Water jet-packs? A human slingshot? Er, these activities want to kill you, basically. Here are few scary activities you can do in Scotland.
1. River bugging in Aberfeldy
Waterway irritating basically includes diving over a progression of waterfalls in an inflatable rocker, and attempting as well as can be expected to make it to the finish of the stream without either overturning or suffocating. On the off chance that this amazingly rash (however grand) wear sounds like amusing to you, look at Splash White Water Rafting Scotland.
2. Flying a microlight in East Lothian
East of Scotland Microlights offers gift vouchers from £70, which includes being flown around far over the Firth of Forth in a modest microlight airship. You’ll take off over delightful beaches, or head towards Edinburgh on longer flights. It’s essentially the coolest conceivable approach to see the capital, if its all the same to you sitting in a flying hairdryer.
3. Aqualining at Calvine Canyon
Aqualining is fundamentally tightrope walking, however the rope isn’t especially tight, and you’re likewise anticipated that would traverse a waterway. Sounds entirely barmy to us, yet in the event that you need to try it out, stag and hen-do organization Pop The Fizz offer sessions at Calvine Canyon in Dunkeld. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
4. Flyboarding on Loch Auchenreoch
On the off chance that you need to experience what it resembles to fly and suffocate all the while, why not attempt your hand at flyboarding (essentially, a watery stream pack) on this scenic Scottish loch? You can dive into the water like a giant, scared dolphin for just £95. On the off chance that you survive, the adjacent Inn on the Loch is a decent place to celebrate.
5. Cliff jumping in the Outer Hebrides
Hebridean Pursuits run coasteering sessions, where you move along the coastline, swim along the shore, and sprinkle through ocean caves. Gracious, and you’ll additionally be required to hop into the water from high precipices, which is more disturbing. In the event that you believe you’re up for the test.
6. Paramotoring or paragliding in the Highlands
Past Extreme are a paragliding school based beside Loch Ness. They offer one-day tester paragliding sessions for £180, or you could attempt your hand at paramotoring, which is fundamentally paragliding at high speeds while strapped to a giant fan. Looks truly insane, yet it’s unquestionably a decent approach to attempt and spot Nessie.
7. Extreme kayaking down the Falls of Falloch
This lovely, fearsome 30-foot high waterfall close to the Highland town of Crianlarich is well known with kayakers, for the most part on account of its rollercoaster-like grade. It’s just for experienced paddlers; it’s fun however entirely hazardous.
8. Traversing the Cuillin Ridge on Skye
This startling, steep, cut edge on the Isle of Skye has fantastic perspectives, on the off chance that you have the guts to really go up there, that is. You should be a capable and fit individual; if so you can book a two-day guided climb with this local expert, including a night spent bivouacking under the stars on a rough edge.
9. Skydiving in Strathallan, Perthshire
Or, then again if that isn’t sufficiently high for you, you could simply make a beeline for Skydive Strathallan in Perthshire. It was established in 1960, making it the most oldest skydiving center in Scotland, which is great because if you’re going to jump out of a perfectly good aircraft for no reason, you, in any event, need to be in experienced hands.
10. Ice climbing in Kinlochleven
This photograph may appear as though it was taken in a crevasse somewhere in the Alps, yet it’s really Ice Factor, the world’s greatest indoor ice climbing focus in Scotland. It’s produced using 500 tons of snow and ice, and stands at a dizzying height of 12m. In the event that you need to attempt this genuinely extraordinary hobby yourself, it costs £48 per session.
11. Soapbox gravity racing in Lanarkshire
Gravity racing is an extraordinary type of go-karting in carefully assembled cleanser box racers (carties) which can achieve rates of up to 60mph, making it an entirely unsafe leisure activity. There’s a club in Scotland devoted to the action, and they have instructional exercises about how to make your own. The following authority race is the Hawksland Bogie Race in July.
12. Abseiling down the Forth Bridge
The gigantic, rust-red Forth Bridge is more than 165ft high, and excite crazed thrill seekers frequently consent to abseil down in for charity. The following philanthropy raising money abseil will be in October for Chest, Heart, and Stroke Scotland. Argh.
13. Ziplining in Aviemore
Zip Trek adventure park in Aviemore have a 550-meter long zip wire that whisks individuals along at 40mph through beautiful pine woodlands. It’s totally alarming, however surely vital. The recreation center has another 13 zip wires too, however this present one’s the longest and speediest.
14. Bungee jumping in Killiecrankie
This unimaginably grand bungee bounce is conversationally known as the “Highland Fling”, with members falling 40 meters from an uncommonly built stage over the River Garry in Perthshire at paces of up to 50 miles for every hour. You’ll get the chance to take in the fantastic view as you dive towards the water…if you’re overcome enough to keep your eyes open, that is.
15. Canyoning through the Falls of Bruar
Canyoning is basically waterway pestering, however without the inflatable rocker. Scotland is an awesome place to attempt this batshit brandish, as it’s loaded with lovely glens, quick streaming rivers, and narrow gorges. Don’t go it alone though or you might get injured.