The Caribbean is not widely known as a hiking destination, but Lonely Planet suggests these hiking trails if you want something more than lounging on the beach.
- Waitukubuli National Trail, Dominica
Best long-distance hike » 185km (115 miles) each way
- Pico Turquino, Cuba
Best trekking in Cuba » 22.5-25km (14-16 miles) round trip
- Mt Christoffel, Curaçao
Highest peak in Curacao » 2.7km (1.7 miles) roundtrip
- Gros Piton Trail, St Lucia
Best volcanic summit » Around 4.7km (3 miles) roundtrip
- Dark View Falls, St Vincent
Best waterfall hike » Around 2.4km (1.5 miles) roundtrip
The inaugural Intrepid Adventure Index contains current information and research examining topics such as top destinations for Australian travellers, how Aussies define adventure travel, trends in the travel market, and even a handy infographic on getting bang for your buck around the world.
The top destinations for Australian adventurers:
Read more on the Intrepid site.
Here are some of The Guardian’s suggestions for the best adventure travel challenges for 2018:
- Mongolian cycling adventure
- Swimming the Greek Cyclades
- Hiking weekend, Bulgaria
- Azores Trail Run
- Vätternrundan Bike Race, Sweden
- SUP tour, Cuba
- Cycling in Umbria, Italy
- Great Wall of China trek
Check the article for the other suggestions.