Why not add some unusual experiences to your New Year’s resolutions in 2013? The beginning of a New Year is the perfect opportunity to think about some exciting new experiences to try. You might already know about some of the more popular experience days such as paintballing or driving experiences but it’s definitely worth taking a risk and doing something a bit more unusual. There are also some experiences you can do that will test you in different ways and enable you to see how you cope under pressure. Here are 5 unusual experiences to try in 2013 – choose your favourite from the suggestions below and book an experience you will never forget.
1. Face Your Phobia
Fancy a challenge this year? Want to get up close and personal with some creepy crawlies and snakes? Although it sounds a little scary, you will get a real sense of achievement by facing your fears and see what these animals are really like. This experience is fully supervised, so you won’t be forced to hold the tarantula at the end, the choice is yours! This experience takes a couple of hours and is located at a zoo, where you can come into contact with a range of non-venomous snakes, birds and lizards.
2. Drive A Tank
This is the ultimate lads experience because you get to learn how to drive a 17 ton vehicle and do some target shooting. Don’t worry you do get guidance and help from an instructor so you won’t be thrown in the deep end. This is an unusual experience with an adrenaline rush that’s definitely not for the faint hearted.
3. Experience Zorbing
Want to know what it’s like to be a hamster in a giant inflatable ball? This is a quirky experience that has recently become popular, and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. This is a great experience for groups and couples who want to try something unusual. You can choose to be strapped in face to face with a partner so you can enjoy zorbing together. If you are looking for a bit of fun this year then hop into an inflatable and you’ll have a fantastic day out.
4. James Bond Boat Trip
If you’re missing the excitement of James Bond after the release of the latest film, Skyfall then a James Bond boat trip could be just what you need. Step on board the fastest RIB boat in London for an adrenaline filled thrill ride. James Bond fans will get to head to MI5 and MI6 before heading back down to Tower Bridge. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to travel at speed whilst listening to James Bond themed music!
5. See Sheepdogs at Work
Whether you are a canine fanatic, dog lover or simply fancy a fun, challenging day out, the sheepdog experience will not fail to entertain you. Experience days like the sheep dog experience are popular because it allows people to see what these intelligent dogs can do and understand how they work.