Our best zipline locations in South Africa
What is more exhilarating than zipping through the treetops, mountains and over gorges! South Africa has a range of exciting ziplines in various areas of the country that will definitely get your blood flowing! A great activity while you are traveling this amazing country!
Below are some of the best ziplining adventures available in South Africa and Swaziland:
1. Cape Canopy Tour in the Elgin Valley
Situated in the Elgin Valley in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, this zipline has partnered with CapeNature to take you into a previously inaccessible and pristine part of this amazing World Heritage Site. Only one hour from Cape Town, they offer a fully guided adventure activity for nature enthusiasts of ages 5 to 75!
2. Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour along the Garden Route
Discover the secrets of the spectacular and unique wilderness of Tsitsikamma Indigenous forest! There are lots of birds in this forest and you could possibly see some monkeys too! 2 hours of fun in the Outeniqua Yellowwoods give you an entire new perspective of this wonderful forest!
3. Panorama Route Zipline
A 120 meter zipline across Graskop Gorge will definitely make your heart race! For the real adrenaline junkies there is also the Big Swing, one of the world’s highest cable gorge swings which launches off the top of a waterfall. Freefall for 70m before the jump rope pulls you into a high-speed arch and they swing from one side of the gorge to the other.
4. Drakensberg Canopy Tour
Experience nature like never before as you slide through the forest canopy and enjoy a unique birds-eye view on the world around you. Set within the magnificent Blue Grotto forest, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour will definitely take your breath away. The forest is home to over 150 species of birds!
5. Karkloof Canopy Tour in the Natal Midlands
The Karkloof Canopy Tour has been built in a spectacular valley of the Karkloof Forest Reserve. This Canopy tour consists of 12 platforms and 10 zip-line slides, the longest of which is 200m! A tour lasts approximately two hours, this is a safe, fun adventure for people between the ages of 6 and 80+
6. Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour
The Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour® will take you into a previously inaccessible realm of nature, as you traverse the upper level of indigenous forest and ancient mountain cliffs, overlooking the spectacular Groot Letaba River gorge. The tour includes awe-inspiring slides and platform viewpoints over three giant waterfalls, each tumbling up to 20 metres into the sparkling river below.
7. Magaliesberg Canopy Tour
Go on a journey through the ecology and geology of one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world – estimated to be 2,500 million years old. Located in the Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve, the Magaliesberg Canopy Tour is just 1 ½ hours from Joburg and 1 hour from Pretoria.
8. Malolotja Canopy Tour in Swaziland
Situated deep within the pristine mountain wilderness of the Malolotja Nature Reserve, the Malolotja Canopy Tour® offers some of the most dramatic scenery you will ever encounter with striking rock formations, towering cliff faces and views across the lush forest canopy towards the Malolotja mountain peaks. There is plenty of game, amazing birdlife and lots of wildflowers in spring This canopy tour consists of eleven elevated forest platforms, ten slides and a 50 metre long suspension bridge that crosses the Majolomba River
9. SA Forest Adventures Cape Town
The platforms offer visitors the most amazing panoramic views of Cape Town and is situated in the Silvermist Estate in Constantia. From here guests will embark on a hair raising guided 4 x 4 drive into the mountain high above Constantia with a spectacular view of Cape Town. Cape Town Ziplines boarders on the Table Mountain National Park Reserve. You will be surrounded by the natural beauty, fauna and flora while walking and zipline between the 12 platforms.