You’ll find no shortage of places to enjoy some excitement during your holiday in Cape Town self-catering accommodation. From exploring the oceans to climbing Table Mountain, there’s a level of adrenaline to suit every adventure seeker.

Zip lining takes sight-seeing to new heights with a range of options to suit the brave as well as the not-so-gung-ho. Here are the top places to put your life on the line in the Mother City:

Silvermist Estate

Safety first is the order of the proceedings when you arrive at this Constantia adventure centre, followed by a nail-biting 4x4 trip to your starting point on top of the mountain.

After that, you can lap up the natural beauty of the fauna and flora to your heart’s content.

The zip line experience includes 12 thrilling slides interspersed with short walks between platforms as you descend back to your starting point. The slides vary in height and length, with the highest being 155m above ground and the longest stretching out for 500m.

Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve

Soar over yawning canyons, a forest of fynbos and gushing waterfalls on this breath-taking excursion from Grabouw, about an hour’s drive outside of Cape Town.

This day tour includes transport to and from the action, safety briefings and experienced guides, and takes about 4 hours to complete. Starting at a point high in the mountains, you’ll descend along 11 zip lines, for as much as 300m at a time, all the while surrounded by the stunning scenery of the reserve.

A highlight of the excursion is crossing the suspension bridge with its amazing views of the twin waterfalls.

Acro Branch

This Stellenbosch adventure park offers something for all ages. There are obstacles and zip lines ranging from the mild Acro-Twigs course for little ones to the Green Course for older children and adults.

Some of the challenges include a 6m climbing wall and a 120m long Big Zip which takes off 12m above the ground.

Make a Date with Adventure

We can put you in the zone for active enjoyment with a wide range of luxury Cape Town self-catering accommodation in all the best neighbourhoods. Get in touch to book your active stay today.

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