Travel isn’t just about seeing amazing places. If you love adventure or are a bit of a daredevil, travel can be about doing some amazing things in amazing places. If you’re going to zipline or go zorbing, why do it a few miles down the road when you can do it in a place of spectacular scenery. If you’re not an adventurous kinda gal, look away now. If you are daring read on…
Table of contents:
- ropeless cliff climbing in ethiopia
- free dive in the bahamas
- abseiling in south africa
- buggy rollin’ in france
- highline above a canyon in the usa
- rollercoaster in japan
- world’s largest cave in malaysia
- wing walk in the uk
- volcano boarding in nicaragua
- paragliding in new zealand
- cn tower edgewalk in canada
- base jumping in venezuela
- bungee jumping in switzerland
- cliff diving in mexico
- flyboarding in france
- camping in the usa
- swimming in zambia
- skydiving in nepal
- cycling in bolivia
1 Ropeless Cliff Climbing in Ethiopia
You can visit stunning medieval monasteries in the rocks of Ethiopia, but the only snag is that visitors much a face a treacherous rope free climbing experience to get there!
2 Free Dive in the Bahamas
The practice of free diving is incredibly popular in the Bahamas area thanks to the stunning ocean beneath. Dean’s Blue Hole is the world’s deepest blue salt-water hole.
3 Abseiling in South Africa
If you are going to abseil on your travels, you might as well go all the way and abseil down the side of the famous Table Mountain in Cape Town!
4 Buggy Rollin’ in France
Popular in France, this is a crazy ‘sport’ that involves wearing a body suit covered in wheels. You end up sort of looking like a Transformer but you can hurtle around getting up to insane speeds like 100 km/h!
5 Highline above a Canyon in the USA
The natural landscape of the United States is blessed with some of the most beautiful canyons anywhere in the world, so test out your inner strength by taking a crazy highline walk from one to the other!
6 Rollercoaster in Japan
As of 2016, the Fuji-Q Highland amusement park in Japan boasts the steepest roller coaster in the world. Including a 121-degree angle free fall, Takabisha is not for the fainthearted!
7 World’s Largest Cave in Malaysia
Visit the Sarawak Chamber in Borneo, the largest cave on Earth. It is large enough to fit forty Boeing 747 airplanes inside!
8 Wing Walk in the UK
The county of Yorkshire in England has a long history of wing walking using classic small planes. It’s completely safety checked, but it’s still a hell of a thrill!
9 Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua
It sounds crazy, but you can actually treat the sides of Nicaragua’s volcanoes as if they were a snowy hill and you were going sledding!
10 Paragliding in New Zealand
The country that is described as the land of adventure travel has many many options. One is to paraglide in the mountains above Queenstown, Tandem paragliding is available for novices.
11 CN Tower Edgewalk in Canada
The experience offered at the CN Tower in Toronto is the single highest external walk on a building in the world. You can explore 365m up with the safety of a harness.
12 Base Jumping in Venezuela
If you have ever wanted to jump off a vertical cliff dressed in a winged suit, then Venezuela’s Angel Falls, the World's Highest Waterfall, is definitely the location for you!
13 Bungee Jumping in Switzerland
Just like James Bond in the film Goldeneye, you can bungee jump from the Verzasca Dam, coming in at a whopping 220m high!
14 Cliff Diving in Mexico
If jumping in to water is more your style, then there is no better place than La Quebrada, a famous spot for professional divers to show off their skills.
15 Flyboarding in France
The region of La Rochelle on France’s Atlantic coast has grown a reputation for the activity of flyboarding, a super fun hobby that uses hand held jets to make you feel like you are flying on the water!
16 Camping in the USA
If you want a truly authentic camping experience, then spending a night or two out in bear country in Wyoming will certainly do the trick.
17 Swimming in Zambia
The ominously named Devil’s Pools are located at the Victoria Falls in Zambia, offering you a chance to immerse yourself in nature like no other.
18 Skydiving in Nepal
Can you think of a more extraordinary daredevil experience than skydiving over the natural wonder that is Mount Everest? I can’t!
19 Cycling in Bolivia
They don’t call it Death Road for nothing! Anyone who chooses to cycle this treacherous trail in the Bolivian mountains has my full respect and true daredevil status!
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