Adventure At Its Best in New Zealand

In New Zealand, trail maps, guardrails and souvenir shops are not associated with outdoor excursions like they are in other countries. With so few people and so much land, adventures are treated as normal events, and adrenaline considered a daily hormone. Bungee Jumping. A suspension bridge over the Kawarau River marks the world home of bungee (bungy) jumping: the place where, in 1988, adventurists AJ Hackett and Henry van Asch leapt off a platform, attached only with an elastic rope.

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