Adventure Travel

For adrenaline junkies, the feeling of dancing with danger and emerging unscathed in the crucible of nature’s playground is unquenchable.

Below, Travel Supermarket takes a look at ten of the most extreme pursuits to be undertaken, anywhere in the world:

Shark Diving in Cape Town

Shark Diving in Cape Town

10) Cage diving with sharks – providing all of the adrenaline, with none of the danger, at least in theory, this is an ideal rush for the adventurous tourist. Great White Sharks are apex predators that can grow to over twenty feet! Even jumping into an underwater cage, you still wonder about the strength of the steel bars when in the presence of such a fierce giant at feeding time. Great White encounters are available off the Western Cape of South Africa, where the sharks come to feed on their natural quarry of seals.

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From the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, the Himalayas to the Andes, check out ten of the best adventure destinations in the world.

Lake Baikal, Russia

Lake Baikal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a remarkable list of credits. The extraordinary body of water in south Siberia, between Irkutsk Oblast and the Buryat Republic, is 25 million years old and 1.7 km deep – no other lake comes close. Lake Baikal contains more than 20% of the planet’s unfrozen surface freshwater and over 1,000 genera of endemic flora and fauna. For a once-in-a-lifetime tour of Lake Baikal, most visitors start off in Moscow and fly to the city of Irkutsk.

Lake Baikal

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