An area of the Sierre Madre jungle
An area of the Sierre Madre jungle
Bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge in Zambia/Zimbabwe

Extreme tourism (also often referred to as shock tourism, although both concepts do not appear strictly similar) is a niche in the tourism industry involving travel to dangerous places (mountains, jungles, deserts, caves, canyons, etc.) or participation in dangerous events. Extreme tourism overlaps with extreme sport. The two share the main attraction, "adrenaline rush" caused by an element of risk, and differing mostly in the degree of engagement and professionalism.

Some of the extreme famous attractions in the world:

See also


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  2. ^ a b Avakian, Talia. "16 adrenaline junkie attractions to visit in your lifetime". Business Insider. Retrieved 2021-08-30.