Africa Collection has put together an "I Want To" section of these exciting holiday activities as well as splitting the activities into two distinct categories for the adrenaline junkies. In Africa and the Indian Ocean so many of these great experiences can be enjoyed that we have collected some of our favourites here...
The below is a list of holiday activities for you or possibly your whole family to enjoy...
GET MARRIED ON SAFARI
South Africa is an ideal location for those wanting to marry amongst nature and wildlife in a private game reserve, capturing the natural surroundings that the bush has to offer.
GO BIG GAME FISHING IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
The Mozambique coastline offers some of the most spectacular sport fishing in the world. Here, the Indian Ocean is a marine reserve, unspoiled and largely unexplored.
GO WINE TASTING
South African wine routes are predominantly found in the Western Cape where the majority of the country’s wine production takes place. It encompasses many routes to explore.
SEE THE GREAT MIGRATION
The migration in East Africa is a safari 'must see' and one of the most spectacular wilderness shows on earth. Millions of Wildebeest and Zebra migrate on an 1800 mile journey.
SWIM IN THE DEVILS POOL
Often described as the ultimate infinity pool, The Devil's Pool is a natural rock pool on the edge of the mighty Victoria Falls. it is located along the Zambezi River in Zambia.
VISIT A MASAI VILLAGE
An insight into the lifestyle of the Masai people in the African bush of southern Kenya and northern Tanzania with animals grazing and Lions roaring outside their homes.
INTERACT WITH ELEPHANTS
You will be able to interact with Elephants through a variety of activities, including walking with Elephants, Elephant mud bathing, and gaining insight into their behaviour.
WATCH CRICKET IN SOUTH AFRICA
Why not combine a holiday to South Africa with watching an England test match, a One Day International or a T20 match. We can assist with match tickets and hospitality packages.
WATCH RUGBY IN SOUTH AFRICA
Why not combine a holiday to South Africa with watching The British & Irish Lions rugby team who will be touring South Africa in 2021, one of the sporting highlights of any year.
FLY A HOT AIR BALLOON OVER THE BUSH
Whether in Namibia, South Africa, Kenya or Tanzania, this is a highlight of many a visit to Africa. Enjoy your bird's eye view of the African landscape before a traditional bush breakfast.
FLY OVER THE OKAVANGO
Fly over one the most unique wilderness areas in Africa, the largest land-locked river delta in the world, offering an aerial view of this vast region, teaming with wildlife and plantlife.
FOLLOW THE SARDINE RUN SOUTH AFRICA
From May to July billions of sardines spawn in the waters of the Agulhas Bank, off the coast of KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape. Travelling north from the colder southern seas.
GO ON SAFARI ON HORSEBACK
A safari in Africa is a wonderful experience, but for many people a safari by horseback is the very best way of taking in the African bush, riding a good horse over spectacular landscapes.
KAYAK TO A DESERT ISLAND
Do you have a sense of adventure? Then sailing the expanse of the Quirimbas Archipelago in northern Mozambique is one of those adventures you have to do in your lifetime.
COOK SOUTH AFRICAN STYLE
South Africa is rightly known for its fusion cuisine that celebrates their cultural heritage. With uniquely South African know-how and ingredients, discover the culinary pulse of South Africa.
There is an amazing range of golf courses in Africa and the Indian Ocean and we can arrange bespoke golf tours for individuals of larger groups, simply squeeze in a few rounds on your holiday.
SEE AN ACTIVE VOLCANO
Piton de la Fournaise (meaning Peak of the Furnace) on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is one of the world's most active volcanoes, and is classified as a World Heritage Site.
The below is a list of holiday activities for the adrenaline junkie / thrill seeker who would like to tick an item off their bucket list.
ABSEIL FROM TABLE MOUNTAIN
This is the world’s highest commercial abseil, at 112m and 1000 metres above sea level, but with the illusion of a 1000m descent, just step off the edge of Table Mountain.
CLIMB MOUNT KILIMANJARO
In Tanzania, close to the equator - Mount Kilimanjaro is the world's highest freestanding mountain and also Africa's highest peak. Climbing it is a once in a lifetime experience.
DIVE WITH GREAT WHITE SHARKS
South Africa is the Mecca for diving with sharks, one of the most feared predators on Earth, and cage diving with Great White Sharks is the adrenaline pinnacle for this activity.
SURF THE DUNES OF NAMIBIA
The Namib Desert, the oldest in the world, is reputedly home to the largest sand dunes on Earth, which you can conquer by swooshing down the faces on a sandboard or snowboard!
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.