What’s Your Most Adrenaline-Pumping Travel Activity?

What’s Your Most Adrenaline-Pumping Travel Activity?

From the heart-stopping heights of a canyon swing to the final steps of a summit hike, we’ve gathered the most exhilarating travel tales from adventurers and entrepreneurs. Featuring insights from travel bloggers and a founder, these five stories will take you on a journey through the world’s most adrenaline-fueled activities.

  • Free-Fall into a Canyon Swing
  • Zip-Line Across Portuguese Valleys
  • Climb Austria’s Stairway to Heaven
  • Hike to Summit in National Park
  • Kayak and Navigate a Tech Migration

Free-Fall into a Canyon Swing

We’re travel bloggers from the Canadian Rockies, and last year we got to try the canyon swing at the Golden Skybridge Centre in Golden, BC, which ended up being a highlight of our year and one of the most adrenaline-pumping activities we’ve ever done!

The canyon swing sends you free-falling into the giant canyon, and it’s even more thrilling when you start swinging back and forth. We have a full blog post about our Golden Skybridge experience on our blog.

Jana TrtíkováJana Trtíková
Travel Blogger, DreamyAdventurers

Zip-Line Across Portuguese Valleys

My most adrenaline-pumping travel adventure took place at Pena Aventura in Northern Portugal, where I experienced a zip-line ride over one kilometer long, reaching speeds of up to 120 km per hour. The thrill of this adventure was unparalleled, combining sheer velocity with breathtaking heights and stunning scenery below.

What made it so exhilarating was not just the speed but also the feeling of flying across a beautiful valley, with panoramic views of Portugal’s rugged landscapes beneath me. The moment I stepped off the platform, the rush of wind and the rapid acceleration took my breath away, offering a unique blend of fear, excitement, and awe.

This zip-line adventure stood out because it allowed me to experience the natural beauty of Northern Portugal from an entirely new perspective, adding a sense of adventure to the stunning views. It was a thrilling ride that pushed my limits and left me with unforgettable memories.

Michael AlvesMichael Alves
Founder Owner, MyPortugalGuide

Climb Austria’s Stairway to Heaven

Climbing the Stairway to Heaven in Austria was the most adrenaline-pumping travel activity I’ve ever done, due to the sheer vertical ascent and the insane views from atop. The physical challenge of it, as well as being out in the wind and the elements, and the views just made it a crazy experience. Also, the altitude and the effect it has on your body, as well as trying to climb and do something physical while literally shaking and freaking out, made it all the more challenging. I should add I hate heights, so it was particularly challenging for me.

John FrigoJohn Frigo
Ecommerce Manager, Best Price Nutrition

Hike to Summit in National Park

One of my travel experiences that involved a bit of adrenaline was hiking in a well-known national park. While it wasn’t as extreme as skydiving or bungee-jumping, the challenge of navigating steep trails and the anticipation of reaching the summit provided a mild thrill. The physical effort required, coupled with the natural beauty surrounding me, made it an engaging and rewarding activity.

Madison TMadison T
Ecommerce Manager, My Supplement Store

Kayak and Navigate a Tech Migration

Imagine navigating the heart of the Amazon rainforest, while remotely keeping tabs on a company-wide software migration. This precise escapade unfolded on a kayaking trip, off-grid but still in digital reach.

As I’d passionately paddle through the wild, untamed rivers, I’d simultaneously talk to my team through a satellite phone, aiding them over treacherous tech rapids. The thrill of combining survival in the wild with securing the survival of my tech company was truly a pulse-pounding experience. It was the epitome of a high-tech, high-tension adventure.

Abid SalahiAbid Salahi
Co-Founder & CEO, FinlyWealth

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