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Addo Elephant National Park

The Addo Elephant National Park, home to elephant, buffalo, lion, rhino & leopard while its marine area has whales & great white sharks #Big7

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Discover the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a World Heritage Site boasting superlative natural beauty, unique ecological processes and exceptional biodiversity.

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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

South Africa and Botswana joined forces to protect one of the world's greatest desert conservation areas. But that's not all.

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The Kruger National Park

Africa has many game parks, but the Kruger National Park is arguably the most spectacular, with a diversity of wildlife that makes for an unforgettable experience.

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Shark Alley

The aptly named Shark Alley, off the Western Cape coast, offers visitors adrenaline-packed adventures, both in and out the water, with its resident great white sharks.

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Discover the Garden Route

The trick when travelling along the Garden Route is to have enough time to slip off the N2 onto the side-roads that hold the promise of interesting destinations.

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The Magaliesberg Mountains

The dramatic Magaliesberg mountains offer wonderful outdoor adventure activities for the whole family in an indigenous setting where endemic flora and fauna are abundant.

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Namaqua National Park

For a few intense weeks of spring, arid Namaqualand undergoes a complete makeover. You’ll find orange daisies from horizon to horizon and beyond.

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The Panorama Route

Take a deep breath and plunge into the Panorama Route of Mpumalanga, where endless vistas succeed each other in a fairytale land above the clouds.

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Adventures in North West

1Pronutro Zip 2000 at Sun City

Enjoy some fun in the sun at Sun City, home to the longest zip slide in the world. From a height of 280 metres, you can reach speeds of 140 kilometres per hour. Definitely not for the faint-hearted!

2Elephant-back safaris - Pilanesberg

There’s nothing quite like viewing the world from the back of an elephant as you survey a pristine African landscape. It’s the stuff memories are made of and you're not likely to find a more African experience!

3Dome Adventure Hiking in Vredefort

Five-day hiking trails are on offer in and around the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site – home of the world’s largest meteorite crater. We ask you; where else in the world could you have such an experience?

4Magaliesberg Tree-Top Canopy Tours

Overdose on green fever with a canopy tour through Ysterhout Kloof in the Magaliesberg Mountain Range. There are 11 platforms, joined by ten slides of up to 140 metres long.

5Guided Walks - Madikwe Game Reserve

Enjoy nature at its best when you head off into the wild at Madikwe Game Reserve with a personal game ranger as your guide. It’s a sure way to have an up-close-and-personal experience with wildlife, and Madikwe is home to the Big 5 plus endangered wild dogs.

6Jet Ski on Hartbeespoort Dam

Get your pulse racing as you jet ski around Hartbeespoort Dam. This gorgeous lake-like setting is the perfect place for water sports and a regular weekend haunt for adventure-seekers from Jozi and Tshwane.

7Inland Diving at Bokfontein

So you thought North West was landlocked and there was no diving available. Wrong! Try out freshwater scuba diving at Bokfontein, near Brits. Ideal for beginners and advanced recreational divers.

8Quad Biking along the Maglies River

Go on an eco-friendly quad bike trail through cattle farms as you head along the banks of the Magalies River, making your way up to the base of the Magalies Mountain range.

9Horse Riding at Sun City

Horse riding is on offer at the Sun City resort and entertainment complex. There are regular hourly outrides suited to novices and children.

10Hot-Air Ballooning

There are a number of hot-air ballooning options in the province - try soaring silently over the Magaliesberg or over the Pilanesberg as you watch the wild animals moving below.