If you plan on visiting Africa in the next few months and are on the hunt for adventurous, adrenaline-inducing activities to add to your itinerary simply continue reading to discover a few must-try activities which may appeal to you.
- Abseil down a section of Cape Town’s most recognized landmark Table Mountain
For unbeatable views of Cape Town’s spectacular coastline, it’s well worth booking a thrilling abseiling experience, which will allow you to abseil down a sheer cliff which stands 1000 meters above sea level. If you’ve never abseiled before and are keen to tick abseiling off your bucket list, you’re in luck as your highly experienced instructors will teach you how to abseil safely before you abseil off the side of Table Mountain.
- Sandboard down Dragon Dune
If you enjoy skateboarding, snowboarding or surfing you’ll love the sensation of boarding down sand dunes for the first time. If you’re curious, the largest sand dunes which you can board down in Africa is Dragon Dune, which is located in Mossel Bay. However, you can also book a sandboarding experience in Morroco or Namibia. Both of which offer spectacular sand dunes as well as reputable sandboarding companies.
- Skydive onto Diani Beach in Kenya
For a bird’s eye view of your chosen destination, book a once in a lifetime skydiving experience. As an example, if you’re interested in exploring Kenya you can book a 22,000 ft jump which will allow you to experience a whopping 55 seconds of freefall! Before landing onto one of Kenya’s most beautiful beaches Diani Beach.
- Survive a cage dive with great white sharks
If you’re feeling brave head to Gansbaai in South Africa where you’ll be able to enter a protective cage in order to safely swim with great white sharks. If you’re confident swimming in deep water, it’s well worth booking a cage dive experience, especially if you’re a bit of an adrenaline junkie.
- Book a whitewater rafting trip down some of Uganda’s thrilling whitewater rapids
Did you know that you can book a whitewater rafting trip down the Nile River if you visit Uganda? If you’re interested multiple tour companies offer half day and full day adventures which are a great way to explore Uganda Adventures. If you’re confident whitewater rafting and have previous experience, you can even choose to take on grade 5 level rapids, which are guaranteed to increase your heart rate.
Alternatively, if you have a bit of kayaking experience under your belt, you also have the option of kayaking down the Nile River, as part of an escorted tour.
6.Book a quad biking tour in the Namib Desert
If you’ve always dreamed of exploring a desert, with boasts massive sand dunes, then it’s well worth turning your dream into a reality by booking a quad biking tour of the beautiful Namib Desert, which is located in Namibia. As you’ll be able to speed up and down sand dunes to your heart’s content. If you’re interested you’ll be able to select a 1 hour, 2 hour or 4-hour tour.
So what are you waiting for? There’s no time like the present to start putting together your dream African itinerary.