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Mpumalanga Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in Mpumalanga
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Mpumalanga is often referred to as the 'adventure capital' of South Africa, and it is not hard to imagine that this paradise of lowveld, spectacular mountains, valleys, rivers, waterfalls and forests, set on the eastern borders of the country and including a p...
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Limpopo Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in Limpopo
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Think Limpopo and it brings to mind images of Africa's true nature - that part of the country that is practically out of reach of civilisation, and largely unchanged by man and his needs. Limpopo is the land of baobabs, seething hot days, the mountains of the ...
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North West Province Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in the North West
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The North West Province is the playground of Gauteng, an outdoor adventure waiting to happen. So close to Gauteng it is virtually on its doorstep, it is regarded as outdoors country with a climate to match, and often described in terms of its flatness, smatter...
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Northern Cape Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in the Northern Cape
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The gorgeous Northern Cape frequently gets a raw deal. Often ignored or overlooked for the more obviously exciting alternatives of the Eastern and Western Cape or the Limpopo, it doesn't deserve its Cinderella complex, despite its apparent desert or semi-deser...
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Free State Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in the Free State
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Don't let the fact that the Free State is completely landlocked, and described with  regularity as 'flat', deter you from seeking adventure in this hidden treasure. The Northern Free State, possibly because of its proximity to Gauteng, is fast earning itself a...
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KwaZulu Natal Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in KwaZulu-Natal
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KwaZulu-Natal - the part of South Africa endowed with a permanently temperate climate, the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Mountains, the Isimangaliso Wetland Park (Greater St Lucia Wetland Park), the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Park, the Elephant and Hibiscus Coasts, the D...
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Gauteng Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in Gauteng
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Addicted to adrenaline and you find yourself in the place of gold? Then you haven't far to look for activities that will keep you out of doors under a wide sky and push you to the limit. The gateway to Africa, Gauteng might be the smallest province, but what i...
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Garden Route Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in the Garden Route
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The Garden Route is treated as a province in its own right there is so much to do and see. It is not only one of the most scenic and possibly most visited parts of South Africa, but the Garden Route is also high on the adventure seeker's list of places to visi...
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Eastern Cape Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in the Eastern Cape
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If you are after the unusual; that exciting experience that will get the blood pumping and the exhilaration bubbling up to behind the teeth. If it's adventure with a capital 'A' that takes you out in any weather on any terrain, then the Eastern Cape of South A...
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Butterflies, anyone? Butterfly World

Butterflies, anyone? Butterfly World
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Butterfly World is a hive of activity over weekends, which is only to be expected if you consider that it's virtually designed with children in mind, or certainly the young at heart. But the surprise came, despite our having read up on Butterfly World before h...
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The Walk to Elephants Eye Cave

The Walk to Elephants Eye Cave
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We had no idea when we set out last weekend to Silvermine, intent on walking to Elephant's Eye Cave, just what the walk entailed, or we may have had second thoughts. That's not to say that it's a difficult walk, it isn't (bar the last bit that climbs to the ca...
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Soekershof – discovering the mystery of all things through plants
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Soekershof ('seekers garden') invites an element of 'seeking'; discovering the mystery of all things through plants that sometimes strikes a chord as we uncover a similar mystery within ourselves. If you're looking for unusual and you have a 'thing' for fat...
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The Whale Trail – the five-day Whale Hiking trail
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The Whale Trail is not a new trail, having been around since about 2002, but it has become extremely popular. It is truly a unique experience, perhaps comparable with the likes of the Otter Trail that rates as one of the top 10 trails in the country and is pop...
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Walking above Simons Town

Walking above Simons Town
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If you've ever wanted to experience the land of the hobbits first-hand then head off to Red Hill reserve and the Kleinplaas Dam, just above Simon's Town. First of all, it's not inundated with people and their dogs (although dogs are most welcome; this is pu...
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