See great white sharks
Great white shark conservation was pioneered in South Africa, the first country to declare this toothy predator a protected species. Perceptions have altered over the past two decades. Most adventure tourists don’t consider their trip complete until they have seen a shark, usually at Gansbaai in the Western Cape.
Karkloof Canopy Tour, KwaZulu-Natal
The Karkloof Canopy Tour is one of several canopy tours that you can do in South Africa. A heady mix of adventure, adrenalin, natural scenery and fresh air, it’s a great way to experience the forest.
Off-road adventures in the Northern Cape
Are you one of those adventurers who likes to tackle the road less travelled? Then the wide open landscapes of the Northern Cape province are perfect for off-road and 4×4 adventurers wanting to test their driving skills across its mountainous terrain, deep ditches and dramatic dunes.
Karting in South Africa
The thrill of karting can be experienced at various racing circuits around South Africa, all of which adhere to strict driver safety regulations. Travellers searching for adrenaline behind the wheel can test their stamina and skill at very affordable rates. Choose between a variety of engine sizes.
Surfing in Jeffreys Bay
When you’re at the beach and looking to get into the water to hitch a ride on some of the most spectacular waves the world has ever seen – there’s no better spot to do this than at Jefferys Bay in the Eastern Cape province.
Snorkelling with seahorses in Knysna
Go snorkelling with seahorses in Knysna and encounter an enchanting little greenish-brown creature, a bit bigger than the palm of your hand, that has survived for 40-million years. It’s an unforgettable diving experience.
Sea kayaking in the Western Cape
The waters of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the Western Cape province are not all that warm, which is why many adventurers in these parts prefer to be on top of the ocean, rather than in it. But while the waters may not be warm, they are, however, undeniably welcoming.
Hike up Platteklip Gorge, Table Mountain
Table Mountain towers majestically over the city of Cape Town, exuding a powerful but inviting presence. Adventurers will feel compelled to conquer the giant by reaching its summit on foot. Take the cable car back to the bottom if your legs are too tired to descend on foot.
The Bloukrans Bungee
One, two, bungee! When you’re about to leap off the Bloukrans Bridge, you’re about to safely plunge 216m into the gorge below. As far as adrenalin rushes go, you don’t get much better than this. And the beautiful surroundings don’t hurt either.
Skydiving in South Africa
South Africa is known for its excellent climate and clear blue skies. And this is why skydiving is so popular here. There are a number of established skydiving operators around the country waiting to take you up and help you down.