Falmouth is a beautiful coastal town in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Located in the southwestern part of Cape Cod, Falmouth is famous for warm waters, gorgeous public beaches, and fine dining. But for the slightly more adventurous, here are 10 extreme adventures in Falmouth.
You may have never heard of Coasteering, but it’s a coastal sport that’s growing in popularity, and it’s a great way to experience adventure in Falmouth.
It involves climbing and swimming along the rocky tidal zone. You’ll suit up in a wetsuit and helmet and get up close and personal with the high energy area where wave meets rock.
2. Spear Fishing
For all you fisherman out there, spear fishing takes an otherwise mundane hobby and turns it into an extreme adventure. As you may have guessed, spear fishing involves shooting fish with high powered spear guns. Need I say more?
Ocean kayaking is a great way to experience coastal Cape Cod. Kayaks of all sizes are available for rent in Falmouth, and you can get solo boats or go with a partner.
Enjoy riding the swells as you take in the beauty of the scenic coastline.
Sailing is a fun and easy adventure for the whole family. If you’ve never sailed before, don’t worry.
You can rent a sailboat and have an expert sailor show you the ropes, so to speak, or even accompany you on your sailing trip if you want.
If you’ve never been diving, it’s like entering an alien world. The coastal area around Falmouth boasts some of the fining diving in the Northeast. A dive adventure includes a chartered boat to take you out to the choicest dive spots, and a dive master to make sure you stay safe.
Windsurfing rigs are available for rent right on the beach in Falmouth, and this extreme water sport is loads of fun. It’s kind of like sailing on steroids, with the strong coastal winds pushing you to speeds of up to 25 knots.
Had enough of the water? Head inland to experience some truly spectacular hiking. There are miles of trails in and around Falmouth, and some gorgeous plant and animal life to boot. Pack a lunch and head out into the wild for a few hours.
8. Whale, Shark & Dolphin Watching
The first time you see a whale or Dolphin up close is a moment you will never forget. Whale, shark and dolphin watching tours in Falmouth are some of the best in the world, and getting up close and personal with natures largest creatures is truly exhilarating.
Bikes are available for rent in Falmouth, and we’re a very bike friendly town. Even if you’re not into mountain biking in the surrounding countryside, biking is a great way to experience the town itself and get a little exercise while you’re at it.
10. Boat Charters
Chartering a boat may not be exactly extreme, but it is a great way to relax on the water after a long day of adventure.
If you come to Falmouth, be sure to try at least one of these extreme adventures. You’ll have a great time, and work up an appetite for our fine cuisine in the process!