South Africa Outdoor ActivitiesParasailing in South Africa
Marvel at South Africa’s beautiful coastlines whilst high in the sky, attached by a long rope to a boat travelling on the ocean below.
South Africa is a country brimming with breathtaking scenery and glistening coastlines. An unparalleled means of viewing this beauty is parasailing. Parasailing is essentially paragliding - but behind a boat. You get the chance to marvel at South Africa’s beautiful coastlines whilst high in the sky - attached by a long rope to a boat travelling on the ocean below. Parasailing is quickly becoming an activity that can be enjoyed at many mainstream South African beaches.
A parasailing crew is made up of a boat and its driver, and an observer on the boat to watch over your safety whilst you’re up in the air. A ground / launch crew of around 3 people is also required to get you up in to the air safely. It’s great fun for the whole family and allows you to enjoy the thrills of paragliding without the inherant dangers of wind currents and crashing into a mountain.
The Western Cape is an adrenaline junkie’s paradise and is ideal for all parasailing enthusiasts. It has long stretches of picturesque coastlines and magical mountain ranges. Parasailing in Cape Town affords you the chance to admire the spectacular views of the coastline with the famed Table Mountain as a backdrop or the magnificent indigenous forests in Knysna, Wilderness and Plettenberg Bay.
The Sun City Resort in the North West Province has dazzled the international community with its glamorous casinos, gourmet restaurants, extensive sports facilities and star-studded spectaculars. They offer a full variety of entertainment and water activities including parasailing. Make a holiday of it and enjoy thrilling parasailing amongst other awesome activities.
The Hartbeespoort Dam, also located in the North West Province, boasts a shoreline of 56km surrounded by the majesty of the Magaliesberg mountain range and is ideal for parasailing adventures. Parasailing in KwaZulu Natal is sure to give you with adventure with fantastic views of the mountain ranges and indigenous forests.
You will also enjoy parasailing in Port Elizabeth, East London and Jeffreys Bay where beautiful coastlines and spectacular scenery is awaiting your birds eye exploration. Dyer Island adventures in the Walker Bay area allows you to parasail from the boat 150 m high in the air and land back on the boat. Their trips boasts magnificent views and the ultimate parasailing adventure.
Expect adrenaline pumping parasailing adventures throughout South Africa and enjoy the wonders of this beautiful country from a unique vantage point.
Popular Parasailing Destination
The Hartbeespoort Dam
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