AJ Hackett Bungy
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Transports eager skiers high up on slopes around Queenstown, Wanaka and as far afield as Aoraki/Mt Cook. Regular trips are offered from...
Sells rafting trips, operated by Queenstown Rafting, on both the Kawarau and Shotover Rivers.
Offers combination tickets for many of the region's most famous attractions – handy if you're planning multiple activities.
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AJ Hackett Bungy information
The bungy originators now offer jumps from three sites in the Queenstown area, with giant swings available at two of them. It all started at the historic 1880 Kawarau Bridge , 23km from Queenstown (transport included). In 1988 it became the world’s first commercial bungy site, offering a 43m leap over the river. It's also the only bungy site in the region to offer tandem jumps.
New to the Kawarau Bridge site is the Kawarau Zipride , three 130m ziplines mainly targeted to kids – but also a thrill for adults not keen to take a giant leap of faith. Multi-ride packs can be split between groups, making it a far cheaper alternative to the bungy.
The closest options to Queenstown are the Ledge Bungy and Ledge Swing at the top of the Skyline Gondola; the drop is only 47m, but it's 400m above town. In winter you can even leap into the dark.
Last but most pant-wetting is the Nevis Bungy – the highest bungy in Australasia. 4WD buses will transport you onto private farmland where you can jump from a specially constructed pod, 134m above the Nevis River. The Nevis Swing starts 160m above the river and cuts a 300m arc across the canyon on a rope longer than a rugby field – yes, it's the world's biggest swing.
If you're keen to try more than one AJ Hackett experience, enquire about combo tickets.