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Excellent Family Adventure (Zip Lining)

We were in the Dells for spring break and were looking for something fun to do outdoors. I found... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Apeeboy
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Blaine, Minnesota
Super fun!!

It was a cold day by our California thermostat but warm by January Wisconsin standards. 35-40... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Monica M
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Aptos, California
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Vertical Illusions offers one of a kind Zip Lining, Kayaking and Rock Climbing Tours that are sure to be the highlight of your vacation! While exploring and playing in the Wisconsin River and among the rocky crags you will be viewing endangered plants, rare habitats and wildlife! Whether you’re looking for a crazy adventure or a nice relaxing float down the river, our professional Guides will customize a perfect worry-free trip for any group! Try our newest 15 Zip Line Eco Canopy Tour: Zip Line off cliffs, over canyons and through the Canopy of Chimney Rock Park!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2433 Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We were in the Dells for spring break and were looking for something fun to do outdoors. I found Vertical Illusions on line and we inquired about zip lining. We called to book. What was great about zip lining here is we hiked about 20...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed your adventure with us, and that it sounds like you conquered some fears out there! We can't wait to see you again next year, maybe you can even try some of the other adventures we have to offer to challenge...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

It was a cold day by our California thermostat but warm by January Wisconsin standards. 35-40 degrees. Brie was our tour guide, a native Dells girl, super fun and knowledgeable. We had an excellent experience! We were first time Zip liners. Highly recommend this activity...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Monica, Thank you so much for your review! I had a blast hanging out with you and I'm glad you guys enjoyed your time here. We are looking forward to seeing you back here for peak 2 or one of our other adventures! Bri

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

A family member recommended Vertical Illusions to us for kayaking, and we did that and the beginner’s zip lining during summer vacation. Everyone loved it! The guides were wonderful. If you have never been in a kayak or on a zip line, like me, these...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review! So glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us this summer, and we can't wait to see you again! Maybe this time you can try rock climbing too! Bri

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A shout out to Easton, Trevor and J for making our 2nd visit to Vertical Illusions as special for our kids as it was for us the first time! Rock climbing was just the perfect challenge we were seeking. Lunch on top of the mountain...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Todd and Kelly, Thank you so much for this review and spending more time with us at Vertical Illusions! Sounds like you really jam-packed everything we had to offer at Chimney Rock Park and it's awesome to hear you had a blast! We look forward...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We went zip lining in Central America....it was a man made, tower to tower type of deal. THIS was the REAL DEAL! Hiking up to the top and zipping down 14+ lines....breathtaking!!!!! If you have zip lining on your bucket list, THIS IS THE PLACE...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi, this is Bri, one of your kayaking and ziplining guides! Thank you so much for this review! I'm so glad you guys decided to try both activities with us and that you had a blast doing both! There is so much natural beauty in...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is the third time we've gone to Vertical Illusions for zip lining. We had Emily and Bri as guides. They were great! They brought us a bit out of the dells so we had beautiful views of the bluffs and Lake Friendship. Course 1...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi, this is Bri, one of your guides! It's so great to see people who keep coming back still having just as much fun as the first time. Thank you for this review and your continued support for Vertical Illusions! We look forward to hopefully...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Communication was great beforehand. We had two knowledgeable guides who did a great job! Zip lines are around Castle Rock about 25 miles north of the dells. It's a climb up there but scenery is beautiful and we saw a bunch of wildlife. Just great....More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We did kayaking and zip-lining - two separate days. Our guides (John, Kayley, Bree and Emily) were amazing and so much fun. They made everything so easy for first timers like us and we cannot wait to go again next year! The drive to the...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

This is Kailey, one of the guides at Vertical Illusions that was part of your adventure here. On behalf of VI, we would like to thank you for this review. We are so glad you were able to experience the natural beauty of the Dells....More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This was my first time zip lining and it was my top pick for our trip to the Dells. We picked first thing in the morning on a hot day. It was perfect! Beautiful scenery and no bugs! I choose this over the other ones...More

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backcountrylivn, Manager at Vertical Illusions, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you so much for this review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience here at Vertical Illusions, and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. -Kailey (VI guide)

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

A short drive to Chimney Rock and then a hike for some beautiful scenery. .A great way to get away from the crowded Dells. Elliot and Elizabeth were great guides and were attentive to our needs and skill level. Remember to call or stop to...More

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Diem N
6 December 2016|
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We are open on that Date. We do trips year around, but don't do trips on many Sundays and Holidays.
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RoadTrippinIndian
29 June 2016|
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Hi, Thank you for your interest. We have a 9am kayak slot open. However we are booked up on the zip lines for both Saturday and Sunday right now. Please feel free to call us if you have any questions or would like to... More
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Kaitlyn C
23 June 2016|
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Response from Brenda E | Reviewed this property |
Agree, we went Kayaking only and we were pretty tired after doing just that. I would say do one or two activities per day. The guys at VI can advise as well when you call. They are very helpful.
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