Jump the Big Rush at Moses Mabhida Stadium
Where: Moses Mabhida Stadium
Price: R695 a person, R30 a spectator ticket, R200 for video footage of your experience.
Contact: 031 312 9435
Recognised by Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest swing and the world’s only stadium swing, the Big Rush is a must for any adventurer. The jump provides a 360º view of Durban and the Indian Ocean. Travellers also get to walk around the iconic Durban stadium and pose for selfies.
Try your hand at Mindgame Escape in uMhlanga
Where: Unit 205 Granada Square, 16 Chartwell Drive, uMhlanga
Price: R250 a person for two players, R225 for three to four players, and R200 for five to six players.
Contact: 087 238 2524 or email [email protected]
Friends who have a knack for solving clues will love Mindgame Escape in uMhlanga. Visitors will get to unleash their inner detective when they are put into a themed room to gather clues and uncover the mysteries of the great Houdini and Sherlock Holmes. Their minds will be challenged as they race to find the key to open the door before their 60 minutes are up.
Wine tasting at Durbanville Hills
Where: Tygerberg Valley Road, Cape Farms, Cape Town
Price: From R95 a person for wine pairing.
Contact: 021 558 1300
Durbanville Hills in Cape Town is one of the best places to have a glass of wine while enjoying its vast, beautiful mountains and vineyards. Travellers can choose to pair their wines with biltong, chocolate or cheese. There is an in-house restaurant if you’re keen on having breakfast or lunch.
Hike up Lion’s Head
Where: Signal Hill, Cape Town
Cape Town is known for its world-class hiking spots. One of its most popular ones is Lion’s Head, which is situated between Table Mountain and Signal Hill. There are few better ways to spend your morning than watching the sunrise at Lion’s Head.
Township tours in Port Elizabeth
Where: 2362 Brooks Hill Drive and Beach Road, Humewood
Price: Tours start from R650 a person.
Contact: 087 357 3871
During Youth Month, you might just feel the urge to learn more about South African history, and experience the sights and sounds of township culture. The tour includes a visit to New Brighton, one of the oldest townships in Port Elizabeth and where various communities live along the route. Expect to hear stories from ceramic artists about their craft and indulge in a spread at a shebeen.
Areena Riverside Resort in East London
Address: East Coast Resorts Road, Kwelera, East London
Price: R150 a person for a 20-minute quad bike drive, R70 a person for pellet-gun shooting, R75 a person for a hike.
Contact: 043 734 3055
Adventure awaits at Areena Riverside Resort in East London. With an array of activities that are light on the pocket, young people are spoilt for choice when it comes to a fun day out. Activities include quad biking, hikes, canoe hire and pellet-gun shooting. Make sure you see Abby the giraffe; he’s super-friendly.