African Travel Blog: Adventures and Activities

The counties of Southern Africa offer visitors many different activities and adventures - there is something for everyone. From adrenaline-rush adventures that require a great deal of physical effort to laid-back activities focused on the more leisure-orientated traveler.

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African Travel Adventures & Activities

Adventure in Northern KwaZulu-Natal

By Riaan Viljoen

In northern KwaZulu-Natal, you can explore the most southerly coral reefs in the Indian Ocean, savor the excitement of a Big Five game drive in a large National Park, and hike in the beauty of mountain scenery.

Adrenalin Rush Adventures in South Africa

By Lisa de Klerk

South Africa's famous diversity extends to the wide range of adrenalin rush adventures on offer, from shark cage diving in the Cape to bungee jumping in the Garden Route.

Adventures on the Mighty Zambezi

By Ruan Viljoen

The mighty Zambezi River - one of Africa's most prolific waterways - offers a wealth of opportunities for adventure, from kayaking to white water rafting.

Quad Biking In the Namib Desert

By PJ Heymann

Quad biking is one of the most exciting ways to explore the ancient Namib Desert. This guided experience can be fun for the whole family.

Walking Safaris

By Lisa de Klerk

A walking safari is one of the most immersive safari activities available. Get up close to nature and learn more intimate details about the species that you encounter.

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Interesting videos feature the destinations, lodges, and wildlife of Southern Africa.

The Okavango Delta in Botswana

The safari lodges of the Okavango Delta are so remote and isolated that most can only be reached by light charter flight from either Maun or Kasane.


Mozambique is a tropical paradise that offers some of the best beach vacations in Africa. The lodges are typically small intimate properties located on private islands.

Kruger Park

The Kruger National Park is South Africa's most visited and important conservation area. You can not view the same diversity of mammal species in their natural habitat anywhere else.

Sabi Sand

Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve is the top luxury safari destination in South Africa. The reserve offers exceptional game viewing and impeccable service at its safari lodges.

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Exploring Table Mountain

Table Mountain is an iconic landmark and one of South Africa's most visited places.

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