Riders MUST weigh between 45-280 lbs. ALL guests will stand upon a discrete PASS/FAIL device that will only be seen by a guide. This device ensures that everyone’s weight remains within the safe operating parameters.
If you have someone within your party who does not fit the weight requirements, our base camp has a ton of great amenities for them to enjoy. Our 2,000 square foot elevated spectating deck not only has beautiful views of the Maurepas Swamp, but also allows for a great place to cheer on your crew as they traverse the course! The historic fishing village of Frenier, upon which the Zip NOLA is built, offers two phenomenal dining destinations complete with full bars.
Close-Toed shoes are required! Sandals, crocs, five fingered shoes, chacos, or any derivative WILL NOT be permitted on the course.
We always recommend checking the weather prior to arrival, and dressing accordingly. For warmer weather, please dress cool! Shorts and a T-shirt is recommended for warmer months. Please keep in mind you will be wearing a harness, so anything that is not covered with clothing may become irritable (ie: tank tops, spaghetti strap tops, etc…).
Tight fitting backpacks are permitted on the course.
We do not have specific age requirements, only a weight requirement (45-280lbs)! With that being said, younger riders must be able to handle the physical requirements of the course (walking, climbing stairs, and zipping) on their own.
Riders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
General Physical Requirements
- The act of ziplining is rather easy and governed by gravity. With that being said, south Louisiana a is relatively flat environment! Riders must be able to climb several flights of stairs, walk unassisted, bend at the waist, and stand for a moderate length of time (2 hours).
- No one under the influence of drugs and or alcohol will be permitted on the course.
Medical related guidelines
- Pregnant women, especially late term, will not be permitted on the course.
- Participants shall have no major heart conditions that may require immediate medical assistance.
- Those with epilepsy or seizure disorders are unfortunately prohibited from participating.
- Participants shall have no ongoing or recent injuries that prohibit recreational activity.
Your tour begins at your scheduled start time. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to complete check in and prepare for your tour.
Tours will leave promptly with or without you.
Where is Zip NOLA located?
Zip NOLA is located at 301 Peavine Rd. Laplace, La 70068.
Our swamp zipline is approximately 15 miles from New Orleans (MSY) airport, and 26 miles from Downtown New Orleans. Please allow up to 45 minutes for travel if you are coming from Downtown to account for traffic.
If you are traveling westbound I-10 out of New Orleans you would get off at the Laplace exit 209. Once you get off keep right onto old Hwy 51. Continue for 1.3 miles turning right onto Peavine Rd. Continue down Peavine Rd. until you see our facility on the right about a mile.
If you are traveling eastbound I-10 towards New Orleans you would get off at the Laplace exit 209. Once you get off turn left onto old Hwy 51. Continue down for 1.5 miles turning right onto Peavine Rd. Continue down Peavine Rd. until you see our facility on the right side about a mile.
If you are traveling southbound on I-55 towards New Orleans you would get off at the Laplace exit 1. Once you get off turn left onto old Hwy 51. Continue down for 1 mile turning right onto Peavine Rd. Continue down Peavine Rd. until you see our facility on the right side about a mile.
What should we bring?
Everything that enters the course MUST be tethered. It’s a good idea to bring with you a secure small backpack to carry items you require onto the course. Items that are untethered will not be permitted to enter the swamp. Anything that falls is irretrievable. We have drawstring bags, phone lanyards, and water bottle lanyards available for purchase in our giftshop for those who do not have their own. Locker storage is also available to leave behind any unpermitted items safely and securely.
Cameras are permitted, but must be tethered by a 3pt harness. Regular two point harness’ are not encouraged.
Go Pro cameras are allowed on the course, but must be secure via: chest mount, selfie stick (with wrist lanyard), or helmet mount (if you require a helmet mount for your helmet, please ask your guide as you’re being fitted).
Biting insects are RARELY encountered during daylight hours. Bug spray can be worn, but must be applied prior to being equipped with your protective equipment.
Sunscreen is advised. Although most of our course is under the shade of cypress foliage, the South Louisiana sunlight is very powerful. Please make sure you apply sunscreen prior to arriving or immediately upon arrival. Once protective equipment is worn, sunscreen will not be permitted to be applied due to its corrosiveness.