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Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour
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“zip lining”(34 reviews)
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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...more
635 Robinson Hill Rd, Makanda, IL 62958-4131
+1 855-386-9477
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All reviews zip lining the owner southern illinois fear of heights a lot of fun awesome experience fun adventure three hours felt very safe zip line course take pictures feel secure capable hands whole family highly recommend this tour well worth the trip beautiful scenery
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Reviewed today via mobile

My first experience at zip lining and I am 63. Guides were excellent. Fear turned into fun. Will do this again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark Y
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We've done a few different zipline experiences and this was our favorite. Zips are varied in length. Really fun to build up to long ones where you can't see the landing at take-off. Two guides with our group of four made it very personal. Guides...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy D
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We had so much fun! The staff are super friendly and helpful and made zip lining a great experience! The zip line course was incredible! Must go! Best zip lining I have ever done!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alex052699
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

My teenage children went on the Zipline and had a great time. My husband and I were not up for ziplining and opted for the guided ATV ride. We all had a blast. It was a perfect mix for our family. It is a must...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Larry P
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This was my first experience wth ziplining and I have to admit that I was a bit nervous at first. The guides were very helpful and patient, which helped me feel secure. The grounds are absolutely beautiful and it was so much fun zipping along...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara H
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Such a fabulous adventure!!! We’ve lived in the area for 5 years, but just recently discovered this ziplining tour. Our whole family absolutely loved it! Can’t wait to go back and do it again!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cdl4096
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We were looking for a family mini-vacation experience and Marc and his team created the perfect adventure in a stunning natural setting. Our boys, who are 9 and 11 years old, had a fabulous time zipping through the forest. They became "experts" in their minds...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank patrickd17
Reviewed September 12, 2018

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a magical zipline experience through the Shawnee National Forest on Saturday, September 8th. Although the weather was iffy, the owners Marc and Candy, along with their stellar zip tour guides provided a safe, fun and fascinating experience. Whether you're a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerry S
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time 9/6/2018. We were the only people on the tour that day. We were both a little apprehensive but we both caught on and had a wonderful time. Our guides were Marc and Ethan and they were great....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gayla T
Marc M, Owner at Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Thank you for your response. You hid your apprehension very well as you both were great zippers! Looking forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed September 4, 2018

We loved our morning spent with Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour. Our guides were very experienced and safety conscious. We had a blast and can't wait for our next tour!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BrookeP092017
Marc M, Owner at Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are very proud of our guides at Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour.

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Bobbi J
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Response from Larry P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to make a reservation. You can do it by phone or online. Several options with times. You will have a great time!