HOLIDAY ACTIVITY OPTIONS FOR AFRICA AND THE INDIAN OCEAN

Everyone has something they really want to do - a life changing challenge, an unforgettable experience or something that is just plain fun.

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...

Wedding reception in a beautiful lit up forest

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 of the bush.

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Lady enjoying her big game fishing experience

GO BIG GAME FISHING IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

The Mozambique coastline offers some of the most spectacular and sport fishing in the world. Here, the Indian Ocean is a marine reserve, unspoiled and largely unexplored.

The Mozambique coastline offers some of the most spectacular &: Exciting and sport fishing in the world. Here, the Indian Ocean is a marine reserve, unspoiled and largely unexplored.

The Mozambique coastline offers some of the most spectacular &: Exciting and sport fishing in the world. Here, the Indian Ocean is a marine reserve.

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South African winelands wine tasting

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.

South African wine routes are predominantly found in the Western Cape where the majority of the country’s wine production takes place. There are many routes to explore.

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Wildebeest crossing the running river below

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.

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The Devil's Pool where tourists can have a swim

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.

The Devil's pool is often described as the ultimate infinity pool. The Devil's Pool is a natural rock pool on the edge of the Victoria Falls and it is located along the mighty Zambezi River in Zambia.

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Masai children having a photo opportunity

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.

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Massive African elephant strolling down the dirt road

INTERACT WITH ELEPHANTS

You will be able to interact with Elephants through a variety of activities, including walking with Elephants, Elephant mud bathing, training, and gaining insight into their behaviour.

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.

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Watch cricket in South Africa while on your African adventure

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.

Why not combine a holiday to South Africa with watching an England test match, a One Day International or a T20. We can assist with match tickets and hospitality packages.

Why not combine a holiday to South Africa with watching an England test match, a One Day International or a T20. We can assist with match tickets and hospitality packages.

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Owen Farrell kicks a penalty to level the game

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.

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Hot air balloon floating over the grassy plains

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.

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Fly Over The Okavango Delta Botswana to see the vast waterways

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.

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Follow The Sardine Run South Africa

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.

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 from the colder southern seas.

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 from the colder seas.

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Tourists exploring the Okavango Delta on horseback

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 and spectacular surrounding landscapes.

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Friends kayaking through calm waters

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.

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.

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learn to cook South African style

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.

South Africa is known for its fusion cuisine that celebrates it's heritage. With uniquely South African know-how and ingredients, discover the culinary pulse of South Africa.

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Golfing amongst a zebra

GOLF HOLIDAYS

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.

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, squeeze in a few rounds on holiday.

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, squeeze in a few rounds.

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Visit an active volcano and see natures power

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.

Piton de la Fournaise (meaning Peak of the Furnace) in the Indian Ocean is one of the world's most active volcanoes, and is classified as a World Heritage Site.

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Harleys at the beach

RIDE A HARLEY ACROSS SOUTH AFRICA

If you want to inject a bit of Easy Rider style excitement into your trip, why not hire a Harley Davidson? Enjoy the freedom to cruise along the spectacular Cape coast.

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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 Table Mountain Cape Town

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.

This is the world’s highest commercial abseil, at 112m and 1000 metres above sea level, but with the illusion of a 1000m descent. You just just step off the edge of Table Mountain.

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Mount Kilimanjaro summit sign at sunrise

CLIMB MOUNT KILIMANJARO

In Tanzania, close to the equator - Mount Kilimanjaro is the world's highest freestanding mountain and also Africa's highest peak. A once in a lifetime experience.

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dive with great white shark cage diving

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.

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 - get up close!

South Africa is the Mecca for diving with sharks, one of the most feared predators on Earth, and cage diving with Great White's is the adrenaline pinnacle for this activity.

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Swakopmund Dunesurfing

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!

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highest bungee jump in the world Bloukrans bridge from the air

HIGHEST BRIDGE BUNGEE JUMP

Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump is the world’s highest bridge bungy jump at 216 metres. The ultimate adrenalin rush awaits, in the Tsitsikamma area of the Garden Route.

Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump is the world’s highest commercial bridge bungy jump at 216 metres. The ultimate adrenalin rush awaits you, in the Tsitsikamma area of the Garden Route.

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