We all have that friend who constantly seeks the outer body experience and thrives in death defying activities. Here are some of the most heart-pounding and insane activities around the world perfect for adrenaline junkies to spice up their bucket list. To the adventure-lovers and thrill-seekers, this one is for you.
1. EdgeWalk (Toronto, Canada)
Possibly CN Tower’s most thrilling attraction in its history, EdgeWalk is the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk atop the 116-storey building. Designed with the highest international safety standards in mind, EdgeWalk runs for 1.5 hours including the outdoor walk lasting approximately 30 minutes. At $195 CAD (approx SGD $202), visitors get to experience the adrenaline rush of walking on air 356m above Toronto, while attached to an overhead safety rail and harness system.
Price: CAD $195 (approximately SGD $202) per person
For more information: www.edgewalkcntower.ca
2. Free Dive at Blue Hole (Dahab, Egypt)
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Diving at the Blue Hole in Dahab is possibly one of the most challenging dives ever – with the dive sited touted as one of the ‘most deadly dive site on Earth’. The 394-foot-deep sink hole continues to appeal to divers – in the same way Mount Everest or Kilimanjaro attracts mountaineers – despite it being nicknamed as ‘Diver’s Cemetery’ due to the fact that more than 130 divers have lost their lives at the Blue Hole in the last 15 years. Nonetheless, this definitely makes for a good bucket list item for the divers.
3. Canyon Swing (Queenstown, New Zealand)
An intense, adrenaline stimulation activity whereby one launches himself off the world’s highest cliff 109m above the famous Shotover River, the Canyon Swing in New Zealand is designed for a 200m swing with a 60m vertical free fall down a steep rocky cliff. Priced at NZD $219 (approximately SGD $202), this is one swing to try and gain the experience of a lifetime.
Price: NZD $219 (approximately SGD $202) per person
For more information: www.canyonswing.co.nz
4. Gorge Swing in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe, Africa)
A giant swing that stretches 95m long and is 120m high above water, the Gorge Swing overlooks Victoria Falls – the largest waterfall on the whole planet and one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Suspended across the gorge, the swing allows for a 70m free fall before going into a pendulum type swing and promises to be the most thrilling swing ride ever.
Price: USD $94.50 (approximately SGD $130) per person
For more information: www.wildhorizons.co.za/highwire
5. Cliff Camping (Colorado, United States)
For more information: kmaconline.com/cliff-camping-colorado6. SkyJump Las Vegashttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYp4wcgJbFASkyJump at Las Vagas, touted as the highest sky jump in the world, is the ultimate thrill ride in North America where one gets to experience controlled free fall from the 108th floor. With a harness attached to a cable and a descender machine, the wires will guide the Skyjumper to keep him on course and on target and ensure a smooth and safe jump. While this definitely requires a lot of courage, Skyjump promises to be an unforgettable leap of your life.Price: USD $120 (approximately SGD $165) per person per jump
For more information: www.skyjumplasvegas.com7. WingWalking (Essex, England)Photo: SourceAn alternative to bungee jumping or skydiving, wing walking is one of the most unique thrilling experience that gives you an opportunity to literally walk on top of a plane. Strapped to the top wing of a vintage biplane, one can take it to the skies and have his own air show, soaring through the clouds at the speed of up to 215km/h.Price: GBP £499 (approximately SGD $973) per person
For more information: www.wingwalking.co.uk8. Sydney Bridge Climb
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One of Sydney’s well known landmarks, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, does not exist for mere traffic or sight-seeing purposes. With an expert guide, one can summit the iconic Australian landmark via a 3.5 hour bridge climb with a group of 12 to 14 people and enjoy unrivalled views of the Sydney Harbour, Sydney Opera House and more.
Price: Starts from AUD $158 (approximately SGD $162) per adult
For more information: www.bridgeclimb.com