Adventure Activities South Africa

Adventure Activities South Africa. A list of adrenaline driven outdoor experiences throughout South Africa. Unforgettable adventures, from abseiling from steep cliffs to blokart sailing on the beach. Exhilarating bungee jumping from the highest single span arch bridge in the world, challenging river rafting, fantastic scrambler biking on steep mountain tracks, and thrilling tandem skydiving! Adventure Activities throughout South Africa for those who love extreme outdoor sports.

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES SOUTH AFRICA:

ABSEILING – CHAMPAGNE CASTLE ADVENTURE CENTRE (CENTRAL DRAKENSBERG, KZN):

Adventure Activities South Africa - Abseiling

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Chicken Hill in the Dragon Peaks Park near Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal. The 25 metre abseil down a 10 metre cliff face, and then over an overhang, is guaranteed to leave you breathless. No experience necessary. Very safe activity in a controlled environment.
WHERE: Champagne Castle Adventure Centre, Dragon Peaks Park, R600 via Winterton, 3340.
WHEN: Tuesday to Friday from 09h00 to 15h00. Saturday from 08h00 to 17h00.
PRICE: Confirm with the provider.
OTHER ACTIVITIES: Monster Mountain Scooters, Tree Top Adventures, White Water Tubing, MTB Trails, Kiddies Adventures.
OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION: Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal.
TEL: +27 (0)74 103-3613
WEBSITE: www.adventurecentre.co.za/

BLOKART SAILING (MUIZENBERG, WC):

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Three wheel buggy with a sail – the latest extreme sport to arrive from New Zealand. Easier than kite surfing or wind surfing. All you need is wind. Hold the steering bar and sheet rope and you’re off along the beach at the rate of knots. Even young kids can join in, seated in the shadow. Also at Buffelsbaai Beach, Knysna.
WHERE: Sunrise Beach, Muizenberg, Western Cape
WHEN: Windy days
PRICE: Rentals at Garden Route Blokart, Buffelsbaai Beach, Knysna, on request.
OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION:
TEL: 082 900 6721 (Dave Davies)
EMAIL: blokartsa@medmav3.co.za
WEBSITE: www.blokart.co.za/

BUNGEE JUMP – THE BLOUKRANS BRIDGE (TSITSIKAMMA, EC):

Adventure Activities South Africa - Bungee Jumping

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The highest commercially operated bungy jump from a bridge, using pendulum technology. Bloukrans Bridge is the highest single span arch bridge in the world. Leap from the catwalk suspended at the top of the arch, beneath the N2 highway, at Bloukrans, 216 metres above the Bloukrans River. A smooth, most comfortable bungy jump.
WHERE: Bloukrans Bungy, Bloukrans Bridge, Tsitsikamma, Garden Route.
WHEN: Open daily from 09h00 to 17h00.
PRICE: on request.
OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION: Tsitsikamma, Eastern Cape.
TEL: +27 (0)42 281-1458
WEBSITE: www.faceadrenalin.com | www.tsitsikamma.info/listing/bloukrans_bungy_35

RIVER RAFTING – BLYDE RIVER CANYON (HOEDSPRUIT, LIMPOPO):

Adventure Activities South Africa - River Rafting

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An extreme whitewater experience with truly challenging rapids and spectacular canyon scenery. Start in the Mariepskop Forestry Reserve and end as the river joins the Blydepoort Dam, with the Three Rondavels above you. Difficulty: Class 3-4. Type: Steep pool-drop, some long, technical rapids. Full Day or Overnight Trip.
WHERE: Starts in the Mariepskop Forestry Reserve, ends where the Blyde River enters the Blydepoort Dam.
WHEN: By arrangement only.
PRICE: on request
OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION: Wet Camel rustic bush camp with small A-frame huts, an outdoor kitchen/dining area and a bush shower at the foot of the Three Rondavels (for Overnight Trip). Or Hoedspruit, in Limpopo.
TEL: Umkulu Safaris on +27(0)21 853-7952 or The African Rafting Company on +27 21 853 2453.
WEBSITE: www.africanrafting.co.za/

SCRAMBLER & QUAD BIKE TRAILS – BARKLY EAST (SOUTHERN DRAKENSBERG, EC):

Adventure Activities South Africa - Scrambler Trails

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A series of quad and scrambler trails in the Rhodes/Barkly East area perfect for those of you with your own bikes. The fantastic mountainous terrain of the southern Drakensberg offers steep mountain tracks and challenging river crossings. The area experiences snow in winter. Trails are guided and range from easy to difficult and technically challenging.
WHERE: Reedsdell Country Guest Farm, Rhodes, Barkly East District, Eastern Cape.
WHEN: By arrangement only.
PRICE: on request.
OTHER ACTIVITIES: 4×4 Trails.
OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION: Reedsdell Country Guest Farm, Stable Cottage, Camping.
TEL: Call +27 (0)45 974-9900
WEBSITE: sa-venues.com/things-to-do/easterncape/quad-bike-and-scrambler-trails/

TANDEM SKYDIVE – JOHANNESBURG SKYDIVING CLUB (CARLETONVILLE, GP):

Adventure Activities South Africa - Tandem Skydive

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You only need five minutes to train for a tandem jump and the fastest way to experience freefall. Tandem jump is a skydive that is one on one – you’re attached to an instructor with a special harness. Experience 40 seconds of losing your stomach at a speed of 120 mph, before the ripcord is pulled and the parachute opens.
WHERE: Johannesburg Skydiving Club, Carletonville Airport, Gauteng.
WHEN: On the weekend when the sun is up.
PRICE: on request.
OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION: Carletonville, Gauteng.
TEL: +27 (0)82 440-7717
WEBSITE: www.jsc.co.za/