So, you’re thinking of things to do this summer? You want to try something new that is going to be packed full of adrenaline. If you’ve never tried white water rafting, you’re in a for a big surprise. Chilling out at the pool or relaxing at the BBQ is fun, but nothing beats hurtling down the rapids at breakneck speed with other adrenaline junkies by your side.
In case you weren’t aware, white water rafting is one of the most adrenaline packed activities out there. You’re at the mercy of mother nature and her rapidly moving waters don’t stop for anyone. White water river rafting in New Zealand is a must do adventure. Just think about watching the horizon line drop out of side as you plummet 20 feet in 5 seconds – it is one the most exhilarating activities you can do out in the wild. You don’t have to go big the first time, you can slowly introduce yourself to white water rafting by booking a day out on smaller sized rapids.
Bonding with Family or Friends
White water river rafting is an excellent way to bond with family, friends or even work colleagues. What better way to get to know each other more than to work together as a team as you quickly paddle down a swirling river. A rafting trip usually lasts all day, so you’ll be up early in the morning for training and breakfast. You’ll then stop somewhere for lunch and continue on down the rapids while finally settling for dinner. All of this time spend out in the wild gives you ample opportunity to get to know your guests and bond with each other.
Try Something New
When we say white water river rafting, many cower in disapproval. But, it is one of those activities that really challenges people. If you are afraid of river rafting or any other adrenaline sports, this is the time to face your fear and kick it to the curb. You get a real sense of accomplishment when you finish a white-water river rafting expedition. Finishing a day on the rapids shows you that anything can be achieved once you put your mind to it.
If you enjoy working out and going to the gym is getting a bit boring, why not change things up and book a rafting trip with some friends. You get a real bang for your buck as you get to go on a long river adventure from early in the morning to late into the evening. You’ll be paddling, sometimes frantically when you hit the rapids. You’ll do so much exercise you won’t even realise until after the trip.
You won’t regret booking a white-water rafting trip in New Zealand or anywhere else in the world. They are truly one of the most exhilarating activities you’ll ever experience. It is best to go with a group of friends or even family members. The moment your trip comes to an end, you’ll be back on the internet booking the next adventure.