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Activities and Day Tours

Grade 5 Rafting

Country: Uganda

Destination: Jinja and the Nile

Provider: Adrift Uganda

Style: Adventure sport

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Duration: 4-5 hours (min 16 years and above)

Widely regarded as the best one day rafting trip on the planet.

Our first Grade 5 rapid of the day is ‘Overtime’, which is a complex water fall, with an exciting drop depending on the water levels of the day. Shortly after this you enter ‘Retrospect’, a Grade 4 stopper wave with a roller coaster wave train following.

With a calm section of the river ahead, your group has time to take in the scenery and wildlife on the Nile.

A short paddle later and Bubugo is beckoning and is a Grade 4 rapid offering you another adrenalin pumping experience! Just after Bubugo you have the opportunity to view our new developments at Itanda Falls, Kalagala Falls and Wildwaters Lodge, where we are developing the largest adventure camp on the Nile!

 


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Dinner Cruise on the Zambezi River

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Day tour

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Like the exquisite bird after which it was named, “Malachite” is one of the Zambezi River’s crowning gems, offering the best dinner cruise in Victoria Falls. Guests are welcomed on board with a refresher towel and chilled flute of sparkling wine before they settle down on the top floor of the vessel for a sunset cruise before dinner.

Amuse bouche and snack platters are served while the sun sinks below the shimmering surface of the Zambezi. A barman and three intuitive waiters anticipate guests’ needs, serving a selection of lively cocktails and imported premium spirits throughout their journey. The plush, cushioned furniture and high vantage point on the upper deck provide the ideal space to watch one of Victoria Falls famous sunsets.

After the sun has sunk below the river line, dinner is served on the lower deck of the vessel, exemplifying the hallmarks of exquisite cuisine prepared on board by two Chefs. The rich aroma of locally sourced, fresh ingredients wafts around diners as the dishes are plated.

Time seems to stand still as the boat gently glides along to the sound of water lapping up against her sides. Far removed from the glare of city lights and noise, the moon and stars shine brightly in the sky and an atmosphere of mystery and romance envelopes the evening’s experience. The seven-course meal and all-inclusive drinks on board the luxurious Malachite are great value for money and promise an exceptional sunset dinner cruise experience in Victoria Falls.


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Home Hosted Lunch: Experience Zimbabwe Hospitality

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Day tour

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Our Home Hosted meals provide valuable income to local providers. This initiative aims to empower local people by providing income and allowing them to have a fun interaction with visitors while teaching them about local culture and traditions. Families welcome visitors into their homes for a fee and provide them with a traditional meal. This has proved highly successful and greatly beneficial to the individuals involved.

Experience the true flavours of Victoria Falls with a “home dinner”. Wild Horizons will collect guests at their hotels or B&B in Victoria Falls Town. A short transfer takes you to the Chinotimba High Density suburb. Guests will be hosted by a local family in their residence and served a traditional African home made lunch.

A great experience for children or teens who will enjoy meeting other children and learn about other cultures.

Expect an authentic home cooked meal- there will be options you are familiar with that are commonly eaten in Zimbabwe such as beef stew as well as some local dishes that may be new to you. You do not have to try these if you are wary but it is great fun if you do.


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Half Day Bike Tour in Victoria Falls

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Bicycle tour

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Victoria Falls is brimming with craft markets, enticing restaurants and an array of shops. Explore this exciting town, led by your Wild Horizons guide, to your hearts content.

You can also cycle along the Zambezi River, visit the famous Big Tree (a baobab tree estimated to 3500 years old), enjoy spectacular views of the Batoka Gorges below the Falls and cycle across the Victoria Falls Bridge.

We recommend you have basic cycling experience when joining the trip.


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Ultimate Johannesburg Tour

Country: South Africa

Destination: Johannesburg

Provider: MoAfrika Tours

Style: Day tour

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The Ultimate Johannesburg Tour takes you to iconic heritage sites in Johannesburg CBD and Soweto; showcasing South Africa’s turbulent history and promising future.

Currently only available on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. (Due to Apartheid Museum opening days)

The Ultimate Johannesburg Tour takes you to iconic heritage sites in Johannesburg CBD and Soweto; showcasing South Africa’s turbulent history and promising future. It’s an opportunity to learn more about events that shaped the country’s past and discover the dynamic cultural diversity of two of the most prominent cities in the country.

Highlights of the Johannesburg tour includes Constitutional Hill, Carlton Centre, the Apartheid Museum and the vibrant Newtown Junction.

In Soweto, we journey past striking landmarks and historic sites, visit an informal settlement and the Hector Pieterson Museum and ends in the vibrant Vilakazi Street which was home of the great Nelson Mandela.


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Quad Bike Ride - 90 Minute

Country: Namibia

Destination: Swakopmund

Provider: Desert Explorers

Style: Adventure sport

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This must be on everyone’s bucket list in Namibia! It’s an adventure the whole family will enjoy. A 90 minute trip. Speed along huge sand dunes on your quad bike. Experience the immensity of the desert and appreciate the breath-taking views. Beginners welcome. No license needed.


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Horse Riding

Country: Uganda

Destination: Jinja and the Nile

Provider: Adrift Uganda

Style: Adventure sport

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Wild and Free on a Horseback Safari

If water-based activities aren’t for you, you can stick to land-based adventures like our horse riding in Uganda. Of course, we recommend you try both! Come and enjoy a leisurely ride on horseback through the villages and farmland framing the River Nile. Horses are known for their gentle natures, adding to the serenity of your escape to Uganda.

