You can experience the world's longest zipline in the UAE

The Jebel Jais Flight experience in the United Arab Emirates currently holds the record as the world's longest zipline, measuring around 1.7 miles in distance.

The adrenaline-filled experience sees plucky customers rack up speeds of 93mph (150kph).

Starting at the top of the UAEs' highest mountain, Jebel Jais, the zipline is 2,830m long, sits 1,650m above sea level and features a vertical descent of 400m.

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In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, a thrill-seeker rides from the UAE's highest mountain as he tries out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kms (15.5 miles) north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is claiming a new world record with the opening of the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometers (1.76 miles) in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line on Thursday, the same day the attraction opened to the public. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, thrill-seekers descind from the UAE's highest mountain as they try out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kms (15.5 miles) north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is claiming a new world record with the opening of the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometers (1.76 miles) in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line on Thursday, the same day the attraction opened to the public. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, thrill-seekers try out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kms (15.5 miles) north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is claiming a new world record with the opening of the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometers (1.76 miles) in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line on Thursday, the same day the attraction opened to the public. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, thrill-seekers ride from the UAE's highest mountain as they try out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kms (15.5 miles) north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is claiming a new world record with the opening of the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometers (1.76 miles) in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line on Thursday, the same day the attraction opened to the public. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, thrill-seekers prepare to try out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kms (15.5 miles) north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is claiming a new world record with the opening of the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometers (1.76 miles) in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line on Thursday, the same day the attraction opened to the public. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, thrill-seekers ride fron the UAE's highest mountain as they try out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kms (15.5 miles) north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is claiming a new world record with the opening of the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometers (1.76 miles) in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line on Thursday, the same day the attraction opened to the public. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, a thrill-seeker prepares to leap off the UAE's highest mountain as they try out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kms (15.5 miles) north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is claiming a new world record with the opening of the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometers (1.76 miles) in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line on Thursday, the same day the attraction opened to the public. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, thrill-seekers leap off the UAE's highest mountain as they try out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kms (15.5 miles) north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is claiming a new world record with the opening of the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometers (1.76 miles) in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line on Thursday, the same day the attraction opened to the public. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, thrill-seekers prepare to leap off the UAE's highest mountain as they try out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kms (15.5 miles) north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is claiming a new world record with the opening of the world's longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometers (1.76 miles) in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line on Thursday, the same day the attraction opened to the public. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 13th October, 2018: person sliding down Jebel Jais Mountain via world's longest zip line.
person sliding down Jebel Jais Mountain via world's longest zip line.
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Prices for the Jebel Jais Flight start at about £150, but there are often offers provided for bargain hunters.

The zip-line is one of a number of attractions on the Jebel Jais mountain, including a via ferrata, which is a harnessed high rope pathway running along the top of various cliff ledges.

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