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Rap Jumping

Called "going Australian" in North America, rap jumping is an exciting alternative to traditional abseiling. Going against what your mind and body know - go face first down the dam wall and feel the adrenalin rush! With our specifically designed harness to ensure your safety & comfort we guarantee you an elating experience.
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Rock Climbing

Shongweni offers some exciting routes ranging from grade 8 to 33, including some of the best sport climbing in the world. If you are learning to climb or among the world's best there is climbing at Shongweni for you!
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Come abseil at the Shongweni Dam Wall for a scenic experience.
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Assault Course

Come and compete against yourself, friends or family in the physically demanding Assault Course. Go as fast as you can through a series of obstacles with the support of your team mates. Set a new record ... if you can!
This has proved to be a great activity for a Bachelors Party!
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Guided Mountain Bike Rides

The Mountain bike safari in the Shongweni Game Reserve is not for the extreme mountain biker, but rather an opportunity to ride through the reserve with the aim of spotting game with a guide. Perfect as an outing for the family, a kids day out or an adventurous day with friends.
*Bikes are not provided*
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White Water Rafting

Situated 95km from Durban and 65km from Pietermaritzburg the Mkomazi River provides a challenging & fun environment for both the first timer and the seasoned river rat. The Mkomazi River boasts some of the best rapids to be found in South Africa, so come & test the waters!
*Subject to river water level*
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Game Walks & Game Drives

Choose to walk or take a seat in an open vehicle as you explore what the Shongweni Dam & Game Reserve has to offer. Keep your eye open for Rhino, Giraffe, Buffalo, a variety of antelope and even the dung beetle. If you are an avid bird watcher this Reserve boasts a vast number of bird species including the African Finfoot, Narina Trogan, African Fish Eagle and many more!
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Hiking in the Drakensberg

The Ukahlamba Drakensberg is a World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful parts of our country. We have been running hikes in this awe-inspiring part of the world since Spirit of Adventure began! Our experience in the mountains allows us to offer a number of hikes that are exciting, adventurous and safe.
We offer tailor-made day hikes to a weeklong expedition. So why don't you join us for a "true hiking experience"
Day Hikes (tour) Base Camp--Multi-day -Summits -
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Raft Building

Perfect for a family event with a bit of competition - build your own raft and see who outlasts the other & crosses the finish line first. Full of fun and laughs as you race across the Dam hoping that what you & your team built lasts.
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Canoe Journey

A perfect trip for the novice or someone who wants to see the dam from a different angle. Paddle around the dam exploring rock faces and venturing up River. If you are up to it stop and do some rock jumping to get the adrenalin going.
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4X4 Track

Needing to get away from tarred city roads to get some dirt on your cab? Then come and put your 4x4 to the test.


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