To Travel the world is to travel within oneself. For all the adrenaline junkies out there are cool adventure events in Cape Town like hiking in the forests, camping in mountains, hanging by the cliffs and a lot more. An adrenaline rush is sure to have when one is out there on adventure. Whether it’s swimming, river rafting, rappelling , riding with motorcycle club or cycling with friends or just a weekend getaway near Cape Town, we have got you covered.
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Cape Town, the oldest city of South Africa, is famous for being a tourist hotspot, with numerous activities for the whole family to enjoy. In addition to the various tourist sights and wine estates, Cape Town is famous for its adventure sports too. There are a plethora of outdoor activities and adventure sports in Cape Town. Even the people or tourist who are not into adventure or outdoors, can’t resist the charm of the city’s mountains and clear oceans. For the adventure loving tourist, Cape Town adventures are a major attraction for holidaying in Cape Town.
Regardless of one adrenalin addiction or fitness level, there is always something for everyone to go out and enjoy in Cape Town. The beautiful mountains provide ample opportunity for many adventure sports in Cape Town like zip-lining, Paragliding, rock climbing, bouldering, and abseiling. Mountain bike racing is also famous in Cape Town. Its crystal clear oceans lure many tourists to enjoy surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, sand boarding, windsurfing, kiteboarding, jet skiing, snorkelling, and stand-up paddle boarding. The extreme adventure lovers can try shark- cage diving and skydiving.
The tourist who don’t enjoy adventure sports or adrenalin pumping activities, there are too many fun things to do in Cape Town. One can enjoy sea and fishing with deep sea fishing charters from Waterfront Complex and Simonstown harbour. Taking a long drive on the scenic roads around Cape Town is also a beautiful experience. One can enjoy the panoramic views while conquering the sweeping bends. Best places for hiking in Cape Town are Lion’s head, Platteklip Gorge, the Pipe Track, Maclear’s beacon, Tygerberg Nature Reserve, and Devil’s Peak. Family and kids have many options of adventure park in Cape Town like Bugz Family playpark, Cool Runnings, The Cape Wheel, Water World Strand, and Blue Rock Adventure park. All these have various fun activities along with rides and water rides for the enjoyment of the whole family.
The Cape Town city has myriad of things to do and see in the city centre. But for people who want to enjoy the countryside or want to take day trips from Cape Town, there are numerous options to choose from. Cape Town is full of wine estates where one can go and enjoy wine tasting in the lap of scenic valleys. Some of them arrange picnic baskets to enjoy while roaming around the wine estates. One famous wine estate is Vergelegen which is one of the oldest wine estates of Capetown. Its wines are regular award winners and they have wine tastings with outdoor picnics. Must visit for its beautiful manicured gardens and camphor forests. Day trips from Cape Town can be taken to Langebaan, West Coast National park, Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Hermanus, Stellenbosch, Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point. Camping near Cape town can be enjoyed at Bontebok National park, the Baths, Driehoek, Dwarsberg Trout Hideaway, Oewerzicht, Karmel campsite, Secret falls, and Berg River resort.
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