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Bungee jumping in Zambia

Bungee jumping is one of the most extreme sports you can practice that involves jumping from a tall structure while your feet are connected to a long and a large elastic cord. Normally, the structure from which one jumps from would be a bridge with the river at the base, sometimes a hot air balloon and on some occasions jumping from a helicopter. Adrenaline lovers and travellers that want to try it for the first time go around the world looking for the best places to practice it. There are many places around the world where you can jump, some are natural sceneries of a beauty you can’t miss and others are man-made and have impressive dimensions.

In Zambia bungee jumping is mostly done at the Victoria falls bridge, the highest commercial bridge jump in the world. Although bungee jumping carries some risks, it is considered one of the least dangerous and one of the most popular adventure sport. Victoria Falls, Africa, combines its natural scenery with the option to jump between two countries at the same time: Zambia and Zimbabwe. Bungee jumping in Zambia does not require you to book in advance, simply take a stroll down to the Victoria Falls Bridge where you'll have to go through the border post as the bridge is a no-mans-land, all you have to do is tell the guards you are going to bungee jump and they will let you through without the normal exit procedure. However, if you would like to book in advance you can do so through any of the agencies authorized to do the booking. You can bungee jump whichever day of the year you choose to, or even every day of the year if you like!

Are you up for the extreme adrenaline rush of a lifetime, then throw yourself into thin air and plunge down the Batoka Gorge. This activity is performed with only highly specialised equipment and operators are professional and work to strict safety regulations - you can descend without fearing for your life! Experience 111 meters of pure adrenaline rush! The bungee jump operates off the Victoria Falls Bridge and has a 100% safety record. The jump will give you 4 seconds of free fall and speeds of up to 120km/hour! Over 60 000 adrenaline junkies have committed themselves to the thrill of throwing themselves off this bridge. Challenge the limits of the mind and test the edge of fear by leaping off the impressive bridge, with the falls behind and the mighty Zambezi River below.

Whether you are a first time jumper or a seasoned thrill seeker, you are guaranteed to get a jump that will take you out of your comfort zone and a bit further! There is nothing like a little adrenaline hit to remind you that you are still alive!

What to Wear:

  • Comfortable attire that provides sun protection
  • Hiking/running shoes
  • Warm clothing in winter (April to August)

Important information to note:

  • Minimum age to bungee jump is 14 years
  • Minimum weight of 40 kg, maximum weight of 150 kg
  • Passports are required by clients to access the bridge
  • Jumps operate from 09:00 to 17:00 hours