Posts – Adventure

Majestic mountains of South Africa

  • 20 June 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds and Andrea Weiss

The Love South Africa group on Flickr is constantly updated with fantastic images taken all over the country. Why not share your pictures too?

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Guest post: Riding ostriches in Oudtshoorn

Ostriches can run up to 70km/h and their kicks can kill you. Why on earth would anybody want to ride such an enormous bird?

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Chasing winter: Bouldering experiences in the Western Cape

Q&A with American film-maker and climbeer Mary Mecklenburg, who visited Cape Town last year with a group of friends to go bouldering and make a film called Chasing Winter.

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#MeetSouthAfrica through the lens of a video camera

Two video bloggers spent some time throwing themselves off tall structures and filming the results when they were in South Africa.

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Charley Boorman’s BIG South African Adventure

Traveller and adventurer Charley Boorman visits South Africa in his new series on Channel 5: Charley Boorman’s South African Adventure.

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Paddling into the new year

At Earth Adventures, just over an hour’s drive from Johannesburg, you can treat yourself to an adventure-fest. Paintballing, quad biking, bungee jumping, horse riding and abseiling are on offer. But the white-water rafting experience is a hard one to beat…

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Six of the best paintball fields in South Africa

Here’s a list of some of the best paintball fields South Africa has to offer. So gear up and get involved.

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Gorgeous gorges and canyons

South Africa has many stunning canyons and gorges, including the rather famous Blyde River Canyon.

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Back-road 4x4 trips

There’s nothing quite like renting your own 4x4 vehicle and taking off into the great unknown. The user-friendly, super-helpful new book, More Back-Road 4x4 Trips, will get you going in no time.

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Top spots for horse riding in South Africa

Mountains, valleys and beaches – South Africa has some great places to ride horses. And both beginners and advanced riders are welcome.

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