Nevis Catapult: The Human Catapult Is Worth The Trip To New Zealand

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Ever wanted to fly like Superman? Well, the Nevis Catapult is probably as close as you can get to the man of steel.

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As fast as a speeding bullet… well experience speeds of almost 100kms an hour in 1.5 seconds flat when you take on the Nevis Catapult in Queenstown, New Zealand.

No doubt since the announcement of the Australia and New Zealand travel bubble and the itch to simply get overseas and see something outside of Australia, you might be thinking what are the top things to do in New Zealand.

Watch: The world first Nevis Catapult

Get ready for an insane ride on the biggest and most extreme catapult in the world! You’ll be propelled 150m up and out across the Nevis Valley, experiencing up to 3Gs of force as you reach speeds of almost 100kms an hour in 1.5 seconds flat. A hair-raising drop will have your blood pumping and you’ll be screaming for another hit! There’s a reason our crew dub it the Thriller!

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The experience is also blowing up on the Tok with videos of the adrenaline filled experience going viral all over TikTok.


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As of 7th of April, 2021 prices to be shot out 150m above the Nevis Valley start at $136.50 (NZD).

If the catapult seems like a bit much and let’s be honest it does look pretty extreme, they also offer your standard bungy jump experience and a swing experience. Either way your are throwing yourself off a perfectly good tower.

Jump on to learn more about the Nevis Catapult and for updated prices.

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