Adventure travel is fast becoming one of the hottest segments of the travel industry. Today’s youth are always looking for the best places that they can enjoy a good time by having an amazing adventure. There are certain areas of the planet that offer enough thrills to keep the most hardcore adrenaline junkies satisfied. Check out this list of the ultimate adventure travel destinations in the world.
This beautiful island off the coast of Africa has everything an adventure traveler can ask for. There are lots of great waves for surfers to enjoy. Scuba divers can head under the waves to explore the amazing diversity of marine life that abounds in these waters. Other great adventure activities in Madagascar include white water rafting, spelunking, hang gliding, kayaking, sailing, hiking and camping. The best part is that all of this adventure takes place in beautiful surroundings that are full of some of the most diverse wildlife on Earth.
This is the home of the adventure junkie, so it makes sense that there are lots of great adventure activities to do. Jet Ski riders can find all the Jet Ski adventure they can handle, including great places like Hawaii, Florida and Lake Tahoe. The best part is that it is easy to rent jet ski accessories and gear almost anywhere in the country. Surfers can enjoy some of the best waves in the world off the coasts of California and Hawaii. Hikers and campers can explore the best national parks system on the planet. Skiers will thrill to delights of the fresh powder in the Rocky Mountains. Scuba diving opportunities abound. Bungee jumping and hang gliding opportunities can be found in nearly every state in the nation. There are enough adventure travel opportunities in the United States to fill several lifetimes’ worth of vacations.
This is the ultimate destination for adventure lovers who want to test their limits on the tallest mountains in the world. The climbing here is better than anywhere else as eight of the tallest peaks in the world are found in the Himalayas. There are lots of other great adventure activities available in Nepal other than mountain climbing, including hot air ballooning, skiing, hiking, camping, paragliding, motorcycling and bungee jumping.
It is tough to beat this country for the sheer diversity of the adventure travel experiences available. The coast has some of the most powerful waves in the world for surfers to shred. There are lots of great climbing opportunities to enjoy. The tropical rainforest offers some of the best trekking experiences imaginable. The Patagonia region is one of the most beautiful and desirable trekking areas around, too. Argentina’s rivers offer world-class rafting adventures. Don’t forget that the bottom of Argentina is Tierra del Fuego, where travelers can head out to explore the Antarctic.
The surfing off the coast of South Africa is some of the best found anywhere on the planet. The highest bungee jump in the world is found here as well. Lots of great whitewater rafting trips are possible. The mountains offer excellent climbing. Thrill seekers can dive in a cage and feed great white sharks off the coast of South Africa. Adventure lovers will also enjoy the fact that there are safari adventures to enjoy here that offer the chance to see amazing African wildlife like cheetahs, lions, zebras, hippos, giraffes, hyenas and much more.