- Ages 9+
- High Ropes Courses
Covid-19 Update - Zip World will be re-opening Velocity 2 from July 6th, and Quarry Karts from July 20th. The Penrhyn Quarry Tour and BIG RED and remain closed until further notice.
Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
Extended opening hours during Summer holidays
All Ages from £65.00
Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4YG, Wales
01248 601 444
WebsiteClick here to visit Zip World Penrhyn Quarry's website.
Yes, there is parking onsite.
Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities.
Yes, there are baby changing facilities.
Yes, you can bring a picnic.
Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.
Yes, Zip World Penrhyn Quarry is wheelchair friendly.
For some people with additional needs this may mean that additional equipment and/or persons will be required for safe participation, however additional measures cannot be guaranteed. Only Velocity at Zip World is suitable for wheelchair users and must be by prior arrangement.
No, Zip World Penrhyn Quarry have stated they are not pushchair friendly.
Zip World Penrhyn Quarry has not told us if they are dog friendly.
On colder days, please wear gloves and warm/waterproof clothing. In the Caverns it is approximately 10 degrees celcius. Please wear suitable clothing that covers your arms and legs. Long hair should be tiesd back, all jewellery and scarves need to be removed.
Feels like flying! 5 out of 5 stars
Home to the world's fastest zip wire, this is a must-visit day out for any thrill-seeking families! After stepping in to your fetching red all-in-one suits, it's on to the practice wire, or Little Zipper. Don't be fooled by the name, this 'little' zip is still pretty terrifying, with stunning views over the quarry from the platform. With a thorough safety briefing, you're strapped in lying completely horizontally - I wasn't blown away by the small one, but it certainly helps you to prepare and get the most out of the main zipwire! A 12 minute truck ride later and you're standing at the top of the quarry with incredible Welsh views and the bright blue lake (even on a pretty wet and grey day!). Once again lying flat, you're sent down the Velocity zipwire, reaching up to 60mph in just 4 seconds. Over the lake you'll feel like you're flying (I felt like I'd stopped!) before coming in to land around 60 seconds later. Taking around 1hr30 from start to finish it can be a long way to travel if you're not local, but trust me, it's worth every minute! Plus, you get a FREE video of your ride included in your ticket thanks to cameras along the line. They even recommend keeping your phone with youm, as this can be safely stored in a pouch on the front of your harness - great for photos!lisaaao