8 South Africa adventures for your bucket list

South Africa is a vibrant country filled with many bucket list adventures for all travellers. Here are a few of our favourite ‘must-do’ activities around South Africa:

1. Visit the Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is one of the top destinations in South Africa. Create unforgettable memories with wildlife experiences for everyone! Go on a Big 5 safari, sunset game drive and learn about the largest game reserve in South Africa. Stand a chance of a wildlife encounter on an early morning bushwalk, or golfing in the wild.

2. Jump off the highest bridge in Africa

bucket list adventures

Whether you are a seasoned adrenaline junkie, or simply someone trying to face their fears, jumping off the highest bridge in Africa is one for the books! Jump off the Bloukrans bridge and fall down 200 metres above the river below.

3. Take the Panorama Route

The Panorama Route is one of the most scenic routes in South Africa. Filled with picturesque landmarks and photographic stops along the way. Add the Graskop Gorge, God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondawels and much more to your bucket list!

4. Visit a Seven New Wonder of the World

South Africa

Table Mountain was named one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, and rightfully so! Take a cable car ride up this breath-taking landmark and view the Cape from above. For braver visitors, taking a thrilling abseil down the face of the mountain.

5. Have a ‘whale’ of a time in Hermanus

South Africa adventures

Visit Hermanus during whale watching season and spot the magnificent ocean giants as they migrate towards warmer waters to breed. You can expect to see a wide variety of whales, including Humpback whales, Southern Right whales, Bryde’s whales and more!

6. Float above the Magaliesberg Valley

bucket list adventures

Taking a Hot Air Balloon flight is a ‘must’ on your travel bucket list! Float gently above the treetops of the stunning Magaliesberg Valley and feel the romance in the air. Top tip ladies and gents: this is a memorable proposal idea!

7. Swing through the treetops of the Karkloof Forests

bucket list adventures

Kwa-Zulu Natal has some of the most beautiful forests in South Africa, and the best way to see them is on a canopy tour. Swing through the treetops of the Karkloof Forest Reserve and spot some of its indigenous birds and if you’re lucky, a monkey or two!

8. Explore Cape Point

South Africa

Tour the Cape Peninsula and you’ll discover the most scenic views that the Cape has to offer. From the gorgeous drive along Chapman’s Peak to Cape Point – this tour is not something to skip while in Cape Town!

South Africa offers many activities and unforgettable adventures for anyone who loves to travel. While there is much to see and do, there are certain activities that are not to be missed out on! For more bucket list ideas, take a look at our Reel.

Looking for more bucket list adventures in South Africa? Visit www.tours-tickets.co.za for activities that will put the WOW in your holiday!

Scroll to Top