Posts – Adventure

Mild to Wild Adventures with Fiona McIntosh

A look at the latest adventure guide by writer and adventurer Fiona McIntosh.


Reaching new heights on the Karkloof Canopy Tour, KwaZulu-Natal

  • 23 August 2013 by Tara Turkington

Calling all adventure junkies – the Karkloof Canopy Tour is a fun, if rather terrifying, experience. Expect adrenalin-pumping action with great views.


A glimpse into the world of shark cage-diving

  • 30 July 2013 by Stuart Buchanan

Cage-diving with great white sharks is a rare opportunity to glimpse another world.


Through the Gates on the Qolora River in the Eastern Cape

A three-hour walking and boat trip up the Qolora River on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape will bring you to the Gates, a beautiful little gorge that leads you to a waterfall and swimming pool in the river. The trip will take you through the lush indigenous forest that lines the river banks.


Houseboat on Jozini Dam

I’m sitting on the deck of Shayamanzi 2, one of only two houseboats that cruise on Jozini Dam in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Swaziland is just around the corner beyond the dam wall, and if you go 100km or so south you’ll hit the Indian Ocean. I’m surrounded by mountains, bushveld and, of course, water.


Surfers Not Street Children

A group of young South African surfers are doing their country – and themselves – proud as they tour the United Kingdom as part of an innovative and successful project called Surfers Not Street Children, which aims to change the way that society perceives and treats street children around the world.


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?


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?


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.


#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.