A large number of travelers and tourists are on the lookout for adventure wherever they go. Rafting, Snorkeling, Surfing, Ziplining, Bungee Jumping, you name it and they do it. Bungee jumping has always been one of the most thrilling of these adventure sports since some adventurers began jumping after tying a cord to rocks on heights in 1972. The first bungee jumpers were arrested for this, and after on, many people took up the hobby, jumping from heights and even it air balloons.
If you also want to bungee jump, all you need to do before your jump is to get a cord and safety harness secured onto you and you’re ready to go, but safety should be your utmost priority when jumping. Also, you need to be at least 18 years or older to be eligible for bungee jumping.
If you love to do bungee jumping, you might be looking for the list of highest bungee jumping points in the world. So, we curated this list of biggest bungee jump in the world where you can go and fight with your fear of heights.
Biggest bungee jump in the world
Below is the list of Highest Bungee Jump in the world. If you are a daredevil and want to try one of these biggest bungee jumps, check this list.
|Rank||Bungee Jumping Facility||Height (Meters)|
|1||Baling Bridge Bungee Jump, China||370.25|
|2||Macau Tower Bungee Jump, China||233|
|3||Kaligandaki River, Nepal||224|
|4||Verzasca Dam Bungee Jump, Switzerland||220|
|5||Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump, South Africa||216|
|6||Europabrücke Bridge, Austria||198|
|7||Niouc Bridge, Switzerland||189|
|8||Kölnbrein Dam Bungee Jump, Austria||169|
|9||Vidraru Dam, Romania||166|
1. Baling Bridge Bungee Jump, China
At 370.25 meters, the bungee jumping facility on the Baling River in Guizhou, Southwest China is the highest bungee jump in the world. The jump also has a Guinness World Record for its height. It is located on top of the Baling River bridge, a suspension bridge which has a length of about two kilometers and is one of the highest bridges of China. During its official Guinness World Record Challenge in January 2019, six professional and six amateur jumpers jumped from the bridge.
2. Macau Tower Bungee Jump, China
The jump from the Macau Tower is the second highest in the world with a fall of 233 meters. Located in China, this bungee jumping facility boasts of a new type of specially designed cord that is safer due to its design. Also, the facility provides night bungee if you want to take your adventure to the next level. Not only can you go for a night jump, you can also go for a second jump for a lesser amount and get videos and photos of your bungee jump. The Macau Tower is also home to a cinema screen, a few eateries and another adventure called Skywalk which means you can combine your bungee jumping with many other activities and enjoy to the fullest.
3. Kaligandaki River, Nepal
Located atop the Kaligandaki River in Nepal, this jump is sure to get adrenaline rushing in your veins as you leap into the air for 224 meters from the third highest bungee jumping facility in the world. It is a part of the 520-metre suspension bridge over the gorge of the Kaligandaki River that connects the district headquarters of Parbat- Kushma with Balewa of Baglung. One at Kaligandaki, you can also go river rafting to fill your trip with even more adventure. The facility is 162 kilometers from the capital of Kathmandu.
4. Verzasca Dam Bungee Jump, Switzerland
With a height of 220 metres, the Verzasca Dam is the highest in Europe and fourth highest in the world. It is the bungee you see James Bond jumping off in the 1995 movie: GoldenEye. The facility was leased to a bungee jump operator soon after the movie released and about 10,000 people had jumped from the dam until 2006. It is one of the most popular places for shooting adventure scenes in movies and tasks, being the location for shooting an episode of the 14th Season of the show ‘The Amazing Race’, the climax of the Indian movie ‘Dhoom 3’.
5. Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump, South Africa
The highest jumping facility in the African continent with a fall of 216 meters, and is constructed above the Bloukrans River. The Bloukrans Bridge lies in the Tsitsikamma area of South Africa’s Garden Route, on the N2 highway at the border between the Eastern Cape and the Western Cape.
Since it began operating in 1997, it has been accident-free and the location of various bungee jumping world records. The oldest person to bungee jump undertook the adventure here at the age of 96, as did Scott Huntly who bungee jumped 107 times from the bridge in only nine hours. Veronica Dean-Boshoff jumped nine times in one hour from the bridge in 2002.
6. Europabrücke Bridge, Austria
With a height of 198 metres, Europabrücke bungee jumping facility has been built in Tyrol, Austria, on the 777-m Europabrücke Bridge. This bridge connects the lands across the Wipp valley. You can reach the speed of 100 km/h in just two seconds and the best part is that 16 year-olds can also bungee jump. You can also purchase a video recording of your jump for 29 euros. It is operational since 2002.
7. Niouc Bridge, Switzerland
Another Swiss bungee jumping facility in the list of the nine highest, the Niouc Bridge bungee has a fall height of 189 metres. The bungee jumping facility is a part of the Bungy Niouc Adventure Park which offers many other adventures including ziplining, a ride on the giant swing, an 80-m free fall on the Rope Jump and river rafting. The Adventure Park is open on the weekends from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and various tickets are available according to the adventures you want to undertake on your visit.
8. Kölnbrein Dam Bungee Jump, Austria
This Austrian bungee jumping is the highest located bungee station in the world at 2000 metres above the sea level. With a height of about 169 metres, this Austrian bungee facility is not only popular for its spectacular views of the natural beauty surrounding the site. Bungee jumps can either be pre-booked or booked at the spot, but the pre-booking charges are lesser.
9. Vidraru Dam, Romania
Located in the Romanian City of Arges, this bungee jumping facility is built over an artificial lake that collects the waters of the rivers Capra, Buda and Lady’s. The lake has magnificent views and is a calm spot for you to go and release your stress by either bungee jumping or just enjoying the nearby mountains Fruntii and Ghitu.
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Whether you love Bungee jumping or have always wanted to try it, you know more about the world’s biggest bungee jump that is the nearest to your place or the place you’re traveling to. You can get your own share of thrill and adventure by bungee jumping at any one of these places.