Do you consider yourself as a bold and adventurous person? Are you someone that takes risks? Or are you someone that loves to overcome a deep-seated fear? If you are, you will need to start planning a trip to Australia as there are plenty of adventure sports that will scare even the bravest souls in the world. So, while you save for a trip Down Under, let’s take a look at the best adventure sports in the country.
White Water Rafting
Impressing with several breath-taking rapids, the adventurous sport that is known as white river rafting is considered one of the most entertaining and thrilling experiences in the world. It caters to both veterans and beginners, and all you need is some strength that will allow you to tuck yourself into some gear to take a few slashes in a river. Some of the best white river rafting destinations include Barron River, Mitta Mitta River, Murray River, and Franklin River.
Quench your adventure thirst by taking a plunge into the deep blue ocean and meeting a few sharks in the process. Swimming among dangerous sharks is considered a once in a lifetime opportunity that will leave a lasting impression until your very last breath. You can improve your Australian holiday with a visit to the coast to see some magnificent sharks. Popular places to do this include Underwater World Sea Life Aquarium, Pont Lincoln, Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, and the Manly Sea Life Sanctuary.
Are you ready for an arousing jump from a scary height while taking your entire family on vacation? Well, brace yourself and get over your fear of heights by participating in a bit of bungee jumping to show your family that you are the bravest soul that can conquer your fears. You merely need to get your ankles fastened with some elastic rope and free fall from a platform while enjoying the views that come rushing past you. The best places to bungee jump in Australia include the Gold Coast, Cairns, and Brisbane.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly around like a bird? Well, if you are interested in finding out you are more than welcome to try to hang gliding, considered one of the most popular adventures sports Down Under which will allow you to feel exactly like a bird. You will get best bird’s eye view while gliding high above the ground, enjoying scenic landscapes and breath-taking views in either Tasmania, Queensland, or Sydney.
Australia comes equipped with plenty of coastlines, making it a paradise for those interested in kitesurfing. Here you will get to experience the excitement of windsurfing, sailing, paragliding, and surfing under the golden sun while learning a new sport in the process. Kitesurfing does take some time, but once you get used to it, you’ll never be able to stop. The best places to kitesurf include Phillip Island, Broad Beach, Bells Beach, and Surfers Paradise.