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Review of GX-5 Xtreme Swing

GX-5 Xtreme Swing
Ranked #225 of 814 things to do in Singapore
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Owner description: Satisfy your fleeting adrenaline pangs from rapid flying and free fall thrills and have a uniquely radical take on a fun night out in the city with the GX-5 Xtreme Swing.
2 reviews
Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

before the launch, the harness and gravity were fighting. no moderator (read: handlebar). i admit the launch scared me but the overall experience was great. yeah! i survived another extreme adventure with eyes wide open. \m/

Visited December 2013
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Kerobokan, Indonesia
Level 6 Contributor
315 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“A thrill for the family”
Reviewed October 16, 2013

I sent the wife and two older kids on the ride (I'm not crazy). The youngest (7) was very upset about being tall enough for the ride but children under 12 weren't allowed. The other three loved it, the initial fall being the best part but then of course it's basically a giant swing. Staff were OK, took a while to get us organised and the set up for the ride and the after effects are very slow. The ride is a bit pricey however "only" SGD 20.00 for a video on a memory stick/bracelet of the ride is actually one of the best prices I've seen for this type of thing. A bit of fun and something to tick off the bucket list.

Visited October 2013
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 6 Contributor
1,188 reviews
545 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
“Look down at Clarke Quay while being flung upwards”
Reviewed October 12, 2013

This is a fun way to see Clarke Quay and the river. There's a frame with three seats, joined to two tall pillars by bungee chords. The chords are stretched, then you're flung upwards, the frame as it's flung up, and then as it oscillates up and down it also rolls a bit where sometimes you're almost inverted. From up there you get a great view of Clarke Quay and it's surroundings (pity you aren't allowed to take a camera or for that matter any loose objects that may be flung onto spectators or passers by).
The best time to do the reverse bungee is at night (this of course should be just before you enjoy eating and drinking at Clark Quay's many restaurants), the view at night is better.

Visited July 2013
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Paranaque, Philippines
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Slow death”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

We call this the slow death and the reverse bungee quick death. They pull you up until you are almost parallel to the floor from I am not sure how many feet up then release. The swing turns as it swings too. It was unforgettable but expensive. Do it once and get it over with. The staff was nice and jokes around with you and scares you a bit more for the thrill. Watch other people do it. That is fun too.

Visited August 2013
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Level 6 Contributor
196 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“I like to watch.”
Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

This is free to watch and very entertaining. But it costs you to try it. Well natives that's my excuse. You have the option to purchase a video and pictures of your experience. viewers like me can watch a live monitor of their faces. Here's a tip to save a buck. Have a friend video the experienced including the monitor.

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