Top 10: Fun experiences in the Eastern Cape

Addo Elephant National Park Enjoy a Big Seven Safari

1 Bloukrans bungee

The Eastern Cape is home to the famous Bloukrans Bungee – it’s 216 metres of free-falling pleasure. more

2 Go on a Big Seven safari

Go on a Big Seven safari and see rhino, lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo. Then try for southern right whales and great white sharks. more

3 Experience the sardine run

South Africa’s famed sardine run is a phenomenon certainly worth watching – from land, the ocean surface or underwater. more

4 Visit Grahamstown during the National Arts Festival

Grahamstown is home to the country's biggest annual arts festival at the beginning of July. more

5 Learn to surf in Jeffreys Bay

Our answer to Hawaii, J-Bay is known for its magnificent waves and numerous surfing schools. more

6 Spend a night in the Hogsback, a mystical, mountain retreat

Great f you appreciate spectacular scenery, good food, peace and quiet. more

7 Hike the Wild Coast

Enjoy hiking the pristine beaches of the rugged Wild Coast, or opt for a horse-back safari led by local guides. more

8 Experience bush, forest and beach

Talk about fun experiences! In the Eastern Cape you can enjoy the bush the beaches and the fantastic Tsitsikamma forest. more

9 Explore the mountain passes

Visit the Eastern Cape highlands to tackle some awesome mountain passes on the ultimate roadtrip. more

10 Visit the Owl House, Nieu-Bethesda

The quirky world of the artist Helen Martins comes alive at the Owl House with its camel, owl and wise men sculptures, glass-covered walls and vivid colours. more