Top Thrills for Your Holiday Buck
Challenge yourself and whatever unfortunates you bring along in these nail-biting vacation adventures
By Heather McPherson,  Newser User
Posted Aug 25, 2007 3:10 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Timid vacationers whose idea of a good time is a book and a beach chair need not peruse this list of adventures, compiled by Forbes.

  1. Dive with sharks in the Bahamas (cagediver.com)
  2. Fly a fighter jet in California (incredible-adventures.com)
  3. High-altitude skydiving in Memphis (halojumper.com )

  1. Train like a cosmonaut in Moscow (cosmonautadventures.com)
  2. Race-car driving in New Zealand (incredible-adventures.com)
  3. Extreme biking and ice-climbing in Bolivia (blacktomato.co.uk)
  4. Tectonic plate diving and snowmobile racing in Iceland (blacktomato.co.uk)
  5. Cave tubing in New Zealand (waitomo.com)