Heli-Skiing in Whistler
If skiing and snowboarding have become mundane winter activities for you, it’s time to head out to Whistler, British Columbia for a heli-skiing experience. Instead of gliding up the slopes on a traditional ski lift, jump into a helicopter that will fly you up to the top, where you will jump out and land on the slopes. If this doesn’t classify as an extreme sport, we don’t know what does – and Whistler is the ideal place to try it out. With an excellent ski and snowboarding climate, British Columbia sees 90% of the world’s heli-skiing enthusiasts every year.
Kayaking or Rafting the Grand Canyon
Kayaking or rafting the Horseshoe Bend of the Colorado River just north of the Grand Canyon may sound like your run-of-the-mill travel activity, but there is nothing ordinary about this white-water rafting experience. Navigating these intense rapids along one of the world’s largest natural wonders is a feat only the thrill-seeking adventurer will truly appreciate. Take in the view of this amazing landmark while experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime, action-packed adventure.
Hang-Gliding in Rio de Janeiro
There is more than one way to appreciate a beautiful city but hang-gliding over Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is the way to go if it’s adventure you seek. While living up to the expectations of the adventurous traveler within you, you’ll get a one-of-a-kind glimpse at the majestic city while gliding above it. It’s one of the most exciting activities a tourist can find in Rio and there is certainly no shortage of hang-gliding tour operators.