Top 7 Unforgettable Skywalks Around the WorldPosted by Continental Tour Guide in Guide | 0 comments
Skywalks are the beautiful combination of great heights with wonderful views. Here one can have the feeling of being on top of the world. Below are the most beautiful skywalks in the World.
We love the high the heights induce! The feeling of being on the top of the world, the miles of beauty all around with the sky. Those who love adventures are never short of options. Viewing the great mountains, green-lands, and exploring the beauty of the earth from skywalks is itself a marvelous experience. There are many of us who are excited enough to know about the spectacular lookouts, observatory decks, and great viewing platforms. If you have the guts to spend time at some very scary, breathtaking, and awesome platforms, then here is the list of top 7 unforgettable skywalks in the world.
Langkawi Sky Bridge in Langkawi, Malaysia
A picture of this bridge makes your heart skip a beat as you see the lone bridge surrounded by high forests. The Langkawi Sky Bridge is one of the major attractions of the island. The 410ft-long curved pedestrian bridge above Mount Mat Cinchang offers stunning views and is great for some adventure. Located 2,300ft above sea level, the Sky Bridge is easily accessible by the Langkawi Cable Car. The journey to the top starts out at the Oriental Village in the upper northwest of Langkawi Island, near Pantai Kok. You can treat your eyes to the views of Langkawi’s second-highest and the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls and the rainforest. Those with a fear of heights might be a little afraid of the altitude, but it is a very safe bridge with double steel railings and an enclosed wire mesh. The 1.8m wide bridge has two triangular platforms that act as ‘stops’ where you can admire the view and rest your feet.
Illawarra Fly Tree Top Walk, Australia
The recently reopened walk is atop the rain forest. The 25 meter height of this walk is constructed of steel with a cantilever arms that take visitors to the edge of the construction. The walk is akin to a beauty nature walk we envision, a walk that would rejuvenate anyone. The gentle 1.5 mms return walk of beauty is fit for any fitness level. The less than 1 hour therapy is more fruitful then spas and massages. The end of the walk is a coastline from Kiama through to the Shell-harbor provides a view to the open pacific. This skywalk has the sun, the trees and the ocean. One of the panoramic beauty stages of the world, the fly tree top walk is makes one feel arboreal.
Glacier Skywalk, Canadian Rockies, Canada
Similarly to the Grand Canyon Skywalk, the Canadian Rockies also have a glass-floored observation platform. The platform is set over the edge at a height of 918 feet (280 metres) above the ground. The spectacular view along with the adrenaline rush will give you an experience to remember.
Skywalk on Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China
4,700 ft. high gas path is from among the Most beautiful and remotest skywalks in this list. One peculiarity is that you will have to say goodbye to your shoes when you are at the spinning height. You will have sock booties, it’s not an Asian tradition it is due to the fact that not many workers are willing to clean the glass floor at this height! The 3ft wide 2.5in thick glass walkway is terrifying to say the least. The picture above is defining the spoken terror. The sheer glass is a testimony to where one wrong step can take you. The beauty of Hunan province with its mountains is well known. The skywalk is 800 miles from the beautiful Shanghai and 600 miles from the province of Guangzhou. When planning a trip to china keep this No.6 in mind for if you miss it you will regret it.
Sky Tower, Auckland, New Zealand
The Sky Tower in Auckland is an observation and telecommunications tower. At 328 metres (1,076 ft) it is the tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere. The Sky Tower offers a glass floor observation deck, as well as a glass-fronted elevator with an awesome 40 seconds ride.
EdgeWalk CN Tower – Toronto
The first glass floor of its kind can be attributed to the CN Tower in Toronto Canada, but that wasn’t enough. 13 storeys above that floor (for a total of 126) at 1,465 ft., walk around the entire circumference of the CN tower on the EdgeWalk. This is the world’s highest hands-free walk, and participants can even go home with their own video of the experience, as well as take a peak into the Rogers Centre to see how the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team are doing that night.
BridgeClimb, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the Most famous bridges in the world, but fewer people know that you can actually climb it! This awesome attraction is called the Bridge Climb. A guide will take up the stairs to the 134 meters high summit, to the remarkable views of the city and harbour.