The World’s Best Bungee Jumping Locations

Looking to experience the world from a different angle? Love the feeling of adrenalin coursing through your veins? Across the globe, you’ll find plenty of great bungee jumping locations, offering everything from inner city sights through to spectacular mountain views. Whether you’re heading to Europe, Africa or beyond, check out our top picks and start planning your own adventure holiday!

Nevis Bungy, New Zealand

Operated by AJ Hackett Bungy, the Nevis Bungy is both New Zealand and Australasia’s highest bungee jump. Set just 45 minutes from Queenstown, thrill seekers experience approximately 8.5 seconds of freefall as they drop 134 metres from the jump platform to just above the Nevis River. The jump site is located on private property, with transport to the site included in the price of a ticket.

Nevis Bungy, New Zealand

Nevis Bungy, New Zealand. Image Credit: karlnorling.

Victoria Falls Bridge, Zimbabwe and Zambia

Straddling the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia, Victoria Falls Bridge is situated just a short distance from the spectacular Victoria Falls. Jumpers dive 111 metres from the bridge towards the waters of the Zambezi River. One of the world’s largest waterfalls, Victoria Falls provides a breathtaking backdrop for a jump that is sure to not be forgotten in a hurry.

Victoria Falls Bridge, Zimbabwe and Zambia

Victoria Falls Bridge, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Image Credit: Chris Hutchins.

Macau Tower, Macau

Taking the title of the world’s highest commercial bungee jump, Macau Tower is open to jumpers 7 days a week, all year round. Operating during both the day and at night, the tower sees adrenalin lovers jump from a platform 233m above the ground, experiencing Macau from a different angle before slowing down about 30 metres above street level.

Macau Tower, Macau

Macau Tower, Macau. Image Credit: Toby Oxborrow.

Bloukrans Bridge, South Africa

Another record holder in the bungee jumping scene, Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa is the starting point for the world’s highest commercial bridge bungee jump. Attracting the likes of Prince Harry, Kelly Slater and Jack Osbourne, jumps from the bridge see thrillseekers plummet over 200 metres from the bridge towards the waters of the scenic Bloukrans River.

Bloukrans Bridge, South Africa

Bloukrans Bridge, South Africa. Image Credit: Michael Jensen.

Verzasca Dam, Switzerland

Well known as the location of the opening stunt from Pierce Brosnan’s GoldenEye, a visit to Verzasca Dam allows film buffs and thrill seekers to recreate the iconic scene, jumping 220 metres into the scenic Swiss valley below. Said to be the highest stationary bungee station, the jump boasts great views and its own place in film and James Bond history.

Verzasca Dam, Switzerland

Verzasca Dam, Switzerland. Image Credit: Tambako The Jaguar.

Kawarau Bridge Bungy, New Zealand

Launched in 1988 by Henry van Asch and AJ Hackett, the Kawarau Bridge Bungy, overlooking the Kawarau River, was the world’s first commercially operated bungee jumping site. Offering a jump of 43 metres, the Kawarau Bridge Bungy may not be the highest jump in the world, but it certainly has an important part in the extreme sport’s heritage.

Kawarau Bridge, New Zealand

Kawarau Bridge Bungy, New Zealand. Image Credit: Arturo Pardavila III.

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Feature Image Credit: Tambako The Jaguar.

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