Adventure Activities In CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

Updated: Jan 1

If you’re looking for an adventurous holiday or something exciting to do in and around Cape Town, this is our list of top Adventure Activities to get the adrenaline pumping. Some are more adventurous than others, but hopefully, all will take you a little out of your comfort zone and leave lasting fun memories!

In Podcast Episode 31 we discuss our favourite adventure activities - if you want to know a bit more about each activity have a listen to it here:



Para-glide from the top of Signal Hill


Snorkel with the Seals at Hout Bay


Kayak with Dolphins in Table Bay

Dive with Ragged Tooth Sharks at the Cape Town Aquarium


Joint a Downhill Scooter Tour from Table Mountain or Signal Hill


Zipline Canopy Tour in Grabouw or Ceres


SUP / Surfing at Big Bay Blouberg


Sand boarding the dunes at Atlantis


Kite-surfing / Lessons at Langebaan, West Coast


Hike Up (or down!) Table Mountain


Canyoning at Crystal Pools, Steenbras River Gorge

Horse riding at Noordhoek Beach


Learn to Trapeze with the South African National Circus School



At the end of our discussion we add a few bonus activities which for some reason did not make it to the list!


Scuba Dive In False Bay

Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai


Tandem Skydive in Robertson


Glider Experience Paarl with the Cape Gliding Club (Training Introductory Flight)


Treetop Canopy Tour in Tsitsikamma


Black water Tubing in Tsitsikamma


Bungee Jump Bloukrans Gorge


Let us know what you think, which activities you have already done, which ones you would like to do and what other activities we may have left out?


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