There’s something very special about riding a horse along the banks of the ancient River Nile in Uganda. You gain an unrivalled vantage point as you explore the riverine forests and communities that are our neighbours.

 


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Grade 3 Rafting

Country: Uganda

Destination: Jinja and the Nile

Provider: Adrift Uganda

Style: Adventure sport

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Duration: 4-5 hours (min 12 years and above)

Our grade 3 option offers a milder Nile than our full on gung-ho grade 5 rafting. Many guests use this option to build their experience and confidence before rafting grade 5 on the second day.

This is a fun trip, running alongside Grade 5 rapids, all the thrills but none of the spills.

Enjoy snacks mid stream on the Nile with lunch at Adrift Overland Camp.


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River Bugging

Country: Uganda

Destination: Jinja and the Nile

Provider: Adrift Uganda

Style: Adventure sport

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Duration: 3 hours (min age 13 years)

The ultimate 3 hour River Bugging experience on the Nile

River Bugs have been around for over a decade and have gained popularity in New Zealand, Europe, America and now for the first time, Africa! To go ‘River Bugging’, is like no other experience. The Bugs are comfortable, safe and controllable, giving the user a thrill like no other.

When River Bugging on the Nile, we run a unique section of the river, just below Kalagala Falls. This allows us to train our groups in the river, before setting off to conquer some of the larger river features exclusive to this area.

The key features available to the River Bugs are:
Arrow Rapid – Grade 3
Base of Hypoxia – Surfing features
Kingdom Rapid – Grade 2
Crack of Doom – Whirl pools
Vengeance – Grade 4
Novocaine – Surfing features

No experience is required, and you decide your own level of fun!


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Guided Tour of the Falls

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Pure Africa

Style: Walking tour

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There is only one way to see and understand the magnitude, historical relevance and sheer beauty of this Natural Wonder of the World, by guided tour. Working with the finest guides we ensure that you see Victoria Falls from the best angles and learn the lesser-known secrets of the area. A sight of awe-inspiring grandeur described by the Kololo tribe in the 1800s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. Around two-thirds of Victoria Falls can be viewed within Zimbabwe, with paths leading through the rain forest to the Devils Cataract, Main Falls, Horseshoe Falls and aptly named Rainbow Falls viewing points.


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West Coast Day Trip

Country: South Africa

Destination: Cape Town

Provider: Curiocity

Style: Day tour

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Spend the day on the West Coast with us as we take you on a fun filled adventure. This day trip is aimed at those who don’t have much time to spare but want to learn a bit about the West Coast.

Blaauwberg Beach:
The best place to get that perfect shot of our iconic Table Mountain. (voted the top Instagram spot in South Africa)

Atlantis Sand Dunes:
Nature is at the heart of all of our trips, we begin the day at the Atlantis Dunes and explore their beauty on a guided walk.

!Khwa ttu San Heritage Centre:
We always aim to share our history and culture with guests. This tour does exactly that, it explores San culture and allows you to go back in time to gain a greater understanding of the history and culture of our first people. (Lunch and Guided tour included).

West Coast National Park:
A stop at the West Coast National Park is a must when visiting the area. During Spring the area is coloured by the beautiful wild flowers that are unique to this region. Highlights include the Langebaan lagoon and a possible swim if conditions are good, so pack that costume and join us for a day on the West Coast! (Entry included).


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Tour of the Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Day tour

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It’s a truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell; the humbling feeling that here indeed is Nature’s Supreme Masterpiece. No photograph can begin to depict the reality…and nothing prepares you for your first sight.

The Victoria Falls – Now In Its 150 Millionth Fantastic Year – Reaches Its Zenith In About May each year.

This tour is conducted in the morning and afternoon. En route, clients may be taken past the ‘Big Tree’ where they may stop and take photos. Clients will be accompanied through the Rainforest by one of our qualified Guides who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest. Guides are also happy to assist clients with photographs whilst visiting this most spectacular of waterfalls. Raincoats are provided when needed.


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Soweto Tours - Half Day Tour - Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays

Country: South Africa

Destination: Johannesburg

Provider: Curiocity

Style: Day tour

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Discover the captivating story of Soweto intertwined with South Africa’s remarkable path to liberation. Embark on an enriching journey with us as we delve into the renowned landmarks that define this vibrant township. Uncover the legacy of Soccer City, traverse the historic streets of Kliptown — one of Soweto’s oldest districts — and delve into the profound narratives housed within the walls of the Hector Pieterson Museum. Wander along the iconic Vilikazi Street, once home to the extraordinary figures of Mandela and Tutu. Concluding our expedition, savor the flavors of an authentic kota lunch, immersing yourself in the heart and taste of Soweto’s culinary traditions.

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays


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Batoka Sky Microlights Short Flight

Country: Zambia

Destination: Livingstone

Style: Adventure sport

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Our exhilarating Microlight flights offer breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls and the spectacular gorge that the Zambezi River has carved into the surrounding landscape over many thousands of years. This is an experience not to be missed… you may even feel like you have been kissed by an angel as you fly through the ‘smoke’ of the Falls.

We offer short Microlight flights of approximately 15-minutes, which fly over the Zambezi River and circle the Victoria Falls, as well as a longer 30-minute flight which adds a low-level swoop over the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park to spot river wildlife and birds.


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Meet the People (Zimbabwe)

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Day tour

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Clients are taken to an authentic rural village approximately 20km from Victoria Falls town where they are given the opportunity to watch local villagers going about their daily tasks. The tour enables the client to see rural life first hand; visiting rural homes, watching their fields being tended and possibly getting the chance to help in some of the day-to-day chores. Meet the village chief and learn about the way of life from him.

