Activities in South Africa

Ceres - Zipslide Tour - A Ride on the Wildside

Ceres - Zipslide Tour - A Ride on the Wildside
Credits: Ceres Adventures

Ceres Zipslide Tour is the longest of its kind totalling 1.4km on eight slides. Plans are in place to extend the Zipslide by a further 2.5km during 2100.

Tours depart every 30 min and groups sizes can be up to 12 people. Larger groups can be accommodated with prior booking arrangements. Zipsliding is safe in most weather conditions including rain and the Company has also developed its own patented braking system.

The slide Zigzags across the Koekedouw River from one platform to the other.


Hermanus - Whale Watching by boat June - November

Southern Right
Southern Right Credits: Southern Right Charters

Whale Watching with Southern Right Charters in Hermanus. Southern Right Charters offer luxury boat based whale watching on a daily basis throughout the “Whale Season”. Experience the majesty of these super sized Southern Right Whales who weigh around 45 tons each as they roll around in the water, most times surprisingly close in to the shoreline.


Clanwilliam - Cedar Tree Planting - May-June 2012

Clanwilliam Cedar Tree
Clanwilliam Cedar Tree Credits:
Clanwilliam Cedar Tree Day

Each year The Clanwilliam Cedar Tree Day is celebrated by CapeNature , Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wilderness Retreat. All three join forces to host Cedar Tree Day, and the goal is to plant beautiful Clanwilliam Cedar Trees. All this to prevent the extinction of this beautiful tree species.

The Clanwilliam Cedar Tree, which is endemic to the Cederberg Mountains, is one of very few indigenous conifers found in Africa It is unfortunately on the RED DATA List and could easily become extinct without great care in management of the few remaining forested areas.

The tree planting event, held


Stellenbosch - Muratie Wine Estate Wine Tasting and Restaurant

Wine Tasting and Restaurant at Muratie Wine Estate.

Muratie Wine Estate is in the foothills of the Simonsberg, Outside Stellenbosch in the Western Cape and from here you can see Table Mountain in the distance.

Muratie Wine Estate was first established in 1685 but only became known as


Morgenster Wine Estate - Wine Tasting and Restaurant

Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate, Wine Tasting, Olive Tasting, Restaurant


Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate is in Somerset West, less than an hour drive from Cape Town.

Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate specialises in three Bordeaux wine cultivars and they are expert blenders, with a world renowned record.  Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate has also planted small quantities of Italian varieties Nebbiolo and Sangiovese.


Western Cape - Sports Car Hire - Cape Town

Wiggle Car Hire in Cape Town offers you a unique and exciting way to tour the Western Cape. Travel to Hermanus for the day, or take a 4 day trip to the Garden Route, even some time up the West Coast. Wiggle Car Hire specialise in the Mazda MX5 open top coupe, so you can enjoy the feeling of the breeze through your hair as you wend your way from one beautiful destination to the next. Wiggle Car Hire rates are 


Kimberley - Birding at Mokala National Park

Black Chested Prinia
Black Chested Prinia Credits:

Mokala National Park is SA National Park’s newest reserve and has been open for around 5 years. Mokala National Park is situated approximately 80km south west of Kimberley, and west of the N12 national route to Cape Town.

The relative newness of this National Park makes it an interesting and important birding site in the Northern Cape.


Addo - Birding at Addo Elephant National Park

Pale Chanting Goshawk
Pale Chanting Goshawk Credits: Chris Fourie

Birding in Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park is just as much a birder’s paradise as it is home to the internationaaly famous Addo Elephants.

Addo Elephant National Park has a great diversity in vegetation  and consequently is home to a really large variety of birds. You will find excellent habitat contrasts between dense thickets of spekboom interspersed with open grassy areas and wooded kloofs (particularly in the Zuurberg region).

The inclusion of Darlington Lake , Woody Cape , the coastal islands and the Alexandria Forest ,into Addo Elephant National Park has meant that a variety of other habitats have swelled the birding potential of the park.


Plettenberg Bay - Visit Plett Puzzle Park

Plett Puzzle Park is a unique theme park guaranteed to entertain the entire family. Plett Puzzle Park is about 10km from Plettenberg Bay on the N2 towards Port Elizabeth. It is well marked, and on your right hand side 5km after crossing Keurbooms River.

Stellenbosch - Backsberg Estate Wedding and Functions Venue

The Backsberg Wedding,Conference And Function Venues lie on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountains, equidistant from Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Situated at Backsberg Estate Cellars this is an ideal location to host a Wedding, conference or function in the heart of the Cape Winelands surrounded by history and old Cape Heritage, spectacular views and a wonderful ambience. 


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