Wednesday, November 19, 2008


Be A Skydiver, Zookeeper, Or Go-Kart Driver For A Day

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Run-of-the-mill holiday gifts are so last season – unique life experiences are what’s hot this year.

Discovery Channel has launched a website called DiscoverExperiences.com where you can shop for memories that’ll last a lifetime.

For example, parents can buy their kids a chance to be a zookeeper for a day, a swimming excursion with sharks, and a lesson in go-kart racing.

Discovery spokeswoman Debbie Jacobs says the experiences are the most eco-friendly gifts one can give and there’s something for everyone.

She says, “There’s a wind park tour that’ll teach you about renewable energy and a ride on a vintage 1930s airplane. There’s even a romantic horse and carriage ride through Sonoma wine country for couples.”

Jacobs says one of their most popular adventures is indoor skydiving, where people are launched 30 feet up in a wind tunnel.

The packages range in price from $50 to an $8,000 stay in a presidential suite, but Jacobs assures most experiences fall under $200.

(Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
Copyright © 2008 Wireless Flash News Inc. All rights reserved. Wireless Flash® and FlashNews® are registered trademarks of Wireless Flash News Inc.