Posts – Adventure

Winter or summer, all roads lead to the Drakensberg Sun Resort

  • 08 December 2014 by Christine Marot

What better place to enjoy a holiday in South Africa’s mountain playground of the Drakensberg than at KwaZulu-Natal’s Drakensberg Sun Resort, where spectacular views over the hotel gardens end in a mountain backdrop.


Get your adventure on at KwaZulu-Natal's Oribi Gorge

  • 04 December 2014 by Christine Marot

At the 27km-long, 400m-deep Oribi Gorge, Wild 5 Adventures introduces adventurers to a dizzying array of adrenalin sports, from a 165m bungee swing to cliff abseiling, ziplining and white-water rafting.


Ziplining in the Drakensberg: Bucket-list item #2 done and dusted

  • 02 December 2014 by Christine Marot

Swooping from steep cliff sides to ancient tree platforms and back again high above the forest floor below treats the brave to a bird’s-eye view of the world.


Great horse-riding spots not far from the city

  • 29 November 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

Picture horse riding along the beautiful sands of one of South Africa’s many beaches or along its many scenic trails – it’s a great way to discover the country.


Testing physical limits at the Salomon SkyRun

  • 26 November 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The Salomon SkyRun takes place every year (weather conditions permitting) on the fourth Saturday of November, and has grown into an internationally recognised ultra trail run.


​30 fun things to do in Johannesburg under R200

  • 24 November 2014 by Russel Jarvis

Find out what to do in Johannesburg with a list of fun activities that won’t cost you the Earth.


Photo essay: Hot-air ballooning over South Africa

  • 23 November 2014 by Spencer Spellman

Here’s a great photo essay from Spencer Spellman of The Traveling Philosopher following a recent hot-air ballooning experience in South Africa.


Make a beeline for Cape Town's new zipline adventure tour

The new SA Forest Adventures zipline experience in Cape Town is a must for all thrill-seekers heading to the Mother City.


Seeking new adventures outside of Cape Town

  • 12 November 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Are you looking to try some adventures beyond the borders of Cape Town? Well, here are a number of options to choose from ...


#TravelChatSA turns the spotlight on social media

  • 30 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

The age of smartphones and social media has opened new research avenues for travellers in search of adventures. This week’s #TravelChatSA looked at the most popular social media platforms and how they are being used by visitors and the local industry.