When in Jo’burg, adventure is not too far away. The gateway to the famed African bush, there are many adventure activities in Johannesburg that will give you the adrenaline rush you yearn.
Hennops Hiking Trail
Explore the Gauteng wilderness on the Hennops Hiking Trail, which includes suspension bridge and cable car river crossings. The area is great for bird watching and getting a glimpse of the wildlife.
Timing: 8.30AM to 4PM Monday to Friday, 7AM to 5PM Weekends
Orlando Towers Bungee
If you are looking for some heartbeat-raising action in the inner city, then a bungee jump in the middle of Soweto might be your thing. Plunge from a 100m height at the Orlando Towers decommissioned power plant.
Timing: 10AM to 6PM Thursday to Sunday
Shark Cage Diving with Marine Dynamics t
There aren’t too many thrilling experiences that will give you the same excitement as facing up to a Great White Shark in its environment. Step into a cage and plunge into the deadly waters with Marine Dynamics Gansbaai.
Timing: Open 24 Hours
Riding an Ostrich
One of the most unique and fun activities in Johannesburg is saddling up on to the world’s largest bird and going for a little spin. Stop (or start) conversations with your ostrich riding experience at Oudtshoorn.
Skydive at Mossel Bay
Get beautiful views of the Mossel Bay beaches as you drop from thousands of feet into thin air. Tandem skydiving and static dives are available and you can add this to your list of exciting adventures in South Africa.
Timing: 8AM to 6PM Everyday
Sandboarding Jeffrey’s Bay
A favourite South African past time, sand boarding on the giant dunes of Jeffrey’s Bay is a thrilling high speed experience that is also unique in nature. Similar to snowboarding, there are many levels and spots you can try out based on expertise.
If you are looking for adventure sports in Johannesburg, it will not leave you wanting for too long. From the genuinely scary to instinctively fun activities, this is a city that knows no barriers to adventure.