Thrill seekers come to the cold Cape waters to see great whites, but the growing popularity of swimming with seals is giving sharks a run for their tourist money.
Blog posts: Watersports
Splashing, diving, skiing, sliding and everything in between: a guide to the watersport world, be on or under the surface.
A stay in Storms River Village is bound to get the heart thumping. Paddle, swim, jump, hike and bike your way through South Africa’s adventure town.
Two ex-guides revisit the Orange River twenty years later – and discover that it might still be the world’s best family-friendly trip.
Jacques Marais paddles his kayak through the Bot Rivier wetlands near Kleinmond in search of an elusive and mysterious herd of feral horses.
Rachel Robinson had tried to learn how to surf before, but it never really took. That is, until she won a week’s worth of lessons in Coffee Bay.
There’s nothing like a river-rafting trip to pull a family towards each other. Mine went down the Orange River.
Shark-cage diving? Pffft. In this month’s issue of Getaway, our intrepid journalists went exploring the underground playground of some furrier sea creatures. Turns out, snorkelling with seals is a lot of fun.
Powered by nature, sailing offers the chance to see South Africa’s coastline from a new perspective. Theresa Lozier spent a day at sea around the Knysna Heads, in the scenic Garden Route.
South African big wave surfer Chris Bertish has done it again. Bertish set a new record for Stand Up Paddling (SUP), covering a total distance of 130.1 km in 12 hours.
Have the Aussies come up with a feasible solution to shark attacks?