Fancy taking up a brand new sport, feeling the wind beneath your wings or making a splash, then check out these Merseyside attractions. It’s the start of ‘Theme Park Season’ but there’s no need to look any further than your own doorstep to experience an adrenaline rush. What we lack in rollercoasters, we more than make up for with thrilling sport, aerial and aquatic experiences that will leave you breathless.
With miles of coastline, tracks, high ropes and more, right here on Merseyside, get ready for goose bumps as we line up 8 of the best attractions that will get your heart racing.
While Liverpool Wakeboarding develops its brand new site, there’s still plenty of adventure to be had at Liverpool Watersports Centre. Buckle up and take on a fun ride around the South Liverpool dock system in a 5 metre tornado rib 75HP! More info and booking here.
Life in the fast lane doesn’t get more local than this! Team Sport Karting, North Harrington Building offers premier indoor karting for those who like to put their foot down. Check out Super Sundays for half price karting and suit up to take the spoils. More info and booking here.
Forget horse power, we’re talking brute strength at Liverpool’s most recent thrill activity. The Roman’s based in Aintree bring Gladiator Games to Merseyside with 8 hilarious events to get the blood pumping and keep the competitive spirit alive. Roman Boxing, Milking the Goat and The Dung Munger awaits! Info and Booking here.
Head to Halewood to get behind the wheel of a top of the range Land Rover and take on the 4×4 off-road experience. This man-made off-road track includes obstacles such as the Rock River Bed and the Giants Causeway and will truly test your handling ability. Info and booking here.
Get a kick out of running around an indoor playground, loaded up with paintballs, hunting your mates at Ultimate Indoor Paintball, Vauxhall. Just a stones throw from the city centre, this purpose built arena is perfect for a bit of healthy competition that’ll get your heart racing. Booking and info here.
Did you know you can swim with sharks on the Wirral? Blue Planet Aquarium, Ellesmere Port offers you the chance to come face to fin with the ten feet long Sand Tiger sharks while learning scuba diving skills. You even get an official certificate to prove you’ve got balls of steel! Info and booking here.
Jungle Parc at Croxteth Park isn’t just for kids! If you’re over 1.35m in height you can rig up and take to the 50 different tree top obstacles and make it around the course. The Xplorer Course is VERY high and is perfect for those wanting to test their nerve and balance! Info and booking here.
For those who prefer to keep their feet on the ground but aren’t quite ready for pipes and slippers, why not get your mates together and have a go at Bubble Footy? Not your regular 5-a-side, these huge inflatable spheres add a hilarious element to simply trying to welly a ball. Info and booking here.
Once you’ve exhausted all the local attractions, why not head further afield across the North West and North Wales to see how else you can get an adrenaline fix! From forest fun to aerial adventures and what lies deep beneath the Welsh mountains….
Head down to Bettws-y-coed to take on Zip World’s latest attraction. Pull the trigger and the Skyride will rocket you and your mates 80mph into the forest on a giant swing! Situated 24m above the forest floor this is a brilliant way to see the stunning scenery, if you can open your eyes! Info and booking here.
If you’re into rollercoasters, its got to be Blackpool Pleasure Beach as with 10 of the most thrilling rides on offer all in one park, you plenty of waaaaahhhh for your money. The Big One, Valhalla, Icon and more are ready and waiting to speed you up into the air, upside down, and right back down to earth. Wristbands start from £19.50. Info and booking here.
Did you know you can take to slopes and learn how to ski or snowboard in Manchester! Head to Chill Factore and get yourself suited up before learning how to bust some moves in the snow. We’re also massive fans of the downhill donuts if you struggle to stay upright! Info and booking here.
If you’ve got kids you’ve likely spent many an hour sat watching the kids bounce about at the many trampoline parks the city now boasts. Well, now it’s your turn! Bounce Below is an enormous underground net adventure set in a disused mine in north wales. You have to see this to believe it and be immensely brave to bounce out into the unknown. Info and booking here.
Based at an airfield near Formby, Adventure Helicopter rides offer a 12 mile pleasure ride that allows you to see our majestic city from the skies. With loads of opportunities to take some amazing photos, this exhilarating experience will be one to remember. Booking and info here.
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