Tired of the same old date ideas and looking to change things up? Unleash your inner daredevil and try out some of these adrenalin-pumping activities for the perfect adventurers weekend.
If a roller coaster and a zipline were to have a baby, this would be the result. Swoop through the tree tops on the world’s longest and Australia’s very first zipline roller coaster. Located at TreeTops in the Ourimbah State Forest, there are two aptly named Crazy Riders which have 360 degree loops and drops. This is not for the faint hearted.
Prices start from $39
For more info: TreeTops
Sometimes referred to as gorge walking combines swimming and trekking through some of the Sydney’s Blue Mountains most picturesque waterfalls, mountain streams and rockpools. Canyoning adventures are available for all skill levels. Adventures may include some abseiling.
Prices start from $129
For more info: Eagle Rock Adventures
Experience the rock star lifestyle. Enjoy the buzz of hovering over the beautiful Sydney harbour, taking in iconic views of the harbour bridge before a gourmet lunch in the Hunter Valley, Central Coast, Blue Mountains or Southern Highlands.
Prices start from $660 for two people and depend on your lunch destination.
For more info: Sydney HeliTours
Skid & slide classes
Learn how to handle a car like a professional driver. Develop the skills to turn off all the computerised handling aids, oversteer and correct slides like a stunt driver. An experience you will never forget.
Price: From $330
More info: Sydney Motorsport Park
When indoor climbing isn’t thrilling enough, take it to the next level in the great outdoors. A full day climb will challenge you. Climbing adventures run all year round, and include lunch. Available for individuals, couples or groups of up to six.
More info: High And Wild
High speed thrills planing across the waters of Sydney Harbour will leave you with your heart in your mouth. The famous red Shark jet powered boats are iconic sights and are sure to leave you with Adrenalin-pumping memories.
Price: Adults $85 each
More info: Oz Jet Boating
Shark Dive Xtreme
Looking for a new experience where you can come face-to-face with one of the world’s most dangerous predators? Shark diving without a cage is designed for the daredevil who’s seeking the next thrill. You must be able to swim and be 14 years or over.
More info: Sea Life Sydney