The outdoor lift whisks tourists to breathtaking views of the Zhangjiajie park in Hunan province. Photo: AFP
The outdoor lift whisks tourists to breathtaking views of the Zhangjiajie park in Hunan province. Photo: AFP

Tourists take world’s highest outdoor lift to the top of China’s ‘Avatar’ cliff

  • In just 88 seconds, they’re taken up the sandstone rock face that inspired the fictional jungle moon of Pandora in the 2009 hit film
  • Visitor numbers to the Zhangjiajie attraction are significantly down from the pre-pandemic average

The outdoor lift whisks tourists to breathtaking views of the Zhangjiajie park in Hunan province. Photo: AFP
The outdoor lift whisks tourists to breathtaking views of the Zhangjiajie park in Hunan province. Photo: AFP
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