Bloukrans River Bridge - Eastern Cape The Bloukrans bridge is the highest single span arch bridge in the world, and is home to the highest commercially operating (from a bridge) bungy in the world - according to the Guinness World Book of Records! The jump is 216m high!
Bungy jump: This is the ultimate thrill! You are secured in a full body harness and the stretchy bungy rope is attached to your legs. You proceed to walk along a specially designed catwalk suspended beneath the bridge, and after a countdown you leap off the bridge at the top of its arch, face first!
Bridge walk: This is the perfect way to watch the live bungy show up close and personal! Bloukrans is the highest and largest bridge in Africa; the third highest in the world and the largest single span arch bridge in the world. You walk along a catwalk suspended underneath the bridge as informative guides teach you about the incredible engineering feats that went into building this amazing bridge.
How to get to Bloukrans Bridge: Travel on the N2 from Cape Town. 40 km East of Plettenberg Bay, you will go through the Tsitsikamma tollgate. 3 km past the tollgate you will reach the bridge. 500m off the bridge, turn left at the road sign "Tsitsikamma Khoisan Village / Bungy Jumping". If you are travelling from the Port Elizabeth side, the bridge is 20 km West off Storms River.
Bloukrans contact details: Contact Face Adrenalin at Tel/Fax: +27 (0) 42 2811458
Kings Kloof Bridge, Krugersdorp, Gauteng Bungee Mogale offers bungy jumping, bridge swinging and foofy slide at Sterkfontein Heritage Lodge near Krugersdorp in Gauteng.
Bungee Jumping: The bungee jump operates off the Kings Kloof Bridge in Krugersdorp Mogale City. 50 meters of pure adrenaline rush! Minimum weight of 40 kg and a maximum weight of 125 kg
Bridgeswing: You are dressed with a combination of sit and chest harness attached to ropes, which are attached to the opposite side of the bridge. Leaping of a 45m platform freefalling, almost immediately, feeling the tension on the ropes. The rest of the ride is smooth, you then start to pendulum backwards, and forwards a few times, after which you will be gently lowered to the ground.
Foofie Slide: Fly across the Kings Kloof on a 320m steel cable, wearing a harness with two safety slings, which is connected to a cable above your head.
Facility Open Saturdays / Sundays and Public Holidays -11H00 - 17H00
Orlando Towers - Soweto, Gauteng The Orlando Power Station, when it was active, was considered one of the most advanced in the Southern hemisphere. The colourful Orlando Towers are now not only one of the most distinctive landmarks in Soweto, theyre also the site of the worlds first bungee jump between two cooling towers.
Ativities offered include: * bungee jump * power swing * SCAD Freefall * abseil * viewing platform * rap jumping * base jumping * rock climbing
How to get there: From Johannesburg city, take the M1 South, taking the right fork Bloemfontein / Soweto (past Gold Reef City). Follow N1 Bloemfontein. As you see Soweto and the Orlando Towers, keep left, taking the M68 Soweto/Southgate/Old Potch Road offramp. Turn right into Old Potch Road and travel for 3km. At the towers, just after the Shell garage on the left, turn right into Dynamo Road. Enter at the security boom.
Contact Details Dynamo Street cnr Old Potch Road, Orlando, Soweto Tel: 071 674-4343