New Zealand is the world’s capital of adventure tourism, and it’s giving people another reason to check the place out. Since skydiving appears to be a thing of the past now, New Zealand’s South Island near Queenstown offers a new adventure for thrill-seekers — The Nevis Catapult.
The Nevis Valley on New Zealand’s South Island near Queenstown is home of the world’s first commercial bungee jump, but it is taking things up a notch by introducing a human slingshot. However, this isn’t just a human slingshot that you attempt in your backyard; The Nevis Catapult can catapult people nearly 500 feet in mere seconds.
New Zealand got even more adventurous.
While some people feel that bungee jumping and skydiving are already too much of an adrenaline rush, wait until you see what The Nevis Catapult is all about.
Unlike skydiving, where divers jump from an airplane or other high places, The Nevis Catapult hurls riders 492 feet up and out across the Nevis Valley. The start position is similar to zip lining.
The catapult experience lasts three or four minutes, depending on velocity.
For those who are brave enough to try this human slingshot, they will reach speeds of nearly 62 miles an hour in just 1.5 seconds in the air.
However, just like any other risky adventures, this is not meant for all ages. You must be at least 13 years old and weigh at least 60 pounds or 27 kg to participate.
The Nevis swing pod in New Zealand may just be the most extreme ride in the world.
It costs $255 NZ or approx. $172 USD. Travelers who want to partake in the catapult experience will need to fill out a questionnaire and share any medical conditions in advance.
Check out this video:
Would you try this? Let us know in the comments section down below!
Follow On Facebook
TikToker Shares How She Tricked Invaders Who Tried Opening The Hotel Door While She Was Alone
5-Year-Old Artist Already Getting Commissioned For Her Paintings
Hiker Discovers Creepy Alien-Like Creature That “Smells Like Rotting Flesh”
New York Store Is Selling ‘Wet Pants Denim’ For $75
Burglary Victim Writes Heartbreaking Note Begging Robber To Return Last Photos Dog
Meet The Gorgeous Actress Who Portrayed Zombie Queen In ‘Army Of The Dead’
Florida School Sparks Outrage After Editing 80 Female Students’ Photos To Cover Their Cleavage
McDonald’s Recruitment Poster Offers New Employees With Free iPhone After Working For 6 Months
Horrific Video Shows Lioness Attacking Circus Trainer In Russia
Taking 4,500 Steps A Day Could Help You Live Longer, Says Research
Man Iced Neighbor Who Repeatedly Asked Him “When Are You Getting Married?”
Do You Live in One of These 15 Countries With The Most Beautiful Women on Earth?
The Secret Meaning of Anklets And Why Some Wives Wear Them
Waking Up Between 3 to 5 AM Could Mean You’re Experiencing Spiritual Awakening
Divorced Man Wrote 20 Epic Marriage Advice He Wished He Could Have Had
Haunting Photos of Two Tourists Snapped Just Before They Mysteriously Disappeared
“Chastity Cages” is the Latest Thing for Men
Pork Fat Is Officially One of the World’s Most Nutritious Foods
Some Stranger Padlocked This Guy’s Earlobe And Ran Away With The Key
Three-Month-Old Baby Left Blind in One Eye After Family Friend Took His Picture
Interesting10 months ago
20 Countries With The Most Beautiful Women In The World
News6 months ago
Mexican Residents Tie Mayor To Tree After He Failed To Fulfill His Campaign Promise
OMG9 months ago
Savage Moment Husband Exposes Cheating Wife During Their Baby Shower
Stories9 months ago
An Old Lady Went To A Bank To Withdraw Some Money