Top 10: Adventures in the Eastern Cape

1 Bloukrans bungee

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. more

2 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. more

3 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. more

4 Elephant safari

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! more

5 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. more

6 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!

7 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. more

8 Sky diving

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? more

9 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… more

10 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 more