Top 10: Adventures in the Eastern Cape
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This one has to be on your bucket (before you kick-the-bucket) list. Officially recognized by the Guinness World Records, at 216 metres - Bloukrans is home to the highest commercial bungee jump in the world.
Big Seven safari
So you thought the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo, elephant) were a big deal, well why not come on a big seven safari in the Eastern Cape and tick off the Great White Shark and Southern Right Whale on your ‘to-see’ list.
Surfing in J-Bay
They don’t call Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa’s version of Hawaii for nothing – its got some of the best waves in the world, just ask the pro's! There are also a number of surf schools on the go.
A wonderful way to view the world is from the back of an African elephant at the famous Addo Elephant National Park. It’s the stuff dreams are made of!
Horse-riding on the Wild Coast
Canter along rolling hills into rich savannah grasslands and down to sandy beaches – hair flying in the wind and not a care in the world. Horse-riding safaris are a popular option in this part of the world.
Tubing in the Storms River Gorge
Storms River is an adventure-lover's mecca - there really is so much on offer. Take a plunge into the Storms River with only a tube and nerves of steel!
Tree top canopy tours
See the Tsitsikamma forest from a completely new viewpoint as you glide above the trees and experience the magic of nature at its finest.
Go on – take the plunge. From Grahamstown you can organise a sky-diving sojourn. Why not do a tandem jump out of a plane at around 10000 feet?
Learn to fly
If you’ve always wanted to learn to fly, then head off to 43 Air School in Port Alfred and get your private pilot’s license…
Drive a mountain pass
The Eastern Cape has some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. Drive an off-road mountain pass to experience the splendour