27 CRAZY IDEAS FOR ADVENTUROUS COUPLES
August 19, 2019
Charles Bukowski once said; “Find what you love and let it kill you.” These extreme date ideas are not intended to kill you, but they will definitely murder all boring dates. These ideas are designed to get you and your partner’s adrenaline going and your heart pumping. Make your palms sweat and your stomach flutter for other reasons besides seeing your partner.
Remember to take a camera on your Extreme Date adventures and capture every crazy moment. Create a scrapbook or Facebook album together and relive all the ridicules things you did.
One of the most intense and addictive activities out there, free falling through the air will definitely add some spice to your relationship.
2. BUNGEE JUMPING
Some effect as Skydiving with less of the fear.
3. BOOK A FATBIKE TOUR
Try something new and book a fatbike tour on your next holiday. Visit www.fatbiketours.co.za
for more information. They have stunning trails in Gansbaai, De Kelders and Hermanus varying from easy rides along the beach to racing down sand dunes and learning a few new skills.
4. WEEKEND LONG MUSIC FESTIVAL
Music Festivals are loud and dirty. You spend three days listening to bands, drinking beer, sleeping in tents (if you actually get some sleep) and not showering. There is nothing better. Tick the music festival off your list and keep the bragging rights.
5. DRUMMING CIRCLES
There are a few restaurants and venues who offer a more cultured experience with drumming circles, face painting and even walking over hot coals. Turn that lame dinner date into something special.
6. TAKE A SEGWAY TOUR
Enjoy a quirky guided tour of Knysna's beautiful scenery while you exercise and use your body to move on a Segway Personal Transporter. Visit www.knysnasegwaytours.co.za
for rates and tour times.
7. SHARK CAGE DIVING
No need to explain the extremeness of this one. Shark Cage Diving KZN
specialises in cage diving experiences with sharks, and is operated by scuba diving expert John Miller who is a pioneer in the practice in KwaZulu-Natal.
John has 25 years of scuba diving experience, both in diving with sharks and diving coral reefs. He, together with his experienced team, will ensure you have the most unforgettable shark diving experience.
The Shark Cage Diving KZN team has great respect for the natural underwater world and take a holistic approach to shark diving, that allows you to enjoy close encounters with Great White Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Zambezi Sharks without disrupting their natural habitat. Book now for the thrill of a lifetime!
8. MOUNTAIN CLIMBING
There is something very sexy and satisfying of sweating with your partner. Mountain Climbing is a very good workout and an activity that can even happen indoors.
9. SKIING (WATER OR SNOW)
Take on the water or the slopes together. This activity will leave you both sore in the morning; hopefully with a few bruise and a few good memories.
Fresh air, sunlight and cold, mountain stream water.
11. TUBE RACING
A new trend in South Africa; Tube Racing consist of spending a weekend camping by a river, racing tubes during the day and hanging by the campfire at night.
12. ADVENTURE PARKS (WATER OR RIDES)
Get in touch with your inner child and spend the day at an amusement park. Ride every ride and eat soft serve ice-cream.
Play against each other or get other couples involved for a full on battle.
14. NIGHT PARK RUNS
Park Runs are great, it is organized and beautiful. Night Park Runs have the added benefit of the danger of running in the dark with only a headlamp to guide you. If running is not your thing rather stroll hand in hand under the starlight.
15. TRAIL RUNNING
A Bit more dangerous than the Park Runs and definitely not meant to be done in the dark.
16. MOUNTAIN BIKING
Walking is for amateurs. Join a club and go experience that same old trail in a complete, new way. Warning: Bruises are a guarantee.
17. 4X4 ROUTES
Take the road less travel by or make your own. These long trips proved adventure and tight spaces for conversation and laughs.
18. PUBLIC TRANSPORT ROAD TRIPS
A great way to see the country. The idea behind this date is to pick a destination and just go.
19. SCUBA DIVING
Under the sea, under the sea. Darling, it is better, down where it is wetter, take it from me! ;)
20. GETTING A TATTOO
Don’t stress, it is only permanent. Getting inked is a great way to save a memory or honour a special meaning. P.S. It is also super addictive!
21. HORSEBACK RIDING
Get to know the wild like they did in the west! End the day with a beautiful picnic and sundowners.
22. DIRT BIKING OR MOTORCYCLE TRIPS
Tight leather pants and a beautiful mountain view or killer dune is the perfect way to spend the afternoon. Play a game of cat and mouse or just get caught up in the moment.
23. ACTION SPORTS
Action cricket, action hockey, action netball and action soccer. Fast-paced game. Conveniently indoors. End it off with a couple of drinks.
24. ATTEND A SPORTING EVENT
All the action, none of the effort.
25. OBSTACLE COURSES
Starts slow, but before you know it, you are covered in mud, your clothes are torn and you are going for the win. Canopy tours originated in the lush rainforests of Costa Rica where adventurous biologists, desperate to study the diversity of animal life that habituates the upper canopy level of forests, devised a system of cables and platforms that would allow them to explore this previously inaccessible ecosystem. Visit www.canopytour.co.za
for more information.
26. SNORKELING WITH SEALS
Looking for an opportunity to see the famous Cape Fur seals? You’re in luck! Downhill Adventures
offers Snorkeling with the Seals at Duiker Island in the Hout Bay area. Exciting Fact: Duiker Island is home to over 15 000 Cape Fur Seals.
The 3-hour trip consists of a leisurely boat ride and about an hour in the water. You don’t have to dive deep to see the seals. The snorkelling site is only 2 to 5 metres and offers a clear view to the bottom.
27. DIVING WITH CROCODILES
is located in the heart of the winelands on the world renowned Le Bonheur crocodile farm, housing more than 1000 crocodiles, approximately 30minutes drive from Cape Town and Waterfront. Go and experience Cape Town's first ever Crocodile Cage diving close encounter experience with Africa's apex predators.
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