Top 5 bungee jump places in the world


If your an adrenaline junkie travelling the world for your next fix then we've got you covered. We've compiled our top 5 highest bungees from around the world.

1. Macau Tower, China – 233 meters

Macau Tower, China – 233 meters | Travel Blog

At 764 feet (233 meters), jumping off the Macau Tower is the longest bungee jump in the world. The jump is the size of two-and-a-half football fields. Jumpers accelerate to a top speed of 124.27 miles (220 kilometers) an hour. It's a 4 to 5 second free-fall that then stretches the bungee cord 164.04 feet (50 meters) [source: Macau.com].

2. Verzasca Dam, Ticino, Switzerland – 220 meters

2. Verzasca Dam, Ticino, Switzerland – 220 meters

Throw yourself off one of the largest dams in the world, just like James Bond did in "Goldeneye." Fall 220 metres toward the river so far below and experience a breathtaking adrenaline rush.

3. Bloukrans Bridge, South Africa – 216 meters

3. Bloukrans Bridge, South Africa – 216 meters

Bloukrans Bridge Bungy is the world’s highest commercial bridge bungee jump at 216 metres (709 ft) above the Bloukrans River. The Bloukrans Bridge became the first African bridge for bungee jumping in 1990.

4. Europabrucke Bridge, Austria – 192 meters

4. Europabrucke Bridge, Austria – 192 meters

The Europa Bridge or Bridge of Europe (Europabrücke) is a 777-metre-long (2,549 ft) bridge carrying the A13 Brenner Autobahn (and European route E45) over the 657-metre (2,156 ft) Wipp valley just south of InnsbruckTyrolAustriaIt hosts a 192 meter bungee jump, the fifth highest in the world. The bridge spans the Sill River, and forms part of the main route across the Alps from western Austria to South Tyrol in Italy. It is also part of the main route between southeastern Germany and northern Italy.

Niouc Bridge, Switzerland – 190 meters

Niouc Bridge, Switzerland – 190 meters

Switzerland is also home to Europe's highest bungee jump from a suspended bridge -- the Niouc Bridge. Jumpers from this spot need the courage to jump and swing in all directions at the same time. The knife-edge suspended bridge offers a shaky but thrilling experience.

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