Adventure sports make any outdoor trip amazing – the thrill, the adrenaline rush, it’s simply way more amazing than normal everyday life. And when it comes to best spots for adventure sports around the world, Australia is one of the favorite places for Adrenaline Junkies around the world.
This geographically diverse country has it all, from deserts and mountain crags, to deep oceans and river valleys. Be it off-roading, deep sea diving, or high jumps, you can do it all in Australia. Here are 5 adventure sports you should definitely try when in Australia.
- Mountain Biking at Emu Creek Retreat
Emu Creek Retreat is one of the most thrilling off-road tracks in the world; it has the best of the outdoors with amazing natural views and mountain biking. But wait, there’s more! The place offers not only biking, but also trail rides, 4×4,buggies and cabins, making it more than just a dip into the outdoors for a wild ride; it’s an entire break from the outside world.
- Hang Gliding in Sydney
Hang gliding is every adrenaline junky’s delight. Who wouldn’t love flying through the sky like an eagle ? You can also sign up for two week course that kicks off with tandem and by the end of it you can go solo, which is just what beginners need. But if you’re there for a short while, then just share the glide with a friend, the flight and the pictures would still be just as awesome!
3. Bungee Jumping in Queensland
If you can do giant bungee swings and jump off tall bungee towers, then Queensland is for you! Bungee jumping is one the most thrilling adventure sports in the world—that amazing feeling of stomach drop from freefalling, that adrenaline rush, there’s no counterpart for it in the world—and it’s something that should definitely on your list of things to do while you’re in Queensland.
- Scuba Diving in Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the only living structure that can be seen from outer space, and one of the most visited scuba diving spots in the world. The mind blowing experience inside the Great Barrier Reef with a plethora of extraordinary experiences with marine life and shipwrecks is what attracts scuba divers across the world every year. The SS Yongala, Heron Island, Osprey Reef and the Ribbon Reefs are a must to try.
Australia has it all you need to flex your adventure wings and to quench your thirst for Adrenaline. We wish you good luck to take on these adventures on your next trip to Australia!