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The Victoria Falls Bungee Jump

Unforgettable Bungee Jumping In Victoria Falls

This world famous activity of bungee jumping in Victoria Falls takes place from the equally famous bridge into the gorge below the waterfall.

Experience One Of The 15 Highest Bungee Jumps In The World

The bridge sets the scene for your bungee jumping in Victoria Falls experience. 

Spanning the incredible gorge within sight of the waterfall, which is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, this setting cannot be matched anywhere in the world.

The stunning 111-meter bungee jump is a pure adrenaline rush. Listed as one of the world’s 15 highest and most impressive jumping sites, you cannot afford to miss out on this awe-inspiring high adrenaline activity. 

Also, it is only one of a few bungee jumps set in a natural wonder of the world.

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Bungee Jumping In Victoria Falls

Regularly voted as one of the top five adrenaline experiences worldwide,  it is well worth a try for the adventurous in spirit!

Plummet towards the tumbling rapids within the gorges of the mighty Zambezi River off the center of the Victoria Falls Bridge.

Hosting the original adventure activity, the bridge has been witness to hundreds of thousands of visitors who have taken the plunge over the edge into oblivion.

The bridge was constructed in 1905 and joins the 2 countries of Zimbabwe and Zambia.

The Victoria Falls bridge is constructed of iron and was an engineering feat in its day. The remote location at the time of construction made transport very difficult and time consuming as well as extremely dangerous to work on. 

Today, a bungee jump at Victoria Falls is safe but exhilarating.

Very important – don’t forget to take your passport on jump day! You will need it to get onto the bridge and through Zambian immigration to get to the jump station.

Your Victoria Falls Bungee Jump Experience

You will be welcomed by friendly and professional guys who will get you rigged up for your jump.

An ankle and body harnesses will be attached with the jumpmaster giving you instructions.

The experienced and friendly crew are very patient and will double check everything at your request – just to make you feel more comfortable!

Then the countdown will start!

The 4 second fall is certainly memorable and you will have a spectacular view as you descend into the gorge.

After swinging on the end of the bungee rope at the end of your jump, a recovery operator will be by your side. He will  hook you up and have you winched up to the catwalk positioned below the bridge.

Then you can jump again!!!

If you bungee during the high water months, you will get the chance to jump through the rainbow created by the sun shining through the spray in the gorge. An unbeatable experience.

The bungee jump platform is located in the center of the bridge providing you with unlimited vistas of the gorge and the waterfall. This is what makes bungee jumping at Victoria Falls one of the planets most impressive jump destinations.

Experience One Of The 15 Highest Bungee Jumps In The World

Bungee Jumping Cost

A solo bungee jump is US$160.

There is a special deal for a 3-in-1 activity that will knock your socks off.

Get a  bungee jump, bungee swing, and zip line experience for a total of USD$210.

*Please note that these prices are updated regularly but may change at any time.

Bungee Tips

Bungee JumpingBear in mind, this activity is not suitable for those with a fear of heights.

Otherwise, it is a fun, safe, adrenaline pumping addition to your holiday of a lifetime.

For the more experienced jumper, request a twist to your ultimate fix off the famous bridge and ask for the option of an Ankle-tied Back-flip or a Star Elevator Jump.

More action on top of the adventure!

The minimum age is 14 years, or those from 40kg in weight up to 120kg.

Victoria Falls bungee jumping takes place daily all year round. 

Jumps start from 9am through to 5pm 7 days a week. Between the months of March through June jumping starts a little later from 10am.

Please note that there is a lunch break between 1pm and 2pm when no jumps take place.

The only thing that would stop this activity is inclement weather. Heavy rain will interrupt bungee jumping activities.

Extras

Photographs and video are taken of each bungee jump and are available for purchase if you would like proof that you actually did it!!

Videos – US$55 each
Photos – US$30 each
 A combination of a video and photo is US$65.

*Please note that these prices are updated regularly but may change at any time.

 Transfers are not included with this activity. Clients make their own way to the bridge either by walking or taxi. Alternatively you can use the Bridge Bus which leaves the Shearwater Cafe at 10am and 2pm daily. 

Must Do Activities

The Zambezi River is famous for its class 3 to 5 rapids. This activity is regularly voted as one of the top five adrenaline experiences in the world.

The gorge swing is not for the faint of heart. The freefall drop before you begin the huge swing over the gorge is heart stopping.

For the mildly adventurous, this high wire activity is for the whole family. Traverse at high speed over the gorge and view the spectacular sights.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does bungee jumping at Victoria Falls cost?

As of early 2020, the bungee jump cost was USD$160. There are other high wire adrenaline sports to keep you busy too. These include the bungee swing and zip-line which are just as awesome to do. All take place into or over the gorge below the waterfall.

Can you jump off Victoria Falls?

You cannot jump off the edge of the Victoria Falls waterfall itself. The bungee jump platform is on the Victoria Falls Railway Bridge which links Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Victoria Falls is the stunning backdrop for the world's best bungee jumping spot.

How high is Victoria Falls bungee jump?

The bungee jump off the Victoria Falls bridge is 111 meters high. The bridge spans the gorge between Zimbabwe and Zambia creating a spectacular view of the river below.

How many people have been killed bungee jumping?

Statistically, there are very few bungee jumping deaths per year. The numbers show that skydivers and bungee jumpers have the same mortality rate of 1 in 500,000.

What are the risks of bungee jumping at Victoria Falls?

Despite the risk, there have been very few fatalities worldwide from bungee jumping. However, frequent injuries include rope burn, dislocations, eye trauma, and back injuries.

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