State: Maharashtra | Nearest city: Mumbai | Total days: 1 | Jump height: 130 feet (40 meters or 13 floors) | Season: All year
Kolad is the perfect destination for thrill-seekers looking for a quick weekend adventure, owing to the easy connectivity via road and trains. In Kolad, one can do activities like whitewater rafting, trekking, camping, and now bungee jumping near Mumbai.
The bungee jump platform is 130 feet high, which is equivalent to the 13th floor of a building. You’ll climb to the top, and WHOOOSH – before you know it, you’re racing the wind to the ground below!
If you haven’t had your fill of Kolad yet, there are a plethora of other activities you can do! And once you’ve tasted bungee jumping near Mumbai, you’re going to want to check out India’s tallest bungee jump in Rishikesh!
08:00 am: Arrive at the bungee jumping site.
08:00-08:30: After you arrive, the instructors will brief you on the safety procedures and introduce to the equipment.
08:30-09:00: As you strap into your gear, enjoy the stunning views of the lush forests and the splashing Kundalika River from the jumping platform. Send your prayers and clutch onto the ropes as you jump over the edge, plummeting straight to the ground below, screaming at the top of your lungs!
09:00 am: Once you’ve conquered this feat, you’ll be commemorated with a certificate and an endless supply of bragging rights!
There are many fun adventures you can do in Kolad, but bungee jumping and river rafting are the most popular. Whitewater river rafting in the Kundalika is a great choice, but you will not be able to do it on the same day as your bungee jump, as river rafting in Kolad also begins at 08:00 am.
If you have the time, plan to spend a night in Kolad. You can arrive at 08:00 am on the first day and complete your bungee jump. After that, enjoy a day of fun activities at your campsite. Different campsites offer different activities: Burma Bridge, Tarzan Swing, bumper boats, banana boat ride, etc. In the evening, you can enjoy a bonfire if the weather permits. The next morning, you can go rafting!
The cost of the bungee jump activity is INR 2800 per person at the time of writing. This includes 1 bungee jump with all equipment, guidance by a trained and qualified jump master, a Bungee Jump Completion Certificate, and all applicable taxes. It does not include transport to the bungee site, any meals or snacks or beverages, or any personal expenses.
Some operators offer transport from Mumbai or Pune to Kolad, as well as the bungee jump. Check out this trip for details.
Any time is bungee jumping time in Kolad! Since there are no extremities of weather, the Kolad bungee jumping site is functional throughout the year. Nonetheless, for the best experience, plan your jump during the monsoon, when the rains make the experience (and views) more enjoyable, or the winters, when the mellow sun and cool winds make for the most delightful weather, and visibility will be good.
Kolad is 3 hrs/120 kms from Mumbai and 3 hrs/145 kms from Pune. There are a few different ways to get to Kolad.
Take the Mumbai-Pune highway to Panvel, and drive on for about 30 kms to Khopoli. Take the exit after the first toll booth onto Khopoli-Pali road. Drive for 37 kms passing Imagica and heading to Pali. Turn left at Pali onto State Highway 93. You'll pass the famous Ashtavinayak Temple - drive for about 20 kms after this and then turn right towards Kolad. From here, follow these directions to the bungee spot: https://goo.gl/maps/KyCnPoSRAh72
IMPORTANT: Download and save all map directions in advance. As you approach Kolad, your mobile and phone data will get weaker. In Kolad, you may not get any network.
From Mumbai, there are a number of trains to Kolad/Roha station. From both stations, there are shared auto-rickshaws.
Diva Sawantwadi Passenger, 50105
Departs: Panvel, 07:05 hrs | Arrives: Kolad, 09:17 hrs | Travel time: 2.12 hrs
Dadar Ratnagiri Passenger, 50103
Departs: Dadar, 15:35 hrs | Arrives: Kolad, 19:36 hrs | Travel time: 4.01 hrs
Rajya Rani Express, 11003
Departs: Dadar, 00:05 hrs | Arrives: Roha, 03:15 hrs | Travel time: 3.10 hrs
Dadar Sawantwadi Special Train, 01095
Departs: Dadar, 07:50 hrs| Arrives: Roha, 14:42 hrs | Travel time: 3 hrs
NOTE:Please check the latest train timetables as the prices as subject to change.
State travel buses travelling from Mumbai to Ratnagiri will stop at Kolad, which is on Mumbai - Goa highway. The journey will take about 3 hrs. Find state bus schedules here.
You can also choose to travel with private bus operators, travelling from Mumbai to Ratnagiri. The first bus from Mumbai departs at around 7:00 a.m. and the last bus departs at around 9:00 p.m. You can find private bus schedules here.
The experience is priceless but you can grab the packages starting INR 3450!
It’s natural to be scared before you try any adventure sport as there are always risks involved. However, with the right equipment, correct instructions, and the company of a jump master, the adventure becomes one of the safer ways to get your adrenaline high. The jump master will be present at all times to assist you and ensure your safety. Top-grade gear also makes sure that you are safe and sound throughout your jump.
You can bungee jump in Kolad any time of the year. The winter and monsoon months are more popular as the lower temperatures and better visibility make them more attractive than the summer months.
There are a few basic restrictions for those who are looking to bungee jump in Kolad.