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First Flyer

Address: atop the Grindelwald First Gondola, Grindelwald, Switzerland
Phone Number: 033 828 77 11
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Ranked #10 of 19 Attractions in Grindelwald
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Krakow, Poland
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164 reviews 164 reviews
33 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Flyer might not be the cheapest way of going down the First mountain (27CHF per person) but it's enjoyable. 40 seconds of ride is smooth and easy, yet exciting. You can easily make photos and movies throughout.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very safe and efficient attraction, ran in a smooth manner, staff very friendly, only fault, I think it is pretty expensive for the amount of time you spend on it. But worth it if you haven't done anything similar.

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We buy the First Fun package which includes the cable car ride, First flyer n the Trotti bike The highlight for me s the trotti bike down the long , winding road, with the beautiful view of the mountains, the chalets houses. Love love the ride ! It is exhilarating n fun ! Wanted to do the trotti bike again... More 

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suffolk
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is such a fun day out, we went on a sunny day which was great for the views from the top. At Grindlewald you hop on a gondola for the journey up to the summit. We went on the First Flyer, this was a fab way to get down to the next level, 800 metres in 40 seconds....brilliant! Going... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My family & I (wife & teenage boy & girl) stayed at Grindelwald for 4 days in July. First is a cable car ride that takes you up to about 2200 m and allows you various options such as - hiking -skiing in season - riding Trottbikes - mountain biking - zip line (Flier First) My wife & I had... More 

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10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Fun ride to give some adrenaline junkies a little dose. Reasonable pace. Excellent views. A bit expensive for a relatively short ride. But worth it IMO.

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

As an avowed ascetic of any thrill-seeking ventures (translation: “I hate roller coasters!”), I waited in trepidation to be catapulted out of the gates of the zip tower. Somehow, my gung-ho wife, along with my two (young adult) kids, had talked me into doing this as a family (bonding) experience. Coincidentally, the Flyer had four parallel zip lines so that... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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83 reviews 83 reviews
50 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Grindelwald First has a zip line ride from the top that takes you up to about a speed of 80Km. It is called FIRST FLYER. You get strapped in to a harness and away you go. It will take up to 4 persons side by side for the ride. You can also take the trottibikes all the way down the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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171 reviews 171 reviews
38 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I can't find any place to write a review of the trottibikes, so I will place my review here, where hopefully it might be seen by those interested. We took the gondola from Grindelwald to First. Got off and hiked to Bachalspee Lake. Absolutely fabulous experience on a clear day. The scenery is beyond beautiful. On the way back down,... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Travelled for two hours from Wengen to do this, queued for 20 minutes and as we got to the front were turned away and told "too windy". Now i'm sure they know the risks and they can't control the weather so that's fair enough but getting further info like 'is this likely to be temporary' 'is it worth staying around... More 

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