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The London Abseil

Wire and Sky

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Experience the most spectacular views of London with Wire & Sky, whilst dangling in free space, 80 metres above the ground!

Abseiling down the ArcelorMittal Orbit will be an experience you will never forget.

Our abseil instructors will look after you every step of the way. They will kit you up and look after every aspect of your safety.  Using a triplicate safety system, they will coax you over the edge and on your way to a truly breathtaking experience.

The perfect adrenaline fuelled adventure for those who like a challenge, and a great way to view the London skyline from a different perspective.

About This Deal


You will be greeted on arrival by a member of the abseil team who will sign you in and answer any questions you may have. They will then take you to our kit-up area where the ground crew will provide you with all the equipment you need. You'll be taken up in the lift to the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit - 80m from the ground! Two at a time, you'll be attached to the rigging system and step over the barrier onto the abseil platform. Our instructors will guide you through the abseiling technique and coax you over the edge as you lean back and start your descent. As you lower yourself towards the ground, don't forget to take in the incredible views across London. With your feet firmly back on the ground, you be disengaged from the rigging. You'll be leaving with adrenaline still pumping through you and a great sense of achievement!

Stop At:

• ArcelorMittal Orbit, The Podium 5 Thornton Street Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 2AD England
• Wire and Sky, 3 Thornton Street Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park, London E20 2AD England

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 14 years. Anyone under 18 years of age will require a supervising adult and Parental Consent.
  • Minimum Height: 1.2 metres
  • Maximum Weight for harness: 19 stones (120 kg)
  • Maximum upper leg circumference for harness: 75 cm
  • Maximum waist circumference for harness: 130 cm
  • You must not be under the influence of alcohol or legal or illegal substances that would make it unsafe for you to abseil or make you unable to understand the abseil safety instructions. You may be subject to a breathalyser test and refused entry with no offer of refund.
  • You must wear the assigned safety gear at all times during the abseil and must not interfere with any safety equipment once it has been checked by your instructor.
  • Long hair must be tied back.
  • You must wear suitable clothing with no loose items and secure, closed toe shoes.
  • No personal belongings will be allowed on to the abseil platform and must be left in the lockers provided. This includes but is not limited to wallets, phones, loose change and cameras.
  • We do not permit the use of personal GoPros or cameras.
  • Pregnant women will not be permitted.
  • Essential medication can be taken up to the abseil platform and you must notify your instructor if you require any medication.
  • Please be warned that the abseil is extremely wind sensitive and we may have to cancel abseiling in the event of high winds.
  • All participants will have one chance to complete their descent. If you refuse for whatever reason on the day, you will not be issued a refund.
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Free entry to the ArcelorMittal Orbit viewing platform
  • Cafe & toilets available on-site
  • Safety equipment & instruction

  • Transportation to / from the attraction
  • Go Pro footage can be added for a small cost on the day

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Wire and Sky in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.