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19 Essential Destinations For Thrill Seekers

Your stomach will drop. And it will be awesome.

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At La Quebrada Cliffs, with heights of up to 136 feet over the Pacific, jumping is a precision sport. The timing of a jump is literally the difference between life and death because the waves below swell to a safe depth for only five seconds.

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This insane ride takes travelers nine stories into the air and swings at 50 mph, all while spinning a full 360 degrees. It's the most powerful pendulum on the planet and first ride of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Zorb Rotorua is known for being the first site of Zorbing. The activity involves rolling downhill inside an orb of made of transparent plastic. Having a "ball inside of another ball" allows the rider to feel weightless, all while bouncing and zooming down a hill.

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The roughest stretch of this famed white water rafting route is called "The Throne Room" and the hardest rapid is appropriately named "The Terminator." The river's name is derived from a local Tehuelche Indian word meaning "big big river" and it lives up to its namesake in every respect.

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Being situated at a stunning height of 10500 feet above sea level, near the mountain station Schaufeljoch, the Top of Tirol has a unique position that offers a breathtaking 360 degree panorama that stretches from the Zillertal and Stubai Alps to the Dolomites and Chalk Alps.

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