Explore the Top 10 Adventurous Pursuits of Billionaires, Ranked by Cost and Risk Level

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By  Milcah  Tanimu

1. **Flying around the moon:** This incredibly expensive and high-risk adventure involves flying around the moon, with a price tag of $150 million. Notable billionaires like Richard Branson and Charles Simonyi have undertaken this journey, but only 24 individuals worldwide share this distinction.

2. **Space travel:** Taking the second spot is space travel, which costs $55 million and involves venturing into Earth’s orbit. A select few, including Guy Laliberté, Charles Simonyi, and Jeff Bezos, have experienced this otherworldly adventure, with a total of 622 individuals participating.

3. **Blue Origin Space Flight:** For a slightly lower risk and a price of $28 million, billionaires like Jeff Bezos, Hamish Harding, and Richard Branson have opted for Blue Origin space flights. This 11-minute journey offers breathtaking views and has been enjoyed by 31 individuals.

4. **Trip to the International Space Station (ISS):** Visiting the ISS costs $20 million and has been undertaken by 244 individuals, including the world’s first “fee-paying” space tourist, Dennis Tito. This adventure offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

5. **Scuba diving in the Mariana Trench:** For those who prefer underwater mysteries, scuba diving in the Mariana Trench costs $750,000 but is accompanied by very high risk. Only 22 individuals, including billionaire James Cameron, have explored the ocean’s depths.

6. **Hunting rhinos:** Hunting rhinos, a controversial and high-risk activity, is only legal in Namibia and South Africa. Billionaire Lacy Harber paid $275,000 for the opportunity to hunt an aged black rhino.

7. **Deep sea diving to shipwrecks:** Despite its risks, deep-sea diving to shipwrecks remains captivating for billionaires. It costs $250,000 and has attracted adventurers like Hamish Harding, Shahzada Dawood, Richard Branson, and Paul Allen.

8. **Trip to the South Pole:** Exploring the South Pole costs $100,000 and is considered a low-risk adventure. Billionaires like Hamish Harding, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, and Mark Zuckerberg have embarked on this journey.

9. **Climb to Everest:** Climbing Mount Everest, with its high-risk factor and an average cost of $55,000, has attracted over 6,000 adventurers, including Mukesh Ambani, Richard Branson, and Bernard Arnault.

10. **Shark diving:** For budget-conscious billionaires seeking adventure, shark diving offers a relatively affordable option, with prices ranging from $5,000 to $7,000. Notable billionaires like Mark Cuban have embraced this thrilling experience.

These adventures showcase the extreme ways in which some billionaires seek excitement and adrenaline rushes while pushing the boundaries of human exploration and endurance.

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