Posts – Adventure

A unique floral adventure

In August and September the dusty valleys of Namaqualand in the Northern Cape are transformed into dazzling carpets of wild flowers that stretch to seemingly endless horizons. Because it’s one of our top tourist attractions, you may well have read about this natural miracle, or even seen TV documentaries.

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South African adventurers on Twitter

South Africa is a land of great adventure and thus home to many great adventurers. Below are a few that I follow on Twitter.

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Great white shark tours coming into season

In South Africa, the winter months between May and October are the best for great white shark viewing. The Western Cape is known as one of the world’s top destinations for shark diving and boat tours, so start planning that trip.

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Platteklip Gorge hiking: Work your way up Table Mountain

While the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway will get you to the top of South Africa’s most famous mountain within five minutes, you may appreciate the view from the top more if you hike up via Platteklip Gorge.

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