Are you looking for real adventures ? Are you an adrenaline lover and can’t help but experience thrilling situations even during the holidays? Then you have come to the correct place! Here is our ranking of the 10 most extreme experiences you can try around the world.

Diving in a cage with sharks

diving cage with sharks

There are many different ways to get your heart pumping and feeling the adrenaline rising, but diving into the shark-filled ocean inside a cage is definitely one of the best! If you want to see the famous and feared white shark up close, you are in Cape Town and you have enough guts, you should definitely try it! The cage will swing beneath the surface of the water with the shark finder inside. The curious white shark will approach you and at that point, when you come face to face with him, we are sure that you cannot help but wonder if the bars of the cage are strong enough… be optimistic!

Extreme descent by mountain bike

Downhill mountain bike
If you are a lover of high speed , we guarantee that this will be a fantastic experience! The descent on a mountain bike (known as downhill), is above all a matter of rhythm and control, because unlike the normal mountain bike ride you never go up! In downhill races, cyclists race against the clock, descending the dirt tracks as fast as possible in search of the best passing lines. Grab your bike, helmet and protective gear and enjoy this adrenaline rush !

Where : North Wales (UK)

Helicopter skiing

skiing with helicopter

Do you like skiing and your feet can’t resist when it comes to abandoning the groomed slopes and throwing yourself in the fresh snow? With this particular type of sport you can ski without limits like never before… A helicopter will take you (a maximum of 8 people) to the Canadian mountains where you will find enormous quantities of fresh snow. You will be impressed by the spectacular beauty of the most unspoiled nature: you may even be the first to set foot on these remote peaks ! Attention, a high level of experience in the mountains is required to deal with possible avalanches.

Bungee Jumping

Bungee jumping

Bungee Jumping is one of the most adrenaline-pumping extreme sports . It is guaranteed, you will not be able to stop smiling after your dive into the void! If you want to try it, you should head 30 km away from Monterrey , where the most spectacular jump in Mexico is located : 70 meters high and thrilling. A unique place and adventure that won’t even cost you that much. You just have to arm yourself with courage to jump over your head and completely reverse the world view!

Ice climbing

ice climbing

Interlaken is a great tourist destination and one of the best places in Europe for outdoor sports . One of these is climbing the icy Swiss mountains , an activity that will make you open your eyes to how small you are in the face of the greatness of nature! No particular previous experience is required to climb the Swiss Alps, but a mountain guide will teach you the basics of the discipline. Aside from the tools of the trade like planks, special shoes, ropes and crampons, you will need courage and strength . If you do not suffer from vertigo, you will certainly have the opportunity to enjoy a splendid view as you climb surrounded by the highest peaks in the country.

 Rapid rafting

Rapid rafting

If you are a rafting lover, in Asia you will probably find your earthly paradise with many beautiful bubbling rivers to swoop down from. Near Chiang Mai in northern Thailand is the Mae Taeng River . On board a raft or a rubber dinghy , the more adventurous will fight against the rapids on a descent in the midst of the spectacular scenery of the valley, lasting about two hours. This river is particularly treacherous, with more than 20 difficult rapids to overcome. Don’t forget to take a look at the beautiful mountains and jungle that surround you from time to time. Now that’s life!

What Zorb


New Zealanders seem to have a passion for creating weird and reckless activities . After bungee jumping, here is the Zorb, also known as the ball race . This sport consists of entering a giant inflatable ball and rolling down a hill or a stream. An extreme sport that was born in New Zealand, to be exact in Rotorua, a beautiful town perfect for challenging the adrenaline. Zorb is often found on the tourist’s to-do list when visiting this country, and it is certainly an experience not to be missed for anyone over the age of six, with a strong stomach and wanting to live “dizzying”!

Submarine hockey

submarine hockey

More than an extreme activity, it is a rather fun sport . It might seem a bit strange, but submarine hockey (also called “Octopush”) often turns into a real competition and has been around for more than 60 years. The rules are similar to those of hockey, but to play it is necessary to equip yourself with a mask and snorkel . The tricky part is checking your breathing and oxygen level. Divers love to play underwater hockey when the sea is too cold during the winter months at the bottom of a pool using 12-inch long sticks.


desert quad

The quad allows you to experience a lively and very fun sporting adventure in the desert aboard the “quad”, a powerful off-road vehicle. It is the perfect feat for thrill seekers who want to have full control over everything by embarking on a reckless ride in the desert . Usually, this activity is part of a safari and takes about an hour and 30 minutes. It is advisable to have experience in driving these quadricycles, you must also be of age and in possession of a driving license.

Surf the volcano

surfing on the volcano

Surfing on the slopes of a volcano is the last frontier of extreme sport . If seeing a volcano spitting lava 1000 meters high isn’t exciting enough for you, you can always try this activity, for example in the Cerro Negro Adventure Park in Nicaragua . This is a rather new idea, which became popular in 2005. The mountain, practically devoid of any vegetation, is covered with black volcanic stone and sand. You will sit on a wooden plank and slide down on the volcanic ash at an average speed of 82 km per hour . Be warned: this is all very dangerousand you will face a high level of risk. Do not open your mouth, otherwise you will swallow hot lava! The tour lasts approximately 4 to 5 hours, including the drive to the base and mountain climbing. Surfing on the volcano is dedicated only to the bravest adventurers, but if you decide to try it, it will give you an unforgettable “shot of life”!

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