Have you ever been bungee jumping? This adrenalin-fuelled sport is nothing short of a whirlwind adventure, and is sure to put a spring in your step if you can gain the courage and the confidence to jump off a structure with nothing but an elastic cord. Cheap holiday deals can be found, all you have to do is have a little shop around online. Bungee jumping holidays are very popular, with lots of people turning to this extreme sport as a way of getting away from it. Keep reading to find out more about this fascinating sport.
Cairns is a stunning destination that you definitely need to consider if you’re up for a bit of bungee jumping! Here, you’ll find yourself engulfed by tropical surroundings and wildlife that will make your trip that little bit more spectacular. The likes of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Slash from Guns N’ Roses have ventured here, and there’s an impressive 16 possible jumps to take. Those taking adventure holidaymakers here can also experience some of the country’s impressive wildlife with wallabies, goannas and snakes just some of the creatures inhabiting the seven-acre site.
Normandy is an historical destination that’s actually a great place to go bungee jumping too. Once you’ve spent some time observing the wondrous scenery make your way to the Viaduc de la Souleuvre bungee. This was the first permanent jumping site in Europe, which was originally built by the architect who designed the Eiffel Tower – Gustave Eiffel. This provides jumpers with 61 metres of thrills over the Souleuvre River. Just three hours from Paris, it is a great destination for thrill-seekers looking for last minute holidays and attracts more than 10,000 people to its Crazy Jump Day. If you book your last minute holidays here you will not be disappointed.
This jump is also another very impressive spot which opened in 2006 in collaboration with Hackett. It set the Guinness World Record for the highest bungee jump and the Macau Tower is an imposing combination of technology and terror. Come here if you want to witness unprecedented heights and jump to just 30 metres above the ground. It attracts people from all over the world, and has impressive views of South China.
Chris Brown is a travel journalist based in London who writes articles on top hotels, cruises and destinations. For more information on late holiday deals please visit the www.MyTravel.com website.