CAPE TOWN –Following an extended break for the travel and tourism industry due to lockdown, both locals and international tourists once again have the opportunity to experience the diverse selection of cool things to do in South Africa.
Here are five adventure experiences to try:
Snorkel the great African Kelp Forest
The Shark Warrior Adventure Centre at Seaforth Beach in Simon’s Town will take you on a magical marine life trip. You will be fully kitted out with snorkel gear and explore the African kelp forest in the South Atlantic waters.
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Magaliesberg Rock Climbing
The Magalies Mountains is an hour’s drive away from Johannesburg and Pretoria. The climbs cater for beginners level and experienced climbers, and hikers are also able to use the area.
Surfing in Jeffreys Bay
Jeffreys Bay or J Bay in the Eastern Cape is considered as one of the top surfing locations in the world. J Bay is the perfect spot for any surf enthusiast as well as a beginner who wants to learn.
Also known as canyoning, it involves walking, hiking, climbing, swimming, jumping or abseiling. Kloofing is popular among adrenaline junkies and there are various spots from the Steenbras River Gorge outside Cape Town to the Crocodile River in Gauteng and the Sabie River in Mpumalanga.
All you need to get going is a splash of sunscreen and some basic instructions. Tour guides also offer the sandboarding experience at the Atlantis Dunes in the Western Cape as a birthday party event.
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