The most dangerous of entertainment.
How much is a hunting a tornado, jump into the mouth of an active volcano and the opportunity to see the real Titanic.
Skydiving, rafting, bungee jumping — these extreme entertainment is no surprise. Forbes Life picked the most unusual ways to spend your free time with risk. Regardless of, whether you will have to pay more than $100,000 or a dollar, the thrill is guaranteed.
Tour to the sunken “Titanic” (Canada, Saint John)
Price: $105 000
The British Agency Blue Marble has launched a Private sale of tickets for a tour to the sunken “Titanic”, which will be held in 2018. The cost of the tour equivalent of a ticket in the first class of the Titanic ($4 300 in 1912), although the level of scale is not the same: a three-hour dive to a depth of 4 000 m is made in a special submersible carbon fiber and titanium. Will be organized several dives and the first is already sold out.
These tours are held every 5 years, the last of them in 2012 was organized by Deep Ocean Expeditions, but the tickets then were sold at half the price. However, the price increase is easy to explain: in 2016, was discovered a bacterium that within 15 years to completely destroy the ship. So this upcoming trip, “Titanic” may well be the last.
Jump into the mouth of an active volcano (Chile, araucanía region)
Price: from $15 000
The Villarrica volcano is one of the most active volcanoes of South America, with a height of 2 m. 847 the greatest season in the history of the volcano 30 years, and the last major eruption occurred on March 3, 2015. The height of the lava, which was ejected from the crater, then reached in 1 km. the Volcano has been active and in 2016, so Villarrica is the only place in the world where the practice of bungee jumping into the mouth of an active volcano. You jump from the helicopter, which in turn hangs at an altitude of 200 meters above the crater. The lowest point of the jump is 40 meters from the boiling lava.
Jump into the volcano, and included a six-day tour with a stop at a five star hotel.
Chasing tornadoes (USA, Texas)
Price: from $3000
“Tornado alley” — so called in the United States territory most likely to occur where atmospheric vortices. In the route element consists of 13 States, and often with a tornado you can meet in Texas. Just over a year in America, recorded about a thousand cases of the appearance of a tornado. The season begins in June and ends in December.
As a rule, in pursuit of a tornado in a van in the company of other brave souls, but it is possible to organize individual trip. Among the agencies that sell tickets to a meeting with a tornado — Extreme Tornado Tours, Storm Chasing Adventure Tours and Silver Lining Tours.
Walk on the wing of a plane (USA, Washington)
In Sequim there is a possibility to walk on the wing of the plane during his flight. Safety cables and a special fastening on the legs during flight to move around the wing, to sit, stand or lie on it. The flight speed is 250 km/h, the plane while in the course of committing a variety of maneuvers. Will have to go through a “loop the loop”, a sharp vertical descents and ascents, and even turning around the axis 360 degrees.
“Trail of death” (China, Xian)
Huashan one of the five Sacred Mountains of Taoism in China. The ascent from the North summit of the mountain (1614 m) to the South (2154, m) is 14 km part of the road is overcome by a specially-paved steps, and a remaining distance along the “path of death”, the most dangerous trail in the world, consisting of only three dilapidated appearance of wooden boards. To keep will have chain attached to the rock, there are no fences. Each extreme is given a belt with a rope and a carabiner that attaches to the rope running through the whole way. Reward for bravery — unforgettable views of the valley, monasteries and ancient temples.
Walk by skyscrapers (Canada, Toronto)
The CN tower one of the tallest structures in the world. Its height is 553,3 m, and the tallest TV towers in the world the CN tower takes the 3rd place. In 2011 in honor of the 35th anniversary of the tower, it was decided to acccess tour EdgeWalk, which means “walking on the edge”. Anyone can walk along the parapet around the tower at a height of 365 meters. One end of the tether retains the suit, which is specially issued to visitors and another set on a metal design to keep the body. Thus, we can safely approach the edge of the parapet, the width of which is only 1.5 meters, stretch your hands and enjoy Canada from a bird’s flight.
Diving with great white sharks (South Africa, Gansbaai)
Gansbaai is a small fishing town near Cape town. This place is also called the “capital of the white shark”. So popular among predators Gansbaai is obliged to the seal sanctuary near the island of Dyer, for whom, and hunt sharks. To meet great white in any season.
Local company Dyer Island, Mossel Bay, False Bay — organize dives with sharks that occur in the cage of galvanized steel. By the time it takes 10-15 minutes, and the cell can fit at a time of 6-8 people. Typically the sharks in these cells do not attack, but better still to stay closer to the center.
Swing on the edge of the world (Ecuador, baños)
In the Park of Baños, located at the altitude of 660 m 2 are the most extreme swing in the world — the 600-meter cliff. Design standard: wooden crossbar, suspended on two ropes and fixed to a metal bar. But to swing only in a helmet and harness. However, this does not guarantee complete safety. In the history of the Park, however, was not witnessed by any one accident. During the “flight” features scenic views of the valley and the active volcano Tungurahua. By the way, public transport to the Park can not walk. Residents live mostly by tourists, so be sure some of the local residents will be able to throw to the Park.
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