7 epic adventure birthday ideas from all around the world

7 epic adventure birthday ideas from all around the world
October 10 00:34 2017

If you’re tired of the same old celebrations, how about embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure birthday to mark your special time? Here are our top picks of the most thrilling and interesting adventure birthday ideas from around the world.

1. Adventure Birthday Ideas: LA’s Glass Sky Slide

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Image credit: Skyspace Los Angeles 

View the city of Los Angeles from nearly 300m (1,000 feet) above ground with the iconic Glass Sky Slide at OUE Skyspace LA. The 10-to-20-second slide down the exterior of the tallest building West of Chicago provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience, as well as an adrenaline rush and an interesting story to tell! Plus, don’t forget to take some pictures at the observation deck.

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2. Adventure Birthday Ideas: Longest Zipline in Puerto Rico

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Image credit: Toroverde Puerto Rico

Mark your special day by jumping on the longest zipline ever! Making its way into the Guinness World Records, Toroverde has the world’s longest zipline, with a cable spanning 2.5km, equivalent to 28 football fields. The ecological adventure park also has other adventures like the Bull Maze, a rope course with suspension bridges, rope nets and more obstacles. If Puerto Rico is too far you can also zipline around Southeast Asia, like Mondulkiri in the green triangle of Cambodia. See here for our Wild East Cambodian itinerary.

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3. Adventure Birthday Ideas: Bolivia’s Salt Lake

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Image credit: Derek Low

For a less frightening adventure, head to Bolivia to take pictures at what is known as the world’s largest mirror. Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia has the largest salt flats in the world, and when the landscape is covered by a thin layer of water, the surface turns reflective. This creates a beautiful mirror that reflects the skyline. This is a photo opportunity of a lifetime, guaranteed to make your birthday the most unique one yet! Lake Assal in Djibouti is also pretty salty, see our itinerary here.

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4. Adventure Birthday Ideas: Highest Bungy Jump in Macau

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Image credit: AJ Hackett

The world’s highest bungy jump, at a staggering 233m high, is located in Macau, at the iconic Macau Tower. For an added thrill, they also have a Night Bungy every night. If the bungy jump is too challenging, you can also try out the Skywalk around the edge of the tower, where you can enjoy the 360 view of the city, or take on the World’s Highest Urban Tower Climb. If you choose Macau to celebrate your birth, this travel guide will come in handy.

More information here.

5. Adventure Birthday Ideas: Skydive in Dubai

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Image credit: Skydive Dubai Facebook

How many people can say that they have jumped off a plane and experienced free falling at 200kms per hour? Not many, we’ll bet. If you’d like to take on the challenge to freefall in celebration of your birthday, Skydive Dubai is one of the best places to do it, offering a one-of-a-kind experience in the picturesque city. The company holds multiple Guinness records, and offers skydiving experiences for everyone from amateurs to seasoned skydivers. Once you’ve caught the skydiving bug, visit this post to see the best places to skydive in Asia or go do some other things in Dubai.

More information here.

6. Adventure Birthday Ideas: Indoor Skydiving in Singapore

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Image credit: iFly Singapore Facebook

If jumping out of a plane is way too scary for you, how about indoor skydiving instead? iFly in Singapore offers indoor skydiving, where you can experience true free fall conditions in a protected environment, which would probably alleviate some of your fears that prevent you from doing an actual tandem jump.

More information here.

7. Adventure Birthday Ideas: Hike the beautiful mountains of Java

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Image credit: Active Holiday Company

Another bucket list-worthy experience is trekking to view some of Java’s most picturesque volcanoes. You can hike to not one, not two, but three active volcanoes with a tour package spanning approximately three to four days.. Make sure you have the right daypack for the daily treks and early rises. You can embark on a journey to Mount Semeru, Mount Bromo, and Mount Ayek, along with a full day tour of Jogjakarta to complete your adventure in Indonesia. Check out our itinerary to Mount Bromo here. We have many more amazing itineraries throughout Indonesia written by our local contributor, many of which include volcanoes! Check them out here.

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