Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures closes; officials yet to talk about plans for downtown property

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures, a popular tourist sport in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach for several years, said in January via a Facebook post that it would be closing.

News13 first asked city officials about the closing and any plans for the property on Thursday, but so far they have not provided any information. The business is at 321 9th Ave. N. near the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum.

In addition, the owner of the business initially agreed to an interview on Friday but then stopped responding to a reporter’s messages.

The closing was bad news for some tourists visiting Myrtle Beach for spring break on Friday.

“It’s kind of sad because we were trying to find stuff to do during our spring break since we don’t live around here.” Rian Cassidy said.”When we were driving by, this caught our attention, and now it’s closing so that’s sad.”

Cassidy’s friend, Molly Hannah, said they first thought it was closed because of the weather.

“We thought it was just down because it was raining the day we tried to come,” she said. “So we went to Broadway on the Beach, but now we’re finding out that it’s closing.”

A worker at business across the street from the zipline, said customers have been asking him if the zipline is open.

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Hannah Huffstickler is a multimedia journalist at News13. She joined the News13 team in January 2024 after graduating from Coastal Carolina University in December of 2023. Keep up with Hannah on Facebook and Instagram. You can also read more of her work here.

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