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Mindo Ropes and Canopy

Km. 2.4 Via a Nambillo, Mindo, Ecuador
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Ranked #15 of 17 Attractions in Mindo
Type: Other
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English first
Jackson, Wyoming
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

I held my tongue about my accident with this company hoping that we could settle medical issues on the side (nope). Now that I read about the horrible death a few months ago I am speaking out. This company is TERRIBLE!!! We were the first group of the day and apparently (I found out later from the owner himself) they... More

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London, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I went to this establishment as they claimed to have a spotless record of no injuries or deaths, that is kinda important to me as I have never zip lined before.... Now that I read the reviews they did in fact have a death just a little over a month before, had I known this I would have not went.... More

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Union, New Jersey
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Please think twice my dear friend was killed because the cables were not inspected and they broke. Be aware that while Mindo and the attractions are great there is no regulation doing canopy. What is worse there is no emergency rescue team, emergency site treatment or a specialized doctor who can help if something bad happens in the town, in... More

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Secaucus, New Jersey
1 review
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Three months ago my only one daughter decided to to use these zip line with her friends , They trusted the owners and operators that everything is safe and great . ... My lovely daughter , who was only 33 years old fell to death . So many people are grieving with me , we all miss her ... I... More

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Bellingham, Washington
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Just $15 gets you thirteen zip-line rides - each different. Gorgeous scenery, terrific guides to help.

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Riga, Latvia
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Please do not go there. My friend died there! Ecuadorinmediato.com reported: 1. Owner of canopy company (Hosteriá Mindo Ropes and Canopy) remains in custody after accident. 2. The company has been suspended from operations. 3. U.S. tourist died after cable carrying canopy broke half-way on its route. 4. The tourist fell 40 meters. 5. Guide was seriously hurt and is... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

It was amazing. We did this with two guides who went before and after us. Though they hadn't a huge amount of english they made sure we knew exactly what we were doing and that we were enjoying it. The views were spectacular and it's a real thrill. I'm not sure that regulation exists or if it does it's not... More

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Hillsburgh, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

The guides speak English, they were very socialable with the group. The equipment was in great shape and they were very careful with every person. The views were awesome. Go early in the morning, about 9am before the buses get there.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

An American tourist died in Mindo this weekend when the zip lines/ cable broke! She fell 40 mts to her death. I live in Ecuador for 2 years and I have done the zip lines myself about a year ago, with my husband and 7 year old daughter - never again! I do know there are at least two zip... More

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
1 review
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Read the news right here: http://www.elcomercio.com/pais/Muere-turista-extranjera-Mindo_0_708529237.html#.T8QrRFMfkFA.twitter This twitter user was a witness: @quipus1

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