Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures – Going over the edge!

***Please read the notice in RED in the “Tips and Tricks” section***

Location:

321 9th Avenue North

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Phone Number and Website:

Phone: (843) 839-9477

Website: www.mbziplines.com

Ease of Access to Location:

MB Zipline Adventures rests right on the edge of downtown Myrtle Beach. It’s close to everything you’re already doing, so walking or public transportation is no issue.

Parking can be a bit tricky if you’re just coming to town to go ziplining. There is some street parking directly in front of the check in building and, across the street, there is a parking garage that costs about $10/day. If you are cheap like we are, we chose the metered parking on the opposite side of the ziplining property. It was quite the trek around the property to get to the check in building.

Upkeep:

Things are pretty basic here. Two big wooden towers that stand strong against the coastal winds and well maintained safety gear (harnesses, helmets, and such). The employees were knowledgeable with how to maintain the equipment and it was all presented neatly to everyone who came to zipline.

Tours and Availability

This is your standard ziplining company. There’s really not much to it but they do offer a few different packages: One ride with a free-fall, two rides down the line, unlimited/day pass. And they are open all day and well into the night.

Age Restrictions

If you are under 18 years of age, you probably need an adult. We didn’t really find out much about age restrictions… Hmm…

Food/Concessions

They don’t have really anything on site except for some drink vending machines. Though, there is a Nathan’s hot dog stand across the street! YUM! And of course, there’s a ton of other food within walking distance… But they do well to keep you hydrated in the hot South Carolina heat.

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Me right before I jumped off a 60 ft ledge for a free-fall!

Staff and Review

It was a pleasant experience and the staff, though young college kids, were knowledgeable and helpful to me… for example.. I have an anxiety disorder and they did a good job at convincing me I wasn’t going to die. Thanks to them! Haha! But, they took caution to get everyone’s equipment on properly and give out the standard safety notices.

But seriously, for people that have never done this type of activity before, it’s a great experience. All the equipment appears to be well-kempt. It is a bit pricey, but if you need to kill time it’s decent. Now that I’ve done it, I probably wouldn’t go here again for the sake of variety and challenge… but I don’t regret going here either.

Tips and Tricks

  1. Well, first and foremost, call or check to see if they’re even still in business. I attempted to contact them but none of their websites or reviews have been updated since December 2015 and their Facebook says they’re permanently closed! Does anyone know if this is true? Or is it just closed seasonally? 
  2. General tip 1: Ziplining is active! Wear comfy clothes and wear breathable clothes. It gets might humid in Myrtle Beach and you don’t want to suffer from heat stroke.
  3. General tip 2: Bring cash/change. They offer you photos at the end of your time there and they are a bit pricy ($10/photo) but it’s a nice keepsake to have. They do use square so you can pay with card, but it’s always good to have like $20 in cash at hand when traveling. Also the extra money can go for things like parking!
  4. Breathe deep! If you’re afraid of heights, ziplining may not be for you…but, if you’re wanting to face your fears, remember to take a few calming breaths before letting go and having the time of your life!
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