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Is the Nevis Swing safe?

Is the Nevis Swing safe?

The Nevis Swing is very safe, people go on it everyday. I have never heard of a casualty being here in New Zealand. I have personally been on it as well and it is a great experience and I felt completely safe. The staff are well trained in health and safety for all guests.

How scary is the Nevis Swing?

The swing took us up and gently, but bloody quickly, back down. For a few minutes, we swung above the canyon, absolutely hysterical with laughter. THAT is what a true adrenaline rush feels like.

Where is the original bungee jump?

Modern sport. The first modern bungee jumps were made on 1 April 1979 from the 250-foot (76 m) Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, England, by David Kirke, and Simon Keeling, members of the Oxford University Dangerous Sports Club, and Geoff Tabin, a professional climber who tied the ropes for the jump.

How much does Nevis Swing cost?

The cost to do the Nevis swing solo is $180 per person or if you wish to do the swing tandem with a friend then its $160 per person.

How much does it cost to do the Nevis Swing?

Has anyone ever died doing a bungee jump?

A THRILL-SEEKER died in front of his horrified family after a bungee jump went wrong. Fabio Ezequiel de Moraes, 36, hit the ground head-first after a 40-metre drop in front of his wife, six-year-old son and brother as he jumped off a bridge in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

What is the highest swing in the world?

Nevis Swing in New Zealand is the world’s biggest swing

  • Thrill-seekers will get an adrenaline rush riding the Nevis Swing.
  • You swing in a 300-meter arc and freefall 70 meters.
  • AJ Hackett Bungy is also home to a bungee jump 135 meters above the ground.

Whats the biggest swing in the world?

Nevis Swing
Nevis Swing in New Zealand is the biggest canyon swing in the world. You swing in a 300-metre arc and freefall for 70 metres. You can reach speeds of up to 75 miles per hour. The site, near Queenstown, is also home to a scarily high bungee jump, 135 metres above ground.

What was the name of the swing at Nevis?

Having just completed a tandem swing from the company’s Nevis site – the “world’s most famous swing” – the customer was left hanging outside the suspended jump pod on Thursday. AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand managing director Henry van Asch said staff pulled the swinger back into the pod, and provided support and reassurance.

When did man fall off Nevis Bungy swing?

July 2016 update: There’s been another incident at the Nevis Bungy Swing where a male customer and an instructor fell off the platform, meanwhile the MD got off a drink driving conviction so he could travel to Canada . Stay tuned for updates…

Which is the best bungy jump in Nevis?

Take an almighty, giant Swing at our Nevis Playground, followed by an iconic Bungy Jump at Kawarau Bungy Centre. Two great activities, shacked up for one great price.