Heart Pumping Activities for Adrenaline Junkies

The best way for an adrenaline junkie to rest for the holidays is to find a new heart-pounding adventure. The natural high that comes with thrill-seeking activities is not only addictive but also good for you. If you’ve been looking for new activities for adrenaline junkies, keep reading for exciting ways to get your heart rate climbing.

Cliff Camping

While most extreme activities don’t last long, cliff camping is an overnight stay in a portaledge suspended on a mountain. If you have what it takes to spend a night in a dangling tent, you’ll be rewarded with the ultimate view from such a high vantage point.


With a nostalgic nod at the old-fashioned tight-rope walkers, slacklining takes the discipline to new heights … literally. Slacklining is walking along a thin line between two objects. Simple, right? Totally, until those objects are a 100-foot canyon or a deep, icy-cold lake!

Ice Climbing

Ice climbing is a form of rock climbing that replaces the rock with frozen water. Using the same tools rock climbers use, ice climbers get to experience the thrill of ascending frozen waterfalls and glaciers. Classified as an extreme outdoor activity due to the harsh weather conditions that climbers are exposed to, ice climbing is climbing in popularity.

Wingsuit Flying

If you’re looking for adventure, it all starts here. Wingsuit flying is taking skydiving to the next level of adventure. Sometimes called a ‘birdman’, the wingsuit flyer wears a specially designed suit that allows them to ride the air and come as close to flying as a human ever will.

Using body movements to direct their flight, a wingsuit flyer braves all the risks of things that can go wrong and stays airborne for as long as possible before releasing a parachute and descending to the ground.


Canyoning is the sport of descending narrow canyons or gorges with the aim of entering at the top and exiting at the bottom. The trip might involve swimming through pools, climbing over rocks, and crawling through narrow cracks. Some canyons might require abseiling or cliff-jumping. In the midst of the scramble, remember to look around as the scenery is out of this world.

Cage of Death

Ever thought of spending 15 minutes in the water with a 5m-long saltwater crocodile? The Cage of Death puts your right in the predator’s living space where you get to witness the salties forceful bite up close enough to make you break out in a sweat, but under safe, controlled conditions.

Get Your Thrills From Activities for Adrenaline Junkies

The common element in all activities for adrenaline junkies is the element of danger. For a thrill-seeker, the most dangerous thing in life is to be bored! Taking on some new extreme activities is a sure-fire way of keeping life on the adventurous side.

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