Dreaming of exploring a jungle on an elephant or driving through the magnificent savannah scouting for the big five? If you are  looking for ways to get close to the action,  let us suggest a few outstanding destinations.

Perhaps you fancy a heart pounding skydive from 18,000 feet that will bring you back to earth in 90 seconds? Or do you prefer to dive down into the deep blue and be one with the ocean? Be it water, snow, air or land sports, we can kick it up a notch for the experts or tone it down a little for the beginners.