Posted in Langebaan on Aug 11, 2016
Here are a few winter activities for those who enjoy the Cape outdoors.
Take the Plunge and do a Bungee jump
Bloukrans bungee will defiantly ensure, fast beating hearts, adrenalin boost, cheek splitting smiles and the never forgotten sound of rushing wind past your ears. Head up the Garden Route, to the single span bridge at Bloukrans Bridge and stop off for a drop off.
Zipline across the Cape Countryside
Canopy tours on a Zipline is an exciting way to see and experience the cape nature and get a great buzz while safely zip’ing in the mountains around Elgin. Safety and professionalism plus a very fulfilling day out for individuals families or groups is assured.
The best Shark Cage diving
The Southern Cape is a perfect environment for shark viewing. Shark Cage diving is offered in several locations along the Southern and Eastern Cape shoreline. They provide visitors with the opportunity to have an inspiring experience with great white sharks.
Get out into the Veld or along the coast and star gaze.
The Northern Cape, Karoo and the quiet West Coast all provide the perfect opportunities to gaze at the sky and wonder about the galaxy. The skies are dark, clear and unblemished, plus with the low ambient light –one has spectacular views of the stars, heavens and other constellations.
The Oceans and Rivers are for prime fishing.
The Cape province is blessed with angling rich opportunities all along the coastline as well as river/fly fishing prospects in the many inland river complexes. The Breede River Estuary will offer premier cob and bass angling. While Hout bay and other West Coast fishing villages will offer visitors great openings to catch game fish and deep sea legends.
Walk a hiking trail or a ride a Mountain bike route
A walking safari offers a completely different kind of opportunity to experience and engage with the African bush. Guided by skilled and educated game rangers, walking safaris offer tourists the opportunity to head-off the beaten track and encounter some up-close and private encounters with African wildlife.
Get ripping in the Winter Surf – da SA style
If you find yourself in Cape Town, don't lose out on a trip to Muizenberg, Melkbos or any of the beaches and reef breaks in-between. The False Bay beachfront is widely accepted as one of the best places on the planet to figure out how to surf. Qualified trainers are at hand to supply instruction to wannabe surfers for all ages, and you are therefore certain to find your feet right away. There are other spots that serve up massive waves such as kommetjie, crayfish factory and the dungeons, or a multitude of easy access surf breaks that serve up near perfect quality waves for all.
Go and climb a Rock face
The Cape Province is a recognized mountaineering and bouldering destination. The Langeberg Mountains in the Klein Karoo near to Robertson and Montagu, boast good mountaineering conditions, the Cederberg is well recognized as a premier bouldering location and offer experience or novice experiences. Table Mountain is a firm favourite for day walks, tricky hikes or exhilarating absailing opportunities.
View the kaleidoscope of wild Flowers
The West Coast sports one of the most spectacular wild follower displays. The R27 will take you up the West Coast to the Northern Cape and all along the way you will encounter fields of orange, yellow, blue and white wild flowers – during August/October is a phenomena not to be missed.
Skydive, paraglide or Hot air balloon in the crisp African air
The crisp Fresh Cape air and the surreal countryside is a faultless setting to experience a thrill from above. Take in a Tandem Skydive, Tandem paraglide or a scenic flight from Cape Town and experience the picture perfect vistas. Great views accompanied with unquestionable fun is intoxicating and will have one looking to do them again….and again.
No need to concern oneself with weather or excuses – The Cape will accommodate and deliver perfect days for outdoor entertainment and enjoyment….. Just get out and experience.