Posted by: traveljunkies | March 27, 2010

Top 10 Bungee Jumps in the World

Top 10 Bungee Jumps in the World

Courtesy of travel-copywriting.com


Experience the thrill of jumping from a platform hundreds of metres in the air, while catching glimpses of amazing scenery: this is Bungee. Once the bungee cord reaches its limit and springs back, you repeat the fall, albeit at a slower pace. As the adrenalin rush starts to fade you are lowered to safety; now all that is left, is to think when and where your next jump will be.

The creation of the first permanent platform by A J Hackett at Kawarau Bridge in Queenstown, New Zealand in the late 1980’s saw bungee jumping take off as an extreme activity. Variations on fixed-platform jumps are now also popular, as are leaps from hot air balloons and helicopters.

Listed below are ten top bungee jumping locations.

1. Royal Gorge Suspension Bridge, Canon City, Colorado

2. Nevis Highwire Bungee, Queenstown, New Zealand

3. Colorado River Bridge, Costa Rica

4. Verzasca Dam, Val Verzasca, Switzerland

5. Volcano Bungee, Pucon, Chile

6. Blue Thunder Bungee, Centre of Gravity, Edmonton, Alberta

7. Bloukrans Bridge, South Africa

8. Ledge Urban Bungee, Queenstown, New Zealand

9. Bhote Kosi River, Himalayas, Nepal

10. Victoria Falls Bridge, Zimbabwe/ Zambia

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