Outdoor Activities

Cape Town is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream destination with the city home to a massive, natural playground, combining mountains, seas and skies.

Adventure tourism is a booming business and Cape Town is quickly becoming the go-to place for travellers looking for their adrenaline fix. From shark cage diving to abseiling down Table Mountain, the Mother City is the adventure capital of the world and she is waiting for you to cut loose.

For the adrenaline junkies, there will be plenty of opportunities to find your fix: from paragliding, sky diving and abseiling off Table Mountain to shark cage diving and swimming with dolphins, there is non-stop list of activities for you to enjoy in the Mother City.

If you’re not chasing such heady heights and extreme adventures, but have a natural affinity with the great outdoors, there are loads of ways to slow it down a little with a huge array of trails around Cape Town to hike, run or mountain bike along – it will also give you the opportunity to see the city from a different view.