Bungy Jumping, Cairns

Last Updated: 25th Feb 2014

<p>by &#8211; <a href="/people/f6640d5e1bb83e46706afb2905eec4b0">Tash</a>, Tour Manager, Australia and Europe</p> <p><img src="http://downloads.contiki.com/contikipedia/new_zealand/nz_stock/bungy-002.jpg" class="rightwise" title="bungy optional cairns" alt="bungy optional cairns" /></p> <p>The most famous extreme sport of them all&#8230;Attach yourself to a giant rubber band and throw yourself off somewhere inadvisably <span class="caps">HIGH</span>!</p> <p>AJ Hackett is the original and still one of the best in the world. This 50m bungy is nestled into World Heritage Listed rainforest, 20 minutes from <a href="/contikipedia/articles/cairns">Cairns</a> and the spectacular scenery adds to the mind-blowing rush.</p> <p>While you&#8217;re there, check out the other activities they have, including swinging through the jungle at neck-breaking speed on the Minjin jungle swing. This swing will drag you up to a height of 50 meters and then fling you through the rainforest at 120 km/hr (75 mph)!</p> <p>Bungy jumping is offered as an <a href="/contikipedia/articles/optional-excursions">optional excursion</a> on Contiki <a href="/contikipedia/articles/tours-australia">Australia Tours</a> visiting Cairns.</p>