Get Your Adrenaline Pumping with These 14 Activities During Your Next Adventure

Introduction

Travelers are increasingly on the lookout for thrilling experiences—to live a little dangerously and to push themselves to the limits. If you’re looking for some action-packed, out of the ordinary adventures for your next getaway, these 14 activities will be sure to get your heart racing and adrenaline running. Can you survive the challenge?

Diving with Sharks in Australia and South Africa

South Africa and Australia offer visitors the opportunity to come face-to-face with one of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Off the coasts of Gansbaai in South Africa and the Neptune Islands in Australia, visitors can experience shark cage diving and get a chance to come close to this great creature. Shark cages are lowered into the water and bait is tossed in, attracting the deadly predators to pick up on the scent. Nothing is separating you and the sharks but the metal cage that has a perfect viewing gap to see the sharks up close!

Conquer the Jaws Surfing Break in Hawaii

Jaws, a big surf break on Maui Island in Hawaii has waves that have towered at heights of 120 feet and crashed at 30 miles per hour. You can only access these giant waves by being towed by a watercraft. Jaws is one of the biggest waves in the world and is home to tow-in surfing, attaining worldwide fame for the photographs of tow-in surfing captured.

For mermaid lovers, be sure to bring this float to your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway! This super cute Princess Mermaid Ring Float is definitely a travel essential for anyone’s packing list.

For mermaid lovers, be sure to bring this float to your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway! This super cute Princess Mermaid Ring Float is definitely a travel essential for anyone’s packing list.

Climb to the Top in the Rocky Mountains

Ice-climbing is increasingly becoming the trendy adventure sport to try out. As ice is fragile and breakable, it offers a greater thrill due to its risk of breaking, the danger of an avalanche and the extremities of the cold weather. If you are an experienced climber looking for the ultimate thrill, be sure to climb up these frozen waterfalls, icefalls and ice-capped mountains.

Scale the walls of Yosemite Valley

The infamous granite wall El Capitan in Yosemite Valley towers at 1000 meters above California’s Merced River. It is considered by many as one of the most famous and best rock climbs in the world. On average, it takes about five days to ascend to the top while the quickest record was in just under three hours.

Crazy Skiing Experience in Alaska

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For your next ski adventure, why not head to Chugach Mountains, Alaska? The mountains offer the best skiing conditions as you are dropped off onto a remote peak and surrounded by one of the best views in the world. The slopes are intense and dangerous but the views are definitely rewarding. You can even engage in videography services to remember these memories forever.

Float the day away at your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway with this super comfy Blue Recliner Floating Lounger! You’ll be sure to lose track of time or even fall asleep on this recliner float that even has armrests!

Float the day away at your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway with this super comfy Blue Recliner Floating Lounger! You’ll be sure to lose track of time or even fall asleep on this recliner float that even has armrests!

Chase the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain

The famous San Fermin festival in Pamplona attracts viewers from all around the world. Many come to witness the event of running with the bulls at this festival. Anyone can run alongside the bulls, and most tourists who participate in the festival do not actually take part. But for those who do, they are in danger of getting gored by the horns of the bulls and trampled by their hooves. Since the beginning of the event, people have died due to the dangers involved, making it a risky tourist experience.

Sandboard Down the Tallest Dunes in Peru

Sandboarding is an all-season extreme sport that provides a similar adrenaline rush as snowboarding, except down a slope of sand. To experience the most thrilling sandboarding experience, check out the world’s tallest sand dune at Cerro Blanco which is located near the Andes mountain range in Peru. Standing at 2048 meters tall, the uphill hike onto the dunes takes three hours in the heat but the ride down provides an exciting experience.

Make a splash at your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway with this cute Toucan Swimming Ring! Grab a friend and start floating all summer long.

Make a splash at your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway with this cute Toucan Swimming Ring! Grab a friend and start floating all summer long.

Zorbing Down a Hill in New Zealand

Zorbing is a fun-filled activity that involves putting oneself into a giant inflatable ball and rolling down a hill. There are many options when it comes to Zorbing. You can choose between the wet or dry option, and select from a variety of tracks down a specially designed hill, rolling down in zig-zag or a straight slope. Try it on your next adventure!

Jump Off the Macau Tower

If bungee jumping is on your bucket list, why not challenge the tallest bungee in the world— the Macau Tower? The jump off the Macau Tower will throw you 233m downwards, providing an adrenaline rush like never before. Talk about being wild and extreme as the skyscraper is only meters away from you during your fall!

Make a splash at your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway with this Giant Avocado Float Lounger! Lounge away on this yummy bed of clouds on a warm sunny afternoon.

Make a splash at your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway with this Giant Avocado Float Lounger! Lounge away on this yummy bed of clouds on a warm sunny afternoon.

Ride the World’s Tallest Rollercoaster in New Jersey

You can find the world’s fastest and tallest rollercoaster in New Jersey—the Kingda-Ka. The rollercoaster boasts some crazy twists and turns, taking riders 45 stories into the air at record-breaking speeds. This is definitely not for the weak-hearted, and you may want to reconsider skipping lunch to get on this crazy wild ride that will send you walking in a daze after it is over.

Jump off the Perrine Bridge in Idaho

Time to try BASE jumping, where rather than launching yourself out of a plane, you jump off from a fixed point. You can take on this crazy challenge at the Perrine Bridge in Idaho, the one bridge where this high-adrenaline activity is allowed in the US all year-round. With nearly 5000 jumps every year, it is the most jumped spot in the world.

Fly a Fighter Aircraft in Moscow, Russia

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Now you can fulfill your fighter pilot dreams in Moscow, Russia! The experience on the legendary MIG flight brings you to the Edge of Space. This is the only place where you can board the legendary aircraft. The flight reaches altitudes over two-and-a-half times the height of Mount Everest and 55 times the height of the Empire State Building. Definitely an unforgettable experience to boast about!

White-water Rafting down the Zambezi River

How about white-water rafting with hippos and crocodiles? You can experience this at the Zambezi River starting from Victoria Falls. The best time to visit is between July and January where the Botoka Gorge produces rapids of the second-highest difficulty rating at Class 5. Take utmost caution not to fall over the edge, as there are wild animals right next to you and beneath you!

Make a splash at your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway with this super fun Princess Flamingo Ring Float! Grab a friend and start floating all summer long.

Make a splash at your next pool party, summer vacation or weekend getaway with this super fun Princess Flamingo Ring Float! Grab a friend and start floating all summer long.

Bike along the “Death Road” in Bolivia

The infamous El Camino de la Muerte is also referred to as the “Road of Death.” It has been officially recognized as the world’s most dangerous road, with narrow lanes, harsh terrain and steep drops of thousands of feet. Yet, many bikers are attracted to the road for its challenge and adrenaline that comes along with danger.

Conclusion

With so many crazy adventures one can embark on, which one is going to be on the top of your list? Regardless of which one you choose, these activities will be sure to make your heart pump with excitement as you challenge yourself beyond your limits.

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