Everyone knows that Thailand is one of the world’s top destinations for relaxing and chilling, but what about having adventurous holidays in Thailand? Look a little closer and you will discover that there are plenty of adrenaline-filled things to do in Thailand. The list of extreme things to do in Thailand is long and it’s easy to combine relaxation on the beach with an adventurous holiday in this amazing country. So, if you are seeking an active holiday in Thailand, here are a few heart-pumping suggestions for you to try out. If you do sign up, then one thing is for sure – the excitement will be non-stop on your next trip to Thailand!

Paragliding

Despite not using an engine, this extreme thing to do in Thailand can last many hours and cover many hundreds of kilometers. Paragliding is a thrilling way to experience the inspiring beauty of the skies and an ultimate adrenaline packed thing to do in Thailand.

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Beautiful gliding serenity

High as a kite

Paragliding can be enjoyed by anyone. It is perfect for teenagers to grandparents seeking an adventurous holiday in Thailand. A trained pilot will skilfully ride the hot thermals with you. No experience is required as you take a tandem ride. On this active holiday in Thailand, you and your pilot, climb to altitudes of a few thousand meters!

Para-gliding perfection

Beautiful memories

It is a unique way to see the incredible Thai landscape from a bird’s perspective. This extreme thing to do in Thailand creates memories to last a lifetime. So, take the few steps to your seat, strap on to your instructor, and enjoy this adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand.

Tips

  • Don’t forget to bring your go-pro along for sensational pictures
  • See paragliding in Thailand for more information

Location

Thai Paragliding 267 / 173 – 5 Sukhumvit Road, Maptapud Muangmai, Rayong 21150 Tel: +668 2962 7666

Motocross Phuket

Riding a powerful motocross bike is definitely high on the list of adrenaline filled things to do in Thailand. This  dirt bike experience whizzes you through the jungle and adds dynamic thrills to any active holiday in Thailand.

Dirt-bike fun

Excellent coaching

With all extreme things to do in Thailand, safety is very important. Motocross Phuket make sure that all safety measures are met. Youl get excellent training from Toby, the owner and motocross expert, full protection gear and plenty of motivational tips. This adventurous holiday in Thailand works for the whole family as bike sizes and track difficulty cater to all skill levels.

Hang-time!

Off-road riding

The Motocross Phuket team also offers 2 or 4 hour, off-road rides. Cruise along jungle trails and rocky paths to add to your adrenaline packed holiday in Thailand. It’s all action, adventure and excitement on this exciting dirt bike experience! If you are looking for an activity away from the beach, and an adventurous holiday in Thailand, then check-out this motorcycle action.

Tips

Location

Soi Yot Sane 1, Tambon Chalong, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Phuket 83130, Thailand

Free-diving

It’s simple to combine this adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand with your perfect beach holiday.  There are internationally approved free-diving schools based in Koh Phangan, Koh Tao and Phuket. Your active holiday, in Thailand, is just steps away from a beautiful tropical beach.

Into the big blue

Hold your breath

Free-diving is an extreme style of diving. This sport relies on the ability to hold your breath until resurfacing without scuba gear. The super tranquility, on this adventurous holiday activity in Thailand, is unmatched. A team of experienced instructors keep all participants safe on this extreme thing to do in Thailand.

Amazing serenity

Fitness and focus

The adrenaline challenge of overcoming the quick need to breathe is incredibly exciting. Additionally, there are various benefits attributed to this unique diving activity. This extreme thing to do in Thailand also improves physical health and fitness, as well as focusing on mental training abilities. Each free-diving school has multiple courses running.

Tips

  • Combine free-diving with yoga and meditation to improve your mental strength
  • See free diving

Location

Tel; Blue Immersion (+66) (0)811 888 488 / Apnea Koh Tao +66 (0) 819 565 720/+66 (0) 819 565 430

Bungee Jump

This extreme thing to do in Thailand is a long-time favourite. It is sure to get the blood rushing and raise excitement levels. Phuket’s Jungle Bungy jump is just 20 minutes from busy Patong beach and offers a great adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand.

