Visit the ArcelorMittal Orbit to explore the UK’s tallest sculpture, and see London differently.
The Slide is 178m long and 76m high, and will twist and turn 12 times, including a tight corkscrew section named the ‘bettfeder’ – after the German word for ‘bedspring’
The Slide ends with a 50 metre straight run to the ground. In the exhilarating 40-second trip, riders are expected to hit speeds of up to 15 miles per hour
The Slide is the world's tallest and longest tunnel slide
The Slide is made from 800mm diameter, 3mm thick stainless steel tubes that make up 30 sections. People will be able to see out through polycarbonate 'windows' for some of the Slide
Riders are expected to hit speeds of up to 15 miles per hour
Day of Operation: Daily
12pm to 2pm
2pm to 3.30pm
Opening hours for Christmas and New Year
21st Dec 10am to 7pm (last entry 6pm)
22st Dec 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)
23rd Dec 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)
24th Dec 10am to 3pm (last entry 2pm)
25th Dec -closed all day
26th Dec 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)
27th Dec 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)
28th Dec 10am to 7pm (last entry 6pm)
29th Dec 10am to 7pm (last entry 6pm)
30th Dec 10am to 7pm (last entry 6pm)
31st Dec 10am to 3pm (last entry 2pm)
1st Jan to 5th Jan 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)
The ArcelorMittal Orbit is the UK`s tallest sculpture, standing at 114.5 metres tall and providing a breathtaking view of London up to 20 miles into the distance including Canary Wharf, O2, The Gherkin, The Shard, The Walkie Talkie, St Paul’s Cathedral, Alexandra Palace and out to Wembley Stadium. After enjoying the amazing views you will have a trilling alternative to the stairs or to the lift:
The Slide. Measuring 178m, The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit is the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide. Visitors/you will travel down the UK’s tallest public artwork through light and dark sections as London’s dramatic skyscape passes by. The Slide twists and turn 12 times, including a tight corkscrew section and ends with a 50 metre straight run to the ground. In the exhilarating 40-second trip, riders/you are expected to hit speeds of up to 15 miles per hour.
You must select a timed session for when you would like to take the slide. Please arrive at the Orbit between the times that you have selected and you will be allocated the next available time slot for the slide. Whilist you are waiting you will be able to enjoy the view from the top of the Orbit.
Sliders must be at least 1.3m in height and weigh under 130kg (22 stone)
Minimum age for the slide is 8 years of age.
Sliders must not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs
Loose clothing, large jewellery, bags, large belongings or inappropriate footwear is not allowed on the slide
You are not allowed to slide if you have a heart condition, back or neck injuries, claustrophobia, vertigo, if you are pregnant or if you have any condition that prevents you from following all of the safety rules and guidelines.
Admittance to the viewing platform at the ArcellorMittal Orbit
Ticket to ride the slide
ArcelorMittal Orbit | 5 Thornton Road | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park | Stratford | London | E20 2AD
Nearest Train and Underground Station: Stratford