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Thailand is an incredible country and an intriguing tourist destination – full of incredibly beautiful beaches, historic palaces, Buddha temples, astonishing adventures and a dynamic nightlife. People in Thailand are extremely friendly, warm and smiling. This place will amaze you with its internationally popular Thai food, invigorating and refreshing culture, appealing tropical areas, amazing modern towns and world renowned temples. This thrilling destination also offers high thrills of exciting spine tingling adventures including the rip roaring adventure of bungee jumping with incredible mind-blowing views.
Top Spots In Thailand For Bungee Jumping Thrills
Here is a list of top bungee adventure destinations for a stimulating exhilarating bungee experience during your vacay in Thailand:
1. Xbungy – Pattaya Bungy Jump
This is perhaps the most popular bungee adventure spot in Thailand. Bungee height at Xbungy is 60 meters – among the highest in Thailand. The staff is friendly, experienced and will guide you thoroughly before your jump. They will make you feel comfortable and help you face your fears – especially if you are a newbie to jumpee. Bungee Jumping here is extremely safe as spot has put a high standard for safety and has all the safety equipment necessary. For the jump, you will be taken inside a case which will move up slowly. View from the top spot is incredibly breathtaking. You will be able to see the good part of Pattaya, beautiful beaches and the fascinating colossal sea. Free fall jump from such a height will be a thrilling experience – something not to be missed if you are in Pattaya.
After your jump, you get a complimentary T-Shirt from Xbungy and HD video recordings as well as photos of your jump. There are other adventure sports as well in the campus like human slingshot. Also, you get certain discounts if you try human slingshot along with bungee jumping. The place will also provide pick and drop from any hotel in Pattaya – that is if you book for the jump in advance.
- Cost: Around 2,500 Thai Bahts
- Address: 12 Thep Prasit Rd, Muang Pattaya, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
- Timings : 10 AM – 7 PM
- Contact : +66 38 301 209 \ website : https://pattayabungy.com/
2. Phuket Jungle Bungy
One of the most popular adventure sport spots in Phuket – bungee jumping here is a hair raising experience. This bungee jumping spot is extremely safe and professional. Run by internationally acclaimed trainers and being SANZ safety recognised – you can jump from this spot without a tinch of worry. There is a professional team which will take high resolution videos and photos of your jump. Height of this bungee jump is around 50 meters.
- Price: 2,200 Thai Bahts
- Address: Kathu, Kathu District, Phuket
- Timings: 9 AM – 6 PM, ensure you reach there well in advance as there will be no jump after 5:30 PM
- Contact:+66 76 321 351
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3. Samui Bungy Jump
Samui bungy jump is situated in Surat Thani and will give you a mind blowing experience – especially if you are a first timer. Run by a highly professional and friendly team, this bungee is approximately 50 meters in height. Owner of this bungee spot – Mike, who is a Britisher – is extremely kind, courteous and welcoming. Samui Bungy offers the option of water dunk bungee – if you like to get down wet splashing in the water pool. The team will very gently explain the whole process to you in detail to make you very comfortable before your hair rising bungee jump.
Equipment and safety measures are in very good shape here. Bungee jumping is also relatively less costly compared to other locations in Thailand.
- Price : 1,500 Thai Baht
- Address: 3/130 Moo 2 . Soi Reggae, Chaweng, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
- Timings : Opens at 10:30 AM – Closes by 6 PM
- Phone : +66 85 791 1921
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4. X Centre Chiang Mai
This is an incredible place for adventure sports. What makes the bungee jumping experience different here are its surroundings – this is a stunning jungle bungee jump area surrounded by beautiful lush green woods. Whole environment is serene with awe inspiring views from the top. Heart stirring experience of bungee here will be cherished by you for a long time to come in the future. Apart from bungee jumping, the place offers high excitement of sports like Go Karting with ATV bikes and vehicles. If you are with your friends, then you don’t miss out on the colourful fun of paintball. With each bungee, you will get one colourful T-Shirt, certificate for your courageous bungee jump and a DVD with your videos and photos of the jump.
