Packages - Adventure Activities in Gauteng & the North West
Gauteng has all the splendour that one would associate with a large metropolitan area while being surrounded by nature in all its glory. With this comes adventure, adrenalin and close animal encounters & interactions in the Johannesburg and Pretoria surrounds.
So dont be fooled the andrenalin of river rafting, quad biking, cycling through Soweto and even abseilling can be part of your day out in Gauteng!
Our neighbouring province, the North West is home to our BIG 5 and the malaria free Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Experience the ultimate safari from the back of an African Elephant or a drumming session as you hit the melody of african drumbeat.
A sensational Rainbow city upon city with the easy access now available with our fancy Gautrain infrastructure, catch an authentic taxi or take a tik tik through an unparallaled township to stop at a shebeen for a bite of true Africa?
Or if this scares the adventurous side of your personality then stick to the surrounds of wild and vast options of animal encounters, game drives and catch a glimpse of the big 5 as orientation to the rest of your safari. Alongside these areas are always the chance that you may find a fossil, the many sites in the cradle of humankind affords an intiguing avenue into our species evolutionary traces.
Gold - we have a city named after it, Diamonds or maybe Ghandi, or Nelson Mandela all have major roots in this phenomenal province of diversity. True to our nation the arts are also diverse and awaiting your participation in nearly every corner of the province - come and see you will be thrilled!
Escape the rigours of urban life at this private hideaway specially chosen for its picturesque surrounds and stunning views over the Magaliesberg and Hartbeespoort Dam. Set high in the mountains, this outing offers you the perfect chance to take time out while enjoying a traditional picnic lunch or sunset picnic. And if the views and vibe are too good to leave, you can take up the option of an overnight stay in an authentically restored ox wagon!
North West Province
The Elephant Sanctuary offers an exciting, fully comprehensive & exclusive,`hands-on`elephant experience. Daily programmes are conducted on foot where guests will have the opportunity to walk and interact with majestic African elephants. You will get to touch elephants, feel the hair on their bodies and experience their language of communication. Your understanding of elephants will be changed forever, bringing new insight into these magnificent pachyderms.
Situated in the picturesque area of Broedestroom, close to the Lanseria Airport awaits a water adventure! Half day river rafting out in the Magalies offering level 1 & 2 rapids is a great introduction to whether you would withstand a fraction of the dusi!
An exhilarating adventure over the the breathtaking Magaliesberg Mountains and Crocodile river in the distance, with the wind in your hair and spotting the plains game down below. African Chapter recommends an early start as the summer heat can be quite scorching out in the open, so dont forget your sunscreen!
Escape to the beautiful Skeerpoort Valley in the picturesque Magaliesberg, where the crystal-clear Magalies river flows through lush vegetation and amazing scenery... Only a 40-minute drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria, this is where you will find a fantastic adventure, courtesy of a leisurely guided horse-riding trail waiting to be explored on well-trained South African Boerperd horses, combined with a fabulous al-fresco picnic lunch! This is the perfect outing for families, groups of friends and romantic couples alike.
There`s no excuse for vegging in front of the TV on Saturdays, thanks to this great abseilling adventure! Based on the stunning Phaladingwe Nature Reserve in the heart of the Magaliesberg, this offers you the perfect way to use up some energy while enjoying the great outdoors, breathing in fresh air and admiring stunning scenery, all a short drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria! Aimed specifically at Saturday folk, this special offer is the perfect morning complement to afternoon TV sports marathons and is guaranteed to get the adrenalin pumping!
African Chapter present the best of 3 bestsellers in the Hartbeespoort Dam Area for a fun, interactive and exhilarating day excursion. Awesome idea for special days, birthday gifts and even small corporate fun days out the office. Elephants, Monkeys and Cable Cars!
Experience the wildlife in the malaria free Dinokeng Game Reserve only 55km north of Pretoria in the Rust De Winter disctrict, thus making it approximately 1 hour journey from Johannesburg. This day outing incorporates an authentic bush experience into a fun relaxing day.
Ony 20 Minutes from Lanseria Airport, 40km from Johannesburg and Pretoria, one will you find the perfect nature spot to get out and enjoy the thrill of a quad bike trail, catering for all levels. This 1-hour adventure includes a R25 refreshment voucher!
North West Province
An adventure based in the Magaliesberg, through the Ysterhout kloof on a 2 and a half hour canopy tour only one hour and half drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria. Enjoy the spectacular views of the ancient Magaliesberg Mountain range marvelling at the flora and fauna while you take on the thrilling experience gliding through the air!
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