The non-swimmer’s shark cage-diving guide

It was my first time in South Africa and I was already in love. I was hitting all the major “spots” between Johannesburg and Cape Town. I had spent three amazing nights at Kruger National Park, mesmerised by elephants, zebra, giraffes and even lazy lions lounging at the roadside. I had drank my way through Stellenbosch’s picturesque vineyards and enjoyed the views from Table Mountain and the Cape of Good Hope. I was obsessed with all South Africa had to offer. All except for one thing — great white Shark cage-diving and that was exactly what my travel buddies…
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The non-swimmer’s shark cage-diving guide

17 awe-inspiring adventures

 

Signpost Soweto

Soweto bike tours, urban adventures. Image Darling Lama Productions

1. Lebo’s Soweto Bicycle Tour: This brisk cycling expedition invites you to share in this bustling township’s warm sense of community. You’ll pedal along small streets, chat with residents and might even join an impromptu soccer game. Lebo will show you historical landmarks, such as the Hector Pieterson Memorial, Vilakazi Street and the former home of Nelson Mandela (among many other attractions).

2. If dizzying heights tickle your fancy, book a date at the beautifully painted Orlando Towers….
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African winners at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015

World Travel Market 2015, ExCeL, London: World Responsible Tourism Awards: Best Destination for Responsible Tourism - Winner: Gaansbai (L to R ) Justin Francis, responsibletravel.com, Glenda Kitley, Gaansbai and Catherine Foster,Visit Norway

World Travel Market 2015, London: World Responsible Tourism Awards: Best Destination for Responsible Tourism – Winner: Gaansbai . (L to R ) Justin Francis, responsibletravel.com, Glenda Kitley, Gaansbai, and Catherine Foster, Visit Norway

The World Responsible Tourism Awards (WRTA) 2015 winners have been announced and we’re highlighting the stars on the African continent.

Best Responsible Tourism Destination

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