Adventure experiences filled with adrenaline, combined with exotic locations and breath-taking scenery are the definition of a great holiday for any thrill-seeker that wants to get their heart pumping.
From average to extreme on the adrenaline scale, the experiences below should be on every thrill-seeker’s bucket list. There’s also one in there for the whole family.
Read on for our top 10 adventure experiences from around the globe, if you dare!
1. World’s Highest Bungee Jump, Macau, China:
This has to be one of the ultimate adventure experiences in the world. A staggering 764-foot jump from Macau Tower is perfect for the thrill-seeker in you. You’ll freefall and then slow down at about 30m from the ground before you rebound back up.
Lastminute.com.au can get you to Macau with flights and accommodation and a bungee jumping experience, plus you’ll earn up to 5.6% Cashback.
2. Sandboard, San Pedro de Atacama, Northern Chile:
Located in Northern Chile, the Atacama Desert is one of the driest places on earth. Climb up its huge dunes and strap yourself into a sandboard. This experience is not for the faint hearted but will be tonnes of fun as you fly down the dunes that make up the desert. Getting there is easy, book flights and accommodation with Expedia and earn Cashback on your package deal.
3. Swing off the edge of the world, Baños, Ecuador:
Also known as ‘La Casa del Arbol’, the swing sits atop a cliff for those brave enough to swing at their own discretion. Baños is also known for many thrill-seeking activities like bungee jumping, ziplining and paragliding, so if the swing isn’t daring enough, there’s plenty more to do. A true thrill seeker’s paradise with an array of adventure experiences to choose from. Wotif can get you there with flights and also take care of your accommodation.
4. Running of the Bulls, Pamplona, Spain:
Either watch participants or participate yourself. This annual event takes place in early July and is a spectacle in its own right. Emirates and Qatar both fly to Pamplona, and you can book your accommodation with Hotels.com. You’ll save money by earning Cashback with these retailers.
5. Hot air balloon, Cappadocia, Turkey:
Not as high on the adrenaline scale as some other adventure experiences, but the scenery is spectacular. This magnificent landscape is the perfect backdrop for a hot air balloon ride. Earn Cashback by flying Emirates to Kayseri, Turkey. You’ll also earn Cashback when you book your hot air balloon experience with Viator and your hotel stay with Hotels.com. Our tip is to stay in a cave hotel to make your experience truly exhilarating!
6. Zipline, Dwellingup, Western Australia:
Dwellingup is situated an hour and a half’s drive south of Perth. Climb through treetops and then zipline through a pine forest at Trees Adventure Lane Pool Park. This is an adrenaline experience the whole family can enjoy and it’s not just for adults. Get there with Virgin Australia and earn Cashback on your flights. You can book your experience through RedBalloon and also earn Cashback.
7. Skydive, Everest, Nepal:
This experience is not cheap but definitely one for the thrill-seeker’s bucket list! It’s so good we couldn’t discard it from this list. Go higher than Mount Everest by skydiving past it. Get your adrenaline fix by jumping out of a plane at 29,500 feet and free falling past the mountain. Not only is this one of the finest thrill-seeking adventure experiences you’ll probably ever have, you’ll also be able to claim bragging rights for the rest of your life. Getting to Nepal is easy. Book with Expedia for flights and accommodation and book your skydive with Everest Skydive.
8. Great White Shark Dive, Cape Town, South Africa:
For an unforgettable experience, take a cage dive and see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. Wotif has flight and accommodation packages available and you can book a shark cage dive experience through them too. Purchase via CASHREWARDS and you’ll earn up to 5.6% Cashback.
9. Wreck Dive, Aruba:
With over 20 different dive sites and 11 wreck sites including planes, sunken warships and rare aquatic spices, this is a diver’s paradise. Explore beautiful Aruba and her wrecks with flights and accommodation packages from Lastminuite.com.au and earn Cashback on your booking.
10. Parasail, Hawaii:
With stunning views of Oahu, Maui and Big Island, parasailing in Hawaii is a combination of jaw-dropping beauty and pure adrenaline. Earn Cashback when you book with Hawaiian Airlines who will get you to Hawaii and you can book your parasailing experience with Viator.
Whether it’s ziplining or jumping out of a plane at nearly 30,000 feet, these adrenaline-filled adventure experiences will bring you a lifetime of memories. If these have inspired you, search for more experiences and book your flights, accommodation and activities via CASHREWARDS and earn Cashback on the things you like doing!
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