Leisure and Recreation


It's only recently that abseiling, also called rappelling, has become a South African holiday activity in its own right. There are a number of very...
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From the West Coast's wild, deserted, sun-bleached stretches of snow-white sand to the sub-tropical, coral-fringed, forest-backed beaches of Maputaland...
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South African holiday destinations present some of the best windsurfing and kitesurfing opportunities in the world. There are a number of good spots all...
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South Africa has the highest bungy jump in the world - and a few more. Visitors who fancy a slightly different leap into the unknown could try bridge...
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South Africa has some fantastic rivers to choose from, so you'll be forgiven for getting a little confused. We've listed the different options with...
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South Africa has some of the best climbing in the world, both traditional and sport. There are climbing schools and mountain guides in all the main...
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Cricket is a gentlemen's sport and many South Africans are avid supporters of the game. The Proteas which are South Africa's national cricket team have...
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If you are a keen cyclist, there are many routes available in South Africa. There are numerous cycle races of varying lengths but the most popular are...
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South Africa's extensive coastline ranges from about 35S to 27S and has the most southerly coral reefs in the world...
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There is a range of events held all over South Africa during the year, including an international polo tournament. For keen or aspiring polo players...
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There are loads of interesting flying opportunities, ranging from a quick scenic glider flight or a hot air balloon trip to an aerobatic flip or a...
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There are two reasons why South Africa is an excellent choice for a golfing holiday. The first is the fact that green fees are very reasonable compared...
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If you are interested in skydiving, Cape Town can take you to a drop zone that boasts one of the best views in the world from altitude...
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The Otter Trail along the Tsitsikamma coast is probably the most popular hike in the country. Lush forests, rugged shorelines, mountain streams and...
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South Africa has many exciting pony trekking venues. Ride through the forest or meander through magnificent mountain scenery. Riding is excellent...
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Track racing is quite popular in South Africa with the major venues being Kyalami, near Johannesburg and Killarney near Cape Town but it is not as well...
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Mountain bike races are usually in wonderful spots. The championship series usually takes up the first half of the year, and the classic races are almost...
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If you are looking for a real break, South Africa can offer a whole host of really relaxing destinations, including some healthy options like a week at a...
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Rugby is enormously popular in South Africa. The Springboks or the 'bokke' with their green and gold colours are South Africa's national rugby team...
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There are a host of marathons, half-marathons, fun runs and the odd ultramarathon spread out throughout the year but, naturally, some do stand out...
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South Africa is not an ideal destination for a bareboat sailing holiday, as the weather and ocean conditions can be quite extreme but there are a few...
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There are no real, long sea kayaking expeditions in South Africa, but there are a number of fun day trips, many of which offer brilliant sightings of...
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Fancy a South African holiday with a touch of spa? Take a quick look at six spa hotels and their signature treatments, which will leave you scrubbed...
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Skiing is not big in South Africa, as we don't have much in the way of snow. There is one dedicated ski resort, with guaranteed snow between July and...
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There are a number of skydiving operations all over the country, and South Africa is a great spot to learn to skydive that excellent exchange rate...
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Football or soccer has a very big following in South Africa and all over Africa. Every town has a soccer club and in even the tiniest settlement...
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South Africa is the best safari destination in the world. With the third highest biodiversity in the world (variety of fauna and flora) there is just so...
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South Africa is one of the top surfing destinations in the world and, consequently, there is a well-developed infrastructure for surfers...
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South Africa has a rich and proud tennis history. Although the country has never produced a Grand Slam singles winner, it has produced quite a number...
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There are few Tree Top Canopy Tours in the world. The Tree Top Canopy Tour in South Africa is truly awesome. The trail is made up of eight cables...
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South Africa's cities are an exciting mix of first and third world influences, offering a veritable kaleidoscope of sights and sounds. Our nightlife...
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Very few people travel all the way to South Africa without including some game watching in their itinerary. There is nothing quite like the sensation...
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Watersports are wonderful to watch, not only for the actual event, but also because they are usually in great locations with wonderful scenery...
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