Best countries for adventure sports

7 Best Countries for Adventure Sports

South Africa

Be it the gilded grasslands of Botswana’s Okavango Delta or the dazzling Mediterranean shoreline of Tunisia, Africa has a hoard of adventure activities on offer. As wide and varied it is geographically, it offers limitless prospects for adventure travel of all kinds – from diving and rafting, whitewater to mountain-climbing and trekking.

For some reason however, adventure in South Africa equates with Safari Travel. It is the best-known area for safari in the country is Eastern Transvaal. It is an uninterrupted stretch of pampas lengthening for approximately 400 miles along South Africa’s northeastern border.

South Africa’s small parks have activities on offer and attractions unique to their particular region. In Natal you will find parks of the Drakensberg Mountains that tender opportunities to trekkers, climbers and birdwatchers. Royal Natal National Park and the Natal Drakensberg Park are similar places filled with fun and excitement.

Also in Natal you will find a cluster reserves, including Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park. These comprise of a lovely territory of savanna and jungle. Hluhluwe Umfolozi is known for large numbers of rhino and Nyala.

Bali, Indonesia

Bali is well-known for its volcanic landscape and great adventure sports.  Rafting on the white waters of Ayung and Unda rivers or even snorkeling, ocean rating or racing in the boats at jet speed; you dream it and Bali has it on offer.


Nepal is a big name as far as mountain climbing goes. After all it is home to the world’s uppermost peak Mount Everest. But that is not the only place in Nepal where travelers go to. Nepal has got a lot more to offer than mighty Everest and its adjoining peaks. This Himalayan kingdom also offers challenges in form of Annapurna trek, paragliding, wildlife jungle safaris and rafting.

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Reef is magnificent as there are tremendous opportunities to snorkel, scuba dive and surf. The marine life here is mind boggling and it is a perfect place to body surf and kite surf. The regions most popular destinations are the Whitsunday Islands including Hamilton Island, Port Douglas and Cairns.


This is a famous rafting destination. It has Grade 3 and 4 rafting and kayaking available on rivers. The surge through lush forest and sea kayaking on the coast are some of the perfect places to paddle. If you are out here to try something different then you can opt for a lunge into the Adriatic’s necropolis of vessels or clamber limestone cliffs or even sail between 1200 islands for that matter.

Scottish Highlands, Scotland

These highlands are dream destinations for mountain bikers and hikers. The lochs around the castles, Highland Cows and violet heather in the dreamy Scottish Highlands are spectacular picturesque places to experience the beauty of the country. You can also set off north on the West Highland Way from Glasgow to Fort William or discover Scotland’s foremost national park- Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.

Vancouver, British Columbia – Canada

Few cities in the world our blessed with great geographical location. Very few have close proximity to an ocean, rivers, lakes, and mountains, and even fewer can have residents and visitors with activities such as climbing, kayaking, hiking, backpacking and several other exciting and fun filled activities.

Upcoming Adventure Sports Destination:

India: India is one of the upcoming adventure destinations in the world which is ready to make an effect in the near future. Many adventure sports await the trekking enthusiast in India. Indian mountain ranges offer marvellous & enthralling trekking routes. In the gigantic arena of the Indian Himalayas & Karakorams, there are unbounded opportunities for trekking, river rafting, skiing, and mountaineering tours. Between this tempting amphitheatres, the Garhwal and Kumaon regions, occupy the innermost place, which is the favourite destinations for most of the trekkers. The thrill of absolute adventure tours in India is amidst the world’s most stunning places.

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Опубликовано 09 Apr 2009 в 7:32 pm. Рубрика: B. Вы можете следить за ответами к этой записи через RSS.
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