Tsitsikamma adventure route stretches from the Bloukrans River in the west to the Tsitsikamma River in the east, is bordered on the north by the imposing Tsitsikamma Mountains and in the south by the Indian Ocean.


Tsitsikamma is a Khoi word meaning “place of abundant or sparkling water”.


  1. Highest bungy in the world
  2. Segway tour
  3. Tree top canopy tour
  4. Kayak and lilo experience
  5. Hike the Otter Trail

Other epic activities and attractions:

  • Storms river suspension bridge
  • Tsitsikamms National Park
  • The Big Tree

There are also many other  activities such as hiking, forest excursions, quad biking, ziplining, water/river tubing, beer tasting, foodie experiences, protea farm, beaches, adventure, local markets and more!

1. Highest bungy in the world

The view from Africa’s highest bridge captures all the majesty and tranquillity of the Bloukrans River valley. But there is nothing tranquil about throwing yourself more than 200 metres down towards the river below! Recognised as the ‘highest bungy from a bridge’ in the world, Bloukrans Bungy uses pendulum bungy technology to ensure the smoothest, most comfortable bungy jump possible. Jumpers are secured in a full-body harness combined with an ankle connection.

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2. Segway tour

Discover the Storms River Village and the Tsitsikamma Forest on a Segway. The guided tour takes you around the cool pine forest, indigenous forest over the historical Witteklip Bridge into the local township and to the grand 1 000-year-old Tsitsikamma Big Tree. An experience not to be missed!

3. Tree top canopy tour

A canopy tour takes you on an unforgettable adventure as you zipline from one platform to the next along a series of steel cables set amongst magnificent natural surroundings. Safe for almost all ages (recommended age group is between 7 – 70), canopy tours are enjoyed by nature lovers, families, thrill-seekers and corporate team building or conference groups.

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4. Kayak and lilo experience

Kayak across the ocean and under the Storms River suspension bridge; paddle up the Storms River Mouth; lilo deeper up the Storms River Gorge; leap off the overhangs of cliff walls of the gorge into deep pools. The kayak and lilo experience can be enjoyed by the whole family. The lilo trip is the most popular and most recommended by locals and international tourists alike.

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5. Hike the iconic Otter Trail

The 45km Otter Trail is the most iconic hiking trail in South Africa. The trail runs along the spectacular coastline between the Storms River mouth and Nature’s Valley and is considered one of the finest multi-day trails in the world. It is named after the shy, mostly nocturnal, Cape clawless otter which inhabits the estuaries and streams of the South African coast.

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The Kouga region incorporates the towns of Humansdorp, Patensie and Hankie in the Gamtoos Valley, the Langkloof Valley, the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area and the coastal towns of Oyster Bay, St Francis Bay and Jeffrey’s Bay. Enjoy activities from beach horse rides and hiking to calamari tasting and golf.


The Kouga region is home to the Baviaanskloof - a UNESCO proclaimed World Heritage Site!


  1. Skydive
  2. Surf super tubes
  3. Hike the Baviaans Camino & Chokka Trail
  4. Take a St Francis canal cruise
  5. Enjoy a seaside open woodfire eating experience

Other epic activities and attractions:

  • Play golf at the St Francis Links
  • Shell Museum
  • Honey tasting at Pabala Nature Reserve
  • Horse-back riding in Oyster Bay
  • Gamtoos tourism experience
  • A day up the Kromme River
  • Game viewing at private nature reserves
  • Greater St Francis

There are also many other  activities such as hiking, foodie experiences, beach and coastal adventures, surfing, quad biking, ocean safaris and more!

1. Skydive experience

A scenic 20-minute plane ride over Jeffreys Bay, followed by the rush and excitement from jumping out of an aircraft at over 2 700 metres for a 30-second freefall at 200kph and a 5-minute parachute ride. The experienced instructors have a minimum of 1 000 skydives!

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2. Surf super tubes in Jeffreys Bay

Considered as one of the best and top surfing spots in the world. The wave is best when breaking in the 4-8ft range and when the conditions are right it can break out from the point down past the car park. Works best on a southwest wind. In the summer although there are swells the surf is often spoilt by the East and SE winds. Has the potential to get epic, only for experienced surfers who need to be well behaved and respectful to the locals in the line-up.

