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2nd ziplining adventure opening soon in St. Augustine

Aquarium adventure set to open in late April

Footbridge and zipline at the ZIPStream Castaway Canopy Adventure (Serena Summerfield/WJCT News)
Footbridge and zipline at the ZIPStream Castaway Canopy Adventure (Serena Summerfield/WJCT News)

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The St. Augustine Aquarium will be opening a ziplining adventure in late April, joining the St. Augustine Alligator Farm in offering an aerial excursion option for its guests.

The ZIPStream Castaway Canopy Adventure is on State Road 16, tucked away next to a Courtyard Marriot Hotel. It is the last part of phase one for the aquarium that opened in December, according to a report from News4Jax news partner WJCT.

Don Stock, co-owner of ZIPStream, said the course will include a guided tour and will zip over the aquarium's shark and ray cove, and into the protected wetlands at the back of the property, giving guests a bird’s-eye-view of the different tree-canopy habitats available.

The second and third phase of the aquarium include expanding the parking lot, adding eco-specific habitats and a shipwreck reef with sharks and a shark cage, according to the St. Augustine Aquarium website. Until then, patrons can visit the aquarium to snorkel with Florida reef fish and hand feed sharks.

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