Survey Reveals the Best Countries for Outdoor Adventures

New Survey Reveals the Best Countries for Outdoor Adventures

Singapore made the list too!

A travel survey was recently released that revealed the best places to visit for outdoor adventure. Using data such as the amount of each activity available per mile in various countries, Superdry used a scoring system to rank the best locations for thrill-seekers to satisfy their wanderlust. 

Best places to visit for outdoor travel Croatia

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Top 25 countries for an outdoor adventure

Overall, Europe had the most number of best locations for an outdoor adventure,  with Croatia coming out on top. Many Asian and Central American countries also made the list, including Singapore, which appeared in several different categories. 

Without further ado, here’s the list of the top 25 countries for an outdoor adventure!

  1. Croatia, Europe – 81.6
  2. Israel, Middle East – 80.6
  3. Hong Kong, Asia – 78.7
  4. United Kingdom, Europe – 78.3
  5. Singapore, Asia – 77.6
  6. Costa Rica, Central America – 76.6
  7. Switzerland, Europe – 73.7
  8. Austria, Europe – 73.3
  9. Germany, Europe – 73.3
  10. Ireland, Europe – 73.3
  11. Cyprus, Europe – 72.7
  12. Greece, Europe – 71.9
  13. Montenegro, Europe – 71.6
  14. Italy, Europe – 71.4
  15. Netherlands, Europe – 70.0
  16. Slovenia, Europe – 69.6
  17. Thailand, Asia – 69.4
  18. Belgium, Europe – 69.0
  19. Denmark, Europe – 67.3
  20. France, Europe – 67.3
  21. Puerto Rico, Central America – 67.3
  22. Portugal, Europe – 67.3
  23. New Zealand, Oceania – 67.3
  24. Norway, Europe – 66.3
  25. Spain, Europe – 66.0

Also read: 15 Outdoor Activities in Malaysia for Thrill-Seekers to Jump Into

outdoor travel destinations hiking

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Top five countries for hikes

  1. Hong Kong – 100 (one hike per 0.8 square miles)
  2. Singapore – 99 (one hike per 1.5 square miles)
  3. Switzerland – 98 (one hike per 1.7 square miles)
  4. Andorra – 97 (one hike per 2.4 square miles)
  5. Belgium – 96 (one hike per 2.7 square miles)

Also read: Hiking in Hong Kong: 8 Trails with The Most Picturesque Views

Top five countries for national parks

  1. Singapore – 100 (one national park per 0.8 square miles)
  2. Hong Kong – 99 (one national park per 17.8 square miles)
  3. Andorra – 98 (one national park per 60.3 square miles)
  4. Israel – 97 (one national park per 116.2 square miles)
  5. Mauritius – 96 (one national park per 262.7 square miles)

Also read: By 2026, Singapore Will Have New Parks & Four New Nature Trails!

 places to go on adventures rock climbing

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Top five countries for rock climbing

  1. Malta – 100 (one rock climbing activity per 3.4 square miles)
  2. Puerto Rico – 99 (one rock climbing activity per 5.0 square miles)
  3. Hong Kong – 98 (one rock climbing activity per 6.8 square miles)
  4. Singapore – 97 (one rock climbing activity per 8.8 square miles)
  5. Andorra – 96 (one rock climbing activity per 9.1 square miles)
outdoor travel destinations surfing

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Top 5 countries for surfing

  1. Mauritius – 100 (one surfing activity per 21.9 square miles)
  2. Malta – 99 (one surfing activity per 30.5 square miles)
  3. Hong Kong – 98 (one surfing activity per 47.3 square miles)
  4. Singapore – 97 (one surfing activity per 54.8 square miles)
  5. Netherlands – 96 (one surfing activity per 124.3 square miles)
outdoor travel destinations kayaking

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Top five countries for kayaking

  1. Singapore – 100 (one kayaking activity per 6.7 square miles)
  2. Malta – 99 (one kayaking activity per 8.7 square miles)
  3. Andorra – 98 (one kayaking activity per 20.1 square miles)
  4. Bahrain – 97 (one kayaking activity per 22.7 square miles)
  5. Mauritius – 96 (one kayaking activity per 27.2 square miles)

Also read: 10 Places For Water Sports in Singapore: Kayaking, Stand up Paddling, and More!

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