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Slotzilla Is Moving Forward Downtown, But Flightlinez Is Standing Still

December 11, 2012 at 5:35 PM | by | Comments (2)

As promised, or threatened, we have some Slotzilla updates for you. The zipline flying experience that zips you down Fremont Street will be transformed in 2013 and we couldn't be happier. The previous, but great fun, Flightlinez attraction will soon start to give way to construction on a monster, $11 million, 120-foot tall tower that will serve as a launching pad for a 1,700-foot-long ride. An attraction that starts out a ginormous fake slot machine called Slotzilla. And, every new nugget of information we uncover makes it sound even better.

But first, for those who wish to try out the more sedate Flightlinez ride, it's still not operational. As we suspected. To get out of the way of Slotzilla, they had to dismantle the old zipline route and move it to one side. The company website first said check back on the 3rd. Then check back on the 10th. And, now, they say keep checking back for updates. Which we will. And, do.

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