Weekend Gataway to Jinja – Bungee Jumping

Bungee Jumping a nerve cracking activity to undertake on an excursion in Jinja Uganda

Breaking out of your comfort zone and doing things that make your adrenaline rush with enthusiasm is the complete feeling of satisfaction. A great way to do this is by going bungee jumping in Jinja.

Jinja is town found in Uganda and the bungee jumping site there is known as one of the most spectacular sites in the world. It might seem like something too risky for one but every once in while everyone takes experiments on their bravery and capability to do things because as we all know it, life is the biggest experiment we’ll ever do. The Nile high bungee is owned by a company called Adrift that makes sure that tourists always enjoy their time going bungee jumping here.

One of the astonishing things about going bungee jumping is that moment when one leaps into or jumps over the Nile River, longest river in the world. Touching the fresh, white waters of this river is remarkable. The safety standards of the Nile high bungee are extremely great and as a matter of fact, they are equivalent to those in New Zealand. Every item used for this spectacular activity is critically tested by one of the staff members to ensure complete safety.
The bungee cords used are made of pure white latex rubber which is of the highest quality and the best material recommended by manufacturer’s worldwide. It has an appropriate span, so there is no need to be scared that the cord might tear in the middle of one’s jump, during the 47 meter drop in the air. One can go bungee jumping at any time of the day, including in the dark!

The minimum age for going bungee jumping is 13 years old which brings about suitable age range for doing this. The adrift company offers different ways one can go jumping at the Nile high bungee, which are; tandem jumps, water touches and full-moon jumps (which they specialize in). There are also two different ways the bungee cord can be tied around a person; ankle tie or full body harness. The cord can hold up to 235kgs so while jumping, so you can go down with a kayak, bicycle, chair or something else you might feel like jumping down with. The activity is carried out by many travelers to Uganda and a number of Uganda tours and travel companies add this activity to their safari itineraries.

The Nile high bungee has a five star award winning jump crew and is by far one of the most experienced on the continent .This also shows how grand and safe bungee jumping in Jinja is. Everyone yearns to live life to the fullest and going bungee jumping is something that will leave a permanent memory of having an exciting time.