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Top 10 places to do that daring bungee jump in New Zealand

For every adventurer in the world, New Zealand is paradise on earth. From kayaking to rafting to zip-lining to caving, you name it they have it. With scenic views and exotic locales, New Zealand is also famous for its bungee jumping ranges. Now, are you one of those hungry adventurers looking for some adrenaline rush in your next New Zealand trip? Then you’ve come to the right place! We at Pickyourtrail bring to you these 8 places across 5 cities where you can go bungy jumping in New Zealand. 


Agroventures Adventure Park

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Known for the rich Maori culture, the city of Rotorua is a fine blend of luxury, culture, and adventure. Set on the southern shores of the Lake Rotorua, this town is home to the Agroventures Adventure Park where you get to free fall 43 meters down. That’s 143 feet high! You can go solo or tandem. So, the next time you head to Rotorua, don’t miss out on something that you would regret for the rest of your life.


Auckland Harbour Bridge

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With the scenic view of the city of Auckland in the background, enjoy the lifetime experience of bungee jumping off from the highest building in Auckland. Plunge into the ocean face front and enjoy the thrill and adventure of the moment. For every adventure junkie in the city, this is a must-to-do in Auckland.

Sky Tower

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How would it be if instead of climbing up a tower, you could jump off it? Yes! With a height of 1,076 feet, this is one of the highest jumping ranges in the world. Plummet towards the ocean and satiate the hunger of your inner adventurer. Go on let’s see you do one of the most daring stunts of Bungy Jumping in New Zealand!


Taupo Bungy 

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Situated in North Island, the Taupo Bungy is a great adventure activity you can indulge in while in Taupo. Instead of going just close to the ocean, how would you like it if you could take a dip? If the answer is affirmative, head to this wacky adventure destination and do a water-touch to add more excitement.


Thrillseekers Adventures, Hanmer Springs 

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This region in the Southern Island is known for its freefall bungy jumping range. Enjoy the exhilarating experience while you leap off the 135-year-old Ferry bridge towards the canyon below. This 35-metre jump is bound to leave you shaking in excitement! Take the plunge and enjoy your fall while in Hanmer Springs.


The Ledge Bungy and Swing

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Accepted that bungy jumping is by far the single most thrilling experience anybody could ever have. How about adding some more thrill to it? The Ledge is Queenstown’s only sky swing where you can swing your way down while you jump! Secured by the harness, this is the ultimate adventurous task you will put yourself through while in Queenstown. Think doing it during the day is too mainstream? Do it at night then! Yes, the ledge is the only range where you can do Bungy Jumping in New Zealand at night and enjoy the scenic beauty of the city. The most versatile bungy jumping experience offers you to do the jump in whichever way you want to – you can flip, twist or even do matrix. Do whatever you want in this extremely safe jumping range in town.

Shotover Canyon Swing & Fox

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Fly your way downwards, face first, towards the Shotover river in this extremely wacky jump from a cliff. Enjoy this experience of a lifetime in this supremely fun free fall jump offered by the Shotover Canyon Swing & Fox. The scenic location and the serene view will calm your nerves, or at last will try to, before you take the plunge. While you’re here, also check out their canyon swing combos, to ensure that you make optimum use of your time here.

The Kawarau

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The first ever commercial bungy jumping range in New Zealand, the Kawarau Bridge Bungy is 43 metres high and attracts tourists from across the globe. Completely secured, this extremely fun and quirky jumping range offers you a range of options to choose from on how you can do your bungy – you can choose to hover over the water, touch it or take a dip. Get ready for a zany jump while you’re here.  

The Nevis Highwire Bungy

And last but definitely not the least, the Nevis Bungy! Touted to be one amongst the highest bungy jumping ranges in the world, the Nevis Bungy is 134 metres high. An uninterrupted free fall towards the Nevis River is sure to leave you amazed and exhilarated at the end. Don’t miss out on the wildest bungy jumping experience ever while you’re in Queenstown.

While we didn’t get a chance to try out the Nevis Bungy, we did try the Nevis Swing – see our boys from Pickyourtrail trying out some adventure!

To know more about what else you can possibly do while in Queenstown, here’s what you should check out.

So what are you waiting for? Hit the button and let us know when you want to go on and try out Bungy Jumping in New Zealand.

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