Fox in a Box

“Real” Zip-Line kits

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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, and we're here to help.

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 FOX IN A BOX Kit

You can check out our PRODUCT GUIDE information to help you choose all the right components for your project, it addresses the following:

  • What exactly is in the CORE kit?.
  • How is the kit assembled?.
  • Do you need a harness and Sky Rider Lanyard?.
  • What type of harness is best?.
  • Do you need a bungee brake?.
  • Do you need a winch kit?.
  • What are “Tree Huggers”?.

Still got questions?. You can fill out the product selector form and one of our team will take a look at it, we can give you a call to make sure you have everything you need and work through any finer points. (We aim to call back within 48 hours)


"Fox in a Box" Zip-Line Kit.

Core Kit

10mm galvanised wire rope
120kg user rating
Simple to install
Available in 30M 45M 60M 75M 90M 120M Lengths

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

The FOX IN A BOX 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 a 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 45 meters)

FROM $595.00