Want to test your mettle or conquer a fear of heights? Maybe jumping from some of the world’s tallest towers or bridges is the solution. Join us as we highlight 15 of the world’s highest — and most impressive — jumping sites.
233 meters: Macau Tower, Macau, China It’s here where New Zealand entrepreneur Alan John “A. J.” Hackett made a 233-meter jump earning him a Guinness world record as the “highest commercial bungee jump” in 2007.
220 meters: Verzasca Dam, Ticino, Switzerland At 220 meters, the Verzasca Dam is the only bungee jumping site where you can test your jumping nerves in the wee hours of the night.
216 meters: Bloukrans Bridge, Western Cape, South Africa Right in the heart of South Africa, the Bloukrans Bridge is the highest commercial natural bungee jump in the world.
206 meters: Rio Grande Bridge, Taos, New Mexico Jumping from this imposing bridge into the beautiful Rio Grande river gorge is an unforgettable experience.
192 meters: Europabrücke Bridge, Innsbruck, Austria Nicely placed on an interlink bridge between Austria and Italy, bungee junkies enjoy a swing from Europabrücke while taking pictures of the Alps in an upside down position.
190 meters: Niouc Bridge, Val d’Anniviers, Switzerland Jumpers from this spot need the courage to jump and swing in all directions at the same time.
175 meters: Altopiano di Asiago, Vicenza, Italy
169 meters: Kolnbrein Dam (K?lnbreinsperre), Carinthia, Austria We can only recommend that if you can’t muster up your daredevil abilities at Europabrücke Bridge then a jump at Kolnbrein Dam would be a good alternative.
160 meters: The Last Resort, Bhote Kosi River, Nepal It may be called the Last Resort but it surely won’t be the last time you want to jump from Nepal’s longest suspension bridge.
152 meters: Ponte Colossus (Veglio-Pistolesa Bridge), Biella, Italy People often like to try out a second jump at Ponte Colossus even before the feeling from their first is washed from their memory.
151.5 meters: Perrine Bridge, Idaho, United States This 151.5-meter jumping slot is among several bridges that are only jumpable during specified periods.
150 meters: Kaivopuisto (Sky Breakers), Helsinki, Finland Jumpers choose freefalls onto floating platforms in the sea or other tailored bungees like pub-bungee for those who mix cocktails and fun, snowboard bungee, hot air balloon jumps and skyvolter for jumpers who are able to show off their sky walking skills.
141.5 meters: Navajo Bridge, Marble Canyon, Arizona One of the highest bridges in the USA, this is for true adrenaline seekers and offers stunning views of the Colorado River.
134 meters: Nevis Highwire, Queenstown, New Zealand Calm your nerves and hop onto a cable shuttle suspended 134 meters above the Nevis River.
111 meters: Victoria Falls Bridge, Livingstone, Zambia/Zimbabwe At 111 meters, jumping over the Victoria Falls Bridge is probably the best dive into two different countries from one spot — just remember to carry along your passport.