Fox in a Box

“Real” Zip-Line kits

Adventure Developments have created the "Fox in a Box" for clients who want to build a ‘real’ Flying Fox - Zip-Line at home.

The "Fox in a Box" is simple to install, assembled from high quality components, and made to last.

The team at Adventure Developments have been designing and installing Zip Lines and adventure courses for the better part of 2 decades, in this time we have tried lots of different techniques and materials, Our ‘Fox in a Box’ kit is a collection of what works well, is simple, lasts.

✓ Designed to wear in, not to wear out!
✓ We use the same high quality wire and pulleys that we use for our commercial grade zip-lines
✓ We use 10mm galvanised wire rope this has a minimum breaking strain of nearly 7 tons
✓ Our Quality control systems are robust and safety is always paramount, we test the systems we design on our destructive testing facility.
✓ Our boxes are brown, but the contents are galvanised!. All of the quality is found inside the box not in glossy expensive packaging.

Choosing your "Fox in a Box" is quite simple, there are only 3 steps.

Step 1

Select a suitable site

The Fox in A Box Kit is very versatile, they are in use spanning 150 meter gorges and as a simple 18 meter back yard kit.

To help you design your Fox in a Box we have prepared a free downloadable guide, it addresses

  • How steep should the Zip Line gradient be?.
  • Is a handlebar or pommel seat or harness best?
  • How tight should the zip line be?

Got more questions?, have a look at our answers to the questions that we get asked most commonly.

Step 2

Customise your CORE Kit

Choose the CORE kit for a playground style ride.

When you are ready to order your new kit, you will need to select

  • The length of the wire?.
  • Your ride type? on a Plywood Seat or a Fancy Pants Rubber Seat. Or hanging James Bond style from a Handle Bar
Step 3

Select your extras

Extras to complete your “Fox in a Box” kit.

  • TREE HUGGERS. Protect your trees from damage.
  • BUNGEE BRAKE. Used on Zip Lines steeper than 5% gradient.
  • TOOLS. For installing your Zip Line.


"Fox in a Box" Zip-Line Kit.


Core Kit

10mm galvanised wire rope
120kg user rating
Simple to install

Everything you need to make a ‘real playground style’ Zip line / Flying fox at home.

The CORE kit is intended to be used at lower heights, riders should not be more than 1.5 meters off the floor.

If you want to make a zip line high above the ground, or spanning a giant canyon you will need the SKY RIDER lanyard and a safety harness. (These are an upgrade and not included in the CORE kit)


The Instruction Manual: Clear, Simple to follow instructions.
1 Zip line wire (You will need to choose your length)
1 Anchor wire @ 4.5 meters long
1 Zip-line Pulley
1 Plywood Pommel Seat or Handlebars
1 Safety Carabiner
1 Shackle
6 Wire rope grips
1 ‘Stop Snake’
The ‘Simplified Winch’ system to tension the wire. (Suitable for zip lines upto 50 meters)

FROM $475.00