The Slide At The ArcelorMittal Orbit Tickets

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

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Get ready to #RidetheSlide!
You will slide at speeds of up to 15 miles an hour down 178m of tunnel slide.
As The Slide twists and turns around the ArcelorMittal Orbit you will travel in changing directions through light and darkness.

  • The world's tallest and longest tunnel slide
  • Enjoy the view from the UK's tallest sculpture before riding The Slide.
  • Visitors will be allocated the first available place in the queue within their time of visit
  • Before buying a ticket please read this notice.

    1. To Ride The Slide YOU MUST...

    • be at least 1.3m in height
    • be at least eight (8) years of age
    • weigh under 130kg (22 stone)
    • seek medical advice before buying a ticket if you have any pre-existing medical condition
    • not attempt to break or stop during your journey
    • not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    2. We recommend that you wear long sleeves.
    3. More than one person sliding at the same time is not permitted.
    4. The use of personal go-pros, cameras, phones and other unofficial recording equipment is not permitted.
    5. If you have a heart condition, epilepsy, back or neck injuries, claustrophobia, vertigo, if you are pregnant or if you have any condition that prevents you from following all of the safety rules and guidelines, you must not ride The Slide.
    6. All materials used to enhance speed are strictly prohibited.
    7. Each ticket is valid for one use of The Slide only.
    8. You must follow the instructions of our staff at all times.
    9. We reserve the right to refuse entry to The Slide for operational or Health & Safety reasons.
    10. Visitors who are disabled or require adaptations to accommodate additional needs must speak to a member of the team before buying a ticket.

    January 2017

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    The Slide
  • The Slide is the world's tallest and longest tunnel slide at 178m long and 76m high.

  • It twists and turns 12 times, including a tight corkscrew section named the ?bettfeder' - after the German word for ?bedspring'.

  • In the exhilarating 40-second trip, riders slide on a specially designed mat and hit speeds of up to 15 miles per hour.

  • Visitors are able see out through polycarbonate 'windows' for some of The Slide.

  • The Slide was designed by Belgian artist Carsten Holler, at the invitation of Anish Kapoor, the creator of the ArcelorMittal Orbit.

  • The Slide has been manufactured by world-renowned slide manufacturer Wiegand and British firm Interkey.

  • Steel for The Slide was contributed by ArcelorMittal.

  • The Slide is made from 800mm diameter, 3mm thick stainless steel tubes split into 30 sections, each measuring between five and nine metres long. Each section was lifted into place by a team of specialist abseilers, using a complex procedure involving ropes and pulleys, specifically designed for The Slide's construction project.

  • The slide ends with a 50 metre straight run to the ground