Vacation Destinations For Adrenaline Junkies / Extreme Destinations For The Adventurous

06.07.10

imageIf you are looking for adrenaline-pumping vacation, here is a list of vacation idea that is sure to get your heart racing.
Surfing in Hawaii‘Surfing’, riding on the crest or along the tunnel of a wave is one of the most popular and oldest of extreme sports. Two of the most popular surfing destinations in the world are Australia and California but arguably, Hawaii with its huge swells and waves is said to be the ultimate surfing destination.
Heli-skiingDownhill skiing on glaciers or remote mountains reached by helicopter is known as Heli-skiing. This form of skiing was established in the 1960s in Canada. Today, there are many places where you can Heli-ski – Alaska, Iceland, Switzerland, Greenland, New Zealand, Indian Himalayas, Nepal, Sweden, Finland, Argentina and more. The most popular place to Heli-ski is British Columbia in Canada with its vast wilderness and abundance of powder snow.
Base Jumping BASE is an acronym for the platforms from which a jumper can jump: Building, Antenna, Span or Earth. Some of the best places to BASE jump are Meru Peak in the Himalayas, Trango cliff in Pakistan,New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, West Virginia, Perrine Bridge jump in Idaho, etc. Lysefjord in Norway however offers the biggest drops, the least hassle and best scenery for BASE jumpers.
Warning! Base Jumping without proper training or equipment can be fatal.
Scuba DivingScuba Diving is a form of underwater diving in which a diver uses a scuba set (Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) to breathe underwater in order to explore unfamiliar, exciting, and beautiful underwater environments. Some of the best places to scuba dive are Hawaii,Grand Turk in the Bahamas, Florida in USA, Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands, Fiji Islands in South Pacific and Cozumel in Mexico. However for a scuba diving vacation of a lifetime head for The Great Barrier Reef’, the largest coral reef in the world off the coast of Queensland in Australia.
Zorb Rolling down the hill in a giant inflatable ball is known as ‘Zorbing’. Zorbing was invented in New Zealand and gain popularity in many places across the world.
The Zorb is a gigantic inflatable PVC ball standing about three meters in height, which contains another smaller ball that is suspended into position by thousand nylon strands of varying colors. There are two ways to zorb – Hydro (Wet)or Harness (Dry). To Zorb head to New Zealand or the UK.

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