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Top 10: Adventures in KwaZulu-Natal

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1 Dive with Tiger Sharks

Aliwal Shoal offers some of the most exciting scuba diving in the world. Dive with tiger sharks, ragged tooth sharks, manta rays, dolphins and whale sharks. more

2 Climb an Icy Waterfall

Fancy climbing a frozen waterfall? Adventurers can participate in guided ice climbing on technical peaks in the Drakensberg Mountain range. Being super-fit will certainly help your cause! more

3 Hot Air Ballooning in the Drakensberg

Float in a hot air balloon over the spectacular uKhahlamba-Drakensberg National Park, and enjoy your lofty viewpoint over one of the most scenic regions in South Africa.

4 Surfing

The KwaZulu coast is perfect for surfing – and Durban has some of the best waves in the country. The city also boasts 320 days of sunshine per year… you do the math! more

5 Hiking in the Drakensberg

If you love to hike, the Drakensberg is just the place to be – no matter what the season, the views are spectacular from any angle. There are a number of guided walks on offer from beginners to advanced. more

6 Canopy Tours

For those who love the great outdoors, Karkloof Canopy Tours offer a unique eco-experience traversing up to 30 metres above the ‘floor’ of an indigenous forest teeming with plant, insect and birdlife. more

7 Deep Sea Fishing

St Lucia, along the Elephant Coast is one of the best fishing spots in the country. Head out along the estuary and find some of the best game, bill and bottom fishing South Africa has to offer.

8 Paragliding at Bulwer

Bulwer is one of the best paragliding areas in South Africa – excellent conditions prevail (and the scenery’s not bad too!). There are a number of local gliding operators in the Southern Drakensberg area. more

9 Fly in a Biplane from Virginia Airport

Own the skies as you experience the classic exhilaration of flying in an open cockpit plane – enjoy gorgeous views of the KwaZulu-Natal coastline.

10 Head out to Sea with the Shark's Board

Head out to sea with the Natal Shark's Board and find out more about these incredible predators.