Top Ten Amazing Adventures in South Africa: A Destination Guide

If you are considering an adventure then South Africa could be the perfect travel destination for you.

Vineyard, Montague, Route 62, South Africa

Are you envious of those who have travel blogs? Do you have a desire for exciting travel? Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway or want to change your entire lifestyle, here are ten amazing adventures in South Africa that could give you the inspiration to begin your own travel journey:

Take in the Views from Above the Cape of Storms

The lighthouse on the cliffs here was built in 1856, thereafter preventing the wrecks that had littered the coast here until that point. Climb the lighthouse for staggering views out across the waves and while here, be sure to also check out terrific Table Mountain National Park.

Ride an Ostrich

Where else would you ride one of these bizarre birds than in the Ostrich capital of the world, Safari Ostrich park in Oudtshoorn? Near here, be sure to also visit the breathtaking wonder of the Cango Caves.

Whale Watch from Dry Land

Hermanus Point is said to be one of the best places in the world to watch whales from the comfort and safety of dry land. Visit between July and December to see the show. Wildlife enthusiasts should also check out the penguins at Bettys Bay and Stony Point nearby.

Climb the Drakensberg Mountains

The dramatic amphitheatre cliff here is ten times bigger than El Capitan in Yosemite. Hike to the top to feel as though you are on top of the world and for some amazing views.

Spot a Leopard on the Beach

Visit Isimagaliso Wetland Park to see these awe-inspiring creatures along with rhinos, elephants, and many more amazing creatures, as you cruise on major lake systems and venture through mangrove forests.

Leapord Africa

Take a Glimpse through ‘God’s Window’

Experience thrills as you gaze from this viewpoint out over the incredible, verdant landscape of Blyde’s Canyon.

Ride the River Through the World’s Largest Green Canyon

Descend into those views glimpsed through God’s window and take a river cruise through Blyde’s Canyon, the third largest canyon in the world and the largest green canyon.

Walk in Mandela’s Footsteps on Robben Island

The great man spent 18 years imprisoned on this island. Take an emotional walk in his inspirational footsteps and imagine what you would have been like in his place.

Go on the Garden Route

Take this incredible 300km road trip through varied and intense natural beauty, from Mossel Bay in the west to just past Plettenberg Bay in the east, and experience much of the most wonderful scenery in South Africa.

Try the World’s Third Largest Bungee Jump

Are you looking for high-adrenaline thrills? They don’t come much more exciting than the Bloukran’s Bridge Bungee Jump. Plummet 216m from this bridge on the bungee cord and you can say you have completed the world’s third largest bungee jump.

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