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5 things to add to your bucket list if you’re an adrenaline junkie

Call yourself an adrenalin junkie? Then bungee jumping from the top of Africa's highest bridge shouldn’t be a big deal to you, should it? What about swimming with scary great white sharks in Cape Town – no match?

The world has no shortage of adrenaline junkies in search of their next big thrill. So, if you’re ready to unleash your inner thrill seeker and, live life adventurously – then, this bucket list is just for you.

But first.

Got a heart condition? Then, this is NOT for you. Trust us.

Guinness World Records tallest swing, in Durban

Did you know that The Big Rush at Moses Mabhida Stadium is home to the world’s tallest swing? We mean, Guinness World Records tallest swing - right here in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Are you brave enough to take the “Big Step” off the top of the stadium to experience a 60-metre free-fall at a speed of over 120kpm/h (with a full body harness, of course)?

Zip sliding, in Ceres

If you’re looking for a thrilling zip sliding experience, Ceres is home to the steepest plunge you’ll ever take – because, the steeper the slope, the faster the zip lining action! With a range of slides from 328 feet to 951 feet in length, adventure seeks absolutely love the rocky Ceres Mountain slopes.

Bridge bungee, in Plettenberg Bay

Who knew? The world's highest bridge bungee sits right here in the Western Cape. It’s called the Bloukrans Bridge and, it’s about 216 metres high with a 5-second freefall. In 2003, the bridge was recognised as the world’s highest commercial bungee jump and, in 2008 and 2011 respectively, Veronica Dean performed 19 jumps in one hour and, Scott Huntley regained the world record with 107 jumps in 24 hours.

Sandboarding, in Mossel Bay

The world-famous Dragon Dune is the biggest and longest sandboard ride in South Africa – stretching to 300m. Similar to snowboarding, adrenaline junkies hit the sandy slopes with a body board, steering all the way down with their feet.

The High Flying Maverick, in Gold Reef City

Are you ready push yourself to the limit on Africa’s first-of-its-kind aeronautical ride? Climb into the cockpit with three other fearless stunt pilots and, prepare for the most exhilarating ride of your life. If you can handle a 9/10 fear factor and, 1.3m or taller - get down to Gold Reef City to experience the sheer thrill of The High Flying Maverick at SA’s top-rated theme park.*

For more information and ticket bookings, please visit www.goldreefcity.co.za.


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