The passion for adventure sports never stops! There are endless opportunities for the one who seeks for it. No, I am not talking about river rafting, para gliding, bungee jumping or sky diving, there are more than you can ever think. Find what interest you the most from these unusual adventure activities mentioned below. If you have not experienced it before, it is time to try one of these.
1. Underwater Hockey
This sport was first invented in 1950 by divers who wanted a little different than just doing length to remain fit. The players wear mask, snorkel, fins, and water polo hat. A small stick is used to push the 1.2 kg puck into the opposing team’s goal at the end of a 25-metre pool. Teams consist of 10 players but only 6 players are allowed in the water at a time. Since the game is played underwater, the players breathe through their snorkels on the top of the water before diving back to join the game. The players get a few seconds to challenge the opponent, push the puck to their fellow players and come to the surface to breath. Even if some players may stay in the water for longer time, but the real skill of the players is to figure out when they must dive in and join the game.
2. Swimming with whale sharks
The whale shark is extremely common in Western Australia and is an average size of 32ft long, but they are gentle. It is wonderful to see them engaged in activities. They are largest species of fish in the world and you would not want to miss the opportunity to see them swim in the Ningaloo Reef. The best time to see these magnificent creatures gather during their annual visits with the coral spawning is in between March and early July.
If you are contemplating to try something different you can take part in heli-biking. This adventure sport is extremely common in New Zealand. The participants are flown by helicopter to the beginning of scenic but remote bike trails before bouncing onto a mountain bike and making their way to the end. This activity is guided by an expert instructor. The best places to do this activity is in the Kaimanawa Ranges in the North Island.
Experience a pleasant ocean cave tour in your life. Benagil ocean Cave becomes aside from various cave system that lines Portugal’s southern coastal within the Algarve region. The Algarve’s salty pantheon. Waves lap in on low water at a lower place that sun-filled cavern The sky is glimpsed through its high fenestra. It accessed solely by water despite that you’ll peer in through the window down from the land. A few 200m swim east from the cove.
The Algarve coastal becomes the foremost of Portugal’s widespread vacation destination. The attraction drawing several Europeans wanting to explore the country’s lovely summer sun. The outline lays for regarding a hundred and fifty kilometres and is that the type with alternating cliffs, beach and caves. The latter of those attention-grabbing formations like skylights and sometimes become the attractive attraction of sunshine throughout the day.
5. Volcano boarding
You might have heard about snowboarding, well this one is not just different it is dangerous. This sport requires you to slide down a live volcano on a plywood or metal board wearing a protective jumpsuit and goggles. It is extremely popular in Cerro Negro, Nicaragua and is also offered at Mount Yasur in Vanuata, islands west of Fiji, where eruptions occur daily. This activity requires you to hike up the volcano, before sliding down at speeds of up to 80mph. It is extreme risky as the nasty grazes from rough volcanic ash, breathing poisonous gasses, or flying molten lava might hit you anytime. But the time you even realise the damage would be caused.
If this has not stirred your interest, there are many that surely might fascinate you!