South Africa in itself is an amazing country with plenty of places to visit. Whatever your taste might be, you are sure to find something to do that will please you. But what are the activities for the more adventurous people out there? In this article we will be providing you with a list of 4 unusual things that you can do in South Africa during your holidays.
Cango Caves in South Africa (photo from Wikipedia)
Visit Cango Caves
The Cango caves are one of the major attractions of South Africa. Located near the western cape of South Africa, the Cango caves will surely amaze you with one of the most breathtaking scenery you will ever experience. Definitely recommended for children and adults alike.
Try Ostrich ride
When I first mentioned this to my friend, she could not believe it. Yes you can ride an ostrich in South Africa and even witness ostrich race. There are many ostrich farms in South Africa where you will be able to have a ride, play with the chicks and even take pictures with them. This is eagerly recommended for all those that love animals.
Boulders Bay Penguins (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)
See Boulders Beach Penguins
You do not have to go to the North poles to view penguins because you can discover some African penguins in this Bay. In the midst of wonderful scenery made up of mountains and water you will find a whole colony of African penguins that will surely delight you. In the past they were quite numerous but due to increase development and environmental problems, the number of African penguins is sharply declining. You should not miss them if you are going in the area.
Try Shark cage diving
This is not something for the faint hearted. You will be placed in a protective cage which is immersed in water while sharks will be swimming close by. Different types of sharks inhabit the water of South Africa namely tiger sharks and hammerheads. This is an activity that will sure get your adrenaline pump out all over your body.
There are many different activities that can be carried out in South Africa besides the one listed above. If you like more physical activities you can also consider abseiling down Table Mountain. The view that you will get from above is amazing and in itself will demand a visit to South Africa. So the next time you are heading to South Africa try these activities and do not forget your camera for some breathtaking shots.