The Adrenaline Junkie’s Guide to the Best Adventure activities in South Africa

South Africa is a gold mine for those seeking adventure and thrill. With the rugged mountains, glorious rivers and waterfalls accompanied by the sound of a mighty roar, you cannot help but fall in love with this country. Looking to do something reckless? Here are a few suggestions.

Bungee Jumping

If you ask South Africans about the best place to jump off of, they will immediately give a resounding answer of “Bloukrans”. Why? It just happens to be the highest commercial bungee jump from a bridge in the world. Plunge into the 216m gorge and see the stunning nature from an upside down perspective, that’s if you can keep your eyes open.


Face Adrenalin
Tel: +27 (0) 42 281 1458

Cape Xtreme

Tel: +27 (0) 21 824 3387


Bungee Mogale

Tel: 073 284 9643 (or) 084 698 7514


Orlando Towers

Tel: +27 71 674 4343




Our clear blue sky and glorious grounds make for the perfect skydiving setting. For those who aren’t afraid to leave what’s left of their entrails on the plain, going skydiving in South Africa is a unique and thrilling experience. Our instructors are professionally trained, friendly and ensure a safe jump every time. Some popular drop zones include Cape Town and KwaZulu Natal.

Think you’re game? Contact one of these places to book your dive.

Parachute Association of South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)21 553 3398


Mother City SkyDiving

Tel: +27 (0)79 337 2443


Witbank Skydiving Club

Tel: +27 (0)82 040 7136


Durban Skydive Centre

Tel: +27 (0)72 214 6040



Go Hiking

Hiking can be a very thrilling and challenging experience. South Africa offers trails in a wide variety of nature for both amateur and experienced hikers. You have to start at Table Mountain, right? From there on you can go and seek some of the world’s most breath snatching waterfalls in Mpumalanga.

Tie your boot laces and let’s get going:

Footprint Hiking Club

Tel: +27 82 456 7020


Active Escapades

Tel: +27 (0)33 3295259


Cape Nature

Tel: 021 483 0190


High Adventure Africa

Tel: +27 21 689 1234



Shark cage diving

There’s a good reason why they filmed the movie (movie) starring Halle Berry in South Africa. Cape Town is essentially the home to these magnificent white sharks and now tourists can get the chance to dive in and see them from up close. Forget snorkelling with tropical fish, if you’d like to see the king of the sea, South Africa is the place to go.

Dive in!

White Shark Ventures

Tel: +27 21 532 0470


Shark Cage Diving

Tel: +27 (0) 28 384 1418


Gansbaai Shark Cage Diving

Tel: +27 (0) 28 384 1439


Shark Diving Unlimited

Tel: +27 (0) 82 441 4555



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