Three, two, one: time to take courage in your hands and leap into the void. Bungee jumping is an extreme sport, widespread throughout the world. But where does this desire to defy gravity originate from?
Only thirty years ago, the downhill skiing champion Henry van Asch invented the modern form of leaping into midair, which was celebrated with an initiation ceremony on the Pentecost Island, part of the archipelago of Vanuatu.
Bungee jumping doesn’t require any particular physical preparation or command of specific techniques; what you need to do is respect the rules and wear suitable sports clothing. On this last point, we at Svalbard Islands know how to advise you on the most suitable clothing for enjoying your adventure.
Where to do bungee jumping in Italy
There are several fascinating places to do bungee jumping in Italy. One of these is from one of the highest viaducts in Europe, the Valgardena bridge, near Vicenza. If, instead, bridges are not for you, you can be sure that the azure expanse of the Grotta dei Colombi in Dorgali, in the province of Nuoro, will light up your imagination.
Diving into the Mediterranean Sea: bungee jumping in Zakynthos
The beach of Navagio is not only known for being one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean, but it is also one of the most adventurous places for bungee jumping on Zakynthos. A crystal-clear sea, vertical cliff and soft, white beach, on which the loggerhead sea turtle usually lays her eggs: the excitement, together with the beauty of the surrounding scenery, will ensure that you enjoy one of the most thrilling experiences of your life.
On the Catalan coast: bungee jumping in Barcelona
The capital of Catalonia attracts thousands of tourists each year for various reasons, including experiencing the excitement of bungee jumping. Bungee jumping in Barcelona, and more specifically in Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, will get your adrenaline pumping. With a free fall of 30 metres, it’s impossible not to feel alive!
The land of freedom, North America: bungee jumping in Canada and in the USA
The preferred destination of great adventurers is one that ensures a unique, one-off experience. After having fastened the cord to your ankles and taken the last steps to the edge, the time has come to breathe in deeply and open your eyes: where are you?
The right location is the final trigger for releasing 100% adrenaline for the jump down. If you dream big, you’ll see the red canyons of Idaho, the impressive waterfalls of British Columbia, an iced-over river in Ontario or even a suspension bridge in Colorado. These are some of the most unforgettable destinations that await you when bungee jumping in Canada and in the USA.