Are you a serious bungee jumper or a curious george and want to try it? Well here is a great place to start. Bungee jumping provides and exhilarating thrill that will leave you wanting more. Often compared to skydiving, bungee jumping has a much quicker descent, but offers an amazing thrill!
If you’re ambitious enough, use this as a checklist and see if you can complete all 20!
20) Ledge Urban Bungee, Queenstown NZ – 154 ft ( 47m )
Queenstown offers a perfect combination of wild adventures and serene beauty. The Ledge Urban site is known for its unique runaway jumping style whereby you can catch a glimpse of the nighttime beauty of Queenstown. The bungee harness helps you to adopt any posture during the free fall and enjoy a maddening rush of adrenaline.
19) Longqing Gorge Bungee, China – 164 ft ( 50m )
With its green mountains, caves and clear water, Longqing Gorge of northeast Yanqing County is an amazing natural spot for trekking and cruising. However, nothing matches up to bungee jumping. Just gear up some courage and take the plunge. Let your friends capture your action in a camera that you can treasure for a lifetime.
18) Graskop Gorge, South Africa – 197 ft/262 ft (60 m/80 m)
As a potential bungee jumping site, Graskop Gorge offers you a peerless freefall from a height of 18-19 stories of Foefie slide. As you leap off, the cord will take you across the entire width of the gorge in a single sweep. Catch the spectacular beauty of the Graskop Falls as you trail across in the super-fast zipline like a bird.
17) AltaVila Tower, Brasil/BH – 233 ft (71 m)
The Alta Vila Tower of Nova Lima attracts site seers and bungee jumpers alike since it commands a breathtaking view of the mountain-surrounded Belo Horizonte.
16) Corinth Canal, Greece – 260 ft (79 m)
The Corinth Canal works as a connector between mainland Greece and the Peloponnese. If you like to plunge down to the canal’s depth, just take a bungee jump from the bridge. This is a regular weekend sport organized by the Zulu Bungy in the summer months.
15) Colorado River, Costa Rica – 279 ft (85 m)
The Colorado River is chiefly the haunt of the hobby fishers though its bridge is an excellent bungee jumping site as well. There are both normal and special all-day long bungee jumping schedules offered by Tropical Bungee to give you diverse ranges of experiences at the highest safety levels.
14) The Pipeline Bungy, New Zealand – 335 ft (102 m)
As you undertake the four seconds of free fall from the longest single span suspension bridge over the raging Shotover River, your heart skips a beat. At the close of these four second, you hang dangerously close to the foamy waters only to be secured in a boat and brought to the shore at the end of the oscillations.
13) Pont de Ponsonnas, France – 338 ft (103 m)
If you deem suspension bridges as the most exciting bungee jumping spots, this is something you can positively rave about. The old dilapidated Pont de Ponsonnas Bridge has been now replaced by concrete-built arch Ponsonnas Bridge to give you an even safer bungee jumping experience.
12) Nevis Highwire Bungy, New Zealand – 440 ft (134 m)
The jump pod overlooking the roaring Nevis River holds an irresistible attraction for the lovers of bungee jumping. This incredible 8.5 seconds of freefall offers you an exciting scope to span the Nevis Valley. Nevis Highwire Bungy shuttles the jumpers to the glass-paneled jump pod to help them have an unforgettable experience.
11) Navajo Bridges, USA – 467 ft (142 m)
Navajo Bridge of Marble Canyon spans across the Colorado River right over the Grand Canyon. The autumnal beauty of its natural setting makes it a lovely bungee jumping spot in late September. The advantage of the superb elevation of the Navajo Bridge is coupled with a unique sense adventure that you associate with bungee jumping.
10) Perrine Bridge, USA – 486 ft (148 m)
You do not need a permit for year round bungee jumping from this bridge connecting the Twin Falls area to the Jerome County. You can find several BASE jumping compeers to share the excitement.
9) Ponte Colossus, Italy – 500 ft (152 m)
You will find this 350 m long bridge awe-inspiring and an inspiring spot for an energetic sport like bungee jumping. It will take you an average of almost 4.5 seconds for the first fall. You need a lot of nerve power to sustain the 100 km/hr vertical velocity of the free fall.
8) Victoria Falls Bridge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe/ Livingstone – 500 ft (152 m)
Victoria Falls Bridge is the location for a 111 meters (364 ft) bungee jump. The Victoria Falls Bridge crosses the Zambezi River just below the Victoria Falls. The bungee jump operates off the Victoria Falls Bridge and has a 100% safety record. Over 50,000 people have bungee jumped from this location.
7) The Last Resort, Nepal – 525 ft (160 m)
It gives you a scope to look and jump off from the longest Nepalese suspension bridge across one of the scariest tropical gorges, with the Bhote Kosi River rumbling below. You can remain in air for a long time during your free fall amid the charming valley sights.
6) Niouc, Switzerland – 623 ft (190 m)
Niouc holds the record for the highest bungee jumping spot in Europe. Discover the wild side of Switzerland as you go for an entire array of holiday activities, with bungee jumping topping the list.
5) Bloukrans Bridge, Nature’s Valley, South Africa – 710 ft (216 m)
The Bloukrans Bridge is an arch bridge located near Nature’s Valley, South Africa. It is the world’s third highest commercially operated bungee jump, at 216m. The bridge has the length of 451m and span of 272m.
4) Bungee Jumping Center, Ticino, Switzerland – 722 feet (220m)
The wall of the Verzasca Dam in Ticino, Switzerland reaches 722 feet. This is the location that James Bond plunged from in the movie GoldenEye in 1995. Since then, it has become a popular bungee jumping venue. It takes jumpers 7.5 seconds to reach the lowest point at this location.
3) Macau Tower, Macau, China – 764 ft (233 m)
The Macau Tower is located in the former Portuguese colony of Macau, China. Macau Tower is the second highest commercial bungee jump location in the world, after Las Vegas’Stratosphere sky jump at 260 meters.
2) Royal Gorge Suspension Bridge, Colorado, USA – 1053 ft (321 m)
The Royal Gorge Bridge held the record of highest bridge in the world from 1929 until 2003, when it was surpassed by the Beipanjiang River Bridge. Located in Arkansas River in Fremont County, Colorado, it remains the highest bridge in North America at 1,053 feet (321 m). This feat of architecture has been an attraction since 1929.
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