Skydiving over Mount Everest in Nepal
Something rare for your bucket list as there’s only around 30 people per year who get to do it! This is definitely one of the books, as how many people can say they skydived over the world’s highest peak?
Cave Diving at Devil’s Eye Cave in Florida
Someplace called the Devil’s Eye may sound bad, but this dive is anything but. Part of the Devil’s Spring System, Devil’s Eye Cave has around opening, 20 feet across and equally deep. At the very bottom of the cage is another entrance to a small, intricately decorated cavern, where you can go crazy diving, but only as the sunlight allows as a strict No Lights rule is enforced in the area.
Volcano Boarding in Cerro Negro, Nicaragua
Want to step up your boarding game? You can try racing down an active volcano! Cerro Negro (which means Black Hill) is an active volcano in Nicaragua, where adrenaline junkies can get their fill of adventure by surfing the volcanic rock slope.
Heliskiing in British Columbia, Canada
Skiing from the top of a hill too basic for you? Go heliskiing at British Columbia in Canada, where they take you to higher mountain parts only accessible by helicopter.
Paragliding in Interlaken, Switzerland
If you want another way to see Europe, try taking to the skies! Since Interlaken is considered as the Adventure Capital of Europe, you know you’re in good hands. Paragliding takes you soaring through Switzerland’s Jungfrau region like a bird.
Swim in Devil’s Pool in Victoria Falls, Africa
So the devil appears twice in this post, but that’s because spots named after them are damn good! Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world, and it houses the Devil’s Pool, where a rock barrier is the only thing that separates you from the edge of the massive waterfall.
Canyoneering in Moab, Utah
If you want a scenic adventure without a need for much experience, try canyoneering in Moab, Utah. Its routes can take you to carved sandstone slot canyons to ancient ruins and pools, which you can take in half a day or more depending on what you want to see.
Ice Climbing in Colorado
With a helmet, spiky shoes, and an ax (and of course, endurance and just a little bit of training), you can go ice climbing in Colorado. Best to try it in Ouray, Colorado’s ice climbing capital. You can even join the Ouray Ice Festival in January!
Surfing in Haleiwa, HawaiiWant to take your surfing to the next level? Head to Haleiwa in Hawaii and see the Seven-Mile Miracle. With 7 miles of sandy beaches, 36 surf spots, and 50-footer waves you can catch, it’s definitely the surfer’s dream.