10 thrilling things to do in Paris!

Take a helicopter ride, water ski on the Seine, try sky diving ... Enjoy thrills and spills in Paris!

There is no end of exciting things to do in Paris! Whether it be an up-in-the air adventure, a rollercoaster, extreme sports or even a spine-chilling visit, the city has lots of amazing activities for thrill seekers, and there is something for everyone.

Sky dive indoors

iFLY PARIS - Vol, Paris © David Ken

Learn to body- fly… in a safe environment without any risk of dizziness with an indoor sky diving activity! The iFly experience recreates the sensations experienced on a free-fall parachutejump for those who dare. The 14 metre-high glass column air chamber provides a breathtaking experience!

Note: iFly is accessible to children from 5 years up and to people with physical or mental disabilities.

Meet zombies

Le Manoir de Paris, Paris © LE MANOIR DE PARIS

If you are a fan of horror or post-apocalyptic films, then head to the Manoir de Paris! Haunted by ghosts and disturbing characters, this place takes you into a world of the most terrifying legends from Paris and elsewhere. Make your way among the living dead, murderous clowns, bloody countesses, and damned souls on a visit that makes even the most courageous quiver. The Manoir de Paris provides 5 immersive haunted spectacles that give goose bumps to anyone who dares to venture there.

Thrilling rollercoaster rides

Parc Asterix - Oziris | 630x405 | © OTCP

With their loop-the-loops and stunning speed, big dippers offer some of the biggest thrills. At Parc Astérix, the Goudurix rollercoaster will set your head spinning with its 7 loops, whilst the inverted rollercoaster Oziris propels you along at 90 kilometres per hour, 40 metres off the ground with your feet in a vacuum, in a suspended wagon! At Disneyland Paris, it is the new Star Wars™ Hyperspace Mountain that will delight thrill seekers. This exhilarating rollercoaster ride travels through an intergalactic decor of sound and light for an out-of-this-world adventure. Prepare for take-off!

See Paris by helicopter

Helipass - Paris tour, Paris © OTCP

Paris from the sky offers a wonderful spectacle! Aboard a Helipasshelicopter, admire the city’s finest monuments like never before:  the Eiffel Tower, majestic when it touches the clouds, the Grand Palais and its glass dome, Notre-Dame with its towering belfry. A breathtaking and unusual way to discover Paris.

Water ski on the Seine

Monoski sur la Seine - Club nautique CN19 Glisse  © CN19 Glisse

For thrills and spills, there is nothing like water-skiing and similar water-skimming sports! Close to Paris, several sailing clubs offer activities such as water skiing, mono skiing, wakeboard, and tubing on the Seine. In addition to CN19 Glisse and the Ski Nautique Club de Paris, the Reef Club offers the possibility of having lunch afterwards on a rooftop terrace with a view of the Seine.

Fly over Paris in an air balloon

Montgolfière, Parc André Citroën, Paris

For an unusual and less intense activity, balloon rides in Paris are a pleasant experience. After a walk along the banks of the Seine and a picnic on the grass at the André Citroen Park, why not take a balloon ride in the Generali air balloon? This Parisian air-quality control station, 150 metres above the ground, is open to the public every day from 9am. A dizzying experience!

Fly over Paris in a jet suit

Flyview Paris - Experience © Flyview Paris

Discover Paris as seen from above: fly over the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Louvre. Everything is possible with Flyview, the new virtual reality experience. Strap on your jetpack, equipped with a HTC virtual reality headset, and set off for an unbelievable 13 minutes: it really feels like you’re flying over the Parisian rooftops!

Zip down a mega zip-wire

Sherwood Parc tyrolienne © Sherwood Parc

The biggest zip-wire in the Paris region is to be found at Sherwood Parc, some 40 kilometres from Paris. Inspired by the world of  Robin Hood, this theme park offers all kinds of activities related to tree climbing, such as jumping  from the top of a medieval siege tower, climbing  to the tops of trees, and, in particular, hurtling down a 260-metre zip-line in the forest. Excitement guaranteed!

A virtual reality cinema experience

Mk2 VR © Benoît Florençon

Become an eagle, dive amongst sharks, step into the shoes of a baby alien ... all in the same day without leaving the room of the cinema mk2 VR, the first place in Europe to be entirely dedicated to virtual reality. Indulge in a fascinating immersive experience.

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Le Manoir de Paris

Guided tours
  • Opéra - Grands Boulevards

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iFLY Paris

Incentive activities
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Ballon de Paris Generali

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Leisure park
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