3. Baviaans Camino & Chokka Trail

The north-south route of the Baviaans Camino lends itself to novice horse riders accompanying hikers, supported by two vehicles. Overnight in farmhouses or tents. Starts in the Klein Karoo, traverses the Baviaanskloof Mountain Range into the Baviaanskloof, and continues through the Kouga Mountain Range towards the coast. Travel 75km over 4 days and 5 nights. The Chokka Trail is a 62km slackpacking holiday between Oyster Bay, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis. The best way to see and experience the greater St Francis at your own pace and with overnight accommodation at guesthouses and a resort.

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4. Greater St Francis

Experience Port St Francis at the eastern most point of Africa. Enjoy calamari tasting and explore the St Francis Canals on a barge. Option to extend the experience to include an Eco Sea Cruise (about 5 – 7 hrs).

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5. Seaside open woodfire eating experience

An unforgettable feast cooked over open wood fires on the edge of the ocean – unbeatable seafood and traditional South African food at the Walskipper restaurant. Tables and chairs are in the sea sand on the ocean’s edge. It’s a whole different feet-in-the-sand dining experience. Great for families.

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The Karoo Heartland’s rugged and intense beauty is dominated by vast, flat plains, rocky mountains, and the biggest assortment of succulents in the world. this beautiful area, subject to red dust, thorny acacias, stunted vegetation, aloes, windmills, sheep and the odd angora goat, boasts some of the quaintest towns in the country.


The Valley of Desolation was declared a National Monument of geological and scenic significance in 1939.


  1. Valley of Desolation
  2. Mountain Zebra National Park
  3. Ganora Excursions
  4. Owl House
  5. Karoo Fossils

Other epic activities and attractions:

  • Karoo food tour
  • Hike the Karoo Camino
  • Kompasberg
  • Spandaukop

There are also many other  activities such as hiking, mountain biking, game drives, night walks, stargazing, farm tours, visit the various national monuments and museums and more!

1. Valley of Desolation

A hauntingly beautiful geological formations with spectacular 120m high columns of ancient eroded volcanic rock that stand sentinel over the plains of Camdeboo. See kudu, Cape mountain zebra, mountain reedbuck and the majestic Verreaux’s eagle with 2m wingspan. Overnight in the rustic Waaihoek Hut with outdoor shower and loo with a view!

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2. Mountain Zebra National Park

28 000 ha of wildlife including Cape mountain zebra, aardwolf, Cape buffalo, cheetah, blue crane, black rhino and Denham’s bustard. Enjoy cheetah tracking safaris on foot.

3. Ganora Excursions

A guided informative walk to view Bushman and Khoi paintings, rock engravings and The James Kitching Fossil Centre. A museum, a medicinal plant tour and a game rehabilitation programme add to the offerings of Ganora.

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4. Owl House

A National Heritage Site, The Owl House and Camelyard represent South Africa’s foremost example of the art of Helen Martins. Having lived a troubled and challenging life, she transformed an ordinary Karoo home to a place of light and colour with a fantasy garden of sculptures.

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5. Karoo Fossils

Many farms in the Graaff-Reinet and Nieu Bethesda area have collections of ancient fossils found in the veld. Take a day trip to Wellwood Farm and Ganora Guest Farm to view displays of amazing fossils found over 20 years. A guided fossil trail to the riverbed where fossil evidence for the story being told in the Kitching Fossil Exploration Centre is found. Fossils are protected and may not be collected/traded.

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Here the Addo Elephant National Park stretches from the Karoo Region north of the Zuurberg Mountain Range to the coast and islands of Algoa Bay. This is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world, with 5 of the country’s 7 biomes.


The Sunday River Valley has one of the most densely populated elephant herds in the world and is home to the locally endemic flightless dung beetle.


  1. Addo Elephant National Park
  2. Double zipline & giant swing
  3. River cruise & sand sledding
  4. Educational cheetah tour
  5. Addo wildlife eco tour & safari

Other epic activities and attractions:

  • Big 7 game viewing
  • Citrus farm and game experience
  • Addo horse trail
  • A Taste of Africa Restaurant & Coffee Shop

There are also many other  activities such as sandboarding, waterski, wakeboarding and wave snake, boat cruises in Gqeberha and Addo, various farms and nature reserves and more!

1. Addo Elephant National Park

The only Big 7 game reserve in the world. View the largest density of African elephants on the planet, Cape buffalo, leopard, black rhino, lion as well as great white shark and seasonal southern right whale in the marine section.

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2. Double zipline and giant swing

The highest, longest and fastest double zip line in South Africa, and the only giant swing of its kind in this country. Weight restrictions: 20-120kg zip line / 20-130kg giant swing. Moderate fitness required for the 500m hike to the zip line.


