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VooDoo ZipLine

VooDoo ZipLine
VooDoo ZipLine, a new zip ride strung up between two of Rio's towers, sends a pair of riders soaring 400 feet over the Strip at 33 mph.

VooDoo ZipLine, a new zip ride strung up between two of Rio's towers, sends a pair of riders soaring 400 feet over the Strip at 33 mph. That's as thrilling a view as you can get -- assuming that your eyes are actually open.

The 70-second ride takes off from VooDoo Lounge, located atop Rio's 50-story Masquerade Tower, and ends 800 feet away at the nearby Ipanema Tower. A motorized pulley system then pulls riders backwards for the return trip.

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The zip line soars from noon until midnight, seven days a week.

The resort partnered with Stan Checketts, the creator of more than 200 amusement rides, including the Stratosphere's Big Shot, to design the attraction.

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The Rio, which sits one block west of Las Vegas Boulevard, features 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms, including 380 newly designed Samba suites.

3700 W. Flamingo Road
(866) 746-7671
http://www.riolasvegas.com

Jamie Wetherbe, Brand Publishing Writer