Have you been bored with your routine life? Or has your day to day living been so monotonous or triad like in nature? Is your routine basically home, work, and traffic? If one of these descriptions suits you then this post is for you. Capetown offers you not just tourism, history, and adventure but also exhilarating fun and adrenaline-pumping activities. If you are looking to overcome some of your fears, such as fear of height, water, enclosed spaces then Capetown has got you covered. If you are willing to get a surge of hormone burst or an increased heartbeat that would have your fear walk out on you then this is for you. Come along!
Abseiling Table Mountain
Some activities and engagements leave you a whole different person and give you a whole new and fearless approach to life. One of such is descending off Table Mountain. Picture being 1000m above sea level, precisely on top of a mountain. What scenery! But wait, it even gets better, you are going to come off this mountain using a rope. It is a 112m controlled descent from the highest abseil point in the world. Not to worry you’ve got the world’s best tour guides talking you through the experience. To enjoy this thrill you need no previous experience. As long as the weather is fine you can do this any day in Capetown.
You sure must have seen this repeatedly on T.V but have you ever thought about giving life to this ultimate fantasy? You sure should. This experience offers you a unique and captivating aerial view of Capetown. On the south, you take in the City Bowl and Table mountain, False Bay, Hout Bay, and the Cape Peninsula. On your west, you’d see Robben Island and the Atlantic Ocean, and to the north, you have the Langebaan Lagoon known as a famous kitesurfing and windsurfing destination. Nowhere else in the world offers you such conglomerate of iconic points and locations like Capetown. On the dive, you accompanied by a master tandem tour guide. Take that leap from 9000 ft and earn the bragging right.
This is a highly exhilarating activity that would sure pump out your adrenaline, as it is equally technical and takes some practice which should be around 5 days. But it is indeed worth it when you master the art of becoming one with the sea waves and going where the kite takes you. The strong winds, high density of kitesurfing pros are among the many reasons why kitesurfing is a thing in Capetown. With over 30 beaches in Capetown to choose from you sure are going to make memories. Blouberg’s Big Bay, Shark Bay, and Langebaan Lagoon are among the favorite locations.
This is another adventurous sport for those who are looking to mark off some activities off their bucket list. The experience could vary based on weather conditions and generally lasts for up to 20 minutes. The paragliding launch site starts from Signal Hill or Lion’s head depending on the wind directions. And you have no reason to fear as you will glide in tandem with a licensed professional who will reassure you all the way. While you lap up the awesome scenery of Capetown’s oceans, hilltops, and mindboggling topography.
Shark Cage Diving
You save the best for last right? Your adrenaline-seeking adventure doesn’t get any better than going on a shark cage diving adventure for an up-close and personal encounter with one of the world’s deadliest predators in the Atlantic Ocean. Off the coast of Gansbaai in Dyer Island which is the world’s most dense population of great white sharks, you get a chance to see these magnificent beasts only inches away! Talk about an adrenaline rush! You can’t beat this. You also get the opportunity to see the shark come out of the sea if you also opt-in for breaching cruises as you watch the great whites hunt seals. While cage diving can be experienced all through the year, breaching expeditions take place from June till September.
If you are looking to add some spice to your life colored with exhilarating activities look no further than the above listed as they sure would light up your life and give it the much-needed spark and blood rush it needs.abseiling cape town | Cape Town blog | kite surfing | paragliding | things to do in cape town |