Duration 2 hours 30 minutes

When All year round

Where Zimbabwe

Weather n/a

What to Wear Comfortable attire that provides sun protection · comfortable shoes · Hair ties (for longer hair, which must be tied up)

Things to Bring Comfortable attire that provides sun protection · Sunscreen · Mosquito repellent · Hair ties (for longer hair, which must be tied up)

Guests or Spectators No spectators allowed


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Mukuni Village Tour

Country: Zambia

Destination: Livingstone

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Day tour

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Mukuni’s Village is a Royal village which was founded around the 13th Century. It is home to about 7,000 Leya people. The chief has invited visitors into his village to get a glimpse of how his people have lived for generations and to learn a little about their traditional customs and beliefs. The Chief’s guides and the people of the village are more than happy to show visitors their huts and take you inside, explain how they are built and decorated, introduce you to various craftsmen and women at work and ask you to taste some traditional foods and beer. This is a working village, not a purpose built tourist attraction, and it is a privilege to be welcomed into their lifestyle.


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Source of the Nile Cruise

Country: Uganda

Destination: Jinja and the Nile

Provider: Adrift Uganda

Style: Day tour

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Relax and enjoy the sites of the river at this unique location.

Enjoy a leisurely cruise in a wooden motorised boat around the first few kilometres of Lake Victoria and the River Nile searching along the shores and small islands for birds, otters and Nile monitor lizards.

Watch the sun as it settles over the shores of Lake Victoria and the River Nile!

The excursion departs from Jinja (close to the main port) and includes transport from Kalagala and 1 complementary beer, soda or water. Starts on Lake Victoria and motor on by the port, through the Source of the Nile and into the River Nile whilst enjoying the sites of the river at this unique location, enjoying birds such as the African Eagle, kingfisher, monitor lizards, snakes, otters and sometimes even some Owls.

Min 4 pax to operate.


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Table Mountain Hiking Adventure

Country: South Africa

Destination: Cape Town

Style: Adventure sport

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Table Mountain – Start your adventure with a hike up a deep ravine on the front face of Cape Town’s famed Table Mountain, taking in the immense beauty that surrounds you and the views that stretch out across the city and the ocean. A trained guide will lead you to the very top summit, Maclears Beacon, for even more stunning views before you descend Table Mountain with a cable car ride (weather permitting).

Silvermist Zipline – Upon arrival, guests will receive a brief safety introduction before all the fun begins. Once ready, embark on a guided 4×4 drive into the mountain and enjoy the spectacular views before ziplining through the valley at Silvermist.

Constantia Wine Route – After a day filled with adventures, spend the afternoon leisurely in the picturesque Constantia Wine Route and relax with a lunch (to own account) and wine tasting (complimentary).


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Explorer Quad Bike Ride

Country: Namibia

Destination: Swakopmund

Provider: Desert Explorers

Style: Adventure sport

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The Explorer Tour offers a unique experience in the Namib Desert. This is a slow-paced tour but not lacking adventure. You will get to ride your quad bike along huge sand dunes, but also get an educational experience, as your guide aims to show you all the wonderful plant- and animal-life of the Namib. The interesting encounters with the little critters of the desert will give you a different perspective of the Namib, along with some great photos for you to take home. Safety gear, transfers and water is included.


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Bay Sail - Escape Cat

Country: South Africa

Destination: Cape Town

Style: Day tour

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Few places on earth can match the beauty of False Bay, with its seashell sprinkled beaches, and the historic charm of the city skyline. The Bay Sail glides across the bay and back, showing off some of the most breath taking stretches of Cape Town. Table Mountain looms in the background, dressed in gravity defying trees, with clouds perched on her level top. The phenomenal photograph opportunities ensure that passengers leave with a hard copy of their memories.

This 39ft sailing Catamaran offers a comfortable sailing experience along the Atlantic seaboard showcasing the iconic views of Table Mountain and the Mother City Cape Town. You have the choice of sitting on the foredeck and trampolines which is ideal for those summer days or alternatively, chat with the Captain in the aft undercover and still enjoy the fantastic views of the city. Escape Cat can accommodate 39 passengers and is perfect for special events or functions. On board is a bar that stocks water and cold drinks and sound system for events.


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Helicopter Flights in Victoria Falls - 12/13 Minute Flight of Angels

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Day tour

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The spectacular helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls is known as the ‘Flight of Angels’.

David Livingstone famously wrote on seeing the Victoria Falls for the first time in 1855 that “Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight”. Little did he know that 150 years later he could have exactly that opportunity. The best way to appreciate the true splendour of the Victoria Falls is to view them from the air. Our helicopters have specially designed ‘bubble shaped’ windows perfect for panoramic viewing and great photographic opportunities from all seats.

Due to the close proximity of Maramba Aerodrome to the Zambezi River, the helicopters are over the spectacular scenery of the Zambezi River within 30 seconds after take-off.

After take off the helicopter turns out towards the magnificent Victoria Falls, our pilot will fly left and right hand circuits over the Victoria Falls in both directions giving you the best viewing, photographic and filming opportunities. A trip up the Zambezi River and back over theZambezi National Park completes your flight.


