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Things Every Adventure Seeker Must Do Before Turning 30

Updated on December 8, 2013
Adventure Holidays
Adventure Holidays

“If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul” – this quotation was written by Drew Barrymore and is quite true for those who don’t lead an adventurous life. The earth has no shortage of adventure places that will make your life a bit more exciting. So, why not make the most of these places and give you a chance to feel freshen up from the daily hectic chase, from home to office and vice versa.

It is must for everyone to plan an adventure travel for once-in-a-lifetime experiences. There are plenty of places in the world offering eye-opening adventure options, which are sure to blow your mind. These 30 things are must-do for every adventure seeker who wants to live life to its fullest:

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Mountain Trekking – Nepal

If rock climbing and trekking are your obsession, then you will find Nepal a paradise. It is not only home to world’s highest mountain peak Everest, but it offers various trekking routes to walk around the Himalayas too. Annapurna Base Camp track is one of the famous routes, which attracts millions of climbers and trekkers every year.

Advice: Don’t start packing your bags without undergoing a medical examination

Central Florida Skydiving
Central Florida Skydiving

Skydiving – Florida

Nothing can be more flabbergasting than hopping off an aircraft at a height of 1500 feet. Of course, it is crazy but this is a super adventure for those who are tired of climbing the towering peaks. The drop zone is located directly on the east coast of Florida, giving an opportunity to dive over the amazing Sebastian Inlet and Atlantic Ocean.

Fact: What will happen if my parachute fails to open? It is one of the most common myths, but these modern parachutes are now equipped with a latest device that will open the parachute automatically if you fail to do that yourself. This device is known as Automatic Activation Device (AAD).

Riverside Activities in London
Riverside Activities in London

Fishing, Canoeing, Rowing, and Sailing – London

Get ready to try the real adventure sports at River Thames, which is the longest river in England. The river is mainly acknowledged for flowing through London. From boating and canoeing to rowing and fishing, it has everything to win the hearts of adventure seekers. Besides this, the river boasts a host of pubs, restaurants, and tearooms that will fulfil your taste buds.

Advice: A week is not an enough time to uncover the hidden treasures of the River Thames. Canoeing, Rowing, Sailing, Fishing, Boating, Cycling, and a lot more await you. To enjoy Thames at a more leisurely pace, you can also book a riverside accommodation through Londonhotels4u.

Lemurs of Madagascar
Lemurs of Madagascar

Wildlife – Madagascar

Home to 5% of the world’s flora and fauna, Madagascar is one of the forth-largest islands in the world. Deep forest, lemurs, octopus trees, and beautiful flowers, what else do you need to explore rare wildlife?

Advice: October and November are considered the best time to see young lemurs.

Shotover River Rafting
Shotover River Rafting

White-water Rafting – New Zealand

There’s no doubt that New Zealand has always been known as adventure seekers’ stomping ground. The country scores high for its heart-pumping activities, including white-water rafting and other water sports. Kawarau River is perfect for first-timers whereas Shotover River is ideal for those who want to try something extreme.

Advice: Old life jackets, less skilled guides, and absence of support craft are some of the things to avoid.

Bungee Jumping in United States
Bungee Jumping in United States

Bungee Jumping – USA

If you’re an enthusiast of Bungee Jumping, USA is the place to dive from the world’s tallest height of a towering fixed structure. Royal Gorge Suspension Bridge is sure to leave you breathless during the rebounds that happen because of the stretching and snapping of the bungee cord.

Advice: If you are a first-timer, straightforward swallow dive is perfect for you. Don’t try anything fancy without concerning your bungee expert.

Cliff Jumping in Hawaii
Cliff Jumping in Hawaii

Cliff Jumping – Hawaii

If you have a thirst of trying something real, then Cliff Jumping at Hawaii is a must-try. Its extreme height and deep water make the hearts of even professional divers beat faster. Black Rock, Bridge at Seven Pools, and Ice Ponds are some of the best locations for cliff jumping.

Advice: While enjoying your flight from the cliff, it is necessary to have a tight and dynamic body shape when you hit the water.

Snowboarding in Canada
Snowboarding in Canada

Snowboarding – Canada

If you are looking for a destination to show your snowboarding tricks, head to Canada that boasts riding for all levels. Blackcomb is one of the world’s best glaciers to enjoy a great free riding with full on, freestyle terrain. It won’t come as a surprise that Blackcomb is packed with global skiers and its lift queues become too lengthy, especially at Christmas.

Advice: Don’t forget to wear your helmet! Mindful snowboarders will take this advice with caution and enhance their confidence by knowing they’re more protected.

Great Barrier Reef in Australia
Great Barrier Reef in Australia

Scuba Diving – Australia

Unlike other modes of diving, Scuba Diving has gained a wide popularity in the world for displaying reef sharks, green turtles, and marine fishes. Australia is one of the most popular scuba diving spots for its biggest coral reef. Perfect for certified divers as well as for beginners, Great Barrier Reef is rich in fish life and corals that make it a paradise for many scuba enthusiasts.

Advice: Try to focus on slow smooth kick strokes. This will help you save your energy and consume less air.

Kayaking in Thailand
Kayaking in Thailand

Sea Kayaking – Thailand

Thailand has always been a famous tourist spot because of its tropical islands. But, in current years, that fame looks to have gone up as explorers from all crooks of the globe visit the country to try some adventure sports. Sea kayaking is one of them, which is widely preferred for both first-time paddlers and the expert marine explorer. There are plenty of isolated places in the islands that feature impressive sea caves and perfect beaches that can only be explored by kayaks.

Advice: Don’t hesitate to ask questions related to weather conditions, tides, and many other factors.

If you are an adventure addict and looking for destination to make your life more exciting, then these places are sure to be a big hit. These dream places are must-do for every adventure seeker before turning 30.


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    • ameliam.michelle1 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ameliam Michelle 

      5 years ago from London, England

      srsddn - Thanks for reading the hub, I love these adventures as well. However, you can consider Madagascar (for discovering wildlife) and Thailand (for kayaking) as they are perfect for everyone. I hope, you'll give them a try.

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      5 years ago from Dehra Dun, India

      ameliammichelle1, Each adventure seems to be a great fun. Each event must be thrilling. I wish I could do any of these at mid-sixties. Thanks for sharing all these ideas.


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