Tips if you are going to do Bungee Jumping in Alicante
To bungee jump in the region of Alicante is an experience full of emotions, and one that can take place in two important places. We locate and help you to choose the company to do this jump.
To jump to the void from a bridge is the base of the jumps known as bungee. However, any point is not useful, the companies in charge of choosing the place of the activity are governed by the locations authorized by the legislation of their Autonomous Community to guarantee your safety.
People say that the words are gone with wind, so, you need to watch this video that shows exactly what we are talking about:
Where can you go bungee jumping in Alicante?
- From the Siete Lunas bridge: This huge structure of 8 arches is located in the Alcoià region that belongs to the municipality of Alcoy. It will take you only 20 minutes to arrive if you come from Alicante. The platform that is placed for the jumps maintains a distance of 30 meters from the ground. The length of the rope that is used takes into account the margin of safety with which you are far enough from an impact against the surface under the bridge that is why the fall is a total of 15 meters.
- From Agost: It is at 18 kilometers from Alicante, in a perfect area to concentrate big groups that want to bungee jump since is a place where cars do not pass through, with a wide space to park. The bridge provides a spectacular jump neither more nor less than from 50 meters high, is amazing!
If you feel like jumping, there are only two things that can stop you. The first one is the age since you must be at least 16 years old to do the activity and you will need your parents or guardians to authorize you to do so until you have turned 18. The second is the maximum weight that the ropes can hold for safety that holds you. Normally, is set to 100 kilos.
Is also important to not suffer from back injuries or important old ones (in this case, ask the instructors if the bungee jump won’t aggravate your injury), or be pregnant.
Once you are ready to jump, the experience starts with meeting with the staff in the chosen bridge. One of the instructors is the one in charge of putting on all the harnesses that will maintain you attached to the ropes system that guarantees the adventure’s success. Normally, you will wear two to eliminate any risk of failure. The harness holds firmly the participant's waist, fastening that extends to the ankles or to the middle of your body, it all depends on the jump modality.
We always start with the first time, after listening to the safety instructions. You need to act exactly how the monitors say, the same guy that will make the countdown after checking all the protection elements.
Now, is up to you, to jump face-front or backward. When facing the void, you will feel that is more intense due to you will see how you get nearer to the ground. Backward what you will feel, is that there is nothing under your feet whilst falling. So you don’t need to choose between one or another position, the companies offer two jumps vouchers, with a significant discount.
When you bungee jump, you will see that the ropes are elastics. You will move like a pendulum once you left hanging from the bridge and until someone picks you up.
Do you dare to do it? This will be the best experience of your life!