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Pattaya Bungy Jump in Pattaya Thailand
Welcome To Pattaya Bungy Jump
0Pattaya Bungy Jump (Thepprasit Road, Soi 9) a must see tourist attraction in Pattaya Thailand. We are the original bungy jump in Pattaya since 1989 set in a park with Go-carts, Paint Ball, Off Road Buggies and ATVs.
Whilst you’re on holiday in Thailand why not experience the biggest thrill of your life?
Feel the amazing rush by bungee jumping off a 60 metre high platform over a lake!
We carry out a rigorous safety procedure. We provide free transport if you need it and we’re open everyday!
Please note: We are not affiliated with the 43 metre bungy jump on Nong Krabork Road near the elephant trekking
Bungy Jumping is steeped in tradition and dates back to an ancient ritual that is performed in the village of Bunlap on Vannatu Island. The “Gkol” that is performed is a rite of passage for the tribesman and entails them Bungy Jumping using Banyan tree vines attached to their ankles.
Inspired by this, the first modern era Bungy Jump was conducted by Oxford University Dangerous Sports Club on the 1st April 1979 at Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol, England. Members of the club jumped using shock cord instead of banyan tree vines whilst wearing top hat and tails. You can watch a video of this very first jump here.
The enormous publicity form the stunt led to the club performing a second jump from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco then a jump from the Royal George Suspension Bridge in Colorado.
All went quiet until the video was seen by New Zealander AJ Hackett who in June 1987 very publicly performed a Bungy Jump from the Eiffel Tower in Paris France. The key difference was AJ Hackett saw the opportunity to commercialise Bungy Jumping into an extreme sport by using rubber instead of shock cord and in November 1988 the Kawarau Bridge 43m Bungy Jump opened. During the first year AJ Hackett had just 28 customers.
This didn’t stop us seeing the potential here in Thailand and within the year the Pattaya Bungy Jump opened with a jump 17m higher than the Kawarau Bridge Jump at 60m.
The Pattaya Bungy Jump was not only the first in South East Asia but still remains the highest Bungy Jump in Thailand today. Since 1989 the Bungy Jumping craze has exploded and there are now many thousands of Bungy Jumps worldwide all started from the humble beginnings in New Zealand and Thailand.
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