Seeking Thrill in Sydney

Sydney, Wollongong

Welcome to Sydney—home of iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge! Thanks to its abundance of secluded beaches and sightseeing spots (not to mention the overall laid-back vibe), it has become one of the most visited cities in the world. Little do people know that it also has a bunch of heart-pounding attractions that any thrill-seeker would go crazy for! We’ve gathered the city’s top adrenaline-inducing activities from scaling a bridge to swimming with the sharks! These aren’t for the faint of heart, but we know you’re up for it!

Updated 10 months ago

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BridgeClimb Sydney

Sydney, Australia • Recommendation • a year ago

Journey to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge (at 134 meters above sea level!) with BridgeClimb Sydney! Choose to join a longer and higher climb early in the morning or a shorter and faster one during twilight. Whichever you pick, you’ll be treated to an exhilarating adventure that comes with panoramic views of the city! In case you’re not too keen on heights, your Climb Leader will be there to guide you every step of the way. You’ll also be fully equipped with specially designed outdoor gear for extra safety. BridgeClimb Sydney’s packages also include a Certificate of achievement and a group photograph to remember the day you conquered Sydney’s largest steel arch bridge!


3 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, Sydney, Australia

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Jetpack Adventures Sydney

Sydney, Australia • Recommendation • a year ago

Jetpack Adventures Sydney lets you zoom through the air using water-powered jetpacks! Liters of water blast through top-of-the-line thrust nozzles, allowing you to soar up to 15 meters above the water. Once you begin your 45-minute session, an instructor will talk you through the basics while you listen via a walkie-talkie helmet. You may also try your hand at flyboarding wherein you jump in and out of the water with the help of a jet board! Remember to bring a change of clothes with you—you’re bound to get wet one way or another!


Sydney International Regatta Centre, Old Castlereagh Road, Penrith, Sydney, Australia

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iFLY Downunder

Sydney, Australia • Recommendation • 10 months ago

Indoor skydiving is the name of the game at iFLY Downunder! The rules are simple: enter the glass tunnel, lean into the wind, and wait for the air to lift you up until you float! For 50 seconds, you’ll experience how an outdoor free fall feels like without having to jump off a plane. Expert skydivers will even give you tips and tricks to make the most out of your session. iFLY Downunder’s state-of-the-art facility welcomes all ages, perfect for the whole family!


123 Mulgoa Road, Penrith, Sydney, Australia

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Penrith Whitewater Stadium

Sydney, Australia • Wishlist • 10 months ago

Located just an hour away from Sydney, Penrith Whitewater Stadium was the official venue for kayak and canoe events during the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. It boasts a man-made whitewater course designed and built after an actual wild river! From September to June, the arena is open to the public for whitewater rafting, kayaking, and even swift water rescue training. Beginners and first-timers should seek the assistance of pro river guides, while self-guided trips are also offered for the daredevils-at-heart. Remember: you have to be physically fit, confident in the water, and a skilled swimmer before going on this wet and wild adventure!


McCarthy's Lane, Cranebrook, Sydney, Australia

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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Sydney, Australia • Recommendation • 10 months ago

Scuba dive with grey nurse sharks inside one of the world’s largest aquariums! SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium houses over 700 different species and 13,000 aquatic animals, featuring Sydney’s local marine life. The Shark Dive Xtreme is its most thrilling attraction where you swim and interact with sharks, stingrays, dugongs, tropical fish, and other amazing sea creatures! Prior diving experience is not required—you just need a lot of guts!


1-5 Wheat Road, Sydney, Australia

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Skydive the Beach

Wollongong, Australia • Recommendation • 10 months ago

Skydive the Beach has 15 drop zones all over Australia; but, its Sydney-Wollongong mark will have you jump from an altitude of 4,572 meters! The stunning North Wollongong Beach is your reward for facing gravity. Tandem skydiving is their specialty, so you’ll definitely be in good and safe hands. After 60 seconds of intense free falling, soak up the breathtaking views of Southern Sydney beaches as you slowly descend with your parachute.


Stuart Park, George Hanley Drive, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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TreeTop Adventure Park (Sydney - The Hills)

Sydney, Australia • Recommendation • 10 months ago

Kick up the adrenaline as you weave through the treetops at TreeTop Adventure Park! Test your limits in over 100 elevated obstacle courses, including zip lines, rope ladders, and suspension bridges. Each track caters to a different difficulty level, which means anyone is welcome to climb, slide, and glide! You’re in good hands here; the helpful staff equip you with helmets and harnesses for easy tree-flying!


Cumberland State Forest, 95 Castle Hill Road, West Pennant Hills, New South Wales, Australia

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