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“Exhilarating experience.”

Sonoma Canopy Tours
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Ziplining Adventure in Sonoma
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Sonoma Canopy Tours is located in Occidental, CA - approximately 1.5 hours north of San Francisco and 30 minutes west of Santa Rosa in the Sonoma County. Sonoma Canopy Tours offers two courses - both course feature 7 ziplines, 2 sky bridges, stairs, and end with a rappel to the forest floor. The Forest Flight Course is offered during the day & night flights are available. The Tree Tops Course features a longer zipline and is perched above the Forest Flight Course.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Unlike my first ziplining experience where you are hooked up and sent off without really knowing what you're doing, this company takes the time to let you get a feel for it with a short training session before the real thing. The two guides were real professionals, experienced and with a good sense of humor. Soaring among 100 foot redwood trees is truly an unique experience.

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Reviewed October 6, 2012

I planned this excursion as a surprise "grand finale" to a wonderful week with my husband in Napa for our 25th wedding anniversary. He was totally surprised, and we were both thrilled with the entire experience...start to finish! Our guides, Sarah and Mark were a delight...encouraging, knowledgeable, friendly, authentic, and hilarious! They were professional and made us feel safe throughout the whole trip. There are 7 lines or varying lengths. The first run is fairly short to build your confidence and get rid of your jitters and by the second and third runs, you are having the time of your life! There are two suspended bridges and a gorgeous spiral staircase that you ascend around a giant redwood tree. The last thrill is an 80'rappel to the ground from the treetops. We enjoyed getting to know the other couples in our tour group of eight as well as our tour guides. We will come back to Sonoma Canopy Tours each time we return to northern California and cannot wait to bring our college-age sons with us next time!

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

We chose the hottest day in October, so thankfully we were 100 feet up in the redwoods. Can't say enough for this group. The young man that greeted us was talkative, informative and helpful. Our two guides were lots of fun and made us feel safe. This trip consists of a truck ride up the hill to the visitor center/store where we were helped into our riggings and given safety instructions and a small run of what to expect and how to slow yourself down or stop. We felt comfortable and were excited to get going. We did nearly 2-1/2 hours of zipping through the redwoods. 7 ziplines, one over 800 ft long, 2 sky bridges and a spiral staircase up a redwood and then an 80 foot rappel back to base. Couldn't have asked for a better exciting day for our anniversary than that!

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

I haven't had as much fun as I did on this tour in a long time. The staff was very knowledgeable, funny and always made us feel safe. It was a great way to experience the redwoods. To read about my experience and to see some photos we took you can see it here: http://caseyturns30.blogspot.com/2012/09/a-birds-eye-view.html

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

OK, if you're worried about being afraid, you just might be. My wife and I were (we're in the Medicare crowd). The wonderful thing about this tour is they start you off very slowly with a couple of short zips. By the 3rd or 4th run, you'll be a pro and just enjoying the views and the thrill. The other great feature is your guides. We had Ed and Joel but we heard a number of others who sounded great. They are humorous and help those who seem a little worried with great advice. The attachment methods (redundant cables and clamps) just makes you feel safe. What an exciting way to take time out from wineries. Out of 10, I'd give this an 11!

Thank Dave N
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