The Slide – the longest tunnel slide in the world

a special attraction for adrenaline junkies is The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit, the world’s longest tunnel slide. The Slide, located on the Olympic Park, circles around the ArcelorMittal Tower and has a total length of 178m. Starting at a height of 78m the ride takes approximately 35-40 seconds. because the tunnel is partly transparent you’ll catch glimpses of the Park and London’s skyline before plunging in the dark again. With 12 twists and turns it’s definitely a thrillride, that’s not suitable for the faint of heart!

the ArcelorMittal Orbit

the ArcelorMittal Tower is a 114.5m high observation tower built in honor of the 2012 Summer Olympics. The Tower, designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond, is located between the Olympic Stadium and The London Aquatics Centre. The Tower has 2 viewingplatforms that offer views of the Olympic Park and London, up to a distance of 30 kilometers.

the slide

the slide was taken into use in 2016, initially to get more visitors to The Orbit. Since the opening tens of thousands have made the ride.

Sliding down is an unbelievable experience. The ride takes less then a minute but the feeling is much longer. During the ride directions constantly change and sometimes it’s dark and on other moments you see glimpses of the London skyline. It’s truly a very exciting ride!

openingtimes and tickets

Monday – Thursday 12pm – 5pm
Friday – Sunday 10am – 6pm

tickets have to be bought for the orbit and the slide. it is not possible to buy a ticket for the slide only

click here for more information about the Orbit and the Slide.

how do you get there?

underground station Stratford.

from here walk through the Westfield Shopping Centre. The Olympic Stadium can be found by following the signs. The massive red, swirly structure from the Orbit Tower is impossible to miss.

Olympic Park







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