Bungee Jumping is one of the most dangerous adventure sports. Obviously, it is not for everyone, only the adrenaline junkies have heart to attempt it. Here are the lists of world’s 5 highest bungee jumping locations you might be interested in.
1. Royal Gorge Bridge, Colorado, USA
Height: 1,053 feet (321 m)
At 1,053 ft high, the Royal Gorge Bridge holds No. 1 position as the highest bungee jumping location in the world. The Royal Gorge Bridge is also the world’s highest suspension bridge. It is located over the Arkansas River near the Canon city in the state of Colorado, USA. For most people even walking through the bridge is the scariest experience of their life. For serious bungee jumping lovers, it is indeed very pretty place to experience amidst of the beautiful landscapes and sceneries.
2. Macau Tower, China
Height: 760 feet (233 m)
The Macau Tower is located at former Portuguese colony of Macau which is now a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. It is measured 1,109 feet in total from top to bottom. People travel from all around the world to experience this thrill ride here. Apart from the bungee jumping, there are other attractions too here like sky jump, sky walk, mast climb, which are comparatively less scary than bungee jumping.
3. Verzasca Dam, Switzerland
Height: 720 feet (220 m)
The bungee jumping at the Verzasca Dam in Switzerland is one of the scary bungee jumping locations of the world. The jumpers will see only the dam which keeps going down and down. It is a hydroelectric dam which was built in 1965 is now a scary bungee jumping spot for the adrenaline junkies. It was once featured in the famous James Bond movie, the “Goldeneye”. It offers a pure freefall feeling as the bungee hanging from a single cord.
4. Bloukrans Bridge, South Africa
Height: 708 feet (216 m)
Bloukrans Bridge is the highest span arch bridge in the world. It is measured at 708 feet high above the river. It is mainly a road bridge; however it hosts a monster bungee jumping from this arch bridge. Because of its pendulum system, you will get one of the most smoothest and comfortable bungee jumping experiences. It is great view of the surrounding landscapes and down the river which you are going to enjoy apart from the scary bungee jumping experience.
5. Europabrücke Bridge, Austria
Height: 630 feet (192 m)
At 630 feet high, the Europabrücke Bridge holds 5th position in the world of highest bungee jumping locations. This bridge supports the famous Brenner Autobahn which links Austria and Italy. The jumpers here enjoy the panoramic views of the alpine while going doing on a single rubber string.