The District has tremendous potential for adventure tourism. The areas include Kollam Corporation and Thenmala, Aryancavu, & Kulathupuzha Grama Panchayats. Ashramam ground is ideal for aero adventure sports such as micro light flying, hand gliding, para sailing etc.
The National Adventure Foundation is actively involved in promotion of adventure tourism at locations of Ashramam and Thenmala. Paravur and Jadayupara (Jatayu Adventure Center) are also potential for adventure sports. Adventure water sports activities are yet to be promoted in Ashtamudi and Kallada Rivers.
The hill places of eastern region have also many potential spots for the development of Adventure Tourism. The important adventure tourism opportunities are located in the corporation area as well as in Thenmala area. There are other promising locations for adventure tourism in the eastern sec tor viz. Chadayamangalam, Kulathupuzha, Muttara, Aryankavu, Achancoil, Kumbhavurutti, Rosemala, Ambanad etc