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Sandwich Harbour Guided Tour

Country: Namibia

Destination: Walvis Bay

Provider: Red Dune Safaris

Style: Day tour

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Experience the adventure and beauty of exploring the Namib desert with your guide. There are many interesting sights to see, including desert fauna and flora, and giant sand dunes that run straight into the ocean. Your will not be rushed as our tour can last a bit longer when possible at no extra cost to you. The typical duration of this tour is 5 hours :)

Our tour is a perfect blend of photography, wildlife, culture and history. You will also experience dune driving in our 4x4 vehicle, performed by our experienced guide. This is certainly the best way to spend half a day when you are visiting the coast.


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Kaskazi Kayak Trip

Country: South Africa

Destination: Cape Town

Provider: Curiocity

Style: Adventure sport

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Kaskazi Kayaks has the ideal location to launch and explore the Table Bay coastline from the sea providing unique and spectacular photo opportunities. We operate from the beach at Three Anchor Bay where all our kayaks are stored. From Three Anchor Bay we embark on a 3 – 5 km journey either towards Granger Bay or Bantry Bay.

The view of Signal Hill, Lion’s Head, Table Mountain and the 12 Apostles is unforgettable. Uninterrupted views of our spectacular mountain range and the sea breeze will leave you feeling rejuvenated and hungry to taste more of what the Mother City has to offer.

The trip to Granger Bay takes us past the Green Point Lighthouse, the wrecks of the Seafarer and RMS Athens and to one of the favourite hangouts for our endemic Heaviside’s dolphins. They are common companions to our trips – particularly on summer mornings.

Booking is essential and all trips are weather dependent. Make sure you are contactable on the mobile number you supplied when booking. If we have to cancel, we will notify you by text message an hour before start time.

Please note our cancellation policy states 24 hours notice. If a “no show” occurs, a 100% forfeit

Please be at the beach 15 minutes before the activity starts


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Introduction to Rafting

Country: Uganda

Destination: Jinja and the Nile

Provider: Adrift Uganda

Style: Adventure sport

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Duration: 3 hours (min 10 years old)
Requires a minimum of 4 pax to operate

You will enter the river just below Kalagala Falls and next to Wildwaters Lodge. Here you will be able to drift next to some of the last conserved riverine forests on the Nile and be able to learn about the river flows, currents, eddies and water features that create some of the most renowned rapids in the world. Just below Wildwaters Lodge you will be able to view the complex and enormously exciting ‘Hypoxia’ rapid. This rapid is almost inaccessible and only from the river can you can see and feel its remarkable power in complete safety.

With a couple of river features to follow, you will then pass by the Buganda Kingdoms sites of cultural and national importance and then drift pleasantly down towards the base of Itanda Falls with your guide paddling you and teaching you about our river operations, safety and how we have guided thousands of people safely on the River Nile for the last 30 years.


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Chimp & Zee Rope Adventure Sun City

Country: South Africa

Destination: Sun City and Pilanesberg

Provider: Mankwe Gametrackers

Style: Adventure sport

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Mankwe Gametrackers in a joint venture with Chimp & Zee brings you an exciting new activity at treetop level above The Valley of Waves.
Rope adventure parks are made up of individual elevated obstacles or challenges interconnected to form exciting adventure courses. These courses are typically made up of various ‘elements’ – from high balancing beams, speedy zip lines, hanging spider nets to jungle rope bridges, and much more.
Each rope adventure course is designed with specific elements that requires a different approach and set of skills and are therefore considered an excellent developmental tool for both young and old alike.
Rope adventure courses are a fun outdoor recreational activity that is certainly not just for kids, it is ideal for individuals, families, and groups wanting to challenge themselves and their abilities.
Note: Excludes day visitors’ entrance fees into Sun City and the Valley of the Waves.


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Bay Sail – The Spirit of Victoria

Country: South Africa

Destination: Cape Town

Style: Day tour

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The Spirit of Victoria is a traditionally designed 58ft Gaff Rigged Schooner, easily identified in the bay by her red brick brown sails. Built to seat 45 passengers, Spirit of Victoria offers regular sailing trips to Table Bay. The bar aboard offers sparkling wine, beer and cold drinks. Spirit of Victoria offers an authentic, laid-back sailing experience to remember.

This sailing trip takes you from the historic Victoria & Alfred Waterfront out to sea on a short cruise across the bay and back.
The cruise provides spectacular mountain and city views as well as fantastic photographic opportunities of The Mother City with Table Mountain as a backdrop. They do not offer a specific destination. Typically they motor out of the Harbour and across Table Bay towards Milnerton lighthouse, then return to the protection of Granger Bay Fabulous Table Mountain and city views must do” trip whilst visiting Cape Town.


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White Water Rafting (Zimbabwe)

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Adventure sport

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Arguably the wildest white water in the world, rafting on the Zambezi River is an adrenaline rush not to be missed. The rapids on the Zambezi River are officially defined as “Grade 5” by the British Canoe Union (Grade 6 not being commercially run). Clients should be reasonably fit for this activity, as there is a steep walk into & out of the Batoka Gorge as well as the white water rafting activity itself. The gorge is over 100 meters deep at the Falls and increases to over 200 meters by the end of a full day raft trip. Despite this rugged terrain, the gorges below the Falls are thick with vegetation and incredibly spectacular.


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Quad Bike Ride - 1 hour

Country: Namibia

Destination: Swakopmund

Provider: Desert Explorers

Style: Adventure sport

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A quad bike tour should be considered a must when visiting Namibia. This should be on everyone’s’ bucket list! Imagine scaling some of the largest dunes you’ve ever seen, in the oldest desert in the world. It’s an adventure the whole family will enjoy. We stop at some of the iconic spots for excellent photo opportunities and for you to take it all in. It is truly an opportunity to experience the immensity of the desert and appreciate the breath-taking views. We offer a variety of quad bike tours, choose between 1 hour, 90 minutes, 2 hours, and 3 hours! All tours include all safety equipment needed. A license is not required to ride a quad bike and beginners are more than welcome. The 2 and 3 hour tours include water and transfers. Small children may ride with an adult, and we also offer a children's quad bike track.


