Posts – Adventure

Warm winter destinations: Durban is the place to be

  • May 23, 2012

Every morning in Durban, surfers, body boarders, swimmers and paddlers enter the waters of the Indian Ocean as soon as the sun rises, most often without wetsuits. At the same time, shirtless runners pound the promenade, joined by cyclists, walkers and skaters.

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Ride a brand new aerial cableway

So you thought it was only Table Mountain that boasted a cable car? Well, now you can ride on South Africa’s newest aerial cableway at Hartbeespoort in the Magaliesberg mountains, just under an hour’s drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria.

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Experience the thrilling Magaliesberg Canopy Tour

A couple of weeks ago my friends and I decided to spend the weekend in Magaliesburg, I suppose we were weary of our normal routine. After getting lost and taking numerous wrong turns our 1,5-hour drive turned out to be a 3-hour drive to the area.

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Sea Kayaking with whales in Hermanus

Last week I had the pleasure of joining the crew from Walker Bay Adventures for a sea kayaking experience in Hermanus. This involved getting within 40 metres of a Bryde’s whale and even closer to seals and dolphins.

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Hogging the roads of Gauteng

Imagine exploring the city or visiting your favourite attraction spot in the back of a Harley Davidson, feel the wind through your hair and skin, what an exhilarating experience.

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Skydiving in KwaZulu-Natal

Skydivers love KwaZulu-Natal because the air is fresh and the scenery is fantastic, whether you are jumping out of a plane at the coast or somewhere inland. Because of the province’s great climate, skydiving takes place throughout the year.

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White water rafting – Free State still the best

There are lots of places to go rafting in South Africa, but from personal experience I’ll share the best. (And I’ve rafted in Nepal, the US, on the Zambezi in Zimbabwe and on the Ganges, so like to think I know what I’m talking about.)

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Prepare to be dazzled

Visitors to our shores have a fascination with the zebra – each with its unique pattern of black and white stripes.

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Boost your adrenalin at Hartbeespoort Dam

Take a day out (or if you can grab a couple of nights) and make your way to 1 of South Africa’s major attractions – Hartbeespoort Dam in North West province.

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A walk into the Iron Age

Pilanesberg National Park, 1 of Southern Africa’s biggest, is only just under 2 hours from Johannesburg. Known for its beauty, its basin provides a natural sanctuary ringed by mountains.

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