Sometimes instead of sipping on a margarita watching the wave’s crash against the white sand and the sun setting below the horizon, travelers need an epic adventure. The ocean just happens to be full of them and whether you are in Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, Alaska, Australia or even Antarctica; there is truly an adventure for any adrenaline loving enthusiast. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to come face to face with a killer whale? Or what about surfing in frigid waters where no one has ever surfed before? What await travelers who want more than just typical vacations are these 12 extreme ocean adventures.
The Blue Hole descends over 400 feet and only experienced divers can sink into this world famous sinkhole in one awesome ocean adventure that you will never forget. Divers will descend along the wall down to 130 feet where you will find an array of limestone formations and bizarre stalactites. There are no colorful fish or coral down in these depths but you may be privy to a hammerhead shark or two that like to hang around as well as rays and barracudas. There is nothing quite like the silence that surrounds you when you are 130 feet deep, surrounded by the stalactites of the collapsed prehistoric cavern and this is a dive that should otherwise be known as one extreme ocean adventures. If you are not a diver, you can still experience the surface of the Blue Hole by snorkeling, while the experience may not be as eerie, it is certainly breathtaking and beautiful.
If you are looking to play in the surf, explore hidden sea caves and navigate through complex ocean rock gardens, sea kayaking is the extreme ocean adventure for you. Sea kayaking is often the most fun on the Pacific Coast throughout Canada and the United States as the mighty ocean gives you big swells, incredible wildlife and reputable guides and companies. This is one sport where experience doesn’t matter as long as you can listen to instructions and lift a paddle, you are good to go. For the more experienced though, plan on battling it out with the waves as you paddle to secret waterfalls, beaches and more. If warm weather and calmer waters are more your style head to Fiji where you can snorkel or fish right from your kayak.
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