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1,5 Hour Sunset Cruise on Escape Cat

Country: South Africa

Destination: Cape Town

Style: Day tour

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When the sun sinks below the horizon, the Atlantic Ocean catches the rich golden red streaks of the sunset, and silver stars slowly blink into the sky. Capture this exquisite moment from the tranquil sunset cruise while Table Mountain looms on the backdrop. Before the sun has begun its descent, the cruise sets off for Table Bay, then the sails towards Milnerton lighthouse, before gliding across Granger Bay through the shadow of Table Mountain. Toast the end of a beautiful day with a glass of bubbles and watch the sun slip below the waves, before the moon takes its place in the navy blue sky.

This 39ft sailing Catamaran offers a comfortable sailing experience along the Atlantic seaboard showcasing the iconic views of Table Mountain and the Mother City Cape Town. You have the choice of sitting on the foredeck and trampolines which is ideal for those summer days or alternatively, chat with the Captain in the aft undercover and still enjoy the fantastic views of the city. Escape Cat can accommodate 36 passengers and is perfect for special events or functions.

Duration: 1,5 hours
When:  The service is available all year round.
Where: Start and end at Quay 5 , V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
Weather: The Escape Cat operates in all weather conditions, unless there are gales and storms that would endanger passengers.
What to Wear: Bring warm clothing in winter months. Scarves and beanies are popular with guests in winter. In summer a light jersey or jacket may come in handy. Sport shoes (ie.tackies) are a good choice.
Things to Bring: You are allowed to bring along your own snacks and drinks. Binoculars and Camera.
Guests or Spectators: No guests, only holders of valid boarding passes are allowed.


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Quad Bike Ride - 30 minutes

Country: Namibia

Destination: Swakopmund

Provider: Desert Explorers

Style: Adventure sport

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A quad bike tour should be considered a must when visiting Namibia. This should be on everyone’s’ bucket list! Imagine scaling some of the largest dunes you’ve ever seen, in the oldest desert in the world. It’s an adventure the whole family will enjoy. We stop at some of the iconic spots for excellent photo opportunities and for you to take it all in. It is truly an opportunity to experience the immensity of the desert and appreciate the breath-taking views. We offer a variety of quad bike tours, choose between 1 hour, 90 minutes, 2 hours, and 3 hours! All tours include all safety equipment needed. A license is not required to ride a quad bike and beginners are more than welcome. The 2 and 3 hour tours include water and transfers. Small children may ride with an adult, and we also offer a children's quad bike track.


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Sundowner Quad Bike Tour

Country: Namibia

Destination: Swakopmund

Provider: Desert Explorers

Style: Adventure sport

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We combine an adventure filled quad bike ride with the beauty of an African dusky evening. Follow your guide along huge sand dunes, until he finds the most picturesque location for you to sit and enjoy fresh Namibian oysters  and non-alcoholic champagne while watching the skies turn orange. The tour takes about 90 minutes.


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Pelagic Birding Excursion

Country: Namibia

Destination: Walvis Bay

Provider: Catamaran Charters

Style: Day tour

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Few people realise that there is a whole new world of strange and wonderful birds just a few miles off shore of Namibias beaches.

Apart from ornithologists and dedicated birders, few people are familiar with the fascinating world of pelagic birds. Pelagic birds are seabirds that spend most of their time on the ocean away from land. They only visit land to nest. Birders and scientists often know much less about the pelagic birds in their region than other species, meaning there are still lots of exciting things to discover. Examples of pelagic birds in the Walvis Bay area include several species of Albatrosses, Petrels, Skuas, Prions, Fulmars and Gulls.


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Breakfast Run Quad Bike Ride

Country: Namibia

Destination: Swakopmund

Provider: Desert Explorers

Style: Adventure sport

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We take a quad bike ride deep into the desert, towards beautiful Rossmund Golf Estate. With an excellent view of the golf course, you can try and spot springbok and possibly other wildlife while you enjoy a hearty breakfast, after which we head back on the quad bikes.


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Inner City Walking Tour

Country: South Africa

Destination: Johannesburg

Provider: Curiocity

Style: Walking tour

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Prepare to embark on a captivating journey through the hidden gems of the city, unveiling a side that is often known only to the locals. Step into your comfortable walking shoes as we begin our adventure from CURIOCITY, immersing ourselves in the vibrant energy that pulses through the streets.

We venture to the renowned Collector’s Treasury, an awe-inspiring haven for book lovers and treasure seekers alike. Explore the labyrinthine aisles of the largest second-hand bookstore in Africa, where every nook and cranny holds the potential for a remarkable find.

Our stop takes us to the enchanting Kwa Mai Mai Traditional Healers Market, where ancient traditions and remedies intertwine. Lose yourself in the captivating aromas of medicinal herbs and soak in the rich cultural tapestry that surrounds you.

Rising high above the city skyline, the majestic Carlton Centre awaits us. Marvel at the sheer magnificence of Africa’s tallest building, taking in the sprawling urban landscape.

As we continue our exploration, we arrive at the historic Chancellor House, where the legacy of Mandela and Tambo’s pioneering law practice is etched into the very foundations. Stand in awe of the place that served as a launchpad for their extraordinary journey towards freedom.

