Las Vegas Adventure

Las Vegas Adventure

If you are looking to have extreme fun then Las Vegas is the place for you. These must-do Las Vegas activities and adventure tours will make any adrenaline junkie estatic!Stratosphere has four of the world’s highest rides over 900 feet above the ground:  Skyjump, a “controlled free-fall” where you are plummeted 855 feet (108 floor) at a speed of up to 40 miles per hour; XScream takes you over the edge of the tower 900 feet above the ground; Big Shot shoots you 160 feet into the air at a force of 4Gs before letting you free-fall back to the launchingpad; and Insanity is a dizzying, spin ride that dangles you over the edge of the tower before whirling you around.

Skyjump

All rides at Stratosphere have visitors strapped into a harness as a safetyYou can also head to Buffalo Bill’s in Primm to check how you hold up against the Desperado’s Turbo Drop, a 255-foot nosedive that highlights one of the worlds tallest and fastest scream machines. Or you could twist, loop and dive around New York City with the Coney Island-style At 550 feet height, the High Roller at the LINQ gives riders it’s a panoramic view of the Las Vegas Strip and beyond. The High Roller can fit up to 40 people in each of its 28 enclosed and air-conditioned transparent pods. Located in the heart of the Strip, it is the focal point of the open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district called The LINQ. Kick up a little sand when you’re visiting Las Vegas and explore the Southwest desert on an ATV with the Desert Adventure ATV Tour.

Redrock 2/4/2006

Redrock 2/4/2006

The tour will teach you to operate a single-seat ATV on a private trail system that will take you through a series of sand dunes, sand stones, washes and gullies. Drive your ATV to the top of the mesas and enjoy views of Lake Mead,Grand Canyon, and the north side of the Valley of Fire. For the ultimate adrenalin experience head out to Boulder City and soar from mountaintops with a bird’s eye view of the desert below with the Bootleg Canyon Flightlinez. You can enjoy a grand, breathtaking “zip-line” view of the area’s desert ecosystem. You will be hanging in a comfortable Para-gliding harness as you zip along a system of cables at more than 50 miles per The VooDoo ZipLine gives thrill seekers a chance to soar 400 feet high between two hotel towers at the Rio in Las Vegas. The trip between towers offers a 360-degree open-air view of the Las Vegas valley and Strip. If that’s not enough, try the new Slotzilla zip line right through the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay .

4/20/10: SMSgt Darryl LeBouef, of Nellis Air Force Base, makes the ceremonial jump to open SkyJump Las Vegas at the Stratosphere Tower.(Photo by Glenn Pinkerton)

4/20/10: SMSgt Darryl LeBouef, of Nellis Air Force Base, makes the ceremonial jump to open SkyJump Las Vegas at the Stratosphere Tower.(Photo by Glenn Pinkerton)

If you are adventurous dare to swim with the sharks in the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay. There are no cages – just you; 1.3 million gallons of underwater real estate; and more than 30 sharks, including sand tiger, sandbar and whitetip reef sharks.

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