and NOC's Nantahala Outpost.
From Gatlinburg, TN: Take 441 South through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and through Cherokee. Just past Cherokee, get on 74 West. After 15 miles, the road will split into two 2-lane roads. Stay on 74 W, the left lane, and continue the 4.3-miles to the NOC Nantahala Outpost.
From East Atlanta: Take I-85 North to I-985 North. At Gainesville, take 365 North to 441 North. Just past Dillsboro, NC, 441 merges with US 74. 8 miles past Bryson City, the 4-lane splits into two 2-lane roads. Stay on 74, the left lane. Continue 4.3-miles and arrive at the NOC Nantahala Outpost.
From West Atlanta: Take I-75 North to I-575 North. I-575 becomes State Hwy 5, and then Hwy 76. Stay on this road until Blue Ridge, GA where you turn left onto Hwy 60 towards Mineral Bluff, GA. In Mineral Bluff, turn right onto Hwy 60 Spur. Follow it into North Carolina to US 74 East, turning right towards Murphy and Andrews when the road ends. Stay on 74 East, NOC's Nantahala Outpost is 20-miles past Andrews. You will follow the Nantahala River for the last 8-miles.
From Chattanooga, TN: Take I-75 North towards Cleveland, TN. Take the 1st Cleveland exit, the US 64 Bypass Exit. Go 6-miles and take the Ocoee Exit onto US 64 East towards Murphy, NC. In Murphy the road number changes to US 74. Stay on 74 East, NOC's Nantahala Outpost is 20-miles past Andrews. You will follow the Nantahala River for the last 8-miles.