World's Wildest Bungee Jumping Spots

Kawarau Bridge, New Zealand

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While this particular leap is just 140 feet, it deserves special mention. Queenstown’s
Kawarau Bridge is home to the world’s first commercial bungee jump, opened in 1988 by bungee
innovator AJ Hackett. Each year it draws tens of thousands of visitors who want the bragging rights
of having jumped where it all started. After plummeting—and enjoying the ensuing pendulum
swing—you’ll be lowered onto a nearby raft.

Details: AJ Hackett
Bungy
charges $115 for the privilege; the price also includes transport from downtown
Queenstown and a T-shirt.

World's Wildest Bungee Jumping Spots

Kawarau Bridge, New Zealand

While this particular leap is just 140 feet, it deserves special mention. Queenstown’s
Kawarau Bridge is home to the world’s first commercial bungee jump, opened in 1988 by bungee
innovator AJ Hackett. Each year it draws tens of thousands of visitors who want the bragging rights
of having jumped where it all started. After plummeting—and enjoying the ensuing pendulum
swing—you’ll be lowered onto a nearby raft.

Details: AJ Hackett
Bungy
charges $115 for the privilege; the price also includes transport from downtown
Queenstown and a T-shirt.

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