2018 The Top 5 Bungee Jumping Sites In The World

Bungee jump is a game for the strong heart hero, it will leave you both elated and terrified simultaneously!

Check this amazing “collection” of places where you can go bungee jumping across the world ! From dramatic mountain edges to bridges and tall urban buildings, these places will feed your need for adrenaline like no others when it comes to this particular sport.

Macau Tower, Macau, China

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The Macau Tower, also known as the AJ Hackett is one of the highest bungee jump in the world. The jump lets you take a fall from a bewildering 764 feet and you’re the bungee rope wouldn’t jerk until you are just 98 feet from the ground! It’s a junkie’s dream and your jump would last beyond 17 thrilling seconds.

Height: 764 ft

Location: the Macau Tower is one of the most important landmarks in the Macau City and both buses and taxis frequently fleet from the airport and other terminals.

 Verzasca Dam, Ticino, Switzerland

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The land of the Alps, Switzerland offers several thrilling sites for a bungee jump. The Verzasca Dam jump is one of the most popular bungee jump destinations in the world, not just for the height and the view but also because the site finds mention in the opening sequence of the 1995 James Bond film, “Goldeneye”! It’s a 720 feet arch dam and offers you a classic bungee experience. An add-on to the jump is the jump can be done after sundown when it gets really dark!

Height: 720 ft

Location: The nearest landmark to the Verzasca Dam is the Locarno City that is connected regularly by Swiss trains. You can also get there by buses or drive through the A2 Basel-Chiasso Highway, but a train is the most convenient way to get there.

Bloukrans Bridge, Western Cape, South Africa

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Whether or not you have already caught the bungee jumping bug, the Bloukrans Bridge is a place you can’t just miss. The highest single span arch bridge and also among the most popular bungee jumping destinations in the world, the site offers for a 790 feet free fall! More than the height, it’s the jungle vistas that would leave you spellbound and your heart pounding with excitement.

Height: 790 ft

Location: Bloukrans Bridge is well connected from Cape Town by a range of bus services. You might even want to take the special Bungee Bus to share a ride with similar enthusiasts!

Perrine Bridge, USA

The Perrine Bridge connects the Twin Falls and the Jerome County Area. Under your bungee pod would be flowing the mighty and alluring Snake River and on the sides would be the wildest looking canyons you would have ever seen! The bridge is 1,500 m long and offers a 486 ft fall to touch the waters. For those who have experienced the jump, they call it the Mecca for BASE jumping!

Height: 486 ft

Location: The Perrine Bridge is easily accessible from Idaho country and regular tourist buses ply to the base jumping site.

Taupo, New Zealand

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The Taupo bungee jumping site in New Zealand is ranked third in the country for the highest water touch bungee. You will fall over the Waikato River Valley from a platform on the cliff top. The view is just incredible.

Height: 154 ft

Location: centrally located in the North Island, NZ, it’s a 5-hour drive from Wellington and a 4-hour drive from Auckland.

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