About Bungy Japan


Bungy Japan is one of Japan’s premier adventure tourism companies. We have 10 years of experience in Japan bungy jumping from bridges and towers and are the only company in Japan that offers bridge bungy jumps. We’ve jumped from 9 different bridges and towers around Japan and currently run operations from 7 locations. Bungy Japan is a specialist in infrastructure tourism, using regional and national bridges.

Bungy Japan was established under the parent company Standard Move K.K in 2007 by Beau Retallick and Charles Odlin. Charles was involved in the first bridge bungy jumping in Japan in 1995.

Bungy Japan is committed to the philosophy of personal growth via personal challenge, and we strive to provide a positive and rewarding experience in a safe and controlled environment. Bungy jumping is an exciting chance to face your fears, test your will, and realize your own potential, offering an experience that you’ll never forget. We take pride in helping every jumper discover the inner strength to overcome their fears by providing an extreme test of courage in a safe, professional but fun environment.

Bungy Japan’s Experience


1995 -2019

Bungy Japan is well established as Japan’s premier professional bungy jump company. We are the only company in Japan that uses public infrastructure for bungy jumping and we have contracts with towns, cities, government offices around the country.

Bungy Japan jumpmasters are trained to an exceptionally high level in safety as well as first aid medical care. Most of our jumpmasters have worked on international bungy sites and Bungy Japan utilizes this experience to continually improve its operations.

Since opening Bungy Japan has set up and operated a number of different events including a 30m tower jump in a shopping mall in Tokyo.

Bungy Japan strives to provide the safest and most exciting bungy jumps in the world and is determined to consistently deliver superior customer service. 


1995~2001 Involved in establishment of Japan’s first bridge bungy jump site. (Yamagata Prefecture)
2001 Involved in establishment of Japan’s first indoor bungy jump site. (Tokyo, Odaiba Mediage Building)
2004 Established Minakami bungy site. (Minakami, Gunma Prefecture)
2011  Established Itsukimura bridge bungy site. (Itsukimura Kumamoto Prefecture)
2013 Established Sarugakyo bridge bungy site (Minakami, Gunma Prefecture)
2013 Established Ryujin bridge bungy site (Japan’s highest and longest bungy jump) (Hitachi-Ota, Ibaraki Prefecture)
2015 Established Kaiun bungy Site (Ikoma-gun, Nara Prefecture)
2016 Established Fuji bungy Site (Fuji City, Shizuoka Prefecture)
2019 Established Yamba bungy Site (Oohashi, Gunma Prefecture)

Bungy Japan’s Founders

Founders

 Beau


Established and then sold a successful engineering business in Australia before coming to Japan.

Arrived in 1999 and launched headlong into Y2K preparations and IT services for a Japanese insurance company and stayed for 8 years.

Chasing a new challenge he combined his engineering experience and business acumen to establish Bungy Japan in 2007.

Qualifications
  •  Wildman
  •  Wilderness first aid
  • Guiness World Record Holder: Most jumps outdoors in 24 hours
  • Guiness World Record Holder: Highest bungy jump using only hands.
  • Charles

    Since arriving on these shores in 1995, Charles has been a leading proponent of personal challenge sports in Japan. Charles is a co-founder of Bungy Japan and, with over 21 years of experience in the industry, has become synonymous with bungy jumping in Japan.

    Charles is a New Zealander with near native Japanese skills and can sometimes be seen on Japanese television during the bungy season, or triple-checking the ropes while making bad jokes in Japanese.

    Qualifications
    •  New Zealand safety standards approved jumpmaster
    •  Emergency first aid
    •  Pre-hospital emergency care

    Bungy Japan’s staff

    Bungy Japan believes that its greatest strength is its staff. Our staff are here to provide the best all-around experience, which is individually tailored to each jumper in terms of both safety and fun. All staff are trained according to international safety standards, speak both English and Japanese, and are certified nice people. For safety and friendly smiles, at least two experienced, certified jumpmasters is present at every site.
    • Sarugakyo Staff

      Sarugakyo Staff

       

    • Ryujin Staff

      Ryujin Staff

    • Minakami Staff

      Minakami Staff

    • Itsukimura Staff

      Itsukimura Staff

    • Fuji Staff

      Fuji Staff

    • Kaiun Staff

      Kaiun Staff

    • Yamba Staff

      Yamba Staff

    Bungy Japan`s Core Values

    Safety

    Customer Safety, personal safety, site safety

    Teamwork

    Setting goals, working hard, having fun

    Professional

    High standards, personal appearance, professional attitude

    Systems

    Procedures, manuals, checks and checklists

    Training

    Continued learning, training logs, manuals

    Service

    Best customer experience, site atmosphere, environment

    Communication

    With customers, with each other, two languages

    Safety is our number one priority


    Before you jump, you will be weighed and the bungy equipment will be calibrated to take account of your body weight. To ensure each jumper’s safety, we strictly adhere to safety procedures which include double- and triple-checking equipment. Our operating manual follows rigorous guidelines and itemized checks designed to eliminate human error. In addition to our series of safety checks, we only use the best equipment available. Our equipment is checked on a daily basis and all equipment is replaced at the start of each new season. To further guarantee your safety we have at least two trained Jumpmasters present at every site, all of whom have been certified to international safety standards. In addition, locally employed Japanese staff get the best training available from certified Bungy Japan jumpmasters.