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South Africa’s Dungeons surf spot unleashes world class waves

Situated at the foot of the Sentinel Mountain outside Hout Bay, Western Cape, the Dungeons has for years been a popular, but challenging surfing...

Sitole brings adventure to education

Monde on Mt Everest thumb Innovation, ingenuity, adventure, enthusiasm – these are all words that describe Monde Sitole, and they are all attributes he brings to his Educational Strategies Foundation to get children learning in a meaningful way.

SA couple row across the world

One man, one woman, one rowing boat, and a vast ocean – South African adventurer Riaan Manser and his fiancée, Vasti Geldenhuys, are the first people to row from mainland Africa to mainland United States on their TakeMe2NY voyage. It was a gruelling four-and-a-half months, but as they say, "You gotta wanna".

Vilane shows the way to the top

sibusisovilane tbSibusiso Vilane is the first African, and one of only a handful of people, to accomplish the Explorers Grand Slam – the Goliath Challenge. He is a walking, talking advertisement for perseverance and resilience, spreading the message that "we Africans can reach great heights" around the world.

Vilane shows the way to the top

Sibusiso Vilane is the first African, and one of only a handful of people, to accomplish the Explorers Grand Slam – the Goliath Challenge. He is a walking, talking advertisement for perseverance and resilience, spreading the message that "we Africans can reach great heights" around the world.

From Africa to America – by rowing boat

South African adventurer Riaan Manser has accomplished some spectacular feats in his life. On Wednesday - the day of South Africa's fifth democratic elections - he added another amazing accomplishment as he and girlfriend Vesti Geldenhuys became the first people to row from Africa to North America.

From Africa to America – by rowing boat

South African adventurer Riaan Manser has accomplished some spectacular feats in his life. On Wednesday - the day of South Africa's fifth democratic elections - he added another amazing accomplishment as he and girlfriend Vesti Geldenhuys became the first people to row from Africa to North America.

Stand-up paddleboarders get green light for Dusi

Four stand-up paddleboarders have been granted permission to enter the 2014 Dusi Canoe Marathon, marking a first in the 63-year history of the 120km paddling race from Pietermaritzburg to Durban.

Durbs on list for New7Wonder Cities

Balmy Durban, known for its easy-going attitude and excellent surfing conditions, is making waves on the New7Wonder Cities long list. The nomination sees the city rub shoulders with world capitals such as Kyoto, London and Mumbai.
SA top African leisure spot

Extreme adventurers do SA proud

South Africa provides the setting for some of the best extreme adventuring around, but local daredevils aren’t afraid to take on challenges elsewhere in the world and in many cases, raise funds and support for good causes.
World first for SA extreme swimmers