Are you up for some adventure? Have you tried bungee jumping?
Bungee jumping is an extreme sport that involves jumping from a high structure while connected to a large elastic cord. It is only for those who do not have the fear of heights – and those who would like to conquer this fear. It is a universal extreme sport and is dared by many curious individuals who would like to know what a freefall feels like.
This list dishes to you the 10 best bungee jumping spots that you could find all over the world today. If you happen to be near one, why don’t you give it a try? Who knows? You might actually enjoy bungee jumping!
10. Perrine Bridge – Idaho, United States of America
Bungee jumping has become a well-known extreme sport in the United States. Many Americans and tourists alike have tried it for the sheer fun and sense of adventure that bungee jumping brings. The take-off point at Idaho is 500 feet high and was built by the US Army Paratroopers in 1987. It is a major tourist draw in this state.
9. Bhote Kosi River – Nepal
The landlocked countries of Nepal and Bhutan have been both called the “rooftop of the world” simple because of the high altitudes of this country. In Nepal, add 550 feet more to the already high altitude and you will get an idea of the bungee jump-off point at Bhote Kosi River. It is cold and thrilling, and definitely not for the faint hearted.
8. Kolnbrein Dam – Austria
This dam is the tallest dam in Austria – which means that this small body of water sits at a very high altitude. In one side of the perimeter of the dam, a structure that is around 560 feet in height is the actual bungee jump-off point. The experience will prove to be truly exciting and exhilarating. It is truly a game changer.
7. Artuby Bridge – France
Near France’s border with Italy, a resort and vacation district called Cote d’ Azur exists that has become the playground of the rich and famous. In this district also lies a bungee jump-off point that is 600 feet tall. Nevertheless, the Artuby Bridge is only available if the weather permits it – as it is often too cold as the actual venue is already near the Italian Alps.
6. Niouc Bridge – Switzerland
The Swiss love adventure. This is why the Niouc Bridge is home not only to a 600 feet high bungee jump-off point but also a zipline and a giant swing. Luckily, this district in Switzerland is blessed with good weather almost all year round, making bungee jumping possible for the most part of the year.