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Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour

635 Robinson Hill Rd, Makanda, IL 62958-4131
+1 855-386-9477
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Zip line adventure

We had an amazing time at Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour! The team was very safety conscious and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Footebeach
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Chicago, Illinois
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Amazing Fun!

We signed up for the tour the weekend of my niece's wedding and had a wonderful time. The zips... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
compleatwetlander
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Windham, Maine
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Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour will soon become Southern Illinois' premiere outdoor experience. While traveling over 8 ziplines and 3 aerial bridges, on our breathtaking 83 acre course, you will experience the heart of the Shawnee National Forest. Suspended above the canopy floor, you will feel like you are soaring among the trees. Come to Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour to find your adventure. Strap in. Step off. Soar. Cost for the 2.5 to 3 hour guided tour is $85 per participant with a 10% discount for groups of 8 or more. There is no age limit, they must be able to understand and follow directions from our guides. There is a weight limit of 70 - 270 lbs.
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“zip lining” (30 reviews)
“fun adventure” (4 reviews)
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635 Robinson Hill Rd, Makanda, IL 62958-4131
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+1 855-386-9477
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"zip lining"
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"southern illinois"
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"fun adventure"
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"capable hands"
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"fear of heights"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"an awesome experience"
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"beautiful area"
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"three hours"
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"well worth the trip"
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"all ages"
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"take pictures"
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"zips"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time at Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour! The team was very safety conscious and a lot of fun. The lines progressed in difficulty to get everyone a little experience, before big lines. My 18 & 21 year old sons loved it!! My...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We signed up for the tour the weekend of my niece's wedding and had a wonderful time. The zips were thrilling, the guides steady, good humored and extremely competent. This was important because a couple of the people in our party were feeling very afraid...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and daughter went for Father’s Day! I’m disabled and have a service dog that travels with me. They allowed me to kennel her while we were on the tour. Great experience, great people, wonderful zip line experience.

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Three hours of pure fun! The kids enjoyed the Zip Lines while we grandparents enjoyed the Side By Side Tour. We traveled into the woods and watched the grandkids soaring through the tree tops above us and we enjoyed the wild live and the natural...More

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Marc M, Owner at Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

We are so glad you had a good time. Whether you are zipping our course or riding on our tour underneath the ziplines through our forest , bluffs and rocky creek crossings, we strive to make it the best experience possible for you.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

We had a great time, the tour guides were awesome. I would highly recommend it. We will be going back to do it again.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time. Dillon and Angel were our guides. They were excellent. Fun, energetic and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone. Beautiful scenery, excellent staff and just an all around fun time.

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Marc M, Owner at Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

We are so glad you had a great time!!!

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

Something you just have to try to understand. Staff was professional, friendly, made me feel safe. Enjoyed the entire experience!

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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Our first time zip lining and what a place to start! Great scenery, great guides and a wonderful hands-on owner! This is the real deal, don't miss it!

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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Everyone should try this at least once! My husband and I had a great time doing this. I have a fear of heights but was able to push past it. Unfortunately I started feeling sick and at the end felt really bad . I thought...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

I live in southern Illinois and this place has been on my list of things to try since it was built. Fun, fun, fun!!! Our guides Kyle and Jensen were entertaining and our group had so much fun! Put this place on your list of...More

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