Experience Africa

Private adventure day tours

Authentic local experiences

Our truly unique experiences are not your average tourist whirlwind. Our fully-equipped Adventure Utility Vehicles and excellent, skilled local guides enable you to genuinely experience Africa’s great outdoors, meet fascinating local characters, and sample the delicious regional food and drink.

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ESCAPE – You can SUP with penguins, 4×4 scooters on Table Mountain or hike the Cape’s wild beaches.

SEE – See the highlights and experience the best secret spots with excellent local specialist guides.

TASTE – We’ll arrange pop-up tasting tables, wild picnics, urban foraging and adventure food pairing.

TOUCH – Meet the locals and unearth the region’s fascinating stories.

EXPLORE – Enjoy total flexibility with our fully equipped adventure vehicle.

Action Packed Adventures

Be part of the action

See the Cape from a different perspective, our adventure based day tours will have you exploring the Cape’s famous mountains, oceans and back roads.

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  • Our adventurous, cultural guides will take you off the beaten track.
  • Each day is at your pace with the flexibility to change things at the drop of a hat.
  • We use only state-of-the-art equipment, from bikes to surf and SUP boards.
  • See the highlights from waterways and trails, suited to your age, ability & daring.
  • While we love having fun, your safety is paramount in every activity.
Cultural Experiences

Hands-on cultural storytelling

Experience the wealth of history, diversity & passion of modern-day Africa, through the stories our guides tell and the locals you meet.

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  • Our team are all highly qualified cultural guides from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience Africa’s rich history told by its quirky locals.
  • Hands on adventures include making delicious local food to up-close ethnic experiences.
  • Hear some of Africa’s untold and aspirational stories through our uplifting community projects.
  • Access to hop-on specialists in food, wine, wildlife, people, history and culture
Winelands Uncovered

‘Grape Escapes’ wine adventures

Meet the people behind our world-class, locally-produced vintages, with all-areas access at boutique wineries. Experience a wealth of stories and rich culture, bought alive by our specialist wine guides.

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  • Our specialist wine guides include winemakers, head sommeliers and international wine buyers.
  • Our knowledgeable, hop-on wine master is also the head of the Cape Wine Academy.
  • Exclusive access to family wine farms and intimate tastings with the people behind the wine.
  • Hike or bike the vineyards and immerse yourself in the beautiful Winelands scenery.
  • Taste exclusive wines with fascinating stories in our travelling pop-up wine cellar.
Culinary Escape

Food-foraging adventures

Discover a wealth of flavours, from delicious local street food and market vendors, to foraging for local delicacies and indulging in some of the best fine dining in the world.

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  • Our passionate foodie guides include market traders and gourmet chefs.
  • Exclusive private tasting tables and gourmet picnics in great locations.
  • Experience a range of culinary delights from local eateries to five-star fine dining.
  • Find your own favourite flavours on our urban & wild foraging tours.
  • Fantastic local flavor, with a story behind each delicious item, available onboard.
Family Exploration

Wild-child family adventures

Entertaining children of all ages is one of our specialties! We engage all family members – from encouraging young children’s imaginations go wild and free, to creating memorable moments for the entire family.

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  • Our young at heart guides help children learn from Africa’s people and wildlife.
  • Discover new talents including, SUPing, surfing and mountain biking.
  • We offer healthy simple local foods from pick-me-up snacks to wild picnics.
  • Children receive a dedicated young adventure guide packs with all they need for the day’s adventure.
  • Child-sized adventure and safety gear, toy boxes and optional travelling nannies.
Photographic Adventures

Africa through the lens

Be ‘in the right place at the right time’, to capture the very essence of a location, its people and wildlife. Experience Africa while gaining professional photographic skills.

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  • Our focus is on truly experiencing the places you visit, with your camera in hand.
  • Led by trained photographic guides, getting you in the right place at the right time.
  • Off-the-beaten-track access at iconic locations, to help you capture a truly unique perspective.
  • Learn new photography skills and tips that will transform the way you capture your memories.
  • We supply all photography gear, including cameras and complimentary memory cards.
Extraordinary Experiences

Mind-blowing fun

Choose your adventure, from ziplining through mountain ranges, abseiling off Table Mountain, snorkeling with playful seals, 4×4 downhill scooters, horse riding in breathtaking surroundings or surfing with champions – it’s up to you!

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  • Enhance your day with wow factor actives unique to the local environment.
  • Exciting activities that add a once-in-a-lifetime experience to your day.
  • We cater for all interests and fitness levels from seal snorkeling to helicopter flips to picnics in breathtaking locations.
  • Each experience has exclusive options and can be tailored to your unique needs.
  • We only work with professionals, who have all safety and insurances in place.
Stay & play

Overnight hosted adventures

Our carefully curated selection of private African lifestyle homes enables you to luxuriously immerse yourself in the great African outdoors. A private adventure guide will discreetly host your stay and be on hand to take you around the area in a fully equipped adventure utility vehicle.

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ESCAPE – Lifestyle accommodation with an attitude. Ideal for groups of friends and families.

SEE – Options dotted around South Africa and further afield including Mozambique, Seychelles, Mauritius, Zambia and Namibia.

TASTE – Local readily available fresh food and specialities. Uncomplicated healthy in-house dining options.

TOUCH – Discreet guides allow for privacy but are on hand to ensure you make the most of your surroundings.

EXPLORE – Fully serviced accommodation with state of the art adventure gear and an Adventure Utility Vehicle at your fingertips.

Testimonials

A veritable basket full of exciting and innovative experiences for all ages.

Nigel Vere NicollChief Executive – African Travel & Tourism Association

An intimate way to experience South Africa's epicurean delights achieved through contacts and inside knowledge.

Harry MelckWine Master & Head of the Cape Wine Academy

A foodie journey like no other: offering a hands-on approach beyond the confines of a restaurant.

Bern Le RouxEditor – Condè Nast Gourmet

Professional and memorable photographic experiences delivered through truly immersive encounters.

Toby JermynOwner - Pangolin Photo Safaris

Cape Town like you’ve never imagined possible – curated specifically for your needs.

Lindsy TerrySales & Marketing Manager – Ellerman House

The perfect team with all the adventure gear you need for the very best lifestyle homes in Africa.

Helen UntiedtCo-Founder – Perfect Hideaways