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First Flyer

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Address: atop the Grindelwald First Gondola, Grindelwald, Switzerland
Phone Number: 033 828 77 11
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Beat the queues

A great experience. Beat the queues later in the day by going in the morning. If you are going to walk to Balchalpsee lake take the cable car to First, buy your Flyer tickets, go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Fair_n_Honest
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Scotland
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great experience. Beat the queues later in the day by going in the morning. If you are going to walk to Balchalpsee lake take the cable car to First, buy your Flyer tickets, go to the Flyer and then once you have had your zip wire fun take the cable car back up to First and walk to the... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We are just very unlucky and gave been four times, always to find the weather has meant the flyer is closed. In all fairness this shows on the map at the bottom of the lift. It is still worth the trip and the suspended walkway is a wonderful free alternative.

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Thank Dearmans
London
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129 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This costs an extra 22 francs or so in comparison to a return cable car fare. The 80 francs cost also includes a fun scooter drive down the mountain after the zip wire so well worth it. The flyer isnt scary but really enjoyable, it wasnt as fast as i had imagined. One thing to note is that it says... More 

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2 Thank LondonTravellerUK
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45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This attraction, a short walk from the top station of the First Gondola from Grindelwald, gives up to 4 people the chance to separately descend 200 metres in height on a cable of 800 metres. It can be a wait to get on, but the nerves I felt (as someone in their mid 50s) climbing up to the launch point... More 

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1 Thank Rod T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Came across this activity randomly and decided to look more in to it... And it turned out to be the best part of our trip! Gliding down fast but constant speed..It is a good way to enjoy the awesome surrounding view! Totally recommended! But do not go to the flyer platform too late.. I think they close at 4pm

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2 Thank angie n
Sintra, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

A different way to enjoy the view over Grindelwald. Very amusing and hurry up because it closes at 4pm.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We started the journey in the cute town of Grindelwald where we hopped on a series of cable cars that took us up to First. We had seen First Flieger (Flyer) advertised in the translation of Interlaken so we wanted to give it a try -- it did not disappoint! I was nervous at first but the staff was very... More 

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2 Thank Gabrielle Z
Gothenburg, Sweden
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59 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This is such a cool thing! We had a litte bad luck with the weather (it rained when we arrived), but after about one hour waiting the sun came out and we could finally fly! It was well worth the wait and it was really fun! Good staff! A must when visitinf this area!

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Had to give this a go. Got a discount with my bernese oberland pass so only came to 19ch. Comes to a grinding halt at bottom though so beware. Great fun

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Alot of reviewers on here saying that the ride gets over within 45 seconds. Well that's true, but the experience is amazing. The views while on this zipliner are truly amazing and well worth the ride. We had taken the fun package and so the trotti bike was also included along with the first flyer. All in all it was... More 

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