Gatorland has opened Croc Rock, a three-pronged adventure that begins with a rock-climbing activity, proceeds to a 150-foot swinging chain bridge and winds up with a 350-foot-long zip line.
Artists for the South Orange Blossom Trail attraction created the 32-foot-tall wall, replicating local sandstone, but with carved natural hand holds, Gatorland says.
“Our goal was to offer a different, dynamic and interactive experience that combined the thrill and challenge of three different adventures,” Mark McHugh, president and CEO said in a news release. “You won’t find this anywhere else in Florida but Gatorland.”
Croc Rock is on the south end of the property, adjacent to Bobcat Bayou. Visitors are secured to the course with an auto belay safety system. The activity takes about 45 minutes. Tours are scheduled for 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. daily with a maximum of seven people per outing.
Tickets and reservations are available at the Zipline Depot inside the park. The price will vary.
Participants must be at least 36 inches tall and weigh no more than 275 pounds. Tennis shoes are required. Shirts, dresses or “short shorts” are not allowed on Croc Rock, Gatorland says.
Gatorland opened its seven-leg Screamin’ Gator Zip Line course in 2011.
For more information, go to gatorland.com.
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