5 Unconventional Travel Activities for the Adventurous Soul

Most activities we include in our travel bucket list are from those we often see from our social media feeds—sky diving, ice skiing, bungee jumping, the list can go on and on. While we do not want to miss out on the most popular activities, there’s just a different kind of pleasure when you’ve done something that most travelers have not.

So, prepare to experience something different. As for the following destinations, brace yourself for more unique experiences to satisfy the adventurous side of you.

  1. Shark Diving in Malapascua

Here in Southeast Asia, you can have your own Jaws experience. in fact, it is probably the only place in the world where you can swim with sharks. Don’t be afraid though, these sharks are relatively harmless, but it will require you to secure a deep-water certification. Located in the Philippines, Malapascua offers a peaceful diving spot for the sea lovers out there.

  • Attending a Top-Secret Party in Singapore

How about an exclusive dinner party with a secret venue that you will only be given clues about on the day of the party? Andsoforth’s concept can be intriguing, but be warned: it sells out fast! If you’re lucky enough to secure one, you will surely find yourself enjoying their entertainers and their luxurious feast.

  • Swinging Over Bali Jungle

All of us have experienced in our childhood to fight for a playground swing. but if it’s a swing tied on a tree on the edge of a cliff, would you still want to play with it? Bali is known for it’s Instagram-worthy spot—the Bali Swing, which is located in a small village hung on top of a hill and swings over a dense jungle of palm trees.

  • Taking a Night Walk in Malaysia’s Oldest Rainforest

You will surely see a unique variety of insects, plants and birds at Taman Negara, Malaysia’s biggest and oldest national park and rainforest. If you are lucky, you may even spot a wild boar, tapir and deer around the forest.

  • Volcano Trekking in Indonesia

If you are someone who loves hiking, you’ll surely love to explore steaming volcanoes in Indonesia. Take your peak (pun intended) and enjoy the sea of clouds and puffs of smoke when you get at the top. For beginners, try Indonesia’s Gunung Agung and Gunung Batur peaks, which can be journeyed in a day; or for the pros, the Gunung Rinjani, which takes three days to get to the peak.

Whether you are looking for an adrenaline rush, an intense workout or just want to learn something new, there’s more you can do than boating on a river or go scuba diving. Feed your adventurous soul with these activities and immerse yourself to the fulfilling experiences of these travel ideas.

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