Adventure Tourism in South Africa

In this post we would like to cover adventure tourism in South Africa with you. If you are looking to visit South Africa then this post finds you well. 

South Africa is a country of the African Continent, Western Cape is a part of South Africa which offers unique beaches and many more attractions. South Africa is a biological diversity centre which is accompanied by different ecosystems, flora and fauna. South Africa is popular for its eye-catching scenery and a variety of South African Animals. 

South Africa offers several different cultural, national, tribal groups, beside all of them, South Africa has great adventure tourism. 

Unique Things to do in South Africa: 

Kruger National Park

Location: South Africa 

Timings: 6:00 AM to 5:30 PM (Tuesday to Monday)

Kruger National Park is one of the most famous parks in South Africa. It offers great countryside and stunning African Wildlife. Here you can enjoy Jeep Safari and Adventure tours. 

Addo Elephant National  Park 

Location: Addo, 6105, South Africa

Timings: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Tuesday to Monday)

Addo Elephant Park is one the largest parks in South Africa, it has been enlarged to preserve a great variety of biological variability, countryside and Trees & Plants. 

Table Mountain National Park 

Location: Tafelberg Road, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa

Timings: 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (Tuesday to Monday)

Table Mountain National Park is rich in flower Diversity of life, it is home to more than 8000 plant varieties. It offers a beautiful background which attracts tourists. 

Cape Town 

Cape Town is the capital of South Africa, it has many Adventure tourist attractions as well as Capt Town providing different types of Adventure activities. 

iSimangaliso Wetland Park 

Location: South Africa

Timings: Open 24 Hours 

iSimangaliso Wetland park is one of the great natural lands and it is spread over an area of 200,00,00 hectares. It offers a wide variety of flora and fauna. It is the great location for outdoor adventures in South Africa. 

Robberg Nature Reserve 

Location: Robberg, South Africa

Timings: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Tuesday to Monday)

Robberg Nature Reserve provides great adventure activities such as fishing, hiking, swimming and bird watching. Robberg Nature Reserve is one of the identifiable points in the world. 

God’s Window 

Location: Ehlanzeni, South Africa 

Timings: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Tuesday to Monday)

God’s Window is a magnificent pleasing grandeur, it is known as heaven on the earth. It offers amazing sights and canyons, waterfalls, natural rock formations and much more. 

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden 

Location: Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa

Timings: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Tuesday to Monday)

It is one of the popular botanical gardens in South Africa, here you can enjoy picnics, hiking and many more activities. It has different varieties of trees and plants. If you are a nature lover then this is a great location for you. 

Boulders Beach  

Location: Klein Tuin Road, Simon’s Town, Cape Town, South Africa 

Timings: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Tuesday to Monday)

Boulders Beach is famous for African penguins and rare birds. It is one of the best tourist attractions in South Africa

Maclear’s Beach 

Maclear’s Beach is a great spot for Angling, Scuba Diving, whale watching and many more water sport activities. 

Durban Botanic Garden 

Location: 9A John Zikhali Road, Durban, South Africa 

Timings: 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM (Tuesday to Monday)

Durban Botanic Garden is one of the oldest botanical gardens in South Africa, it was opened in 1851 and it is spread over an area of 14 hectares. It has great varieties of trees and plants. 

Lion’s Head  

Location: South Africa 

Lion’s Head is a mountain range in South Africa, it is a great location for hiking lovers. 


Johannesburg is one of the biggest cities in South Africa and it is the capital of Gauteng. Famous for stunning museums and Adventure activities, Johannesburg. Adventure activities examples are Abseiling, Skydiving, Horse Riding, Bungee jumping and much more. 


Gauteng is the province of South Africa, it has a great variety of adventure activities, adventure attractions in Gauteng are Rafting, Skydiving, Trekking, Paragliding, Angling and many more. 

Outdoor Adventure Activities List in South Africa: 

Mountain Biking

You can enjoy Mountain Biking in South Africa at Piketberg, Cederberg and Malmesbury. Mountain Biking price in South Africa is R65 450. The best time to do Mountain Biking is September to May. It is one of the best Fun activities in South Africa. 


You can enjoy Canyoning in South Africa at Frixion Adventures, Eden Adventures and Canyon Adventures. Canyoning price in South Africa is R1 600. The best time to do Canyoning is December to January. 


You can enjoy Rafting in South Africa at Four Rivers Rafting and Adventures, Eagle River Rafting – Parys and White Water Rafting – Vaal River – Parys. Rafting price starts from R1000. The best time to do Rafting is during April to October. It is one of the best South Africa activities for students. 

Bungee Jumping 

You can enjoy Bungee Jumping in South Africa at Bloukrans Bridge, Orlando Towers and Bungee Mogale. They offer the highest Bungee jump. Bungee Jumping price starts in South Africa from 1,400 ZAR. The Best time to do Bungee Jumping is during winter. 


You can enjoy Abseiling in South Africa at Hartbeespoort Dam. Abseiling price starts from in South Africa is R1, 395. The best time to do Abseiling is the whole year. 


You can enjoy Hiking in South Africa at Otter Trail, Lion’s Head and Skeleton Gorge. The Best time to do Hiking is the Spring season. 


You can enjoy Paragliding in South Africa at Table Mountain, Serpentine and Parys. Paragliding prices in South Africa are R1450. The Best time to do Paragliding in South Africa is from December to February. 


You can enjoy Surfing in South Africa at Elands Bay, Muizenberg, Victoria Bay. Surfing prices in South Africa are R250. The best time to do Surfing is March to September. 

Horse Riding 

You can enjoy Horse Riding in South Africa at the Wild Coast Region, Kei Mouth and Howick. Horse Riding price in South Africa is ZAR 250. The Best time to do Horse Riding is the Spring and Autumn Season. 


You can enjoy Ziplining in South Africa at Knysna Ziplines, Extreme Zipline and Ceres Zipline Tour. Ziplining prices in South Africa are R550. 

Great White Sharks Diving 

It is a deep water activity in which an observer remains inside a protective cage. You can enjoy Shark Cage Diving at Dyer Island and Gansbaai. The price starts from R1800. The Best time to do Great White Sharks Diving is during June to September. 

Also Read:

Cape Town and Beyond: A Comprehensive Tour of South Africa’s Cultural and Natural Wonders

Seven Beautiful Beach Destinations in West Africa

African Safari Animals (Big Five) and Where to Find Them

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