3. Addo cruises & sand sledding (Sundays River Ferry)

Just 5km from Addo Elephant National Park, the river cruise and sand sledding/boarding is safe for all ages. Activities are weather dependant.


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4. Daniell Cheetah Project

Daniell Cheetah Project offers a unique educational Predator Tour by trained tour guides. This is a 1-hour guided educational tour to see and learn more about the animals and their conservation status and the work done here. Guests will be given the opportunity to visit a cheetah inside the cheetah’s enclosure.

5. Addo Wildlife eco tour and safari

Addo wildlife guides take you on a tour of the nature reserve situated on the banks of Sundays River. Learn about unique Eastern Cape plants and trees; view the reserves prolific wildlife; enjoy a scrumptious meal and refreshments at the boma on the bank of the river.





This route explores the spectacular strip of coastline between Gqeberha and East London, travelling via coastal towns and hamlets like Colchester, Alexandria, Kenton-on-Sea, Port Alfred and Kidds beach. The route’s major attraction is its magnificent sandy coastline with many rivers, resorts and activities along the way.


Nelson Mandela Bay is the Bottlenose Dolphin capital of the world.


  1. Learn to surf like a pro
  2. Golfing – two iconic golf courses
  3. Shipwreck hiking & canoe trail
  4. Pristine blue flag beaches
  5. Beach horse riding at Port Alfred or Kenton-on-Sea

Other epic activities and attractions:

  • Climb the Campanile
  • Take a river cruise on the Kowie River
  • Hike the Alexandria sand dunes
  • Cape Recife sunset tour
  • Experience a township or city tour
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  • Nelson Mandela Bay Theatre Complex

There are also many other activities such as hiking, sandboarding, ocean safaris, horse riding, sunset tours and more!

1. Learn to surf like a pro

Shaka Surf School and surf camp is based in Port Alfred but operates in Kenton during holiday seasons. The forest surf camp boasts an upcycled treehouse – hired as a private unit or a dormitory that can sleep 6. The surf camp is on the edge of an ancient dune forest and boasts its own hiking trail and half pipe skateboard ramp. Surfing road trips.

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2. Golfing – two iconic golf courses

The Royal Port Alfred Golf Club’s undulated course snakes its way through thickets of pristine coastal forest and over hilly dunes in true links tradition. Panoramic views can be enjoyed from many of the fairways. Resident wildlife includes bushbuck, springbok, impala, blesbok, fallow deer, duiker, giant tortoises and abundant birdlife. The magnificent Gary Player Championship 18-hole golf course at Fish River Golf Resort incorporates bent grass greens and unique challenges presented by the natural landscape.

Royal Port Alfred Golf Course: 046 624 4796

Fish River Resort: 040 676 1101

3. Shipwreck hiking & canoe trail

The Kleinemonde West River Canoe Trail is situated 15km from Port Alfred. Experience the beauty of the river and magnificent bird and wildlife while you paddle in comfortable canoes to Lily Pad overnight hut – an easy ±8km paddle followed by a ±3km hike with your backpacks to ‘Lily Pad’ overnight hut – rustic but comfortable.

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4. Pristine blue flag beaches

The Sunshine Coast stretches from iconic Woody Cape in the west to the Great Fish River in the east. Over 100km of pristine and unspoilt coastline featuring majestic dunes, coves, rocky bays, stretches of golden sand, 10 rivers, ideal for water sports, paddling, canoeing, or just relaxing.

Sunshine Coast tourism – 046 624 1235


5. Beach horse riding at Port Alfred or Kenton-on-Sea

Three Sisters Horse Trails – 15km outside of Port Alfred on the R72. Adventurous horse riding and hiking trails down steep dunes onto secluded beaches, and through dune forests with stunning views out to sea. Beachcombers Horse Trails – riding along golden beaches, exploring the many coves, dune fields and rivers along the way. Wildlife Safari – experience the thrill of galloping alongside herds of eland, giraffe and zebra!

Beachcomber Horse Trails: 083 281 3322

Three Sisters Horse Trails: 082 645 6345


FOR MORE INFO CONTACT Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism

This route traverses the area that was the scene of 9 frontier wars between the British and the Xhosa and the meeting place of 5 great cultures: San, Khoi-Khoi, Dutch, Xhosa and British. Frontier Country in its natural state is one of the most diverse regions on earth. Much of the pristine indigenous flora and fauna is still very accessible, making for breath-taking views, experiences and memories.


Bathurst is home to the oldest continuously licensed pub in the country.


