Harbour Bridge -  Bungy Jumping New Zealand

The extreme activity bungy jumping New Zealand was pioneered  by A.J. Hackett who grew up in Auckland on the North Shore. The place to experience the thrill to bungy jump and falling in Auckland region is Harbour Bridge or Sky Tower.

Bungy jumping, climbing, or sight seeing the Harbour Bridge...

Auckland Harbour Bridge

Auckland Harbour Bridge by Dan Steer

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Harbour  Bridge

One construction that stands out dominating the Waitemata Harbour is the Harbour Bridge. Its total length of 1,020 makes it the longest road bridge on the North Island. As part of State Highway No 1 the bridge connects St. Mary's Bay with the Northcote. For New Zealander living north of Auckland this bridge is gateway to Auckland City. Auckland tourists remember this icon for its 40m bungy jumping New Zealand off the bridge or climbing the bridge in a harness. 

Originally built to further the infrastructure of the land north of Auckland constructions of the bridge were finalised in 1956. Despite better knowledge of their expectations the government initiated the build of a four lane bridge instead of the planned six to eight lanes. This resulted in less than 10 years in an extension of four lanes through clip ons. Tired material required major maintenance and repair works in 1987.

Continuous increase in traffic and material fatigue urged the "Auckland City Council's Transport Committee" to develop and still are developing a 10 year plan to master traffic and repairs.

Harbour Bridge Bungy Jump

Harbour Bridge Bungy Jump

Auckland is home to the worlds first Harbour bridge Bungy Jump and is operated by the Bungy originals. As part of the Bungy experience you'll enjoy an exclusive bridge walk out to the specially-constructed and sensationally-suspended retro "Bungy Pod". It's here you'll build up the courage to leap out over the Waitamata Harbour.

Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb

Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb

The reward of climbing up to the top of the Auckland Harbour Bridge is a 360 degree view 67 meters above the water stretching over the harbour the city skyline and island landscapes in the distance. A knowledgeable guide will share the tales of the landmark that saw Auckland grow and had to, too.

Auckland City Highlights

Auckland City Highlights

In a 3 hour tour Auckland's top sights will be visited. It includes a panoramic view from North Shore that encourages to take photos from Auckland's skyline. A stop with a stroll through historic Parnell Village. The tour goes on to the city's oldest park the Auckland Domain and follows then the famed Queen Street with its heritage architecture.

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