Spain has more to offer other than churches, beaches, food and festivals. It has plenty of adventure activities to take your breath away and get the adrenalin pumping. These alternatives take you up in the sky or to the bottom of the sea.
isango! has put together 5 adventure activities of Spain that will make your Spanish experience a highly memorable one.
Western Water Park Magaluf, Mallorca
This wet Wild West themed park will challenge the daredevil in you. It also has rides and slides for children of all ages so no one gets left out. Some of the slides are really heart-stopping like the Kamikaze slide that drops you a sheer 30 metres or the Tornado, a knuckle-whitening whirling twisting rush of water. The Crazy Racer and the Huracan are just as fierce and awe inspiring.
There is also a mini theme park, Kids Waterland. Just as thrilling as the slides, are the daily high diving shows. The divers take off from 30 metre heights and display their skills with perfectly synchronised combined dives involving two, three and more divers at a time.
Deep Sea Fishing, Fuerteventura
The thrill of landing a legendary shimmering silvery marlin or swordfish is hard to describe or rival. The island of Gran Canaria, especially Fuerteventura, are superb deep-sea fishing waters. There are an enormous variety of fish to catch.
With the aid of multi-lingual instructors, you are sure to experience the excitement when your fishing line goes taut and you battle the fish at the end of your line. In keeping with the sporting etiquette, you return the defeated fish to the sea.
Gran Canaria Adventure Tour – Jeep and Camel Safari
Changing gears you can indulge in one of the most exciting means of exploring Gran Canaria. This ruggedly beautiful volcanic island hides a lot of its beauty, which can only be seen and experienced by going on a combined Jeep and Camel Safari tour.
The powerful open-topped 4×4 jeeps and towering camels will carry you over rocky mountain tracks to the famous Masplomas Dunes, the lovely little village of Cercado Espino and up to the picturesque highlands of Soria. The stunning views of the Pico de las Nieves, the Presa de las Niñas and the Ayacata will be the highlights of your adventure.
Scenic Helicopter Tour over Gran Canaria
Another fantastic way to see the Gran Canaria is by helicopter. Even as you lift off, you understand why an aerial view of this incredibly beautiful island is the best way to see it. As the stunning diversity of Gran Canaria’s natural features unfurl below, you will appreciate its magical properties.
The rugged volcanic landscapes have many moods and facets that can only be appreciated from the air. The glorious golden beaches, picturesque villages, twisting, mysterious ravines and the grandeur of the Maspalomas sand dunes will simply take your breath away.
Aguamar Water Park, Ibiza
The Aguamar Water Park on Ibiza is the one attraction that rivals the rave parties and beaches for attention and attendance. It is the largest on the island and has an exciting range of water slides and other features to either cool you off or set the blood racing.
Located just 10 minutes from Ibiza Town, the Aguamar Water Park has loads of slides for every age. Some are gentle and slow while others have tight twists and scream-causing turns. The five fabulous and popular ones are the Kamikazee, the Black Hole, the Spiral, Rio Ventura and the Spiro Tubo. When you are done riding the slides there are a lot of restaurants to choose from and shady spaces to enjoy a picnic lunch.