Take a deep breath and prepare to go cliff jumping around the globe…
Cliff jumping is not for the faint-hearted. It is for the brave (and sometimes stupid). It is for those who want to overcome a fear. It is for those who want to show off to their friends.
It’s an extreme sport for some people and also a tourist attraction in places such as La Quebrada in Mexico where the famed clavadistas dive regularly each day. In fact, Red Bull, who are famous for their extreme sporting events, have been running the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series since 2009.
You can jump into the clearest, coldest or choppiest waters in the world. Take your pick, but most importantly, take the plunge and take care.
The following video will no doubt get your adrenaline pumping as you witness some of the more extreme jumps that are possible for people with an acrobatic or gymnastic background.
So if you are ready to go and try it out for yourself, or maybe just want to take photos from the sidelines and leave it to the experts, here are some of our picks on where you can go cliff jumping around the world.
CAUTION: Look Before You Leap
Cliff jumping is an extreme sport so take care. Make sure you know the depth of the water you will be landing in and any surrounding rocks to avoid. Either jump from a pre-known safe spot or check the water depth beforehand. Your best bet is to go with a local guide.