Do you have thrill-seeking relatives and friends?
Adventurers love Christmas. But what gift could you buy an adventurer on Christmas? We’ve got a bunch of ideas for adventure-based Christmas gifts.
1. Hot Air Balloon Ride with Breakfast – For 2 (Melbourne)
A hot air balloon ride can be one of the great Christmas gifts, It is the best way to see any city. Getting a chance to see the inner suburbs, gardens, parks and other amazing views of any city. This one hour flight for two is followed by a delicious hotel champagne breakfast. You will drift gently over the city and get a unique yet adventurous experience.
2. V8 Race Car Driving Experience
You can gift this experience to someone living west of Brisbane. It gives someone who loves adventure the chance to drive 6 laps in a Holden V8 or Ford race car around a real race track while being instructed and supported by a professional race car driver through an intercom system in the helmets. This way, the experience is also safe. It is an exhilarating experience around the high-speed Queensland Raceway. This experience allows the driver to reach up to 200/km per hour. After the drive is complete, the person taking part receives a laminated photo certificate to prove he or she was really a V8 race car driver for a day!
3. Shark Diving at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium
Imagine gifting a thrilling underwater guided tour to your loved ones? They get to experience the adrenaline rush of coming close to sharks and other marine life such as giant stingrays. This experience includes a theory class and scuba skills. There is a comprehensive safety briefing before you begin. You are provided with all the equipment and both non-certified and certified divers can take part in this. So dive into the deep end for this ultimate challenge! You also get a certificate upon completion.
4. Extreme Zip-line Guided Tour – Tamborine
You definitely want your adventure-loving friend to try out Australia’s most extreme zip lining adventure. This guided tour will take your loved one above the trees at Cedar Greek Gorge, allowing them to enjoy 7 huge zip lines that span 1.5km. This is Australia’s largest and highest zip line course – 60m above the ground!
The person experiencing this will be guided by an instructor who is experienced, allowing him or her to feel safe at all times. Once they are comfortable at the height they are at, they can make use of the photo opportunities provided to you by the gorgeous surroundings. You get to step out of your comfort zone and be among the trees. This is a bucket list item you will feel like ticking off more than once.
5. Wearable Sleeping Bag and Backpack
If you feel that you cannot afford or do not want to risk giving an entire adventure to your loved ones, perhaps give them something that can help them prepare for the adventure.
A wearable sleeping bag is much handier than an actual sleeping bag and it is the perfect gift for a person who loves adventure just as much as they love to be in bed. Adventurers are almost as fond of backpacks as they are of caps. Backpacks are definitely a cool gift, and if you get them a good one, the outdoor enthusiast in your life will love you more than anything.