5 extreme sports near Barcelona

5 extreme sports near Barcelona

Adventure sports increase adrenaline and make you feel alive more than ever. If you are a true adventurer and you want to try extreme sports near Barcelona, do not miss our selection.


1.- Skydiving

To start with, if flying is your dream, be prepared to fulfill it in Barcelona by the company SkydriveBcn. For the jump from 3,000 meters high (with 30 seconds of free fall), during the weekends, the price starts from 199 euros and 229 euros for 4,000 meters high (with 60 seconds of free fall) jump, the price depends on the day of the week. Additionally, you can ask for photos or videos to remember your jump.

2.- Diving

If you want to dive in the sea, swim with fishes and discover underwater world, this is your sport. Whether you want to learn from scratch or you already have some experience, in Barcelona you will find several diving schools where you can practice your favorite sport. The best three schools, recommended by users, are: Diving Hispania, DivertySub and 4alldivers. Diving lessons start from 55 €. If you want to go further, you can try night courses, deep sea exploration or deep diving to become an expert.

3.- Rafting​

If you like white-water you cannot miss the adventures that have prepared for you the team of Rafting Llavorsí in the River Noguera Pallaresa. Prices vary from 40 and 80 euros, you can take exciting boat trip for 8 people, with all the necessary equipment (wetsuits, helmet, life jackets ...).

4.- Karting

In the province of Barcelona you can find several good circuits to step on the accelerator. The boys of Karting Cardedeu have a track of 750 meters length and 8 meters wide that you can enjoy for only 10 euros, thanks to their special offers on Wednesday and Thursday, a session of Karting with much adrenaline. And if those days do not suit you, the price increases to 36 euros for the rest of the week. Another option is Karts Parcmotor Castellolí, just 25 minutes from Barcelona, with more than 1,340 meters of circuit designed by Dani Pedrosa. You can enjoy two rounds of go-kart for 35 euros.

5.- Paintball

If you want to spend good time with your friends with a good aim (or a lot of fun), do not miss the opportunity to spend a day of paintball and feel like you are in one of your favorite video games. You can take the advantage of the day of go-karting to do both things in Parcmotor Castellolí Karts, or get closer to the biggest paintball field in Catalonia, Barcelona Paintball, and play a game in one of its 8 stages from 20 euros per person.

Do not hesitate and practice some of the best extreme sports you like while staying at the Youth Hostel Pere Tarrés during your trip in Barcelona.