  1. National Arts Festival
  2. World-class Big 5 game viewing
  3. Pig & Whistle Pub
  4. Big Pineapple in Bathurst
  5. Makhanda museums

Other epic activities and attractions:

  • World class game viewing
  • Private game reserves
  • Variety of museums & historical sites
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking

You will also find many more experiences and activities!

1. National Arts Festival

The biggest annual celebration of arts on the African continent is held in the town of Makhanda. The event takes place in July and comprises a programme of drama, dance, physical theatre, comedy, opera, music, jazz, visual art, exhibitions, film, student theatre, street theatre, lectures, craft fair, workshops, city and historic tours and children’s entertainment.

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2. World-class Big 5 game viewing

Enjoy  game viewing in Frontier Country at one of these reserves: Kwantu, Blaauwkrantz, Shamwari, Amakhala, Bucklands, Kamala, Kwandwe, Bushman Sands, Great Fish River, Lalibela, Thomas Baines and Pumba.

3. The Pig & Whistle

Stop by the historic Pig and Whistle Inn while in Bathurst. This inn has been providing hospitality for over 180 years and is home to the oldest continuously licensed pub in South Africa!

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4. The BIG Pineapple in Bathurst

Visit this unusual landmark in Bathurst. The worlds largest pineapple building constructed by the agricultural community in the 1980s. The building is 3 stories and contains a museum about pineapples as well as an observation platform.

5. Makhanda museums

Amazwi Museum of South African Literature

The Amazwi Museum is one of South Africa’s literary treasures. Tucked away in Makhanda in the Eastern Cape, Amazwi collects all creative writing by southern African authors who write in English, and in the following genres: novels, short stories, plays, essays, poetry, theatre, television and film scripts, autobiography, travel, letters, memoirs and diaries. Critical writing on the authors and their works is also collected, as well as writings on related subjects such as literary history, censorship and literary awards. These materials are collected in all formats: books, study guides, theses, literary manuscripts, press clippings and audio-visual material.

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Albany & Observatory Museum

The Albany Museum, established in 1855 and located in Makhanda, is the second oldest museum in South Africa. The Observatory Museum houses 1 of only 2 Victorian Cameras Obscura in the world – the other is in Bath (England) – with a magical mirror that reflects the town onto a large circular table.
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Closed: weekends and public holidays.




This route stretches from Adelaide in the west to Stutterheim in the east, with the majestic Amathole Mountains standing as a clear beacon on the horizon. Visit an area steeped in Xhosa culture and settler history. Activities in the area include trout fishing, canoeing, bass fishing, mountain biking, archery and abseiling.


Some believe that Hogsback got its name from the three hog shaped mountains that are so prominent when you enter the village.


  1. Madonna & Child Waterfall
  2. Take a selfie at the iconic bathtub at Away with the Fairies
  3. Explore the labyrinth at The Edge
  4. Hike the Amathole Trail
  5. Steve Biko Museum

Other epic activities and attractions:

  • Stutterheim Engine Museum
  • Mdantsane Township tour
  • Hogsback eco-shrine, waterfalls & hiking
  • Authentic cultural experience at Cata Village

There are also many other  activities such as hiking, archery, abseiling, waterfalls, museums and more!



Dubbed “the Friendly N6” because of the hospitality of the local people, this route offers natural history, trout fishing, 4x4 trails, a taste of farm life, meetings with living legends, and the pure bliss of driving around the mountain heights.


The Eastern Cape Highlands borders the Kingdom of Lesotho.


  1. On the Wartrail horse trails
  2. Fly fishing fresh waters
  3. Mountain Passes
  4. Alpine flowers
  5. Rock art

Other epic activities and attractions:

  • Tsitsa Falls
  • Naude’s Nek Pass
  • Village of Rhodes
  • Fly fishing
  • Rock art and cave excursions
  • Camino route
  • Community arts experience

There are also many other  activities such as hiking, mountain biking, birding and more!

1. On the Wartrail horse trails & day rides

Ride to the top of Senqu’s highest peaks, through picturesque valleys and rivers, to historical bushman paintings and sandstone features. Stay in self-catering, fully catered or cave-to-cave accommodation. Day rides, tailor-made group rides and annual rides for experienced cross-country riders. Bay Pass, a smartcard access card, provides you with free admission to a variety of attractions and activities.

