SportsCover Direct has revealed the top countries for those looking to enjoy extreme sporting experiences and adventure holidays – with Egypt ranking in at second place.
Following the easing of pandemic restrictions, travel enthusiasts eager to explore have been surging back – bringing with them an increased demand for extreme sports.
The adventure tourism market is expected to grow to generate US $1,169 billion by 2028.
For avid snorkeling fans, Egypt has the most spots with 597 destinations, including Hurghada’s Sea Memories or Dahab’s Scuba Seekers.
The US meanwhile has the the most number of water sports per category, while Spain comes in third with 14 scuba diving and snorkeling activities, as well as 80 waterskiing locations.
Indonesia has the most river rafting experiences globally, overtaking the US in this category with 223 activities.
The top 10 best countries for adventure holidays
The US ranked as the best country to visit for adrenaline seekers, either by snorkeling at the Crystal River in Florida or taking on the many mountain biking trails – with many other exciting opportunities ranging from ziplining to waterskiing across 12,613 activities.
The UK ranked second, with up to 4,408 activities to try out, including the Gower in Swansea for surfing enthusiats.
Spain once again comes in third with 3,618 activities, including surfing on the Grand Canaria or Parasailing in Menorca.