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In addition to many off slope adventures you can take part in while in Tignes, there is a relatively new activity that is a must for thrill seekers. The Bun J Ride is an adrenaline junkie’s dream which combines skiing or snowboarding with a bungee type experience. Make sure you don’t miss out on this exhilarating ride while holidaying in Tignes.
Experience Bun J in Tignes
During your Mark Warner holiday in Tignes, choosing the Bun J Ride as one of your off-slope activities is an exciting and unforgettable experience. During the ride, you jump a 30-metre ramp then take off falling to a 40 metre drop while attached to bungee cords, then you finally come back down to the ground by zip wire.
What makes this like no other bungee experience is that you can ride down the ramp via skis, snowboard, bike, in tandem or on a sledge, whichever you fancy. Combine your favourite winter sports with the thrill of bungee jumping in this unique adrenaline pumping attraction.
Open from December to April, the venue, which sits high at an altitude of 2600 metres has been open since December 2014 and the ramp is located along the red Merles slope next to Le Lac blue run. Spectators can watch on in amazement from a free viewing area and be sure to get your jump on video or in photos.
Other Thrill-Seeking Activities in Tignes
When it Tignes, staying at either of the Mark Warner Resorts; Chalet Hotel Aiguille Percée or Chalet Hotel L’Ecrin, you are conveniently located close to all the exciting attractions around the area. Other activities that appeal to visitors include microlight flight where you can fly high above the stunning mountains in a pendular flying machine or why not try heli-skiing where you will be whisked up in a helicopter, ski equipment in tow. You will soar above the breath-taking aerial views of the Alps before being dropped at your location where you will ski down the mountain from.
With so much to offer, Tignes is the perfect destination for families and groups of friends. For skiers and snowboarders of simply those who enjoy being outdoors and amidst the mountains, this charming town makes for the perfect winter escape.
Spend time exploring the local shops or indulge over some native cuisine at the various restaurants and bars located throughout Tignes. Make your Mark Warner holiday one to remember by taking part in the exciting activities and excellent skiing and snowboarding.
For more information on Tignes and the surrounding areas, visit our tourist information page.