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Villarrica Volcano, Chile

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Bungee jumping certainly isn’t for the fainthearted, but this descent is in an entirely
different (read: scarier) league altogether. Soaring some 10,000 feet in the air, jumpers sit
perched on a helicopter’s skid—the landing gear just beneath the body of the
craft—until they’re hovering above this active volcano, located near Pucón. Then:
time to let go. The cord stretches between 350 and 375 feet, leaving jumpers hanging just 700 feet
above the volcano. Did we mention the bubbling pool of lava? If you survive—and fret not;
there have been no fatalities on this jump—you’re transported back to the airport 35
miles away, dangling from the helicopter.

Details: The jump is part of a five-day adventure trip run by Bungee.com. The price tag is $9,995, which includes lodging at Hotel del Lago Resort and Casino.

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Villarrica Volcano, Chile

Bungee jumping certainly isn’t for the fainthearted, but this descent is in an entirely
different (read: scarier) league altogether. Soaring some 10,000 feet in the air, jumpers sit
perched on a helicopter’s skid—the landing gear just beneath the body of the
craft—until they’re hovering above this active volcano, located near Pucón. Then:
time to let go. The cord stretches between 350 and 375 feet, leaving jumpers hanging just 700 feet
above the volcano. Did we mention the bubbling pool of lava? If you survive—and fret not;
there have been no fatalities on this jump—you’re transported back to the airport 35
miles away, dangling from the helicopter.

Details: The jump is part of a five-day adventure trip run by Bungee.com. The price tag is $9,995, which includes lodging at Hotel del Lago Resort and Casino.

© Robert Francis/Robert Harding World Imagery/Corbis

World's Wildest Bungee Jumping Spots

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