Next time when you travel abroad, some of these most captivating gravity-defying experiences across the globe can be in your bucket list.
MACAO | Bungy Jump
The AJ Hackett Macau Tower Bungy Jump is 233 m/76 4 ft. high, making this jump a Guinness World Record for the Highest Commercial Bungy Jump in the world. In order to make this jump from the Macau Tower a reality, a specially-designed bungy cord, guide cables and recovery system had to be developed. Night Bungy is also available from 6 pm in winter and 7.30 pm in summer.
For those of you who would like to jump from the Macau Tower and are looking for a less challenging way to do it than Bungy, try SkyJump! SkyJump can be described as Base Jumping, while attached to a wire cable – just like a movie stuntman! Your descent takes around 17 seconds before you come to a very smooth landing (on your feet) at the ground floor plaza at the base of the tower. SkyJump is different from Bungy jumping as you don’t free fall or rebound and you jump in a standing position and stay that way all the way to the ground.
Skywalk is an adventure that takes the hair raising fun to its limit! Ready for a walk on the wild side? This is a great activity to do with friends or family and very rewarding experience. If you want a memorable souvenir photo while in Macao, nothing can beat this!
Conquer Macao’s highest summit at 338 m / 1109 ft. Stand at the very top of the iconic Macau Tower by climbing 100 m up the mast’s vertical ladders. Tower Climb can guarantee the maximum height exposure and best 360-degree views.
SWITZERLAND | Grindelwald – First, Jungfrau
Grindelwald – First is a hotspot for families and adventure lovers which offers an exhilarating range of activities like the First Glider and First Flyer along with fantastic views of the Jungfrau region. Shaped in the form of a mighty golden eagle, you can float through the mountain landscape and enjoy panoramic views at speeds up to 83 km/hr with the First Glider. This activity is the best way to test your adrenalin score against your friends. First Flyer, another popular attraction at Grindelwald – First, is an alpine zip line that offers a freeing experience of 800 m of downhill ride at approximately 84 km/hr
The Piz Gloria, Schilthorn
Experience the 360-degree view of Switzerland’s Bernese Alps at the revolving restaurant of Piz Gloria in Schilthorn. Situated at an altitude of 2970 m, the restaurant greets you with its great food and breathtaking views from its floor to ceiling windows. The restaurant rotates around its own axis every 45 minutes and offers visitors panoramic views of the magnificent peaks in the Schilthorn summit and an unforgettable meal. Another reason to visit Piz Gloria, is if you are a movie buff. This is because iconic scenes from the 1969 James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service were shot here.
Titlis Cliff Walk, Engelberg-Titlis
The thought of walking across the highest suspension bridge in Europe, will surely awaken the adventurer in you. When in Switzerland, one should definitely experience the thrill that Titlis Cliff Walk has to offer. At 500 m off the ground and 3091 m above sea level, this 100 m-long pedestrian suspension bridge across the cliff of Mount Titlis, is a daring expedition for all thrill-seekers. For the people who brave the altitude of this bridge, the reward is an unforgettable view of the stunning Swiss Skyline.
The Peak Walk by Tissot, Glacier 3000
Feel the excitement as you stand at the Glacier 3000 viewpoint and look across the world’s first suspension bridge that connects 2 mountain peaks! Suspended at a height of 3000 m above sea level, the highlight of this glacier adventure is stunning views of the Alps. The impressive visual of grand peaks like the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau greets people who dare to walk across the 107 m-long bridge.
CANADA | La Grande Roue de Montréal
Unforgettable moments on Canada’s tallest observation wheel. Enjoy a spectacular view of Montréal. Standing 60 m tall, La Grande Roue de Montréal will enchant you. With state-of-the-art technology, La Grande Roue de Montréal was designed to offer you a breathtaking view: all 42 cabins are fitted with ultra-clear tempered glass windows, allowing you to feast your eyes on a limitless panoramic view all four seasons of the year.
Did you know that the Czech Republic ranks among the countries with most lookout points which give the best views of the surrounding region? Lots of votes would certainly go to Petřín Tower, Ještěd and Poledník. For those who prefer some walking, go for tree crown trails in Lipno, Krkonoše mountains, JánskéLázně and Sky Walk in Dolní Morava. When hungry, enjoy gastronomic delights with a picturesque view from the Tower Park in Prague, Bolt Tower in Ostrava, or go for the ‘Dinner in the Sky’ experience.
MALAYSIA | The Gravityz, Penang
Located at the second-highest floor of the highest building – KOMTAR is the world’s highest ropes course challenge called The Gravityz. This attraction at The TOP challenges adrenaline junkies to a total of 6 obstacles all positioned 239 m and 65 storeys above the ground.
The Habitat Penang Hill, Penang
Head up the peak of Penang Hill to The Habitat and be surrounded by the wonders of a 130 million-year-old rainforest. Bask in the breathtaking sunset at the Curtis Crest Treetop Walk – 13 m above sea level or glide through the rainforest on the Flight of the Colugo Zipline.
UAE | View atop Burj Khalifa, Dubai
Begin your experience in a high-speed elevator, with the journey up encompassing you in a multimedia experience. It will captivate as well as educate you on the creation of the Burj Khalifa and the history of Dubai. Once the doors open, you are welcomed by floor-to-ceiling glass and unobstructed 360-degree views of the world below. At night, the view takes on a different meaning as you look out from the world’s tallest skyscraper and see the vibrant cityscape. There are no time restraints whilst visiting At The Top, so take your time, relax and enjoy your momentous journey to embrace Dubai’s architecture and history.
Hot air balloon, Dubai
Hot Air Ballooning is one of the most romantic things to do in Dubai, and flying in your very own private balloon basket with that special someone is even better. After the romantic Hot Air Balloon ride, enjoy a private gourmet breakfast at an exclusive desert oasis setting and embark on a wildlife drive in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. This experience gives you the opportunity to discover the desert from the sky and the land. Whether it’s to celebrate an anniversary, surprise your spouse on honeymoon, a guaranteed ‘YES’ proposal, a once-in-a-lifetime birthday gift or just your next ‘couple goals’ activity, this experience is renowned for becoming one of the best days of your life together!
XLine Dubai– World’s longest urban zipline
Dubai’s adventure masters XDubai have upped the ante with XLine, the world’s longest urban zipline. Set in Dubai Marina, the recently launched XLine is also one of the steepest and fastest ziplines around the globe, measuring one kilometer, with an incline of 16 degrees and an average speed of 80 km/hr. The XLine in Dubai Marina sees you soar 170 m in the air, weaving through skyscrapers and across the water, before landing on the terrace of Dubai Marina Mall. Hold on tight as you zip across and enjoy views of the glitzy Dubai Marina neighborhood, complete with bobbing five-star yachts and sleek high-rises. There are two concurrently running ziplines, which means you can share the experience with a friend or loved one. You’ll also get to relive the action thanks to Go-Pros mounted on your helmet, with every participant receiving a customized video and photographs. This is your chance to channel your inner daredevil with an electrifying flight-like experience.
BELGIUM | Dinner in the Sky, Brussels and Antwerp
Imagine eating a meal while dangling 150 ft above the ground from a crane. At Dinner in the Sky in Belgium, diners are strapped on to chairs, raised to half the height of Big Ben and served meals like ham salad and sautéed prawns that are cooked in a small oven in the center of the structure. Also available in more than 45 countries worldwide.