Thrillseekers to pay $59 to use Matagarup Bridge zip-line across Swan River

The West Australian
VideoA 400m-long flying fox from Matagarup Bridge to Burswood Park foreshore will likely open to the public next year

Thrillseekers will pay $59 to zoom 100km/h from the Matagarup Bridge zip-line, across the Swan River, when it opens this summer.

The cost will include photos of the experience, and those interested can register now. The 314-step bridge climb will also have similar prices.

A virtual-reality experience is under development, which will be open to all ages.


WA company Perth Bridge Climb and Zip will operate the adventure activities.

The zip-line cables were installed this week by local company Byte Construct, with the “sky view” and zip-line platforms still being built.

Transport Minister Rita Saffioti said the project was on track to launch this summer.

“People will get a unique bird’s-eye view from the iconic structure as they zip along,” she said. “This is an exciting new attraction for Perth.”

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