Finally, we conclude our expedition at Little Addis, Joburg’s vibrant Ethiopian Quarter. Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, tantalizing aromas, and warm hospitality of this cultural hub, as we discover the rich heritage that makes Little Addis a true gem within the city.

Join us on this unforgettable adventure as we delve into the heart and soul of the city, uncovering its hidden treasures and experiencing the authentic spirit that resonates through every step of the journey.


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Pretoria City and Diamond Mine Tour

Country: South Africa

Destination: Pretoria

Provider: MoAfrika Tours

Style: Day tour

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The city of Pretoria is South Africa’s administrative capital and we take you on an amazing cultural experience that includes tree lined avenues, inspiring architecture and historical monuments. Also we visit the world renowned Cullinan Diamond mine.


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Quad Bike Ride – 45 minutes

Country: Namibia

Destination: Swakopmund

Provider: Desert Explorers

Style: Adventure sport

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A quad bike tour should be considered a must when visiting Namibia. This should be on everyone’s’ bucket list! Imagine scaling some of the largest dunes you’ve ever seen, in the oldest desert in the world. It’s an adventure the whole family will enjoy. We stop at some of the iconic spots for excellent photo opportunities and for you to take it all in. It is truly an opportunity to experience the immensity of the desert and appreciate the breath-taking views. We offer a variety of quad bike tours, choose between 1 hour, 90 minutes, 2 hours, and 3 hours! All tours include all safety equipment needed. A license is not required to ride a quad bike and beginners are more than welcome. The 2 and 3 hour tours include water and transfers. Small children may ride with an adult, and we also offer a children's quad bike track.


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Marine Dolphin & Seal Cruise

Country: Namibia

Destination: Walvis Bay

Provider: Catamaran Charters

Style: Day tour

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Search for the Namibian Marine Big 5 - meet clumsy pelicans, view boisterous seals and, if luck permits, see leaping dolphins, playful whales, mysterious mola and shy turtles - all this and more on our daily morning educational marine dolphin and seal cruises.


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Zambezi Sunset Cruise Victoria Falls

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Day tour

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The Zambezi Sunset cruise is a superb way to relax and enjoy the spectacular beauty of the Zambezi River.

There are great photo opportunities against often-spectacular African sunsets.

Flocks of birds skim the waterline as the sun sets behind the African skyline. Clients may have the opportunity to see a variety of game; including hippo, crocodile, and elephant as well as enjoy the many different bird species.

The Sunset Cruise is very popular and includes finger snacks, beer, wine, local spirits and soft drinks.

Inclusions

Refreshments, local brand beverages and finger snacks, transfers from all Victoria Falls hotels within a 5km radius of the jetty are included in the rate.


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Quad Biking Nature Trail (30 minutes)

Country: South Africa

Destination: Sun City and Pilanesberg

Provider: Mankwe Gametrackers

Style: Adventure sport

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Go and search for adventure and wildlife on one of our four wheelers, encountering natural obstacles en-route. Guests are collected from the Sun City Welcome Centre and transferred through to Letsatsing Game Reserve; the transfer takes approximately 10 minutes. On arrival guests are met by their trail guide who welcomes them and takes them through the safety procedures. After the safety briefing, guests will go on the practice course for approximately 5 minutes. The purpose of the practice course is to ensure that guests are comfortable with the Quad Bikes before departing for the 30 minute nature trail


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Extreme Rafting

Country: Uganda

Destination: Jinja and the Nile

Provider: Adrift Uganda

Style: Adventure sport

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Duration: 4-5 Hours (16 years and above)

This is Adrifts most extreme, exhilarating and exciting package for taking on the mighty River Nile.

Extreme Rafting runs alongside our Full Rafting Packages; jump on board the 2 seater Croc with your very own guide. Your adventure starts just below the Bujagali Dam and entering the river at the renowned high flow ‘Jaws’ as our 1st rapid of the day, the Nile then beckons you further downstream.

This section of the river is pristine, the trees and natural riverine environment creates a beautiful and fast flowing experience, before we prepare you for the first grade 5 rapids of the day. After a short paddle we then have 2 motivating rapids called ‘Pyramid’ and ‘Giggitty Giggitty’. Soon after these introductory rapids you will be ready to conquer the rest the mighty Nile has to offer!

Our first Grade 5 rapid of the day is ‘Overtime’, which is a complex waterfall, with an exciting drop depending on the water levels of the day.

Rafting with Adrift you get so much more safety, fun, enjoyment and service. Our last rapid of the day is ‘Vengeance’ followed by lunch at Adrift Overland Camp.


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Zipline ( Foofie Slide) Victoria Falls

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Adventure sport

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This is the longest Zip Line (Foofie Slide) ride in the world. Imagine the Adrenalin rush traveling a speed of 106 km’s hurtling 425 m across the gorge, while suspended 120 m above the breath taking beauty of the Zambezi water below!

As the river zigzags down the Batoka Gorges, our cable is suspended across from one side to the other. For this product you are harnessed and attached to a pulley, then launched over the edge picking up speed as you descend over the water and reaching a speed of 106 km an hour.


