Known as one of the charismatic destinations of South Africa, Durban is visited by thousands of holidaymakers, especially adrenalin junkies every year, from all over the world. Here is a guide to some most popular thrilling activities offered by the city.
Durban is one of the most charming cities in South Africa and offers a platter of attractions and activities that suit every interest and expectation. Being a subtropical city, Durban features a warm weather all through the year. While leisure holidaymakers book tickets to this wonderful city during summers to experience a sunny Christmas, rafters are found looking for cheap deals on Durban bound flights during the rainy season to enjoy the unbeatable rapids. On the other hand many adventure seekers prefer to disembark flights at this beautiful destination in South Africa during winter, when they can enjoy surfing on the giant waves. Most wildlife lovers are also found on a quest for tickets to this hot spot in the Rainbow Nation during winter to witness the wild animals in their natural habitat! The article sheds light on top three activities adrenal junkies can opt for while in Durban.
White Water Rafting
Adventure seekers landing on flights at this mesmerising holiday destination in South Africa to gain an outstanding white water river rafting experience get plenty of options that meet their expectations. Umkomass, Umengi, Blyde and Buffalo are some of the rivers, famous for being most perfect choices to indulge in this water-based activity while here. The metropolis is crammed full of umpteen tour operators rolling out lucrative deals on white water rafting expeditions. No matter whether you are a professional or an amateur, you can choose from different levels of river rafting depending upon your proficiency. Rafters will be guided by professional South African Rafting Association qualified instructors. The raft can be a two-man canoe or a seven-man boat. During this journey, adventure junkies can master their paddling skills while crossing several heart-stopping rapids and twisted turns, and give flights to their fancies by witnessing the lush green surroundings of the riverside.
Holidaymakers contemplating a vacation and looking for air tickets to visit South Africa with a desire to experience some wilderness should look no further than booking tickets to the charismatic city of Durban. This holiday spot in South Africa is blessed with several safari parks and lodges around them. Hluhluwe-Umfolozi, St Lucia Wetlands, Tala Game Reserve, Ithala are few of many wildlife sanctuaries around the main city that promise a rewarding holiday to every tourist buying tickets to any of these game reserves. Hluhluwe-Umfolozi is the oldest safari park of South Africa and nestled amidst the lap of nature and in the heart of Kwa-Zulu-Natal. Home to the famous ‘Big Five’ i.e. lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and wild buffalo – this sanctuary tops in the itinerary of many tourists looking for good deals on air tickets aboard flights heading to the Rainbow Nation. Apart from the ‘Big Five’, travellers can get up and close with other mammals like Serval, African Cat, Caracal, hyena, hippopotamus etc.
Adventure enthusiasts who have a desire to ride the frothy waves of Indian Ocean are often seen to board flights arriving at Durban. Located strategically by the picture perfect coast of Indian Ocean, this buzzing metropolis remains one of the top choices among sea-surfers planning a vacation in South Africa. The Golden Mile is one of the most renowned beaches in the Surf City of South Africa. With endless stretches of golden sand and crystal clear blue waters, this place remains one of the most favourite spots for surfers and provides an opportunity to enjoy the sub-tropical sunshine and warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Every year, millions of water-sport lovers book tickets to the urban area to arrive at this stunning beach to ride the giant waves. Apart from surfing, Golden Mile also boasts fantastic walking tracks, remarkable examples of art-deco architectures and an impressive array of thriving nightclubs.