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Adventures in SA: The gig guide to Gauteng

Exploring our backyard and making the most out of what our beautiful provinces have to offer is the hottest new thing! And, why wouldn’t it be. South Africa is a beauty to behold and we should take advantage of what Mother Nature has given us.

Here are our top four spots in Gauteng for some social-distancing, mask-wearing fun:

1. Take a hike

  • Where: The Hennops Hiking Trail
  • Address: Click here
  • Activities: This beauty is nestled in the heart of Gauteng, and is a stone's throw away from both Johannesburg and Pretoria.
  • The Hennops Hiking Trail has four trails setting out from the Hadeda Camp. At the beginning and end of the route along the Hennops River the trails lead you into a vast and beautiful surrounding landscape.
  • This epic trail has two suspension bridges, cable cars and even some caves. There are also some interesting historical sites, indigenous trees along the river and gorges and plateau areas, which make this an outstanding area for birdwatchers.
  • Booking: No bookings required.
  • Cost: R100 per adult and R50 for kids. Card facilities are available, but also take some cash with you as a backup.


2. Zipline to the finish

  • Where: Magaliesberg Canopy Tour
  • Address: Click here
  • Activities: Find your inner adventurer and go on an epic journey through the ecology and geology of one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world – estimated to be 2 500 million years old.
  • Located in the Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve, the Magaliesberg Canopy Tour is just 90 minutes from Johannesburg and an hour from Pretoria.
  • Cost: R695 per person

3. Rage with the rapids

  • Where: RapiDecent Adventures
  • Address: Click here
  • Activities: This adventure is suitable for kids no younger than eight years old. Whether it’s a chilled paddle down the scenic river or the thrilling of tackling rapids, RapiDescent Adventures is guaranteed to get you going. Find them on the Crocodile River close to Hartbeespoort Dam.
  • Booking: Click here
  • Cost: Price on request, click here.

4. Quad biking anyone?

  • Where: Segwati Safari Quad Bike Trails
  • Address: Click here
  • Activities: This cool spot is said to be one of the best safari quad bike trails in the country. Segwati offers an awesome and truly unique quad-biking experience filled with adventure and unforgettable sights of the beautiful wildlife of South Africa. There are also some spectacular views of the countryside as the trail runs up Witwatersberg and overlooks the Magaliesberg valley and mountain range to the north and the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage site to the south.
  • Booking: Call 082 412 9823 or email
  • Cost: Price on request, click here.


Adventures in SA: The gig guide to the Western Cape

Western Cape, are you ready to #UnlockAdventure and explore the coolest spots in your province, while having some social-distancing fun? Get your masks and sunblock ready!

Here are our top four spots in the Western Cape for some social-distancing, mask-wearing fun:

1. If you have ever dreamt of being Tarzan

  • Where: Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour®
  • Address: Click here
  • Activities: Located in the magnificent Tsitsikamma indigenous rainforest, many of the platforms are built around giant Outeniqua Yellow Wood trees – some are 700 years old. Standing within the crown of these giants and looking down at the lush forest floor 30 metres below is an experience of a lifetime.
  • The scenery and birdlife is spectacular and professional guides ensure your safety while keeping you informed about interesting features of the forest ecology.
  • Booking: Yes, click here.
  • Cost: R695 per person

2. GiddyUp!

  • Where: Black Horse Trails
  • Activities: This beautiful trail can be found at the base of the Outeniqua mountain range in Wilderness and is named after the pitch-black Friesian horses, which are the trail horses of choice. These gentle giants are soft-natured and will add some magic to your memories of riding out in the beautiful forests of the Western Cape.

3. Rock climbing in Montagu

  • Where: About Rock Climbing in Montagu
  • Address: Click here
  • Activities: Montagu’s rock walls offer a wide variety of high-quality climbing opportunities at every level from beginner to expert. This beautiful area has over 450 climbing routes that cater for climbers of all levels of experience. Montagu is one of the outstanding climbing destinations in South Africa.
  • Booking: Yes, click here.

4. Take it to sea

  • Activities: Explore the magic of the Hermanus coastline with its abundant marine life up close and personal in one of our stable kayaks in the company of an experienced guide. Glide across sparkling water while enjoying a view of the majestic mountain, sea cliffs and marine life.
  • Booking: Yes, click here.
  • Cost: R450 per person, click here.


Adventures in SA: The gig guide to Kwa-Zulu Natal

Hey KZN family, this one is for you! If you are looking for some epic social-distancing adventures that boasts the beauty of your province, we got ya.

Get your masks and bucket hats ready; here are our top four spots:

1. Get in touch with nature

  • Where: Durban Botanical Gardens
  • Address: Click here
  • Activities: The Durban Botanical Gardens is Africa’s oldest surviving botanical garden and is a national and local city asset, actively contributing to plant conservation and plant-based education. The Durban Botanical Gardens Trust was established in 1993 to support the garden's key strategic areas in biodiversity, culture, education, heritage, horticulture, people and plants, and research.
  • Booking: No bookings required
  • Cost: Free

2. It’s time to take your horse to the old town road

  • Where: Bhangazi Horse Safaris
  • Address: Bhangzi Horse Safaris, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Activities: Ride in an area as unspoiled or beautiful as the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KZN.
  • From the water's edge of the Indian Ocean, through the game reserve to the shores of Lake St Lucia Estuary.
  • Booking: Yes, click here.
  • How much does it cost? Price on request, click here.

3. Get swinging

  • Where: Wild 5 Adventure
  • Address: Click here
  • Activities: If you are a thrill seeker looking for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime, the Wild Gorge Swing in Oribi Gorge will offer you guaranteed over-the-edge excitement. Give in to gravity by hurling yourself off the edge of Lehr’s Falls in what must be the most adrenaline-inducing ride of your life. Rated as the world’s highest gorge swing, this activity means stepping (or diving) off the edge of the waterfall and plummeting into the 55-storey deep gorge. The free-fall is awesome and will have you accelerating up to the astounding speed of 120 km per hour in 2,5 seconds.
  • Booking: Yes, click here.
  • How much does it cost? Prices on request, click here.

4. Take nature to new heights

  • Where: Drakensberg Canopy Tour
  • Address: Click here
  • Activities: Experience nature like never before as you slide along 12 slides through the forest canopy and enjoy a unique bird's-eye view of the world around you. Set within the magnificent Blue Grotto forest, a World Heritage Site, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour® is guaranteed to take your breath away. The forest is home to over 150 bird species, including the rare Bush Blackcap.
  • Booking: Yes, click here.
  • Cost: R695 per person.
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