Sky-Diving: If you get back from a trip to Australia or New Zealand and you havent thrown yourself out of a plane from at least 10,000ft then you havent fully grasped the whole backpacker experience.
Both countries have more than their fare share of places to get extreme but one of the most picturesque is Airlie Beach in Queensland, Australia. Although you can only jump from 10,000 ft, which is lower than many other places, this is a small price to pay when you see the views of the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands on your way back to earth.
Bungee Jumping: The ultimate thrill-seeker destination is New Zealand, Land of the Long White Cloud It is here that commercial bungee jumping was born and in Queenstown on South Island you can do the highest permanent bungee in the world, the Nevis.
The Nevis, is the daddy of all bungee jumps. Youll dive out of a cable car …Continue reading