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Perfect setting

The Jungle Bungy jump overlooks a calm lagoon and some dense jungle forest. The perfect setting for this extreme thing to do in Thailand. New Zealand and Australian owners have run this original bungee jump operation for many years and follow strict safety standards.

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Keep jumping!

Add to your adventurous holiday in Thailand by trying the Jungle Bungy tandem or catapult variations. You can choose to stay dry or to be dunked in the water during this extreme thing to do in Thailand. Don’t hesitate and enjoy the view – if you miss it, you can always jump again on this adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand!

Tips

  • Try the catapult ‘reverse bungee’ for extra extreme thrills
  • Why not book your bungy jump now

Location:

Jungle Bungy Jump, 61/3 Wichitsongkram, Kathu, Phuket 83120

Tel: +66 76 321 351

Rock Climbing

The main draw to Krabi for those seeking adventurous holidays in Thailand are the amazing rock climbing opportunities. Scaling the large limestone rocks at Ton Sai is a super active holiday in Thailand and it happens just meters from the beach.

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Trusted tuition

There are many routes to choose from, according to your climbing skill set. From absolute beginners and children, through to seasoned professionals on this adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand. Reliable schools provide experienced climbing instructors with years of teaching and guiding experience, so your adventurous holiday in Thailand will be in safe hands.

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Sea cliffs

A highlight of this extreme thing to do in Thailand is the deep water solo trips. Climb a rock out in the middle of the sea, free of equipment, and simply jump back into the sea when you’ve had enough. Being right on Ton Sai beach means lots of relaxing moments on this active holiday in Thailand. Or head out on a rented kayak to see the beautiful scenery of the karst peaks.

Tips

  • A basic skills course covers climbing techniques such as; belaying, abseiling/rappelling, and lead climbing
  • Check out rock climbing in Krabi

Location

Ton Sai Beach, Krabi Province Tel: +66 8 1149 9745

Paramotor

Taking to the skies, in a beautiful country, is certainly one of the most adrenaline filled things to do in Thailand. Para-motoring is among the most unique adventure sports on earth and a high-point of extreme things to do in Thailand! This amazing activity is recognised as one of the safest forms of aviation due to low air speed and in-built flight stability.

Paramotor into the skies

Perfect views

No previous experience is needed for this active holiday in Thailand. Companies offer amazing tandem rides, reliably overseen by professional instructors. Just sit back and enjoy this adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand with the cool breezes and big skies surround you. Sky Club Asia’s flights offer spectacular views over the Sam Roi Yod National Park and along the golden beaches of the Hua Hin region.

Sunset magic

Solo flyer

Para-motoring has developed quickly into a safe, and ultimate adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand. After your tandem ride, if you want more indulgence in this extreme thing to do in Thailand, you can train to fly solo in beautiful Phuket. You need up to 20 hours of ground-work training and 5 hours of flight and weather theory before you can fly solo on this adventurous holiday in Thailand.

Tips

  • Occasionally bad weather will mean cancellation or postponement of a class
  • For more information check out paramotor in Thailand

Location

Hua Hin Paramotor School’s air strip is 25 minutes from Hua Hin city centre

Tel: +66 87 401 1113

White-water rafting

Head north to find some of the most adventurous holidays in Thailand, set among amazing natural scenery. White-water rafting is a popular adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand and the north offers plenty of opportunities to ride wild rivers.

Adventure filled fun

Secluded nature

There are one and two-day excursions available, or try this extreme thing to do in Thailand on a tour lasting only a handful of hours. On this adventurous holiday in Thailand you will discover wild animals in their natural habitat, find hot springs, shower in crystal waterfalls and swim in clear mountain gorges.

White-water rush!

