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1. Posted by magee (Budding Member 5 posts) 10y

i am going to new zealand and could do with some help one thing i want to do is a bunjee off the highest bridge possible also see some great veiws and maybe baggins house i will be arriving in christchurch around beggining of febuary and leaving auckland dont know anything about the journey across any help advice well appreciated
(any one know of places to train bjj or grappling )
thanks adam

2. Posted by kiwimuzz (Budding Member 15 posts) 10y

I can't see the point of jumping off a perfectly good bridge, but have a look at this site, it might give you some idea.
It will depend what you want to do, and how long you intend to stay, (touring or hiking / tramping)

3. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 10y

There's a really really high jump in NZ; 150 odd metres if my memory serves me correctly but it might even be higher these days.... not my thing either anymore (yes, I am growing old ), but I'm sure there's a few members lurking around that have done this! I'm guessing Queenstown on the south island is the best place to do this as the self proclaimed 'adventure capital of the Pacific'!

Beautiful country: you'll find great views just about everywhere, on the South Island especially!!!

4. Posted by Flyin_Kiwi (Budding Member 13 posts) 10y


Want to try the latest bungy sensation,The Nevis Highwire Bungy 134 metres high, (440 feet). Purpose designed and built purely for Bungy jumping with 30 different patents this award winning structure has to be seen to be believed.
The jump pod is suspended by high-tension wires that span 380 metres across The Nevis River, access is by cable car for jumps & spectators alike.