As well as those people who take a vacation where they can relax and enjoy, there are those that head off on a thrill-seeking adventure. There are destinations around the world that will no doubt bring out that daredevil inside of you but one thing is for sure, you will certainly need to arrive full of courage as well as excitement. But not to worry, even if there is only one person in your party that likes to push their boundaries, these places are also perfect for those that want to do nothing more than lounge around, read a book and catch up on some sleep.
Cape Town, South Africa
There is a peaceful bliss around Cape Town as well as a host of adrenaline-induced activities both on land and in the water. Notoriously known as having the highest numbers of great white sharks around the world, for those that want to test the waters, you can dive with these amazing creatures in the safety of a steel cage. As well as that you can abseil down Table Mountain, take a gyrocopter flight over the coast and hit the giant waves on a surf board at Dungeons Beach.
Known as the “adrenaline junkies’ playground”, Livingstone has a multitude of activities to get your pulse racing. With the mighty Victoria Falls as well as the Zambezi river, those visiting here must be comfortable in and around water. There is a bungee jump that sees you dramatically fall over a huge canyon between Zimbabwe and Zambia and water rafting down the Zambezi river.
Queenstown, New Zealand
Another place that has adopted a nickname, travelers have named Queenstown the “Adventure capital of the world” so you certainly won’t be disappointed. The Kiwis are renowned for living an exciting life and in the south, people can reach a high of 15,000 feet as they throw themselves out of a plane above the Remarkables mountain range. For bungee lovers, you can visit the “Home of Bungy and leap from two spots, Kawarau Bridge or Nevis Bungy, or even both! There is also the Nevis Swing form 435 feet and hang-gliding over the mountains.