Fall in love with the Eastern Cape this Tourism Month

As Tourism Month unfolds, the Eastern Cape province emerges as a captivating tapestry of experiences, offering an array of attractions that cater to every traveler’s desire for adventure, tranquility, and cultural enrichment. From the rugged coastal landscapes to the heart of the Karoo, this destination beckons explorers to discover its hidden gems and indulge in unforgettable activities. Buckle up for a journey through some of the Eastern Cape’s most enticing adventures and let us show you how to “Fall in Love” with the Eastern Cape. 

1.- Paddling Paradise: Kayak & Lilo with Untouched Adventures 

Storm River Mouth, Tsitsikamma National Park, Tsitsikamma 

Unveil the untamed beauty of the Eastern Cape’s waters with Untouched Adventures’ Kayak & Lilo experience. Navigate the enchanting Storms River Gorge in Tsitsikamma, immersing yourself in a world of ancient cliffs, indigenous flora, and crystal-clear waters. Paddle through deep caves and marvel at the dramatic landscapes, all while floating on a lilo. It’s an adventure that combines adrenaline and serenity in equal measure. 

For more information visit: https://www.untouchedadventures.com/  

Virtual tour: https://kayak-and-lilo.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/index.htm  

2. Giraffe Safari: Bellevue Forest Reserve  

Paterson, Sundays River Valley 

For a truly unique encounter with wildlife, head to Bellevue Forest Reserve. Embark on a mesmerizing Giraffe Safari where you’ll have the chance to observe these graceful giants in their natural habitat. Traverse the reserve’s landscapes, relishing in the breathtaking vistas while learning about the delicate balance of this intricate ecosystem. 

For more information visit: https://bellevueforest.co.za/  

Virtual tour: https://giraffe-safari-bellevue-forest-reserve.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/index.htm  

3. Glide through Nature: Segway Tour in Tsitsikamma  

Storms River, Tsitsikamma 

Experience Tsitsikamma’s lush landscapes on a Segway. Embark on a guided tour through indigenous forests, crossing suspension bridges and streams and marvelling at all that nature has to offer. This adventure offers both an eco-friendly and exhilarating way to discover the region’s natural wonders. 

For more information visit: https://www.segwayfun.co.za/  

Virtual tour: https://segway-experience-tsitsikamma.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/index.htm  

4. Ocean Odyssey: Safari with Raggy Charters  

Nelson Mandela Bay, Sunshine Coast 

Embark on an unforgettable Ocean Safari with Raggy Charters, venturing into the waters off Gqeberha (formally referred to as Port Elizabeth). Delve into the realm of marine biodiversity as you witness dolphins, seals, penguins, and even the majestic whales during their migration season. The experienced guides provide fascinating insights into the marine life that call these waters home. 

For more information visit: https://www.raggycharters.co.za/  

Virtual tour: https://raggy-charters.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/index.htm  


5. Defying Gravity: Skydiving in Jeffreys Bay  

Jeffreys Bay, Kouga/Baviaans 

For those seeking the ultimate thrill, Jeffreys Bay invites you to take to the skies and experience the Eastern Cape from a whole new perspective. Plunge into the azure expanse from thousands of feet above, relishing in the breathtaking views of the coastline and the Indian Ocean – an adrenaline rush like no other. 

For more information visit: https://skydivejeffreysbay.co.za/  

Virtual tour: https://sky-diving-jbay.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/index.htm  

6. Karoo Immersion: Ganora Guest Farm Experience 

Nieu-Bethesda, Karoo Heartland 

Embrace the charm of the Karoo with a farm experience at Ganora Guest Farm. Unearth the rich history, fascinating fossils, and warm hospitality that define this region. From guided tours of ancient rock art sites to exploring the farm’s intriguing history, this experience offers an authentic taste of Karoo life. 

For more information visit: https://www.ganora.co.za/  

Virtual tour: https://karoo-farm-experience.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/index.htm  

7. Zipline Adventure: Addo’s Double Zipline  

Addo, Sundays River Valley 

In the heart of Addo, indulge your inner adventurer with a thrilling double zipline experience. Soar above the treetops and overlook the remarkable landscapes, feeling the rush of wind as you embrace the exhilarating sensation of flight. 

For more information visit: https://adrenalinaddo.co.za/  

Virtual tour: https://adrenalin-addo-zipline.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/index.htm  

As Tourism Month casts its spotlight on the Eastern Cape, these activities stand as a testament to the province’s boundless beauty, cultural richness, and spirit of adventure. Whether you’re a nature lover, a thrill-seeker, or a curious explorer, these attractions and activities promise to create unforgettable memories and a deep connection to this remarkable corner of South Africa. So, lace up your hiking boots, ready your camera, and embark on a journey that will captivate your heart and soul. Remember – the Eastern Cape is Yours to Explore! 


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