South America’s Most Action-Packed Destinations

If you’re an adrenaline junkie always looking for your next adventure, then South America is the perfect place to visit with enough adventure-driven escapes to knock your socks off.

Torres del Paine National Park

Torres del Paine National Park

Argentina vacations offer a wide range of options of every type of thrill-seeker, whether you want to get wet and wild or go high and dry, this open landscape will suit any adrenaline appetite. Buenos Aires might not seem like the ideal destination for those adventure-loving, thrill-seeking travelers out there, but have no fear – a short internal flight will lead you in the right direction. Continue reading to see some of South America’s most action-packed destinations:

Kayaking: adventurous things to do in Torres del Paine

Patagonia is a region in Argentina that is known around the world for being an adventurer’s year-round paradise. Come summer or winter, Patagonia offers an excellent choice of action-packed activities. Step into the pinewood forests of Bariloche and head out on a full day adventure of intense mountain biking around Circuito Chico. This beautiful route is not for the faint hearted and steep climbs will have you gasping for breath but the spectacular scenery will make it all worthwhile. Jump onto a kayak and sail around the crystal lakes of Bariloche and trail down the rapids of the region. Bariloche has it all on offer with a number of intense hikes up to desolate refuges at the top of the mountains.

Iguazu Devils Throat

Iguazu Falls is a very popular choice for people taking Argentina vacations and is a fan favorite because of its impressive waterfalls and fabulous hiking. Within this tropical and luscious habitat, there are enough breathtaking outdoor activities to accompany your picturesque sights seeing trip. Adrenaline junkies can also indulge in some of the country’s best zip lining courses in the entire country. Glide through the trees observing some of the tropical toucans and densely beautiful wildlife. If you are still eager for more, taking the boat ride under the falls is a must-do for all outdoor explorers. Make sure you pack your raincoat and are prepared to get wet; this intense boat trip will take you up close and personal to the falls allowing you to really feel the power of Mother Nature.

Some tips for things to do in Mendoza, Argentina

View of Mount Aconcagua

Mendoza is located in the west of the country at the foot of the Andes and offers an exhilarating range of adventures. Another one of the top spots for people to visit when exploring South America, most people come to sip on the some of the world’s finest wines. However, if extreme sports are your thing, you’re also in luck. Guests ca try white water rafting, zip lining, kayaking or rock climbing in this arid terrain. The great thing about Mendoza is that the city lies within close reach of all outdoor activities so you can enjoy a day of fun packed day of adventures and finish off the evening indulging in some delicious wine and cheese – talk about the best of both worlds!

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