Southern Africa boasts an abundance of unique geographical areas and exciting activities allowing for a diverse range of adventure experiences.

Spice up your trip to Southern Africa and discover for yourself why the region is rapidly earning the global reputation of ‘adventure hotspot’. Adventure holidays in Southern Africa take many shapes, whether you’re looking for chilled, explorative adventure, or adrenaline-fuelled excitement, there is something for you!

The adventure opportunities offered by Southern Africa are sure to bring you face to face with the power of nature.

Nowhere in Africa can seriously compete with CAPE TOWN when it comes to outrageous adventure activities. From snorkeling with seals or abseiling off Table Mountain, to open water kayaking or shark cage diving, The Mother City is sure to quench that adventure-seeking thirst!

THE GARDEN ROUTE is one of the most popular destinations in South Africa, famed for an assortment of adventure activities and exhilarating experiences.

VICTORIA FALLS, bordering Zimbabwe and Zambia, and SWAKOPMUND in Namibia are the other adventure hotspots in the region where soft and adrenaline adventure options abound, with the unique backdrops of the largest single curtain of falling water and some of the highest desert dunes in the world.

Head to the coastal country of MOZAMBIQUE for a bounty of adventure opportunities, from scuba diving coral reefs to whizzing around tiny towns on a motorbike.


6 Day Northern Cape - Kalahari Explorer

Green Kalahari, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park & Kalahari

Explore the beautiful and varied landscapes on this tour of the Green Kalahari and the Kalahari Red Dune Route in the Northern Cape. Visit the Augrabies Falls, take a dip in a natural hot water spring, paddle on the mighty Orange River, sand board on the red dunes, game drive in the remote Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park and learn ancient tracking skills from the Khomani San bushmen.

9 Day Classic Botswana Safari 

Moremi Game Reserve, Khwai Community Area, Savuti and Chobe River Front

The 9 Day Classic Botswana Safari takes you on an experience to include the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, the Savuti Channel, and Chobe National Park. Listen to the haunting cry of the fish eagle; see herds of elephant and buffalo, tsessebe and zebra as well as all large and small predators. A boating experience in Xakanaxa and on the Chobe River is included

12 Day Garden Route & Cape Town Adventure

Tsitsikamma National Park, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Hermanus & Cape Town

An action and adrenaline packed itinerary for those looking to be more active while on holiday. The Garden Route and Cape Town have an endless choice when it comes to adventure and outdoor activity options, there is very little that you cannot do here! The ocean, mountains, forests and beautiful varied natural environments all provide the perfect settings for these activities.

17 Day Cape Cycling & Hiking Holiday

Cape Town, Franschhoek, Hermanus, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay & Samara Private Game Reserve

An awesome itinerary for those wanting to stay active while exploring the beautiful and varied landscapes of the Cape while indulging in luxurious accommodation. Explore the cycling and hiking routes from Cape Town, through the Winelands, along the Whale Coast and Garden Route and through both the Little and Great Karoo. 

14 Day Kwa Zulu Natal Adventure

Kosi Bay, Maputaland Marine Protected Area, Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park, KwaZulu Natal Battlefields & Durban

A Kwa Zulu Natal adventure - canoeing and boat excursions on the Kosi Lakes, part of the  iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site, forest walks, 4x4 trips, scuba diving and snorkelling in the best locations in South Africa, turtle tracking, beach dining as well as game drives and game walks in the Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park. 

7 Day Zambezi Safari & Canoeing Adventure

Zambezi National Park & Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Spend two nights at the Imbalala Zambezi Safari Lodge, located on the edge of the mighty Zambezi River. Then spend the next two days canoeing on the Zambezi River, spending two nights at a mobile rustic bush camp. The last two nights will be spent in the lap of luxury at the Elephant which has breath-taking views of the Victoria Falls’ spray, and the spectacular gorges which separate Zimbabwe and Zambia.

7 Day Central Kalahari Safari 

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

This 7-day safari takes you on an adventurous route seldom used by others. You travel from Maun to Passarge Valley, the remote Piper Pan, and then finally reach Deception Valley, home to a variety of Kalahari games. Optional extension to Deception Valley Lodge is available as well as short add-ons to the Moremi Game Reserve is recommended.

10 Day Walking Safari In Zambia

South Luangwa National Park & Livingstone (Victoria Falls)

Explore Zambia's iconic South Luangwa National Park,  an unrivalled wildlife experience in one of the last unspoilt wilderness regions of Africa – the very place where the African walking safari was pioneered. Your safari experience continues on the banks of the Zambezi River close to the impressive Victoria Falls where there are a host of adventure activities to take part in.

10 Day Namibian Explorer Camping Tour

Okonjima Nature Reserve, Etosha, Palmwag, Twyfelfontein, Swakopmund & Sossusvlei

This tour departs on selected Fridays from Windhoek. The Namibian Explorer offers all the main Namibian highlights in a two week holiday time frame. The tour starts with a visit to the Africat Foundation at Okonjima. Next we travel northwards to Etosha National Park, Africat North and to a Himba village where you are brought into touch with some of Namibia’s ancient traditions.

11 Day Glamping Adventure: Route 62, Garden Route & Cape Winelands

Breede River Valley, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness and Wellington

Enjoy ten nights of glamping on this round trip, covering four awesome regions of the Western Cape - Robertson along the scenic Route 62, Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo, Plettenberg Bay and Wilderness on the Garden Route and Wellington in the Cape Winelands. Awesome for lovers of wine, nature and the outdoors. Loads of opportunities for fun activities, but also lots of time for relaxation and bonding with friends and family. 

14 Day Cape Town with Garden Route and Whale Coast Glamping

Cape Town, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay and Stanford

A two week round trip from Cape Town, starting with a few nights in the Mother City to explore the wealth of nature and fun outdoor activity options on offer in and around the city, followed by a glamping trip to the beautiful Klein Karoo and Garden Route, ending with time to explore the Whale Coast. A chance to reconnect with nature and loved ones.


9 Day Glamping Adventure: Kruger & Pongola Safari

Panorama Route, Kruger and Pongola Game Reserve 


Explore two of South Africa's amazing safari destinations on this 8-night glamping adventure. Stay in a luxury tent on the banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview and explore Kruger National Park as well as the spectacular Panorama Route, home to the largest green canyon in the world. Glamp on the shores of Lake Jozini in the Pongola Game Reserve and enjoy both land and water-based safari activities - an experience often compared to Lake Kariba.


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