Here’s everything you need to know to plan your adventure with us. If a question isn’t answered here, please give us a call at 813-448-5635.

Hours & Pricing

Booking info, pricing, weather and cancellation policies, etc.

Thanks to wonderful Florida sunshine, we’re open 7 days a week, all year long. Reservations are required, so times vary throughout the day according to availability.

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Zipline AdventureTampa's First and Only Zipline

$ 69

Per person (children 11 and under receive $5 off)

2.5 hour guided tour with 11 unique adventures

5 Ziplines
4 Adventure elements
200 ft suspension bridge
and a fun rappel while exploring
Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve

Photo Add-On

$ 15

Can be added during checkout

High-res photos taken throughout your adventure

Pre-purchasing photos gets better rate; photos are available for viewing immediately following your tour

Purchased photos are sent as high-resolution digital downloads via email

CANCELLATION POLICY

There is a 48-hour cancellation policy for leisure groups of 7 or less and 7-day policy for groups of 8 or more. Tours cancelled before their respective timeframe will be subject to a $25 administrative charge. No refunds will be issued for tours cancelled within their respective timeframe – however you will be able to reschedule one time. Much preparation is required and expenses are incurred to accommodate each scheduled tour and due to limited space others have likely been turned away from your tour time.

WEATHER POLICY

Tours operate in the rain, so please keep an eye on the weather and come prepared. However, the course will be closed for lightning activity and excessively high winds. If we know in advance that we will be closing the course due to weather, we will contact you at the number you provide to us when booking. If your tour is cancelled due to weather, you will have the option to reschedule or receive a rain check. If your tour is underway and becomes interrupted due to weather you will have the choice to wait out the storm. If you choose not to wait, no refunds or rain checks will be issued.

Rules of Participation

Age limit, weight restrictions, what to bring, etc.

You must be at least 7 years old to participate.
If you are under 70 lbs and at least 7 years old, you can still participate but you may be required to ride tandem with a guide or another lightweight sibling. Please inform us of any lighter participants in your party upon making the reservation so we can make arrangements.

Weight Maximum:
270 lbs for heights 5′ 10″ and over; 250 lbs for heights under 5′ 10″.

We recommend you be in reasonably good health
with average mobility and strength, able to stand on your feet for 3 hours, and climb 67 stairs. We strongly discourage from participating anyone that has recurring injuries, recent surgeries, or difficulty lifting your legs to your waist.

A liability waiver must be signed by all participants.
Participants under the age of 18 must have a signed waiver by a parent. If the parent is not present, a photocopy of the parent’s driver’s license must accompany the signed waiver. Children under 15 must be accompanied to the facility by an adult. Empower Adventures Tampa Bay, LLC and the City of Oldsmar shall not be liable for any accident or injury suffered by a guest while using the facilities.

Closed-toed shoes required.
Proper attire includes sturdy, close-toed, closed heeled shoes, comfortable pants, tights, or shorts suitable for an outing in the woods. Please avoid accessories such as scarves, necklaces, hoop earrings, or others that may get snagged. Long hair should be in a low ponytail. Avoid skirts or dresses and please check the weather forecast on the morning of your tour. Valuables and items such as keys wallets, etc. should be secure.

Individuals that Cannot Participate

  • Those that are pregnant.
  • Those with medical conditions that require immediate attention.
  • Those with existing or recurring injuries or those that have had recent major surgeries, especially for the back, legs, or knees. We may not be aware of your surgeries so please consult your doctor before participating.
  • Those under the influence of drugs, alcohol or anything else that impairs judgement.
  • Those with serious mental or physical handicaps or disorders that would not enable them to complete the mental and physical tasks that happen throughout the tour.

For any questions regarding if you or someone in your party should or should not participate, please give us a call at 813-448-5635.

What to Bring

BRING

You may bring a camera or a GoPro
ONLY if it is secured somehow with a strap or otherwise. We also take photos of you throughout the tour; these photos are available to review and purchase at the end of the tour.

Glasses and sunglasses.
If they are loose or you plan on taking them off, we recommend having a strap.

Necessary medication.
You are responsible for bringing and providing items such as inhalers, nitroglycerine pills, or epi-pens.

Hair tie.
If you have long hair, please bring something that can hold it back.

DON’T BRING

Dangling jewelry.
Long necklaces and hoop earrings are not permitted.

Unsecured items.
This is for the safety of those working or traveling under our zip lines and platforms.

Valuable items.
We don’t have lockers and recommend putting valuables in the car or leaving at home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Don’t worry, most people have the same questions as you.

How long does it take do complete the zipline tour?

About 2.5 hours from start to finish.

What if I am afraid of heights?

