Traveling the world is an expensive dream and most of us mortals do not have that kind of money or time or both for that. Enter modern technology in the picture and you can practically go scuba diving right in your living room. Well, Virtual Reality is making it possible to live your travel dreams from the comfort of your home. So what are you waiting for? Check out these 6 amazing VR travel experiences that will certainly blow your mind.
This is one of the best-designed apps for virtual travel. Imagine a sailboat cruise off the coast of Croatia, wouldn’t that be amazing? This app makes it possible along with providing its users with thousands of travel destinations, college campuses, hotels and restaurants. Just by looking, you can easily navigate and will not need any controllers to enjoy the 360-degree video and interactive panoramic photos. It is available on Android, iOS and Gear VR.
#2. The Grand Canyon Experience by Immersive Entertainment
Available on HTC Vive, OSVR and Oculus Rift, this tour gives you an ultimate Grand Canyon Experience. You can easily control the speed of the ride as well the environment (whether sunlit or moonlit). what’s even more interesting is that you can attract and feed the virtual fish you meet while you navigate along the waterways.
The travel app is available on HTC Vive, OSVR and Oculus Rift and lets its users explore scanned and modeled real world environments. These locations have been captured by specialized scanning equipment to give you an ultimate VR experience. All you have to do is just pick any place on the whole globe and in an instant you will be there, virtually!
#4. Discovery VR
The virtual reality studio from Discovery Network is free on Android and iOS and stands true to its parent organization by immersing you in adrenaline fuelled extreme experiences such as scuba diving in shark-infested wrecks and flying through a remote canyon on a zipline.
#5. Titans of Space 2.0
For all the space-lovers who grew up watching sci-fi movies, this Virtual Reality travel experience of the outer space is a must. With this, you can finally realize your dreams of exploring our solar system and beyond while riding in a spaceship, at least virtually. This app provides its users a theme-park style ride through the solar system while feeding you facts about space. The way planets and moons can be seen is truly awe-inspiring for a simple user.
#6. The Blu
Available for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, the Blu gives you one-of-kind virtual travel experience. How would you like to look at a whale straight in the eye while standing on the deck of a sunken ship. Well, virtually the Blu makes it possible. It also lets you swim in a sea of jellyfish without the need of actual scuba gear or leaving your living room. It app has lots of amazing underwater VR experiences along with superb detailing and sense of scale.