Leisure and Recreation

Abseiling in South Africa

Abseiling is the art of lowering oneself safely down a rope. It used to be a method for climbers to get off cliffs, cave explorers to travel...more

Beaches Of South Africa

Wow! From the West Coast's wild, deserted, sun-bleached stretches of snow-white sand to the subtropical, coral-fringed, forest-backed beache...more

Boardsailing/Windsurfing and Kitesurfing in South Africa

Thanks to South Africa’s windy conditions, boardsailing and kitesurfing are very popular coastal sports that anyone with a sense of advent...more

Bungy Jumping and Bridge Swinging in South Africa

Bungee jumping, as you probably know, is diving head first off a bridge attached to a large, thick, very strong elastic band and back-up cli...more

Canoeing, Kayaking and Rafting in South Africa

South Africa has some fantastic rivers to choose from, so you'll be forgiven for getting a little confused. We've listed the different optio...more

Climbing in South Africa

All commercial guiding and training is overseen by the South African Mountain Guides Association (SAMGA) or the Mountain Training Developmen...more

Cricket in South Africa

Cricket is a ‘gentleman's sport’ and many South Africans are avid supporters of the game. It is the second most popular sport in the cou...more

Cycling in South Africa

One of the best ways to experience the beauty of South Africa is on a bicycle. Imagine feeling the breeze on your face as you soak in the na...more

Diving and Snorkelling in South Africa

South Africa is home to a magnificent variety of marine life - on the West Coast, cool water fish and underwater species thrive, while the E...more

Equestrian Sports in South Africa

There is a range of events held all over South Africa during the year, including an international polo tournament. For keen or aspiring polo...more

Flying in South Africa

Travel by air is one of the most efficient modes of transportation, because you skip the long road travels and you can see more of the count...more

Golf in South Africa

In the world of golf, it seems that South Africa is definitely a force to be reckoned with. With multiple major star players with a number o...more

Hanggliding and Paragliding, Parapenting in South Africa

Paragliding is an adrenaline-filled recreational activity for fearless flyers who want to see South Africa from a different vantage point. I...more

Hiking in South Africa

Hiking is an outdoor activity that comes naturally to most homo sapiens, which is not surprising if you consider we took our first steps dur...more

Horse Trails and Riding, Pony Trekking

For centuries, humans have relied on the trusty, majestic animal that is the horse to carry them through some of the most interesting histor...more

Motor Sports in South Africa

The National Federation is responsible for the control and administration of the motorsport in its own country and all events are to be held...more

Mountain Biking in South Africa

For any mountain biking (MTB) enthusiast, South Africa is a magnificent treasure trove of trails waiting to be explored by avid crankers rea...more

Rugby in South Africa

Rugby is enormously popular in South Africa and, for many, attending or watching games is more a sacrament than a diversion....more

Running in South Africa

There are a host of marathons, half-marathons, fun runs and the odd ultramarathon spread out throughout the year but, naturally, some do sta...more

Sailing in South Africa

South Africa’s sublime coastline stretches for thousands of kilometers, allowing for numerous superb sailing locations that are sure to en...more

Sea Kayaking, South Africa

Sea kayaking in South Africa offers locals and tourists alike the opportunity to explore Mzansi’s beautiful and expansive coastline. There...more

Skiing, Snowboarding and Sandboarding in South Africa

Skiing is not that big in South Africa, as we don't have much in the way of snow, there is, however, one dedicated ski resort, near Rhodes, ...more

Skydiving in South Africa

These skydivers must have completed the ‘Accelerated Freefall’ courses that are offered around multiple locations in South Africa in ord...more

Soccer in South Africa

Football (or soccer as we prefer to call it) is probably the biggest participation sport in the world and is certainly one of the most-watch...more

South Africa Recreational Activities

South Africa is a playground for any and all holiday-makers - it’s the ideal country to visit if you are a thrill-seeker looking for adven...more

South African Spas: The Ultimate Relaxation

The perfect way to escape from modern city life and the mundane rat race is by embarking on a relaxing retreat, and luckily, South Africa is...more

South African Wildlife

South Africa is the best safari destination in the world. With the third highest biodiversity in the world (variety of fauna and flora) ther...more

Surfing in South Africa

Locals and tourists alike will be happy to know that South Africa boasts pristine coastlines and amazing spots for surfing, thanks to its aw...more

Tennis in South Africa

The modern game of this racket sport originated in Birmingham, England but it has since made its way across the globe, and into South Africa...more

Tree Top Canopy Tour

Tourists wanting to experience the beautiful scenery of South Africa can embark on an unforgettable adventure as they zipline from one platf...more

Urban indulgences in South Africa

South Africa's cities are an exciting mix world influences, offering a veritable kaleidoscope of sights and sounds for both locals and touri...more

Walking Safaris and Wilderness Trails

Very few people travel all the way to South Africa without including some game watching in their itinerary. There is nothing quite like the ...more

Watersports in South Africa

Watersports are wonderful to watch, not only for the actual event, but also because they are usually in great locations with wonderful scene...more