- Your chance to take a freestyle bungy
- Awesome jump above Queenstown where bungy began
The Queenstown Ledge jump is a legend in itself. This is a unique bungy jump, where the
cord is not wrapped around your legs, but around your waist. What does that mean? It
means that your legs are free, so you can take a running jump, and freestyle it on the way
down. Twist, spin, spin or just go for a classic arms-outstretched leap, it’s entirely up to you.
Only one thing is the same for everybody: that intense rush of adrenaline as your feet lose
contact with the ground.
A.J. Hackett cornered the market in extreme thrills in New Zealand long ago, and
Queenstown was his first base of operations. This is where commercial bungy jumping first
began, and the Ledge is part of Hackett’s ‘Thrillogy’. You need to take a gondola ride up to
the jump zone (not included in price) and from there you’ll be leaping out over Queenstown
itself - try it at night when the city is lit up for an even bigger thrill, as you jump into the