It’s been a quiet few months in the Mother City, but activities are slowly starting to resume as we’re allowed to stretch our legs and create a new normal.

Amongst others, our most adventurous, adrenaline driven land-based experiences will be ready to welcome you back to Cape Town and burn off some of that extra energy you’ve been harbouring. Whether you prefer cycling through vineyards, hiking up mountains, or abseiling down one of the world’s most iconic wonders, you can add or tick off a variety of experiences from your bucket list.

Abseiling

Experience the exhilaration and thrill of abseiling down one of the world’s most iconic wonders – Table Mountain. Abseil down Cape Town’s biggest tourist attraction, Table Mountain, or go kloofing and abseiling in the Kamikaze Kanyon.

Book with Cape Xtreme or Abseil Africa.

E-Biking

Explore the wonders of the Cape Peninsula on an electric bike or the fun of cycling and experiencing the City. Play your part in saving the planet while taking in the pristine white beaches, the penguin colony, breath-taking mountains, and the spectacular sights around Cape Town.

Book now with African Eagle Day Tours or GoNow Electric Bicycles.

Hiking (Guided)

Lions Head Sundowner Hike

Hike up Table Mountain’s most popular route, Platteklip Gorge and experience spectacular views of Cape Town, the harbour, Lions Head and Devils Peak. Although it can become quite strenuous, there are amazing views to be enjoyed of the Peninsula, Table Bay and Cape Flats during hikes. Embark on a hike up Lion’s Head where you’ll be rewarded with bubbles, canape’s and a panoramic view of the city once you reach the top.

Book now with Bikes ‘N Wines, Abseil Africa or Cape Xtreme.

Jeeps & Motor cars

Cobra Car Experience Tours

Open air adventure awaits! Let your hair down, jump in a Jeep and experience Cape Town in a way you will always remember. Alternatively, experience a new and unique way all the beauty our city has to offer – in the front seat of a vintage Cobra Car.

Book now with Jeep Tours or Cobra Experience.

Sandboarding

Experience the exhilarating fun of sandboarding down the Atlantis Dunes, just outside of Cape Town. Start your day off by learning the basics of sandboarding, then top it off with a guided sand dune quad bike experience that is sure to get the adrenaline pumping! Or 4×4 drive your way up and sandboard your way down – what more needs to be said.

Book now with Cape Xtreme or Sandboarding Cape Town.

Ziplining

Embark on an exhilarating ziplining experience at the Silvermist Estate. Take in the amazing scenery as you are surrounded by the natural beauty, fauna, and flora of the environment.

Book now with SA Forest Adventures.

  • For more land-based adventure activities in Cape Town, see our comprehensive list here.