Blue Heron Adventure FAQ’s

September 2014

 

Q. Where is the Blue Heron Adventure located?

A. The Adventure begins at Whitewater Express – 1303 3rd Avenue in Phenix City.

 

Q. What are the operating hours of the Blue Heron Adventure?

A. Times are on the half hour starting at 9:30am-6:30pm

 

Q. What does the Blue Heron Adventure consist of?

A. 1,200 ft. dual-zip across the Chattahoochee River, treetop aerial course consisting of 10 obstacles, 400 ft. treetop dual-zip along the banks of the Chattahoochee River.

 

Q. What is the Blue Heron Adventure zip line?

A. The first zip on the Blue Heron zip is 1,200 ft. long, reaching speeds up to 40mph. This zip not only connects Georgia and Alabama, it will have your feet dangling 100 ft. over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater course. The second zip is a 400 ft. tree top zip along the banks of the Chattahoochee River in Phenix City, Alabama.

 

Q. What is the Blue Heron Aerial Course?

A. Soar the treetops of Phenix City, Alabama! Offering two levels of difficulty for adventure seekers ages five and up. Zip from tree to tree, crawl through a high-altitude tunnel, balance on floating beams, walk across a wobbly bridge, swing from high-hanging ropes, and climb across a roped spider web.

 

Q. What are the requirements?

A. Junior adventure seekers, ages five and up will be able to experience the treetop Blue Heron Aerial Course. The aerial course has a weight limit of 250lbs. Blue Heron Adventure Zip Liners are required to be 10-years-of-age or older, and at least 70lbs and no more than 250lbs.

 

 

Q. How much does it cost and what are the packages offered?

A. Blue Heron Adventure Introductory Pricing and Packages:

Aerial Course: (Approximately 1 hour)

o Weekday - $22.00

o Weekend- $24.50

o Group (6+ people)- $22.00

Double Zip & Canyon Raft: (Approximately 1.5 hours)

o Weekday - $39.50

o Weekend- $44.50

o Group (6+ people) - $39.50

Full Adventure: Double Zip, Aerial Course & Canyon Raft: (Approximately 2 hours)

o Weekday - $49.50

o Weekend- $59.50

o Group (6+ people)- $49.50

Frequent Flyer Express: (½ day of zipping)

o Weekday - $69.50

o Weekend- $79.50

o Group (6+ people)- $69.50

 

Classic Splash & Dash: Classic Rafting Trip + Full Adventure

o Weekday - $79.50

o Weekend- $89.50

o Group (6+ people)- $79.50

Challenge Splash & Dash: Challenge Rafting Trip + Full Adventure

o Weekday - $89.50

o Weekend- $99.50

o Group (6+ people)- $89.50

 

Q. What should I wear on the Blue Heron Adventure?

A. Wear closed toe shoes that cannot slip off and comfortable clothing. We recommend athletic wear.

 

Q. Do I need to make a reservation?

A. Walk-ins are welcome, but not guaranteed. We highly recommend reservations, especially on holidays and weekends. Call 334.298.9521 to reserve your trip, or book online at www.whitewaterexpress.com.

 

Q. Are trips cancelled when it rains?

A. We will zip in the rain, but we will delay or cancel the trip if it is lightning.

 

Q. How do I book a trip?

A. Visit www.whitewaterexpress.com or call 334.298.9521 to book your Blue Heron Adventure today!

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