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Adventure Travel in Africaby Dalene Ingham-Brown

Adventure travel in Africa promises the most thrilling, adrenaline pumping, pupil dilating activities while you're surrounded by the most beautiful flora, fauna, bodies of water and stretches of land.

1. Zambia Adventure Travel Activities

1. Jet Boating on the Zambezi
2. Zambezi River White Water Rafting
3. Victoria Falls Elephant Ride

Half the size of Europe, Zambia is home to gorgeous wilderness areas, national parks and fosters about 740 bird species. Boasting some of the most beautiful natural attractions in the world, namely Victoria Falls, the Zambezi River and Lake Kariba, Zambia provides a plethora of different adventure travel and safari activities.


Above: Victoria Falls

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2. Mozambique Adventure Travel Activities

1. Inhambane Scuba Diving
2. Praia Do Tofo Deep Sea Fishing
3. Praia Do Tofo Whale Shark Safari

Mozambique is a string of deserted tropical islands and coral beaches. This country offers endless adventure activities, safaris and seafood so fresh it has practically leaped out of the water and onto your plate. This marine paradise is a honeymooning haven and an adventure traveller’s bliss.


Above: Whale Shark Safari

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3. South Africa Adventure Travel Activities

1. Tandem Paragliding from Lions Head
2. Abseil Table Mountain
3. Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump
4. Drakensberg Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing
5. Great White Shark Cage Diving
6. Orange River Canoeing
7. Scuba Diving in Cape Town
8. Table Mountain Guided Bike Ride
9. Two Oceans Aquarium Skark Diving

South Africa is buzzing with diverse cultures, breathtaking scenery and world-class adventure travel attractions. With the Kruger National Park and its proud Big Five, with Table Mountain and its hiking, cable car and abseiling, with townships, friendly people and a variety of culturally rich cities, South Africa is the scenic adventure travellers's Mecca.


Above: Abseiling off Table Mountain

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4. Namibia Adventure Travel Activities

1. Swakopmund Quadbiking
2. Swakopmund Sandboarding
3. Swakopmund Sky Diving
4. Sossusvlei Scenic Flight
5. Paragliding
6. Game Fishing

Namibia: known for Etosha National Park, the dunes of Sossusvlei and the coastal town of Swakopmund, this country is an adventure traveller’s playground. Its range of adventure activities, string of endangered wildlife, and conservation efforts make Namibia a truly beautiful place to enjoy a scenic adventure travel experience.


Above: Swakopmund Skydiving

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5. Zimbabwe Adventure Travel Activities

Zimbabwe is home to four World Heritage Sites, one of the ‘Seven Natural Wonders’ of the World, and offers a variety of adventure travel activities, plus great Big 5 safari tours. The world famous and awe inspiring Zambezi River and Victoria Falls is the perfect setting to enjoy many of those activities which get your adrenaline pumping, while surrounded by Zimbabwe’s natural beauty.


Above: Gweru Elephant Swim

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If you're looking for adventure travel, Africa is the continent you can find it in. The biggest, the best, the most beautiful adventure holiday destination: Africa.

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