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Family Bush Walks Letsatsing Game Park

Country: South Africa

Destination: Sun City and Pilanesberg

Provider: Mankwe Gametrackers

Style: Walking tour

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Our aim with the family bushwalks is to involve all members of the family no age restriction.
The family walks will be conducted in Letsatsing game park bordering the Pilanesberg National park but still within the boundaries of Sun City. It is a 700Ha reserve with plenty of wildlife such as Wildebeest, Impala, Sable antelope and Nyala and much more not to forget about all the smaller creatures, critters and bird life. While doing this activity one of our qualified field guides will collect the guests at the departure point and proceed to Letsatsing game park. Once in Letsatsing guests and our guide will disembark from the Game Drive vehicle and the bush walk will commence. Going as close to the animals without scaring them away or disturbing them too much. We will then also focus a bit more on the behavior of the different animals and look at certain aspects that they leave behind like tracks, dung, and signs that we might pick up on them.

Excursions depart morning and afternoons. This is a child-friendly activity.


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Family Rafting

Country: Uganda

Destination: Jinja and the Nile

Provider: Adrift Uganda

Style: Adventure sport

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Duration: 3 hours (min age 5 years)

Our family white water rafting trips let you sit back and relax as our guides take over entertaining your kids! At Adrift we specialise in white water rafting for kids. We’ll ensure that your kids are having the time of their lives, but also make sure they are learning about the river and taking safety seriously.
We tailor each trip to the specific needs of your family – whether you have a family full of adventurers or first-time rafters, we will ensure you have one of the best days ever on the River Nile.


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Soweto Tours - Half Day Tour - Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Country: South Africa

Destination: Johannesburg

Provider: Curiocity

Style: Day tour

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Discover the captivating story of Soweto intertwined with South Africa’s remarkable path to liberation. Embark on an enriching journey with us as we delve into the renowned landmarks that define this vibrant township. Uncover the legacy of Soccer City, traverse the historic streets of Kliptown — one of Soweto’s oldest districts — and delve into the profound narratives housed within the walls of the Hector Pieterson Museum. Wander along the iconic Vilikazi Street, once home to the extraordinary figures of Mandela and Tutu. Concluding our expedition, savor the flavors of an authentic kota lunch, immersing yourself in the heart and taste of Soweto’s culinary traditions.

Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays


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Seal Kayaking Adventure

Country: Namibia

Destination: Walvis Bay

Provider: Catamaran Charters

Style: Adventure sport

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An amazing and family-fun active adventure: Guaranteed!! Suitable for all ages and from novice to expert - let us introduce you to the playful and curious resident seals by kayak - all in the calm Atlantic Ocean in the idyllic bay of Walvis Bay. Round off the morning's kayaking with a hearty brunch - and an extravagant bed of fresh Namibian oysters paired with crisp sparkling wine on the beach!


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Canopy Tour in Victoria Falls

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Adventure sport

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The Victoria Falls Canopy Tour offers fantastic views of Zambezi rapids, Victoria Falls Bridge & the spray of the Falls.

Observe the riverine forest from a variety of different vantage points – from above, below and within the canopy itself — experience forest bird-life, which can include the Knysna and Purple-crested Turaco (Lourie) and Peregrine Falcons. The Victoria Falls Canopy Tour offers a network of slides, trails and rope bridge walkways within the canopy of the hardwood forest of the Zambezi gorges. This experience is suitable for adventure seekers of all ages including families and groups. The Canopy Tour is family fun with a unique birds-eye view of one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

The Canopy Tour consists of nine slides, varying in length and one cable bridge walkway. The longest slide is about 85 metres long and the shortest 40 metres in length. Our friendly and experienced staff will give you a detailed safety briefing before the canopy tour, taking you step by step through your upcoming adventure. There are two guides on each tour, and the activity lasts for between two to two and a half hours.


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30 Minute Harbour Cruise

Country: South Africa

Destination: Cape Town

Style: Day tour

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While seals sun bath on the buoys, sea gulls patrol the harbour, keeping a watchful eye on the salty swell of the waves. There is no better vantage point to view the intricate workings of a harbour, than from our Dawn cruise boat.
Our well-informed guides share their stories and knowledge of the Cape, while the boat peacefully bobs in front of a historically rich and ever busy port.

Dawn is a 40 seater harbour cruise boat offering half hour cruises as well as one-hour cruises around the Old Harbour and International Docks. Dawn is ideal for private functions and may be chartered privately for children’s parties, bachelor parties or tour groups


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Quad Bike Ride - 2 Hour

Country: Namibia

Destination: Swakopmund

Provider: Desert Explorers

Style: Adventure sport

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This must be on everyone’s bucket list in Namibia! It’s an adventure the whole family will enjoy. A 2 hour trip. Speed along huge sand dunes on your quad bike. Experience the immensity of the desert and appreciate the breath-taking views. Beginners welcome. No license needed.


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The Moon Landscape and Welwitschia 4x4 Tour

Country: Namibia

Destination: Walvis Bay

Provider: Red Dune Safaris

Style: Day tour

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Embark on this unique day tour from Walvis Bay or Swakopmund and see or LIVING FOSSIL! A 5 hour excursion into the Welwitschia plains that includesl lunch and transfers from your accomodation.

You will experience the thrill of intrepidation as you navigate the dry riverbed of the Swakop River (only if there has been no rain). The huge boulders will render you speechless and the large acacia trees offer a welcome change of scenery compared to the arid welwitschia plains.


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Bungee Jumping

Country: Uganda

Destination: Jinja and the Nile

Provider: Adrift Uganda

Style: Adventure sport

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Leap over the source of the Nile from one of the most spectacular bungee jumping sites in the world.

Award-winning 5-star jump crew, by far the most experienced and accredited on the continent. ISO certified equipment and regulated audits for all crew, and maintenance routines. Purpose-built bungee jump constructed and operated to the highest U.S and Canadian standards.

