From an interactive video game museum, to a crazy-fun racing simulator, this month we deliver the perfect October activities to help chase away any potential autumn gloom.
Among below suggestions, you’ll find scenic bay cruises, African safaris, and snorkeling lessons. A treat–no tricks!–for every type of traveler.
Begin planning a trip using our recommendations, and let October be the month of your dream holiday.
Wild 5 Adventures
You’ll enjoy the ultimate rush with Wild 5 Adventures, catering to adrenaline junkies.
Thrill seekers will love one of the world’s highest gorge swings. Those into milder activities can try paintball, rafting, abseiling, or hiking.
In addition to backpacks and T-shirts, the curio shop offers mugs, sunglasses, snacks, and refreshments.
The Nostalgia Box Museum
The Nostalgia Box Museum is the first interactive video game console museum in Australia.
With over 100 consoles, you’ll be able to try Pong, Super Mario Brothers, Space Invaders, and other favorites.
Bring the kids for a lesson in old-school gaming.
Modern Fables’ ‘The Escapist’
Modern Fables’ ‘The Escapist’ is an hour-long escape room activity.
You’ll have to think outside the box, as well as solve puzzles to unravel this mystery.
Designed for small groups, the game is ideal for families, coworkers, and friends. It’s also a great rainy day activity that will keep you challenged as well as entertained.
Sideways (Driving Club)
A racing simulator, Sideways (Driving Club) offers the thrills of a high-speed racetrack in a safe environment.
The club uses software F1 teams utilize for their professional training. This means heavy-duty gear shifters, F1 steering, and break pedal systems.
You can race against the clock on your own. You can also put the pedal to the metal against 15 other players on the same track.
Genesis Cruise – Day Tours
Genesis Cruise allows visitors to sail on an iron boat with a classic design and traditional interior decor.
The company runs small group tours and private excursions with English-speaking guides.
It’s arguably the easiest way to see the World Heritage-listed Halong Bay. As well as a rare chance to sightsee in true luxury.
Sedona Crystal Vortex
At Sedona Crystal Vortex, you’ll find jewelry, crystals, unique handcrafted gifts, aura photography, and more.
You can also have psychic readings there, as well as healing treatments.
Two locations in uptown Sedona cater to tourists and locals. Step in to spend hours browsing crystals from around the world, or call to schedule a massage or psychic treatment.
Kyoto Kimono Rental Rei
Kyoto Kimono Rental Rei doesn’t just offer traditional Japanese costumes and kimono rentals. It also provides a way to learn about the local culture in a fun and insightful way.
It’s also the perfect chance to dress up in traditional clothing for a few special snaps from your trip.
Service is available in both English and Japanese.
Absolute Holiday Safaris
With Absolute Holiday Safaris, you’ll see the best of Kenya’s and Tanzania’s destinations.
In addition to budget safaris, the company offers camping and wildlife safaris, beach holidays, mountain climbing expeditions, and more.
Plenty of chances to spot Africa’s iconic animals in their native habitat make this operator the perfect choice for nature lovers.
Tidal Tao Snorkeling Safaris
If you can swim, you can learn to snorkel with Tidal Tao Snorkeling Safaris.
Discover snorkeling for the first time. Improve existing skills. Try night snorkeling. And if none of those options rock your boat, consider learning how to surf.
ARTE – The Makers’ Market
A marketplace for artisans, ARTE – The Makers’ Market is also great a stop for shoppers looking for handmade items.
The event is free to enter and hosted at locations with free parking. Check the website’s calendar for dates, locations, and other practical details.
For something fun to do while visiting, consider a mini workshop.
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