- Price : Starting from 2,500 Thai Bahts
- Address : 816 Rim Tai, Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
- Timings : 9 AM – 6 PM
- Contact : +66 53 297 700
Best Time For Bungee Jumping In Thailand
The best time to participate bungee jumping in Thailand is from November to mid-April. This is the time when it isn’t too hot or humid. Try to avoid the rainy season as this little tropical nation receives a lot of rain during the monsoons. Ensure you book your adventure well in advance to enjoy the best out of the rest.
About Local Currency And Exchange
One Thai Baht is almost equal to 2.34 Indian Rupees. While 1 dollar is equal to 30 Thai Bahts. If you are travelling from India then you need not take too many of Thai Bahts from here. Instead, you can carry dollars after exchanging INR from local currency exchanges in India and then get it exchanged to Thai Baht in Thailand. There are plenty of currency exchanges in Thailand everywhere, so it won’t be a challenge. At most of the places you will also be able to pay with your international debit or credit cards. Dollars or Indian rupee will not be accepted in cash form at any of the bungee venue.
Some Useful Tips – For Bungee Jumping In Thailand:
- Ensure that you haven’t eaten much before your jump.
- Remember to not have your mobile phone or any heavy stuff in your pocket before you jump.
- Have a good night’s sleep and come relaxed before your jump. It is important that you are relaxed and not very tired before the jump to reduce any chances of back/neck injury.
- Book your bungee jump well in advance – if possible before you travel to the country. During peak times, there can be overbooking.
- Be highly attentive with your instructor. Tips from them can save you from a potential injury.
- Avoid water dip bungee jumps if you are a novice or a first timer. This may have some complexities involved and may need a little more care and practice to execute it safely.
Scream your heart out while you dive for Bungee Jumping in Thailand. Like any other extreme sports, Bungee Jumping requires you to step out, leaving your fears behind. If you plan a trip to Thailand and are seeking the best, then do add this sport to your itinerary. To get the best out of the moment, fall free with no fear and enjoy every single second of it.
Most Frequently Asked Questions By Travellers And Bungee Adventure Enthusiasts While Travelling To Thailand
Q. What is the minimum age for bungee ?
A. Most of the places do not mention any minimum age for bungee jumping. At few places it may be 10 years. However, there is a minimum weight requirement which is usually 40 kg at most of these locations in Thailand. So, kids weighing below 40 kg may not be able to participate. Also kids below 18 years of age will need signed no objection from their parents/ guardians.
Q. Can any one sign up for bungee ?
A. Yes. Any one can sign up for the thrills of bungee in Thailand. The only thing you should meet the medical criteria specific to the location. Also, one must be fit to take this up. In case you are pregnant or suffering from Neurological Disorders, Epilepsy, Heart Condition, High Blood Pressure, Back or Neck injuries, Recent Fractures, Asthma, Osteoporosis, and Pregnancy.
Q. Is it safe in Thailand ?
A. Yes. Thailand is quite safe. It has become a tourist hub and you will see all types of tourists coming down to Thailand including solo travelers, business travelers and family/friends groups. There aren’t many incidents related to safety here.
Q. Is bungee dive allowed if you are drunk ? Is alcohol served at these places ?
A. It is strongly advisable to not drink before your bungee jumping. At some places the instructor or staff may stop you from jumping if you are found to be heavily drunk. Most places will offer you drink after your jump, some will offer it complimentary to cool you down from the high adrenaline rush you may have witnessed.
Q. What are the available mode of transportation to these locations?
A. Public transport is well developed in Thailand. You can hire taxis or shared cabs to reach your destination. There are state buses available as well in case if you are travelling from afar. At most of the places, you can also hire bikes / scooties on rent – but in case if you are driving rented two wheelers ensure that you have an international driving license.
Most of these adventure locations also offer pick up and drop facilities – you may want to check it out with them in advance.
Q. Is it possible to pay in dollars?
A. If you have an international debit or credit card, then you can pay via your cards where the billing will be in dollars. But the spot will not accept dollars if you are paying for your jump in cash.
Q. Will Uber app work in Thailand ?
A. No. Uber service isn’t available in Thailand. Although there is Grab taxi app which works similarly as Uber. Grab isn’t strictly legal in Thailand but will work at most of the locations. Public transport is strong. And you get taxis or shared cabs easily from most parts of Thailand. There is also a strong network of state buses which can hop on to specially if you are doing inter city travel. There are bikes or scooters are also available on rent at most of the locations in Thailand – but then you will need an international driving license.
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