For many visitors, bungy jumping in New Zealand has almost become a rite of passage, that they take that heart-stopping leap of faith while they're here.
in Lake Taupo.
- the original one.
from the Harbour Bridge.
In the 1980’s, a couple of young kiwis, and Henry van Asch, set up New Zealand's first commercial bungy jumping operation, with a jump from the historic near Queenstown. Since then, New Zealand has become the home of bungy, with numerous other operators starting up.
All over the country you can leap from , climbs, rail viaducts, specially made platforms perched on the edge of cliffs, and stadium roofs.
The is the highest and involves an incredible 134-metre plunge. You can also take a leap off the Auckland Harbour Bridge against the backdrop of the beautiful Waitemata Harbour.
Every day of the week locals and tourists alike enjoy the experience of a bungy among stunning landscapes. Bungy jumping remains one of New Zealand's most popular and renowned leisure activities.