Where Is Bloukrans Bridge In South Africa

What is Bloukrans Bridge?

The Bloukrans Bridge is an arch bridge located near Nature’s Valley, Western Cape, South Africa.

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Constructed by Concor between February 1980 and June 1983, the bridge stands at a height of 216m above the Bloukrans River. Its central span is 272m and the bridge is 451m in length in total.

Where Is Bloukrans Bridge In South Africa

The Bloukrans Bridge is an arch bridge located near Nature’s Valley, Western Cape, South Africa. Constructed by Concor between February 1980 and June 1983, the bridge stands at a height of 216m above the Bloukrans River.

Its central span is 272m and the bridge is 451m in length in total. Its primary use is that of a road bridge, carrying national route N2.

Bloukrans Bridge is the site of the world’s highest commercial bridge bungee jumping, Bloukrans Bridge Bungy, operated by Face Adrenalin since 1997.

The Bloukrans River below forms the border between the Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces and is located in the Tsitsikamma region of the Garden Route.

Is bloukrans the highest bungee jump?

216 meters: Bloukrans Bridge, Western Cape, South Africa

Right in the heart of South Africa, the Bloukrans Bridge is the highest commercial natural bungee jump in the world.

Why was Bloukrans Bridge built?

This bridge, along with its smaller siblings, the Groot and Bobbejaans River Bridges, cut considerable time off the journey between Plettenberg Bay and Port Elizabeth, by eliminating the need to travel down the three winding pass roads through these gorges.

How do I get to Bloukrans Bridge?

The best way to get from Cape Town to Bloukrans Bridge is to fly which takes 3h 21m and costs R 2 100 – R 5 500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 700 – R 850 and takes 8h 52m.

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