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Ideas for Extreme Sports Holidays Abroad

Posted in Holidays on November 21st, 2016

With an increasing array of options available for people booking trips abroad, there are more opportunities for people to indulge in their favourite activities or past-times around the world. Anyone with an interest in extreme sports will find that there is no shortage of options for holidays abroad that engage, excite and delight you.

River Surfing in Queenstown in New Zealand

If you are looking for an area that will provide you with a strong range of options for extreme sports and adventure Queensland is the place to visit in New Zealand. This region has been dubbed the adventure capital of the country and a growing number of specialists are hailing it as the number one adventure sport hotspot in the world.

This means you should be interested in checking out what is on offer and with hiking, bungee jumping, sky-diving and heli-skiing on offer; there is something for everyone down by the Kawarau River.

With this area focusing on welcoming extreme sports tourists, you’ll find no shortage of specialist windsurfing holidays and wakeboarding holidays in the area.

Heli-Skiing in Canada

The size, scope and scale of North American mean that there is always going to be something of interest to extreme adventurers in this continent. Canada is developing a strong reputation for heli-ski trips. The fact that travellers are being advised to undergo avalanche training indicates the serious nature of activities in this part of the world and if you are looking for a truly thrilling experience, this is going to be one of the best options you can find.

Dog Sledding in Alaska and Greenland

You may not think a pack of dogs can run so fast but if you are looking for an exhilaration rush, there are few better options that rushing through an Arctic setting low to the ground. This is a way to connect with the history and backstory of an area, and if you are an animal lover, this is likely to be one of the most appealing extreme sports on offer. This is also an area to try out snowboarding holidays.

Free-diving with sharks in Honduras

Free diving is something that appeals to a lot of people, providing a fascinating way to explore under the sea. However, add in the element of sharks and you have an activity that is not for the faint-hearted. With no loud or bulky equipment, there is nothing to naturally scare off these imposing creatures, so you’ll find yourself coming face to face with some of the fiercest beasts on the planet. When it comes to dangerous diving holidays, this is one of the most exciting you can hope to find.

Marathon in the Antarctica

You can’t spend more than 2 minutes on social media without reading about someone undertaking a marathon or a major race. Anyone looking to up the ante when it comes to endurance races will find that enduring a marathon in Antarctica will provide you with countless likes on social media. This is a chance to run a marathon at temperatures as low as -20°C.