People love visiting exciting places that offer a thrilling experience. Bungee jumping, rappelling, river rafting are all adventure sports which see a lot of people trying their hand at them irrespective of the fact that they might be dangerous. Swinging from the edge of a cliff is the latest adventure. Swings connect the grownups with their childhood and for children, it is a must-have in the playground. Also Read - Top Adventure And Amusement Parks You Must Visit in India
So isn’t it a great idea to build swings for adults too at theme parks and nature parks. However, here is the catch! These swings are not located at what would you call tame venues, they are at such places where even attempting to sit on them requires a lot of courage. Here is a list of such extreme and most dangerous swings around the world that are a must visit for an adrenaline junkie. Also Read - 5 Best Kid-Friendly Theme Parks to Visit in India And Asia
1.Cliff swing at Wansheng Ordovician Theme Park, China
Chongqing Wangsheng Ordovician Theme park promises to give you an adrenaline rush so high that you would be left gasping for breath and trying to soothe your pulsating heart. The cliff swing was opened at Chongqing Wansheng Ordovician Theme Park in China, in its southwest province of Chongqing. The theme park also boasts of a glass bridge that is claimed to be the world’s longest cantilever bridge. The swing is located at the edge of a cliff that’s 300 meters (almost 1,000 ft) high and is said to be one of the most scarring and dangerous thrills.
2.Swing at the End of the World, Ecuador
Ecuador’s Swing at the End of the World hangs from the branches of a treehouse called Casa del Arbol in a remote and secluded part of the Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve. The swing is some 2,660 meters above sea level and gives a breathtaking view over the cliff.
3.Giant Canyon Swing, Colorado USA
The Giant Canyon Swing located high over the Colorado River is not something that a person with a weak heart should try. The swing is located at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and was created by park owner Steve Beckley. The swing is perched atop a 1,300 ft high cliff.
4.Over the Edge, Amsterdam
Over the Edge is Europe’s highest swing and is nearly 100 meters (328 feet) up located on the 22-storey A’Dam Tower. The ‘A’DAM LOOKOUT’ offer the visitors a 360-degree panoramic view of Amsterdam from a height and you get to see all the famous canals which now belong to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Would you be willing to take these thrilling rides or have you already visited them? These swings are definitely one of a kind and will make any adrenaline junkie happy. So next time you plan a trip to any of these places ensure that you get to try out these as well.