One, two, bungee! Leaping off the Bloukrans Bridge, take the plunge 216 metres into the gorge below. As far as adrenalin rushes go, you don’t get much better than this one, which also happens to be located in one of the most scenic corners of the country.

The 216-metre Bloukrans Bridge is the highest commercial bungee jump from a bridge in the world and attracts adventure seekers from all over the globe. The bridge is found along the scenic Garden Route, offering one of the most spectacular bungee jumps in South Africa, if not the world.

This slick, ultra-professional bungee operation is run by Face Adrenalin, a member of the Southern Africa Tourism Association (SATSA). These specialists in bungee jumping in South Africa put safety first with all equipment conforming to international standards, and highly trained and experienced staff ensuring that you enjoy the jump of a lifetime.

While bungee jumping is the most popular adventure activity at the bridge, there are plenty of other rides, jumps and swings to try, including the newest addition to the Bloukrans bungee adventure menu, the 200m Flying Fox cable slide (known as a foofie slide in South African), a thrilling ride that is over far too soon.

Another adrenalin option is a tour of the Bloukrans Bridge, the largest single span concrete arch bridge in the world. The tour takes you along a specially designed catwalk to the top of the arch from where you look out over the gorge to the mountains and the sea in the distance.

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