It’s the race that stops the nation, but it’s over in a flash. Well, roughly just under three and a half minutes. Here are five experiences you could do in the time it takes to win the Melbourne Cup (give or take a couple of minutes).
As the Beach Boys so eloquently said, “Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world”. Ask any surfer and they’ll tell you there is no better feeling. The weather is warming up, so if you’ve never tried taking on the waves before, now’s your chance!
The free-fall of a bungee jump takes just 6 seconds! If you’re looking for an even bigger thrill, try a jungle swing where you’ll fly through the forest reaching speeds of 120km/h in 3.5 seconds!
The thrill of the skydiving free-fall takes just 60 seconds, the rest of the ride lasts about 5 minutes as you cruise back down to earth. Put it this way, you’re not going to win first place in the race. But you will win big in the adrenaline stakes.