Extreme Sports In Orange County

May 10, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour)

(credit: Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour)

(credit: Balboa Parasailing)

(credit: Balboa Parasailing)


An ordinary game of baseball or golf isn’t enough for you, you are a thrill seeking adventurer that is up for fast-action, adrenaline-pumping thrills! Check out these extreme sports in Orange County.

(credit: Sky Thrills)

(credit: Sky Thrills)

Sky Thrills

3815 West Commonwealth Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92833
(714) 402-4888
www.skythrills.com

Sky Thrills is offering hands-on, aerobatic flight experiences that will last a lifetime. No prior flying experience is required, but a sense of adventure and thrill is. There are four different types of thrill flights offered, from the 25-minute introductory to the 55-minute world aerobatic champion.

(credit: Balboa Parasailing)

(credit: Balboa Parasailing)

Balboa Parasailing

510 East Edgewater
Balboa, CA 92661
(949) 673-7200
www.balboaparasail.com

Get a lift in the air above the gorgeous Newport Beach coastline while parasailing. Balboa parasailing lets you choose from 600 or 800-foot flights that accommodate up to three people at a time. Flights start at $65 per person for a 600-foot flight.

(credit: Jetpack America)

(credit: Jetpack America)

Jetpack America

2600 Newport Boulevard, Suite 122
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(888) 553-6471
www.jetpackamerica.com

A water-propelled jetpack flight is a new sport, taking thrill seekers on by a storm. Feel like an astronaut as you are propelled above the water like Superman. This thrill-seeking ride is for adults 16 years (with parental consent) and up.

(credit: Flight Deck Flying Simulator)

(credit: Flight Deck Flying Simulator)

Flight Deck Flight Simulation

1650 South Sinclair Street
Anaheim, CA
(714) 937-1511
www.flightdeck1.com

Get the thrill of aerial maneuvers of a fighter jet without ever leaving the ground. At Flightdeck, the flying is simulated but the experience is real. There are nine fighter jet simulators and a Boeing 737-700 flight simulator.

(credit: Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour)

(credit: Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour)

Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour

1 Descanso Canyon Road
Avalon, California 90704
(310) 510-8687
www.visitcatalinaisland.com

Take a zipline above one of Southern California’s most gorgeous coastlines, Descanso Beach, on Catalina Island. Descend five on separate zip lines, dropping from 500 feet to 60 feet above sea level. Zipline tours are two hours long and require reservations.

Desiree Eaglin is always up for an adventure. She blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find Desiree on Twitter too.

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