It is not uncommon to have a fear of heights. Many people who have a fear of heights are still able to enjoy our zip line in Tampa. You will be safely secured to our steel cable at all times when you are off the ground. Empower Adventures’ professional guides are thoroughly trained in zip line course procedures and will be with you throughout the entire course to answer all your questions and provide support.

How high will I be off of the ground?

You will be 25 to 65 feet off the ground.

What should I wear?

You will need to wear close-toed and close-heeled shoes (such as tennis shoes). For safety, please do not wear Crocs or 5-Finger footwear. Wear comfortable clothing, but please avoid loose accessories (no scarves, etc.). Long hair needs to be tied back. Women should not wear skirts. Dress for the weather. We do operate in the rain, so please be prepared. Please do not wear any dangling jewelry. Also, please remove all things from your pockets, such as cell phones and wallets. You don’t want them falling out during the tour. We do not have a secure place to store your valuables, so please leave valuables at home or locked in your car. Empower Adventures is not responsible for property lost, damaged, or stolen during your tour.

Do you operate in the rain?

Yes, we operate in the rain. However, the zip line course will be closed if there is lightning activity in the area. Empower Adventures will also close for high winds. If we know in advance that we will be closed, we will try to contact you at the contact number you provide to us when you book your tour. If your tour is canceled due to weather, you may either reschedule or receive a rain check.

How safe is it?

All adventure activities done above the ground carry certain inherent risks. We have taken numerous steps to mitigate these risks. Our course was built to exceed ACCT professional building standards. Our guides are professionally trained and our equipment is very high quality. The course and equipment are inspected daily.

How long is the zipline course?

The zip line course spans over 20 acres, consisting of 5 zip lines ranging from 400 to 650 feet in length as well as a 200-foot suspension bridge! It takes around 2 hours to go through the full course.

Who can and cannot zip?

The zip line canopy tours are designed for use by participants with average mobility and strength and who are in reasonably good health. No children weighing less than 70 pounds will be allowed to participate in our zip line tree top adventure tour. Children under 15 years old must be accompanied to the facility by an adult. Persons taller than 5′ 10″ must be 270 pounds and under, participants under 5′ 10″ must weigh under 250. Please call if you have any questions regarding weight limits. For additional information or questions please call our office at 813-448-5635.

How can I pay? What if I do not want to pay with a credit card?

You can pay by cash or credit card.  Payment is required in advance for all reservations.  You may stop by our office to pay cash in advance.  The office is located at 170A State St E in Oldsmar just down from the City Hall.

When do I need to arrive for my Zipline Canopy Tour?

You must check-in at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled activity. Please use this time to use the restroom, secure valuables, and get ready for your adventure! Please note: there is no smoking at the Empower Adventures Tampa Bay site.

Are reservations required?

Reservations are required for all adventures. Our tour groups are limited to 8 participants. Payment is required in full when the Zip Line Canopy Tour reservation is made for the total number of participants in your reservation. Please book online or contact the Empower Adventures office for reservations at 813-448-5635.

How do I get the photos that my guide was taking on my tour?

Photos will be sent to the email that the reservation was placed under after the tour.

How much should I tip my guides?

Our guides are professionally trained to ensure that you have an educational, enjoyable, and memorable experience. The tipping guideline is the industry standard of $5-$10 per person per guide.

Do you offer group discounts?

For Leisure/Recreational Programs Only:

We offer a 5% discount to parties of 8+. We also offer discounts for Oldsmar Residents, Youth (under 11), Seniors (over 65), Military, and First Responders.

Please call us for pricing for larger corporate or youth programs.

What if I have more questions?

If you have more questions, please contact the Empower Adventures Tampa Bay office at 813-448-5635.

Do you offer military or senior discounts?

Of course.  Thank you for your service!  We offer discounts for Military members and Seniors (65 years or older). Discounts apply to the Zip Line Canopy Tour and Extreme Zip Tour only – the Extreme Aerial Obstacles do not qualify for a discount. Reservations must be made over the phone and proper ID is required when you check in for your tour or the discount will no longer apply.

Directions

We’re centrally located right in between Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa.

CHECK-IN

Participants need to check-in 30 minutes prior to your scheduled adventure. Please understand that adventures will start on time as scheduled. Late arrivals may not be permitted to participate and no refund will be given, so please be on time!

Each participant will electronically fill out a waiver upon arrival. If you are bringing a minor that isn’t your child, please have their parent or guardian fill the waiver out beforehand. You can print the waiver here or forward your confirmation email to their parent, where there is a link to fill out the waiver.

ADDRESS

Empower Tampa Bay
423 Lafayette Blvd
Oldsmar, FL 34677