Adrenaline junkies – our local arrangements team as some suggestions for heart-stopping fun in the Vegas area:
The Big Apple Roller Coaster at New York-New York
3790 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV, 89109
Stratosphere Tower Thrill
2000 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV, 89104
Rides at the top of the Stratosphere Tower, over 900 feet high! The four
extreme thrill rides are The SkyJump, the Big Shot, the X Scream, and Insanity.
X Scream thrusts its car over the edge of the Stratosphere and is like a massive
teeter-totter. Big Shot shoots people up in the air. Insanity has a mechanical arm
that extends over the edge of the tower and spins people around. SkyJump is a
controlled free fall from the top of the tower to the ground.
Adventuredome Amusement Park
2880 Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas, NV 89109
A five-acre enclosed amusement park run by Circus-Circus.
Pole Position Raceway
4175 S Arville, Las Vegas, NV
Call 702-227-RACE (7223)
Pole Position Raceway has a quarter-mile track with electric race karts. It also has arcade games, billiards,
and race car memorabilia.
Dream Racing Driving Experience
7000 N Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89115
Drive a Ferrari F430 GT race car for five laps at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The complete experience (including transportation) is 2 hours.
Learn to drive a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Porsche or Audi, then drive it
Ferrari Lamborghini Combo Experience: This value package allows riders to
experience five laps in each vehicle.
Richard Petty Ride-Along and Rookie Driving Experience
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Ride in a two-seat NASCAR-style race car at the Las Vegas Motor
Speedway or learn to drive a 600 horsepower NASCAR style stock car that speeds
up to 137 miles per hour.
World Class Driving
Take a tutorial in the Dream Garage near the Strip, and then drive a
Corvette Z06 or a Shelby GI500 in convoy through Red Rock Canyon, getting tips
via radio from instructors in lead and follow cars.
Las Vegas RaZoR Adventures
6845 Speedway Blvd., K108, Las Vegas, NV 89115
Call (702) 573-2167, Toll Free (855) 797-8687
Drive a four-wheel drive dune buggy type vehicle in the desert.
EagleRider Motorcycle Rental
5182 S. Arville St., Las Vegas, NV 89118
Ride a Harley-Davidson. Tours also available.
Golden Nugget Hotel Shark Tank
129 E. Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Call 866-946-5336 for tours
A three-story water slide at the Golden Nugget pool goes right through
the 200,000 gallon shark tank. Behind-the-scenes tour also available.
Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay
3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Swim with the sharks if a certified scuba diver and a guest of the
hotel, a Shark Reef annual pass holder, or a Mlife member.
Vegas Water Sports LLC
Wakesurfing, wakeboarding, knee boarding, water skiing or tubing excursion at Lake Mead National Park and Hoover Dam area.
Grand Canyon Touring Company
Location: Boulder City, base of Hoover Dam
Includes an 11-mile float trip and a Hummer excursion in the desert.
American Alpine Institute
9071 Hilverson Avenue, Las Vegas, NV, 89148
Guide service to rock climb in Red Rock Canyon.
Cycling tours of Red Rocks Canyon
10575 Discovery Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89147
ZIPLINES, TRAPEZE and OTHER FLYING ADVENTURES
Vegas Indoor Skydiving
200 Convention Center Dr, Las Vegas, NV, 89109
Vegas Indoor Skydiving is a vertical wind tunnel, so people can try sky diving
without jumping out of a plane.
Skydive Las Vegas
1401 Airport Rd, Boulder City, NV, 89005
This is the place to tandem skydive. Open 7 days a week all year long.
Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon
1512 Industrial Rd, Boulder City, NV, 89005
A zipline in the desert. Some climbing involved.
SlotZilla at Fremont Street Experience
425 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV
Shoot out of a giant slot machine and soar over Fremont Street. Scheduled to open this spring.
1400 North Rampart Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89128
Learn how to fly on a trapeze.
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park
7440 Dean Martin Dr Ste 201, Las Vegas, NV, 89139
This trampoline park offers sports where people can jump on trampolines and
run on the side walls.
Jean Sport Aviation Center
Location: 18 miles south of the Las Vegas Strip at exit #12 on Interstate 15
Single person glider rides, two person glider rides, aerobatic thrill flights,
introductory lesson flights, and Euro style winch thrill rides.
1420 Jet Stream Drive, Suite #100, Henderson, NV 89052
Call 702-938-2486 or (888) 494-5850
Las Vegas Strip helicopter tour
Call (702) 248-7368.
Sky Comabt Ace
Did you always want to be a fighter pilot? Here’s your chance. You can do
aerobatics or experience plane-to-plane aerial combat or fly to Hoover Dam or
around Las Vegas in an open-cockpit biplane.
Compiled by Katherine Rankin