Bucket List Destinations for Adrenaline Seekers

Posted on 22 January 2024 By Nomvelo Masango

What’s on your bucket list? Is it an experience of full-on luxury? Or is it simply leisure and a taste of tropical paradise at an island destination?

For adrenaline seekers, travelling the world and partaking in unusual, brave and once-in-a-lifetime activities offers a satisfying thrill.

Roys Peak, New Zealand

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Here are some bucket list destinations which every adrenaline seeker should consider:

New Zealand

Head over to New Zealand to try an adrenaline-rushing experience on the Nevis Swing.

Boasting a staggering 70m free fall, the swing takes you in a massive 300m arc. If you can keep your eyes open throughout the adrenaline-filled experience, you will be rewarded with stunning views.


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Fancy a bit of cliff jumping? Head to Jamaica!  The destination is loved for its beautiful landscapes and tropical beaches. It is also ideal for a number of adventure sports, thus making it a paradise for adrenaline seekers.

All adrenaline junkies planning a trip to Jamaica should undoubtedly visit the many different waterfalls and cliff jumping locations such as Rick’s Café and Blue Hole.



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Bali offers the surfing experience of a lifetime. The destination’s warm waters and waves are perfect for surfers of all levels.

So, put on a swimsuit, apply some sunscreen,  grab a board and enjoy some good old little saltwater therapy.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a destination which is deserving of a spot on the bucket list of every adrenaline junkie. After all, if you have never zip-lined through the rainforest in Costa Rica, can you say that you have fully lived a life of adventure?

The destination boasts a number of ziplines which are all different in height, length and speed. The reward? Unrivaled and breathtaking views!


It goes without saying that climbing an active volcano is the dream of many adrenaline junkies. In Chile, this dream becomes a reality.

The destination has a number of volcanoes which one can climb. For safety reasons, it is important to be well-informed of your route and that you follow the marked paths. Moreover, it is essential to wear suitable attire and that you have an emergency kit.

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