Adrenaline Alert: Bungee Jumping Locations In New Zealand For You

Within the picturesque landscapes of the beautiful New Zealand, explore the top seven bungee jumping spots for an amazing time
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New Zealand is widely recognised for its stunning landscapes and thrilling outdoor activities. The country has emerged as a global centre for bungee jumping, blending the rush of adrenaline with the beauty of nature. A wide range of bungee jumping experiences is available in New Zealand, ranging from historical bridges and towering cliffs to urban landmarks.

For adventure enthusiasts, here are seven of the most remarkable bungee jumping spots in New Zealand, each providing a unique and unforgettable experience.

1. Kawarau Bridge Bungy

Kawarau Bridge Bungy
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The Kawarau Bridge Bungy, located near Queenstown, is where commercial bungee jumping was first introduced. Every year, approximately 400,000 visitors come here to watch others jump, prepare themselves for their jump, or unwind at the outdoor bar known as Liquid Courage. You can experience bungee jumping from the iconic Kawarau Bridge, with the stunning Kawarau River flowing behind you, and become a part of bungee jumping's rich history.

2. Nevis Bungy

Nevis Bungy
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The Nevis Bungy near Queenstown offers an extreme experience for thrill-seekers who believe in "Go Big or Go Home." It is the highest bungee jump in Australasia, not for the faint-hearted. The jump occurs from a platform suspended between two deep canyons, with a 134-metre drop and an 8.5-second freefall. The stunning Nevis Valley scenery adds to the exhilarating sensation of freefall, making it an unforgettable experience.

3. Ledge Bungy

Ledge Bungy
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Ledge Bungy, situated on Bob's Peak in Queenstown, offers a unique and thrilling "freestyle" bungee jumping experience. You can enjoy the stunning views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range while making an exciting 47-metre jump from the bungee platform. To ensure your safety and comfort, you will be provided with a full-body harness, and you can strike your pose as you leap. With Queenstown below you, the experience is one-of-a-kind and unforgettable.

4. Taupō Bungy

Taupō Bungy
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Experience an exhilarating adventure by standing on the edge and taking a leap from New Zealand's only cliff-top bungee. The impressive cantilever platform extends over the Waikato River, allowing you to touch the water, get a dunk, or remain dry. You can take the 47-metre plunge alone or with a companion if you prefer support during the jump.

5. Auckland Harbour Bridge Bungy

Auckland Harbour Bridge Bungy
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Experience an exhilarating adventure by bungee jumping from the Auckland Harbour Bridge with AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand. From the magnificent bungee pod suspended below the bridge, you can enjoy the stunning city skyline as you take the 40-metre leap of faith. If you're looking for an extra adrenaline rush, you can even opt for New Zealand's exclusive ocean water touch. It's noteworthy that Auckland Harbour Bridge Bungy is where New Zealander Mike Heard attempted his latest world record.

6. SkyJump Auckland

SkyJump Auckland
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If you're looking for an adventure that gets your heart racing, then the SkyJump is the perfect activity. Located in New Zealand's tallest building, this bungee jump offers a controlled 192-metre descent that takes 11 seconds to complete. While it may not be for everyone, those brave enough to take the leap will feel like a boss as they plunge 53 stories before landing safely in the SKYCITY Plaza. With only a wire and a harness to keep you safe, the SkyJump is not an experience for the faint-hearted.

7. Hanmer Springs Bungy

Hanmer Springs is a charming town where you can enjoy the thrill of bungee jumps and breathtaking views of the alpine region. The Hanmer Springs Bungy offers the opportunity to plunge from a bridge into a picturesque river gorge. The serene natural surroundings and the exhilarating jump provide an unforgettable experience.

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