7 Extreme Travel Adventures ...

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Extreme travel adventures cater to lovers of speed, height, thrills, spills and anything that gets the heart racing and blood and adrenaline pumping.

The ultimate rush might involve high-speed cars or launching yourself into the unknown, and it seems that more and more of us are looking for thrilling travel trips on a more regular basis, and not just putting them on bucket lists never to be realized.

Here’s a selection of some of the top extreme travel adventures – certainly not for the faint-hearted.

1. Crocodile Rock

Crocodile Rock

Shark diving is becoming quite common place so if you want to up the ante a bit for your extreme travel adventures, how about coming face to face with huge saltwater crocodiles?

Head off to the fabulous city of Darwin on Queensland’s glorious coast in Australia and get up close and personal with some of the largest animals on the continent at Crocosaurus Cove.

Enter the Cage of Death, the only one of its kind in the world, to come face to face with some of the world’s most deadliest reptiles.

2. Ice, Ice Baby

Ice, Ice Baby

Is there any environment any more forbidding than Antarctica?

Probably not, but it also make it perfect for some thrilling travel trips.

On an Antarctic expedition you’ll camp on the ice, kayak glaciers and go penguin, seal and sea lion spotting.

You’ll also spot humpback whales if you’re there at the right time of the year.2

If the idea of all this adventure on ice and snow turns your blood cold, you can always opt for a nice safe cruise to see the magnificent sights.

3. Road to Hell

Road to Hell

If you think pedaling down to the mall is too hairy thanks to all the traffic and drivers who never notice cyclists, this next adventure trip is not for you.2

The Yungas Road in Bolivia is widely accepted as being the world’s most dangerous road.

Running from La Paz to Coroico, the road is single track with a very steep gradient and huge sheer drops down the mountainside on the outside – and no guard rails.

Thrill seekers on mountain bikes love to ride the road – especially the 40 mile continuous downhill stretch.

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