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Minjin Jungle Swing

Minjin Jungle Swing

The AJ Hackett site is only 15 minutes north of Cairns set in flourishing tropical rainforest. Here is where the mighty Minjin Jungle swing lives. What a rush and feel good karma as apparently you will be granted a charmed life for enjoying it. The Minjin Jungle Swing takes you up to speeds of 120km p/h in only 3.5 seconds

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Minjin Jungle Swing

 

The AJ Hackett site is only 15 minutes north of Cairns set in flourishing tropical rainforest. Here is where the mighty Minjin Jungle swing lives. The ‘Minjin’ was named after an Aboriginal mythological angry bunyip-like creature which roamed through the rainforest. This mountain cat-like devil was evil karma but now is a symbol of good fortune.

Six years ago the Minjin swing came to life in Cairns and has recorded over 20,000 swings. I myself and two friends can be added to the list as we all took up the challenge in the three-harness Minjin. What a rush and feel good karma as apparently you will be granted a charmed life for enjoying it. Quite spooky and very interesting.

You are suspended 40 meters high in a body length harness and then here comes the fun part, the adrenalin rush, you — yes you! — must yank on that cord that releases yourself to the skies. The three of us swung at a speed of 120kph in only 3.5 seconds. What a blast; what a view! Reef and rainforest. The only place in the world for two World Heritage-listed sites to meet; the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest.

We the daredevils swing back and forth on the Minjin swing soaring like birds, laughing and smiling. We were all engulfed with how spectacular this site is. A pretty waterfall is the back drop to the wild rides at AJ Hackett Cairns. The site is also a very clean and funky establishment with bar and BBQ lunch. The beaty music ringing out really gets your blood pumping.

AJ Hackett, the adrenalin junkie mastermind behind our Cairns Bungy and Minjin Jungle Swing site, launched his craft to the world by jumping illegally off the Eiffel Tower in 1986. This modern day version of Bungy and Minjin Jungle Swing derived from vine jumping which a tribe from an island off Vanuatu created.

Bungy and the Minjin Jungle Swing are now found in nine countries. Love it that my backyard Cairns has not only Bungy and Minjin but that you jump and soar with the phenomenal views of a wonder of the world, The Great Barrier reef and the Daintree rainforest, one of the oldest rainforests in the world!

Included in Price

  • All Equipment Provided
  • The air-conditioned Bungy Bus provides complimentary return transfers from all Cairns City accommodation houses (based on availability, bookings for transfers are essential)

 

Optional Extras

  • AJ Gear is the home of smart and funky adventure fashion as well as a unique range of Bungy Clothing, Souvenirs, Jewellery and Accessories.

 

Duration

Give 2-3 hours depending if you got transfers or drove to the site yourself

 

Departure

Free Return Transport available from Cairns CBD at 9am, 11am and 1pm. 
Northern Beaches at 9:55am and 11:55am
(minimum age 7yrs old to ride in our Bus!)
Port Douglas: $39pp return OR contact Brett's Kuranda Tours for whole day options ex PD including

 

Days of Operation

Open: 7 days a week 10am – 5pm (Closed Christmas Day)

 

Departs From

Cairns, Port Douglas, Cairns Beaches

 

Fitness Level Required

Not Specified

 

Child Policies

Minimum Bungy Jump Age: 10 y/o. Minimum Jump weight: 45kg (Note: If a customer is over the age of 10y/o and under the weight of 45kg, they can still participate but will need to do a 'Tandem' Jump with a friend/family member, or if available one of our great crew. Minjin Swing: Minimum height of 120cm, minimum solo weight of 55kg, maximum weight of 240kg. No age restrictions

 

Destinations

Cairns

 

Weight Restrictions

Solo weight of 55kg, maximum weight of 240kg.

 

Eco Certification

  • Eco Certified Guide
  • Certified Tourism

 

Melanie

JUST DO IT! What a conquering day out! Great for all. Mission accomplished! Book a jump on a Sunday and join in the Sunday sessions where there are bands, jumping castles, and face painters for the kids. Even grandma and grandpa may like to have a swing.

2014/2015

1 Apr 14 - 31 Mar 15
Minjin Jungle Swing including Photos Book Now
Adult Child Family
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Information for Disabled Travellers

 

  • No wheelchair access is available for this activity.

Wheelchair Access

None

 

Caters for Visually Impaired

Yes - see information

 

Caters for Hearing Impaired

Yes - see information

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