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10 Places For The Adventure & Adrenaline Junkie (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 01/24/2011 8:47 am   Updated: 05/25/2011 6:25 pm

Have you had a good plummet lately? No? Well, if you'd like to add an adrenaline rush and an element of danger to your next trip, our friends over at Lonely Planet pulled together a list of ten of the best places around the world to enjoy the feeling of weightlessness you can only get from the perfect fling.

Are you ready to take the plunge?

Text and captions courtesy of Lonely Planet.

 
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Skydiving over Lake Taupo, New Zealand
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Thinking about opening that emergency exit? See if you can make it happen over Lake Taupo, one of the last remaining active-volcano regions in New Zealand. Snow-capped volcanoes beckon flyers from all over the world. Tandem skydives here are made at around 15,000ft, with over one minute in freefall. Notably, it's one of the cheapest adventure falls around.

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