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SSouth Africa is an endless outdoor playground. From skydiving to walking safaris, hot air ballooning to windsurfing, treetop zip lining to river rafting – there’s no shortage of raw adventures and adrenaline-pumping moments.

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Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Triathlon

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Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Triathlon

Challenge yourself with the Mandela Day Triathlon

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South Africa on the big screen

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South Africa on the big screen

Here, we bring you some of the best on-screen locations that you can experience on your next trip to South Africa – and which films to watch before you visit!

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The Great African sea forest and beyond - Learn more about the inspiration behind 'My Octopus Teacher'

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The Great African sea forest and beyond - Learn more about the inspiration behind 'My Octopus Teacher'

The Oscar-winning documentary celebrates South Africa’s biodiversity, the 3 rd most biodiverse country on Earth, and home to the only place in the world where the Marine Big five (Southern Right Whales, Dolphins, Great White Sharks, Cape Fur Seals and African penguins) are all in close proximity to the shore.

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Soul-searching in South Africa

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Soul-searching in South Africa

Never has wellness been more relevant, with health and immunity now at the forefront of consciousness after months spent at home during lockdown, and entirely new concepts added to the plethora of health concerns - from Zoom fatigue and maskne to the loneliness induced by self-isolation. Here are some of South Africa’s top wellness experiences for travellers to nurture the mind, body, and spirit on a 2021 post-lockdown trip.

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There's a lot more to South Africa than Lions and Springboks!

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There's a lot more to South Africa than Lions and Springboks!

It’s rugby’s ultimate adventure, the greatest tour of all. Every four years the very best players from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales unite as one to undertake a truly remarkable journey.

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An aerial adrenaline rush – Ceres Zip Slide Tour

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An aerial adrenaline rush – Ceres Zip Slide Tour

The Ceres Zip Slide Tour, in the Western Cape, offers Africa’s longest zip line, with 8 slides that allow for a 1.4km aerial journey amid beautiful scenery.

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Windsurfing in Cape Town

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Windsurfing in Cape Town

Windsurfing is popular in Cape Town - Bloubergstrand and Langebaan are popular destinations. Windsurfing is also popular inland on lakes, dams and rivers.

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Table Mountain Cycling Routes

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Table Mountain Cycling Routes

Amazing cycling routes in Table Mountain National Park for everyone to enjoy.

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Land of bikinis and board shorts – Bikini Beach, Gordon’s Bay

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Land of bikinis and board shorts – Bikini Beach, Gordon’s Bay

About 40-minutes from Cape Town, Bikini Beach in Gordon’s Bay is a Blue Flag Beach with warm water and great surfing, making it popular with students.

Sun-soaked coasts

Some of the world’s best surfing – Jeffreys Bay

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Some of the world’s best surfing – Jeffreys Bay

Surfing at Jeffreys Bay on the Eastern Cape’s Sunshine Coast means waves that range from 3ft to 10ft and run for up to 800m.

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Surfing two oceans in the Western Cape

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Surfing two oceans in the Western Cape

The meeting of two oceans in the Western Cape means that there are always good waves for surfing.

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Kitesurfing in South Africa

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Kitesurfing in South Africa

Kitesurfing in South Africa is concentrated around the coastal areas, stretching from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and Durban.

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