I have used the zigzag option under distort on a line to make a wavy line like this:

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But the path is still a straight line.

How can I get around this, as the end goal is to make some text follow it.

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After applying the Effect, chose Object > Expand Appearance and the effect will be "baked In" making the path actually look like the effect. You can then use the Type On A Path feature to add text.

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