Thinking of taking a Sports Vacay…Here is where you can go…

All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. And in this fast-paced age, there is no room for a dull moment. So far you must have explored countries known for their picturesque landscapes, photography, wildlife, beaches, and historical richness; but this time we will navigate through some alluring routes which will bring the adrenaline rush back into your life through sports and outdoor activities.

Surfing Coastal Australia – 

Surfing Australian Coasts 
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The first in the queue is Australia as its obsession with sports is never-ending. From being avid followers of footy to the beach cricket, from Boxing day matches to GrandSlam and from great leisure walks to the Grand Prix, every sport is enjoyed with equal thrill. These sports may be available for viewing but there is no dearth of actively participating in the below adventures. 

While you canenjoy a lot of sports in the country, but I must say Australia is best suitedfor Surfing. The beaches here receive first-class waves for all surfingabilities crash. These are born from the Pacific Ocean in the east, the IndianOcean in the west and the Southern Ocean in the south. The iconic Bell beachnear Torquay which the gateway to Victoria’s Surf Coast on the Great Ocean Roadis also is well sought after by surfers. The other points are Burleigh Heads atSnapper Rocks on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Great surf beaches dot the Fleurieu,Yorke, and Eyre peninsulas as well as the Limestone Coast. In WesternAustralia, Perth, Margaret River, and Esperance are home to an abundance ofsurf beaches. Wherever you go in Australia; you’ll find a wave to yourself. Andif you are the surfer types, you can try snorkeling, Kayaking, participate inthe Yacht race and be a part of the pristine experience while in the country.

Skiing My way in Canada –

Skiing in Canada
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While in Canada you cannot escape from snow and ice. So, I suggest you make them your playground and get going with ice skating, skiing or snowboarding. Quebec City is one the perfect locations to conquer these sports. Different resorts are available to give you unique experiences along with shuttle services between the resorts.

If you love snow but skiing is not your cup of tea, then take shelter in one of its kind ice hotels – Hotel de Glace where you can experience the chill at -5 degrees sipping a cocktail. This is also an adventure in own measure.

Don’t leave the playground without trying the tube. Glide swiftly through the ice with a speed of 70 km an hour. Toboggan is more than one hundred years old and is just steps from Château Frontenac on the Dufferin Terrace. 

Speeding up or Flying high in the United ArabEmirates

Sky-Diving – Dubai
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UAE is your destination if you want to be unstoppable. Go at a speed of 240 km an hour in a rollercoaster which is the world’s fastest steel roller coaster at FerrariWorld – Abu Dhabi. Reaching 100km/h in 2 seconds from a standstill position can surely skip your heartbeat while you experience 1.7G of force.

If this is not enough for s spine-chilling moment, then surely fly over the skyscrapers of Dubai by taking up Skydiving. Step out of a plane at an altitude of almost4,000 meters and enjoy being on top of the world. You will be in good hands with skilled instructors and a harness along with a cameraman to record your adventure while you swoop over the Palm Jumeirah. You can choose the drop zone between the dunes in the desert and skyline of the city.

Underwater Walks in India

Scuba Diving – Andamans
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The heritage of culture and diversity not only offers traditions but also enough room for your thrills. When in India do not miss the scuba diving in Andaman. The virgin beaches offer its divers a blissful experience to be remembered forever. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are union territories of India and can be accessed easily by tourists. The unexplored waters of Havelock Island are one of the best suited for snorkeling and scuba diving. The islands are a wondrous realm of stunning coral reefs and marine life, which will amaze you beyond expectations.

Snorkeling is another way you can explore the mangroves along with swimming elephants. With shimmering beaches and turquoise lagoons to enthrall you during your visit, your experience with untouched waters will leave you more than satisfied.

Triple Chill in China –

Wakeboarding – China
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This country has room for everything. So, while walking to the Great Wall of China is a must when you are here, do not forget to soak in some fun after relaxing. This once in a lifetime experience will leave you satiated for quite a while. Live as though there is no tomorrow and attempt this full-throttle activity, which infuses sailing, windsurfing, and wakeboarding all in one.

Though the sport is new to the country yet is widely practiced and known to locals in Fujian. Ferocious winds create the perfect conditions to pull off spins, flips, loops, and mega-jumps, while riders hurtle along at up to 92 km/h. You should learn the ropes well before venturing out in water.

Lord of Trekking – New Zealand –

Trekking – New Zealand
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Ever imagined going through the treks while watching Lord of the Rings? Now you can if you step in New Zealand’s Tongariro National Park. The country begs you to go slow to leave you mesmerized with its natural beauty, mountains, valleys, and treks. You will never run out with options for trekking here as the country has it in abundance and it’s the best way to explore its wilderness. At times you will feel you have entered a fantasy zone of your own.

Accelerate toMount Cook – the tallest peak in the nation for a three-mile steep hike too versee the glacial pool meltwater the mountain’s foot. Also, do not forget to reach the Abbey Caves at the edge of Whangarei in Northern Island. From TeAraroa to Kepler Track, Milford Track land to Mount Sunday in Canterbury the options are just unlimited. Immerse yourself amid the mountains, ancient forests, cascading waterfalls, and never-ending bliss.

I’m sure this will bring back the much-needed adventure and thrill in your life. What are you waiting for? Hurry and book your next vacation.

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