Across the country

The 180 km long Pai river is a focal point for active white-water holidays Thailand. You can also find adrenaline filled rafting in the provinces of Chantburi, Nan and Phangna provinces. Before signing up,  be sure to check the safety record of any company managing this extreme thing to do in Thailand. If you want action packed memories of adventurous holidays in Thailand then try this amazing activity in Thailand.

Tips

  • During the monsoon season (July to October) the river can be more difficult to navigate
  • Find out more about white water rafting here

Location

39, Moo 3. Chaisongkram Road, Viangtai, Pai, Mae Hong Son, Thailand 58130

Tel: +66 (0)81 993 9674

Skydiving

This most extreme thing to do in Thailand has to be the amazing thrill of leaping out of an aircraft thousands of meters above the ground. Of all the active holidays in this great country, skydiving is the most heart-pumping, adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand.

Heart-pumping thrills

Super speeds

Reliable and safe companies offer Skydiving as an adventurous holiday in Thailand so safety is paramount. For those that are keen to try out this extreme thing to do in Thailand, the most popular ‘jump’ point is near Pattaya. A life-changing tandem jump means you are strapped tightly to an instructor and enjoy the freefall at speeds up to 220 kph on this active holiday in Thailand.

Dedicated diver

When the parachute deploys on this adventurous holiday in Thailand, you can enjoy the complete serenity of the sky, the view of the horizon and the earth below you. If you get hooked on this adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand, then it’s possible to take a certification course. Take a deep breath and take your active holidays in Thailand to the next level!

Tips

Location

77 M.7 Neun Kho, Klaeng, Rayong 21110, Thailand Tel: +66 (0)85-900-3412

Flight of the Gibbon

Ever dreamed of whizzing through the trees like Tarzan? It might be that trying this extreme thing to do in Thailand is as good as it gets. Flight of the Gibbon elevates you to the treetop level and is for sure an adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand. Once only available to the gibbons, it’s now open to you!

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Fun in the foliage

There is plenty of fun on this active holiday in Thailand. The multi-tiered platforms, countless zip-lines and sky bridges, on this adventurous holiday in Thailand, keep the spirits high. The added bonus of this adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand is the amazing vantage points for stunning forest scenery.

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Safe swinging

Spend the whole day in the canopy zipping from tree to tree or just spend a couple of hours enjoying the lush green exotic forests on this active holiday in Thailand. Zip-line safety for guests is paramount and top quality international equipment for these extreme things to do in Thailand exceeds all required safety standards.

Tips

  • Combine a Segway tour of Chiang Mai Old City with Flight of the Gibbon
  • Book your  canopy tour here

Location

Chiang Mai, Chonburi Tel: +66 (0) 89 970 5511 / +66 53 010 660

Kite-surfing

This extreme thing to do in Thailand will give you plenty of pure adrenaline filled moments. Kite-surfing is a wonderful water sport and always makes the list for those seeking adventurous holidays in Thailand.

Kite-surfing the Thai seas

Warm breezes

Kite-surfing uses wind-power and a large controllable power kite to ride the waves at speed. This water sport adds a thrill to any active holiday in Thailand. This beautiful country has consistent warm breezes and an ideal climate making it a perfect place to practice this adventurous holiday in Thailand.

Kite-surfing the big crests!

Out on the waves

There are many various stunning locations for you to experience this extreme thing to do in Thailand. You’ll find reliable and professional schools in Koh Samui, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Phuket, and Koh Phangan. Kite-surfing on a beautiful day means sun, sea, warm breezes and an adrenaline filled thing to do in Thailand out on the waves. Try your luck at kite-surfing – we think you will love it!

Tips

  • Practice handling a 4-line stunt kite ahead of your kite-surfing experience
  •  For more information see kite boarding

Location

Koh Samui, Phuket, Hua Hin, Koh Phangan, Pattya, Chumphon

Tel: Phuket +66 81 5914594 / Hua Hin +66 81 5914593 / Koh Samui +66 83 6431627

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