According to a new survey, the average person feels MOST ADVENTUROUS at age 29. Only they can't actually AFFORD to have an adventure then, so the age when most people actually DO have one is 41. Going on a safari is the most popular adventure rock climbing is second. Because adventures ain't cheap. So even though people want to go on adventures when they're 29, the age when most people actually DO go on one is 41. More than half say money is the reason for the delay. Being too tied down to work was the second-most common excuse family commitments came in third. The most popular adventure is going on a safari. Rock climbing is second . . . and learning a new skill like ballroom dancing is third.