All guests are requested to arrive on site 30 minutes prior to the booked jump time. There is no minimum age limit however there is a minimum weight of 35Kgs and maximum of 110Kgs.
Frequency: Jumps can be organized at most times.

Please note that payments are non-refundable once an attempt is made. An attempt is made when one reaches the platform.

ISO certified equipment and regulated audits for all crew, and maintenance routines. Purpose-built bungee jump constructed and operated to the highest U.S and Canadian standards.


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Home Hosted Dinner: Experience Zimbabwe Hospitality

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Day tour

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Our Home Hosted meals provide valuable income to local providers. This initiative aims to empower local people by providing income and allowing them to have a fun interaction with visitors while teaching them about local culture and traditions. Families welcome visitors into their homes for a fee and provide them with a traditional meal. This has proved highly successful and greatly beneficial to the individuals involved.

Experience the true flavours of Victoria Falls with a “home dinner”. Wild Horizons will collect guests at their hotels or B&B in Victoria Falls Town. A short transfer takes you to the Chinotimba High Density suburb. Guests will be hosted by a local family in their residence and served a traditional African home made lunch.

A great experience for children or teens who will enjoy meeting other children and learn about other cultures.

Expect an authentic home cooked meal- there will be options you are familiar with that are commonly eaten in Zimbabwe such as beef stew as well as some local dishes that may be new to you. You do not have to try these if you are wary but it is great fun if you do.


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Gorge Swing in Victoria Falls

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Adventure sport

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The Wild Horizons Gorge Swing is a thrilling and mind blowing experience. Leap into the wide-open air as you plunge into the mouth of the Batoka gorge, Victoria Falls. Scream as you break free of the fear and trepidation you felt before you threw yourself off the platform. Zero Gravity!

Imagine swinging in a child’s swing in the playground…now imagine a giant swing 95 m long and 120 m high above water…now imagine a 70 m free fall before you begin swinging. Stop imagining and come and try it out! Our high wire is suspended across the gorge at a point where the width is 316 m and 120 m deep. A harness is attached to the jumper and then the jumping ropes, the other end of which is pivoted to the middle of the cable. The jumper leaps off the edge of the gorge, free falling about 70 m before going into a 95 m long pendulum type swing.


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Cape Town Tandem Paragliding Flight

Country: South Africa

Destination: Cape Town

Provider: Curiocity

Style: Adventure sport

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We offer fun, exhilarating and professional Instructional Tandem Paragliding Flights in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Join us to experience the freedom of paragliding from Lions Head or Signal Hill.

It is by far probably one of the best things to do when visiting Cape Town! Enjoy a birds-eye view of the Atlantic Seaboard, Robben Island and off course our very own natural Wonder of the World, Table Mountain.

Sometimes, it only takes one flight to put things in life into perspective. Just about everyone who flies with us are all smiles when we return to mother earth! The deep feelings coming all over you, resonates with your heart, fills your soul with wonder and awakens your mind!


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Chobe Day Trip from Vic Falls, Zimbabwe

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Day tour

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Chobe National Park is well known for its large herds of elephant that frequent the Chobe River on a daily basis. In the dry season an estimate of up to 85,000 elephants can be dispersed within the Chobe National Park, where the majority of them can be found along the river. Apart from the herds of elephants, Chobe also has lots more to offer. The Park has lion, leopard, buffalo and a whole host of antelope like sable, puku, kudu, eland, roan and many others which you can get to see. The river is filled with big pods of hippos and some of the biggest crocodiles in Africa.

This tour departs daily to the Chobe National Park in Botswana. Clients will be transferred to the Kazungula border where their Botswana guide will meet them. They will proceed straight to the morning cruise where they will spend the morning game viewing along the Chobe River. The cruise will end at around 12h30 and clients will go to a hotel on the riverbank for lunch. After lunch, guests will board safari vehicles for an afternoon game drive in the Chobe National Park. Following this they will be taken back to the Kazungula Border where they will be met by their Zimbabwean guide for their return transfer to Victoria Falls.


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Spitzkoppe Guided Full Day Tour

Country: Namibia

Destination: Walvis Bay

Provider: Red Dune Safaris

Style: Day tour

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The Spitzkoppe granite peaks are one of the most popular sights in Namibia. It is the highest mountain in the country and has been discribed as the metterhorn of Namibia  due to the shape of one of its peaks. The Spitzkoppe is known for its stunning beauty and the thousands of ancient Bushmen rock art paintings that is viewable. When you visit this amazing place, it will render you speechless, so be sure to add The Spitzkoppe Tour to your itinerary.


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The Flying Fox Victoria Falls

Country: Zimbabwe

Destination: Victoria Falls

Provider: Wild Horizons

Style: Adventure sport

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Imagine taking a running jump into thin air over the chasm, soaring horizontally through the air over the turmoil of the Zambezi below. The gorge at this point is 200 meters wide and 120 meters deep. This is a great appetizer before you try the Zip Line and Gorge Swing.

Duration Open Ended
When All year round
Where Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Weather Weather permitting What to Wear Clients are advised to wear the following:

  • Comfortable attire that provides sun protection
  • Hiking/running shoes
  • Hair ties (for longer hair, which must be tied up)
  • Warm clothing in winter (April to August) Lockers are available, but guests are encouraged try to leave valuables at home/the hotel.

Things to Bring Clients are advised to bring the following with: · Sunscreen · Mosquito repellent · Hair ties (for longer hair, which must be tied up) Lockers are available, but guests are encouraged try to leave valuables at home/the hotel. Guests or Spectators Spectators allowed


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