10 best extreme sports to try in Singapore if you’re an adrenaline junkie

There is nothing quite like trying out a new sport that gets your heart pumping.

From figuring out your tennis backhand to mastering that tricky yoga pose, there’s no doubt that doing all these activities can send your pulse racing. But if you’re looking for something a little more, well, extreme, then maybe it’s time to try out extreme sports instead. Yes, they’re available in Singapore, and yes, there are more than two options to pick from.

Interested? You should be. Here are the 10 best extreme sports to try in Singapore for all you adrenaline junkies out there!

1. Cable-skiing

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A twist on the classic water-skiing, cable-skiing differs in the sense where the ski rope and handle is pulled by an electric-driven cable instead. Say what?!

Yup, and in case that doesn’t get your heart pounding just yet, there are even obstacles set up that you have to learn to navigate. Don’t worry if you’re new to this, though — there are beginner friendly systems you can pick from that ensures a smooth, effortless session as well.

Where to go: Singapore Wake Park.

Address: 1206A East Coast Parkway, Singapore 449891

Price: SGD32 for an hour for on the beginner systems, and SGD40 for an hour on the full-size system.

2. Bungee jumping

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One of the best extreme sports to try in Singapore is, undoubtedly, bungee jumping. With a jump height of 47m and an extensive jump menu featuring 10 different jump styles, we guarantee that you’ll be in for a heart-pounding treat!

Where to go: AJ Hackett.

Address: 30 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099011

Price: SGD199 for a single jump, though they have a promotional rate of SGD159 now.

3. Extreme swing

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If you have a fear of heights, you should probably avoid this one. The Extreme Swing basically slow lifts you up, and then drops you from a 50m height, sending you swinging and careening everywhere.

Where to go: GX5.

Address: 3E River Valley Road, #04-02 Clarke Quay, Singapore 179024

Price: SGD45 for a single swing session.

4. Zip-lining

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Want to feel the wind whipping through your hair and your surroundings zipping past you? Then zip-lining is the sport for you. You can expect to be suspended up to 75m high above the ground, going down a path at up to 60km/h!

Well, at a speed like this, it is no wonder it is considered to be one of the best extreme sports to try in Singapore. Oh, and did we mention that it works as both a solitary activity and a group one? Yup, you can even race your friends and family along the same course, if you’d like!

Where to go: Mega Adventure Park, Forest Adventure.

Address: Mega Adventure Park is located at 10A Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099008, and Forest Adventure is located at Bedok Reservoir.

Price: SGD50 for a session at both Mega Adventure Park and Forest Adventure.

5. Indoor skydiving

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Try out indoor skydiving to experience what it really feels like to fly. Plus, did you know that Singapore has one of the largest themed vertical tunnels found in the world? Seriously, the facility allows up to 20 flyers at one time!

And because of how wide the tunnel is, you’ll be able to try out a variety of positions and movements as well. Think four-way formation skydiving and free flying!

Where to go: iFly Singapore.

Address: 43 Siloso Beach Walk #01-01, Singapore 099010

Price: SGD89 for one skydive for first-timers.

6. Giant swing

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One of the best extreme sports to try in Singapore as a group has to be the Giant Swing. With a maximum of two other people, you’ll be strapped into a contraption that launches you into the horizon at 120km/h, and at 40m high.

You’ll get to pick from 6 different swing styles, though do take note that you are required to stay within a combined total weight of 300kg per swing.

Honestly, if the rush from this doesn’t do it for you, we’re not sure what will!

Where to go: AJ Hackett.

Address: 30 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099011

Price: SGD79 for one session, though they have a promotional rate of SGD59 now.

7. Trampoline bungee

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Limber and flexible folk will particularly enjoy the adrenaline rush over at the Trampoline Bungee. Execute your favourite backflips and somersaults up in the air, with nothing but two bungee cords holding you up. Seriously, gravity has nothing on you.

Where to go: GX5.

Address: 3E River Valley Road, #04-02 Clarke Quay, Singapore 179024

Price: SGD15 for a single session.

8. Driving a super car along the F1 track

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If best extreme sports in Singapore means something a little more towards fast and furious than athletic for you, well, then this is what you should be trying out instead!

Not only do you get to drive from a fleet of super cars such as a Ferrari California or a Lamborghini Gallardo, but you get to do it on the F1 city route, too!

You can opt to spend either 15 minutes, 30 minutes, or 60 minutes coasting down the highway with these babies. All depending on how much you’re willing to pay, of course!

Where to go: SingExperience.

Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

Price: Begins from SGD310, though it varies according to the duration of the session and the car chosen.

9. Vertical skywalk

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Live out your best Spiderman fantasies by going on a vertical skywalk! Not one for the fainthearted, this extreme sport requires a harness to be rigged on to you before you begin to make your way down vertically a 50m high tower. Argh!

Well, if anything, it is a definite way to combat vertigo. No wonder it is regarded as one of the best extreme sports in Singapore!

Where to go: AJ Hackett.

Address: 30 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099011

Price: Rates are unavailable.

10. Jetpacking

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Remember when the future was all about jet packs and flying cars? Well, good news! You’ll be able to try at least one of them this year.

You’ll get to strap on a water-propelled jet pack which elevates you 30 feet up in the air, and zip around over the water! If the sight of it appears a little daunting, fret not — no experience is needed whatsoever, and you’ll be guided along by an instructor the entire time.

Where to go: Ola Beach Club.

Address: 46 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099005

Price: SGD198 for a 45-minute session.

 

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