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2. Fly fishing fresh waters

The Rhodes/Barkly East area has amazing fly fishing opportunities with +/-150km of mountain steams available to anglers – Bell River, Kraai River, Bokspruit, Riflespruit, Sterkspruit, Kloppershoekspruit, Vloeikraalspruit and Langkloof River. Many of the pristine rivers and streams originate up to 3 000 metres above sea-level.

3. Mountain Passes

Take a tour of the mountain passes of the Eastern Cape!
• Naude’s Nek – Highest mountain pass in South Africa.
• Joubert’s Pass – Third highest mountain pass in South Africa.
• Volunteershoek – Up to Tiffindell Ski Resort and the highest point in the Cape.
• Carlisleshoek – And down the other side to the historical Rhodes Village
• Lundean’s Nek – Scenic route to Lesotho border at Telebridge.
• Bastervoetpad – Challenging driving and incredible views of the valleys below.
• Barkly Pass – The only tarred pass – the views are worth it!
• Otto Du Plessis – Wild and unspoiled with excellent birding.
• Karringmelkspruit – Tar, between Lady Grey & New England turnoff on the R58.
• Kraai River – Tar, between New England turnoff & Barkly East.
• Old Kraai River Pass & Loch Bridge – On the Barkly East to New England/Wartrail Road.
• Espachsberg – Very rough – between the R393 and R396.

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A view of the hairpin bends in the Naudes Nek Pass in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa
The view from the Barkly Pass in the Eastern Cape Province
Eastern view from the historic Jouberts Pass at Lady Grey in the Eastern Cape Province

4. Alpine flowers

The montane grassland is host to alpine and sub-alpine species with best displays experienced at higher altitudes from November to April. Tiffindell usually puts on a good show in early December and Naudesnek is at its best in February. Guided tours can be arranged.

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5. Rock art

The quaint village of Rhodes, situated in a remote corner of South Africa, has many rock art sites close by – some are open to the public. Painted by the San who lived and hunted in these mountains hundreds of years ago. Viewings are on private property. 

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FOR MORE INFO CONTACT Rhodes Tourism information

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The Wild Coast stretches from East London all the way north to Port Edward. The region is home to some of the most beautiful coastal scenery in the world. It is a place of steep green hills atop which sit clusters of traditional Xhosa mud huts; a land of windswept cliffs, deserted white beaches, forests, untameable waves and numerous shipwrecks.


The Wild Coast is the birth and resting place of the late former South African President, struggle icon and world leader Nelson Mandela.


  1. Visit the Hole in the Wall
  2. Wild Coast Hike
  3. Nelson Mandela Museum
  4. Wild coast beach horse ride
  5. Sardine Run

Other epic activities and attractions:

  • Views from the Port St Johns airstrip
  • Magwa Falls & Tea Plantation
  • Cathedral Rock
  • Chintsa
  • Surfing lessons
  • Mkambati waterfalls
  • Waterfall Bluff
  • Trevors Trail
  • The Gates
  • Cross the Kei River on the pont

1. Hole in the Wall

The Hole in the Wall is a rocky archway set just off the Wild Coast, south of Coffee Bay. The little holiday village close by shares the same name. This landmark was created millions of years ago through the continuous wave action against the sandstone and shale under the hard volcanic dolerite, creating the archway. It stands before the mouth of the Mpako River and is the source of many legends.

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Take a 5-day Wild Coast Hike

Wild Coast trail routes are an absolute must-experience! Accommodation is available along the routes to ensure that your hikes are paced and you don’t miss out on the beautiful scenery along the way.

3. Visit Nelson Mandela Museum

The Transkei is the esteemed birthplace to many leaders of the Apartheid Revolution – the most recognised of them being Nelson Mandela. The Nelson Mandela Museum, endorsed by the icon himself, offers a rich heritage experience.

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4. Wild Coast horse riding experience

Multiple Wild Coast horse riding options available for all levels of riders. Day rides suitable for local holiday makers (1-4hrs). Overnight base ride, staying at Kei Mouth Guest Lodge, with daily riding. Kei River Horse Trail – combination base ride with a 2 night /3 day trail up the coast or Wild Coast Horse Trail – 7 night /8 day trail for advanced riders.

5. Witness the incredible Sardine Run

The annual Sardine Run occurs along the Wild Coast from mid-June until late July. Explore photographic opportunities and in-water experiences as ocean predators gorge on millions of sardines on their migration. Scuba divers require an open water qualification and excellent buoyancy control. Snorkelers must be comfortable in deep water. All in-water users must be comfortable to encounter sharks. A moderate fitness level required for 7hr activity.



FOR MORE INFO CONTACT Wild Coast Holiday Association