TripAdvisor has just released their ultimate list of the world’s top adventure destinations for 2018. Whether you like tackling extreme sports, spotting rare animals or ticking of wonders of the world, these adventurous destinations will fill you with wanderlust. Mexico came in on the list at number 8. Here is Puerto Vallarta’s top 10 gay adventure activities. We have a unique combination of mountains, jungle and beach and provides a wide array of adventure seeking activities. In fact, Puerto Vallarta offers most all the activities found in all the other cities in the top 10 list. One of the most popular adventure activities is one of our several gay boat cruises like Wet and Wild Gay Cruise or Diana’s Boat Cruise. Try one of the many zip line and jungle canopy tours We also have a world renown Vallarta Botannical Gardens with amazing hiking trails, waterfalls, and the Tomatlan River. ATV adventure rides and horseback riding is found everywhere. You will find whale watching from November until March as humpback whales breed off the coast of Vallarta. Finally you can swim with the dolphins, snorkel at Los Arcos or Las Marietas island or take a bike ride along the Puerto Vallarta malecon. For more activities, see our complete list of Puerto Vallarta LGBT activities here.
- Private Customizable Sailing Tour in Cancun
- Private Los 7 Cenotes with Lunch and Bike Ride from Merida
- Puerto Vallarta Adventure Tour: Zip lining, Rappelling and Tequila Tasting
Based on recent consumer surveys, the adventure travel sector has grown exponentially from 2009 to 2012, from $ 263,000 million in 2012 to $683,000 million in 2017, and constitutes approximately 30 percent of tourism spending world. The popularity of adventure travel is predominant in South America but also includes Central America and Mexico.
The list revealed Costa Rica – known for rain forests, volcanos, beaches and surfing – is the world’s best destination for travel experiences. The rugged, rain forest Central American country is also great for nature lovers. Made up of protected jungle, the lush, tropical country is teeming with wildlife including spider monkeys, crocodiles, ocelots, sloths and quetzal birds.
New Zealand, famed for its adventure tourism, ranked second among the best countries. The country, located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, offers a vast range of activities from bungee jumping, to kayak tours and tandem parasailing flights.