Soweto Towers Bungee Jumping [Video]

Soweto Towers is one of our favourite affordable South African tourist attractions.

Bungee Jumping in Soweto

Soweto Towers bungee jumping has been on our list of things to do in Soweto for a while now. Unfortunately, we have not taken the plunge yet. The best we came to bungee jumping was to watch other people do it, as demonstrated by the video on this post. This bungee jumping video was taken at the Soweto Towers on a sunny Sunday in the winter of 2018.

One of Two Orlando Cooling Towers

One of the two towers, with a top view of the streets and houses in Soweto, Orlando East.

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Soweto Towers – Affordable Tourist Attractions

Soweto Towers is an affordable tourist attraction in South Africa. The towers were part of Orlando Power Station, which was a coal-fired power station in Soweto, a township based in the South of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Soweto Towers and Bungee Jumping

The power station was active for over 50 years. However, In 2008 the towers of the power station were transformed into a tourist attraction, with fun activities for thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies. The activities offered within the 33-storey towers are:

  • Tower climb – R60 per person
  • 360 degree view of Soweto at the top of the Tower – R80
  • SCAD freefall – R400 per person
  • A 100 meter bungee – R550 per person

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Soweto Towers - The Two Orlando Cooling Towers
A bottom-up view of the two branded towers, with bungee jumping equipment in the middle.

Bibliography

Gauteng. 2018. Orlando Towers [Online]. Available on https://www.gauteng.net/attractions/orlando_towers

Soweto Towers. 2018. About [Online]. Available on http://sowetotowers.co.za/