If you have the nerves of steel and are ready to fall from 400 meters while suspended from an elastic cord, then bungee jumping is meant for you. Of all the adventures in the world, bungee jumping is an extremely thrilling activity to try! People across the globe partake in such adventure holiday tours to make records good enough to instil fear in the boldest of hearts. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, AJ Hackett from Macau Tower of China holds the record for the highest bungee jump from an altitude of 233 meters! Want to try once? Well, here are some of the best places for bungee jumping expeditions:
Royal Gorge Suspension Bridge, USA
With a height of 321 meters, the Royal Gorge Suspension Bridge in the U.S. is an all-time favourite bungee jumping spot. The bridge hangs above the Arkansas River and stretches over the Royal Gorge Route Railway, giving a spectacular look of the river flowing below.
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Bloukrans Bridge, South Africa
Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa is the highest single span arch bridge with a height of 216 meters. It makes the bridge an ideal bungee jumping location. With the best technologies, this location is the highest commercial bungee jumping venue of the world.
Macau Tower, China
A testimony to the highest bungee jump from a height of 233 meters, Macau Tower in China is yet another place where you can undertake this daring adventure holiday.
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Verzasca Dam, Switzerland
James Bond performed a stunt here at Verzasca Dam of Switzerland for the famous movie ‘Golden Eye’. Ever since Verzasca Dam, with a height of 220 meters, has been a popular spot for bungee jumpers. One needs to make a prior reservation, get a medical check-up, and have proper height and weight for this adventure tour.
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Yet another bungee hotspot is Niouc, Switzerland. At 190 meters, this place holds the record for the highest bungee jumping spots in entire Europe.
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The Last Resort, Nepal
The Last Resort in Nepal, with a height of 160 meters, gives you an opportunity to look at the gorgeous Bhote Kosi River and jump off this longest Nepalese suspension bridge. It lets you stay suspended for as long as you wish.
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Perrine Bridge, USA
At 148 meters, Perrine Bridge in USA provides bungee jump opportunity from this bridge that connects the Twin Falls area to the Jerome County.
Victoria Falls Bridge, Zambia
The Victoria Falls Bridge that connects Zimbabwe and Zambia is reckoned as a perfect spot for bungee jumping. Get close to the spraying falls as you jump off an altitude of 111 meters and experience the maddening pace.
The Pipeline Bungy, New Zealand
Housing the longest single span suspension bridge over the blazing Shotover River, The Pipeline Bungy of New Zealand will make your heart skip a beat! Hang close to the dangerous foaming waters as you jump off an altitude of 102 meters and experience the four second thrill.
So embark on this amazing adventure travel and tour holiday to enjoy the best international destinations for bungee jumping.
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