The 4 best activities for thrill-seekers on water

These thrilling activities should rank top of your things to do list, if you're looking for an adrenaline rush on water.

A person flyboards.
  • Craig Tansley
  • November 2019

Talk about wet and wild: this quartet of water-based adventures can also have you flying sky-high.


Want to be launched into the air then (hopefully) soar above the ocean like an eagle? You can try this fun new sport on the Gold Coast.
60 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach,+61 (0)404 445 000, opens in new window

Jet packing

Prefer to move around using hand controls? Try the original jet packing at Sydney’s International Regatta Centre in Penrith.
Old Castlereagh Rd, Penrith, +61 (0)434 538 722, opens in new window


This is another way to fly over the ocean using propulsion from a jetski. Snowboarders and surfers will love hoverboarding at Rockingham, a town 40 minutes from Perth.
61 Rockingham Beach Rd, Rockingham, +61 (0)452 500 550, opens in new window


Stay on the water and explore the beautiful Gold Coast Broadwater during a one-hour or 2.5-hour jetski tour.
60 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, +61 (0)404 445 000, opens in new window