09.04.2013 12:06:00 by Sasha
What do you like to do to get that rush?! The excitement you want is just around the corner and Myrtle Beach has all the right places for thrill-seekers to get their adrenaline going. While you’re staying at Tilghman Beach & Golf Resort, take a look at our hot list of places along the Grand Strand that you can feel the intensity with every jump, jolt, push and lift!
Conveniently located at Broadway at The Beach, this showstopper is hard to miss. Get harnessed in and zip along the skyline at 50 feet in the air between two towers. The zipline measures a whopping 1000 ft and definitely gives you enough time to catch a serious breeze while looking down at Lake Broadway.
Contact: 1313 Celebrity Circle. Broadway at the Beach. (843) 448-SOAR (7627).
Source: Skydive Coastal Carolinas
Have you ever imagined jumping from a plane? Check out Skydive Coastal Carolina, whose trained professionals are ready to take that tandem skydive with you for the ultimate thrill-seeking experience! Located just 45 minutes from North Myrtle Beach, they take jumpers 11,000 feet in the air (over two miles high) so that you can see all of the Grand Strand!
Contact: 4019 Long Beach Rd. Oak Island, North Carolina (919)457-1039 – Must be 18. Call to schedule an appointment.
The classic way to get a good rush, experience a freefall from nearly 80ft in the air with Air Boingo! Let experienced bungee jumpers get you ready to take a leap from Myrtle Beach’s only bungee jump! Find them just a few blocks away from the beach!
Contact: 311 8th Ave. North, Myrtle Beach (843)626-2863.
If you like ferris wheels then this takes the cake! As one of Myrtle Beach’s newest attractions, the Skywheel is unique in its design with its presentation being in a class of its own. Comfortably equipped luxury cabins take riders 200ft above sea level to experience an awesome panoramic view of the Grand Strand. Inside are air temperature controls and spacious accommodations for you to kick back and relax. If you just prefer to gaze from the ground, see the Skywheel light up around sunset for a 1 million LED light show!
Contact: 1110 N. Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach (843)839-9200
This is always a good way to get some wind and water action! Let Downwind Sails Watersports take you up by parachute and get up to 500ft in the air while our boats pull you along the waves for an amazing time at sea. Reserve your adventure now (required with a 24hr cancellation policy.)
Ever heard of a human sling-shot? Well, Myrtle Beach has one and has the strength to hurl you through the air at 100mph! If that’s not thrilling enough, imagine being 300 feet in the air and strapped in while the catapult rotates! Bring a friend and feel the exhilaration!
Contact: 12th Ave. N. and Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach (843)444-8255
Acknowledged as the “fastest tour boat on the Grand Strand,” the Sea Screamer hits high speeds on the Intracoastal Waterway for a titillating experience. Due to seasonal hours, reservations are highly recommended!
Contact: 2100 Sea Mt. Hwy (Behind Harbourgate Resort) North Myrtle Beach (843)280-8400
What in the world is a skyscraper ride you ask?! Well, think of being 170ft in the air at 60mph and you’ll get the sensation of being in a jet! The rotation of the Skyscraper Ride makes you feel as if your body is stuck to the seat, it’s that intense!
Contact: 3rd Ave. S. and Ocean Blvd. (Next to Family Kingdom Amusement Park) (843)444-8244.
Other outlets offering thrills and giggles:
Helicopter rides – 3000 S. Kings Highway Myrtle Beach (843) 946-0022.
Banana boat – 2915 S. Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach (843) 448-7245.
Beach Rider – 1325 Celebrity Circle Myrtle Beach (843) 333-3366.
Go Carts – 1820 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach SC (843) 918-8725.
Paintball – 305 Lays Lake Dr. Tabor City, North Carolina (843) 222-9081.
Waterslide – 910 Hwy 17 South, Surfside Beach. (843) 238-3787.