The 6 Tallest Bungee Jumping Sites in the World
Bungee jumping is one of the most popular activities that you can do on your next Extreme Travel adventure. The thrill of bungee jumping is one that you have to experience for yourself in order to understand it. You also get to explore some of the most spectacular locations in the world. The following are the six tallest bungee jumping sites in the world.
1. Royal Gorge Bridge
This bridge is located in Canon city, Colorado and it is 321 meters high. This is the world’s highest suspension bridge that spans the Arkansas River. The bridge also boasts of awe inspiring views. The Royal Gorge Bridge offers bungee jumping once a year, during a three day period.
2. Macau Tower
Macau Tower is located in China and it is 233 meters high. If you take part in this bungee jump, you will be taken on a free fall at a speed of up to 200 kilometers per hour for the ultimate Extreme Travel. You will free fall for about five seconds, before your 50 meter bungee cord stretches up to four times. You will experience several rebounds before landing on a special airbag.
3. Verzasca Dam
This 220 meter dam was made famous by the James Bond movie called Goldeneye. Just like James Bond, you too can throw yourself off one of the largest dams in the world, fall towards the river, and experience an amazing adrenaline rush. This is the highest jump that is done from the solid ground. There are stunning Alpine views to be enjoyed (image by rafalnowosielski).
Verzasca Dam – Switzerland
4. Bloukrans Bridge
This 216 meter bridge is found in Western Cape, South Africa. This can be one of the most amazing bungee jumps that you can experience. The scariest part of the whole experience is making it along the bridge walkway, on the way to the actual jumping point. You are going to enjoy stunning views while you are waiting to take your turn. There is a bar and café downstairs, providing you with refreshments before you take your thrilling plunge.
5. Europe Bridge
Each weekend, people who are on Extreme Travel can bungee jump from a height of 192 meters. It is a spectacular bungee station that is popular with thrill seekers from all over the world. The jump point is open from July to September and people can bungee jump on Saturday and Sunday, from 11 AM to 3 PM. Reservations can be made by telephone.
6. Niouc Bridge
Niouc Bridge is located in Switzerland and it has a height of 190 meters. This is the highest bungee jumping point in Europe. People have been jumping from the bridge since 1995, and it is a spectacular location with beautiful scenery, including a deep canyon beneath the bridge.
Other fun outdoor activities
Apart from bungee jumping, there are other fun activities that you can enjoy including kayaking, canoeing and white water rafting. Rock climbing, mountain biking, trekking and surfing are other fun activities for you to consider. All these are fun activities that the whole family can enjoy.
These are the The 6 Tallest Bungee Jumping Sites in the World. A visit to them guarantees you the best experience in your life.
Feature image by Mohammad Al-Rehaili