South Africa Outdoor ActivitiesWater Skiing in South Africa
What better way to enjoy them than to put on a pair of water-skis or a wakeboard and spend the day in the water with friends.
There is nothing quite like the thrill of water skiing in South Africa. This country is home to the most dazzling beaches, fantastic seas and huge dams. There are fantastic and stunning beaches all along the South African coast and include cities or towns such as Cape Town, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Wilderness, Mossel Bay, Jeffreys Bay, Knysna and Sedgefield.
WaterskiZone is based in Cape Town and offers professional instruction to all levels of skiers, ranging from beginners to advanced. They also offer private lessons, coaching, day trips and overnight getaways at fantastic water skiing hot spots such as Knysna, Quaggaskloof, Swartland (Moorreesburg) and Rietvlei. With Table Mountain as a backdrop, it would be difficult to find a more striking setting in the world.
Rietvlei, 25km from Cape Town, is situated in a bird sanctuary boasting magnificent flamingos and pelicans. WaterskiZone is run by experienced tournament water-skiers who offer water skiing, barefoot skiing, wakeboarding, tube rides, parasailing and knee boarding. Get ready for a thrilling holiday packed full of fun and adventure.
The spectacular Garden Route is home to the city of Knysna which offers the most spectacular scenery of meandering rivers and glassy lagoons ideal for water skiing fanatics. The Sibuya Game Reserve, located in Kenton on Sea in the Eastern Cape, offers luxurious accommodation and water skiing along the lush Kariega River. The Wilderness has superlative and dazzling beaches promising a fantastic South African water skiing adventure. The Wilderness is known for its magnificent beauty and furious waves promising a thrilling time.
Witsand is a popular sea-side resort as it offers a multitude of water sports which naturally includes waterskiing. It has a 4km long unspoilt beach, leading to the well-known Moodie's Well giving you a long and exhilarating water skiing ride. Still Bay has attracted visitors for centuries. The warm Indian Ocean washes onto miles of unspoilt soft sandy beaches providing ideal conditions for water skiing enthusiasts.
All along South Africa’s coastline you will find numerous dazzling beaches and beach resorts boasting breath-taking water skiing adventures. If you are a water skiing enthusiast, South Africa is definitely the correct destination for you.
Popular Water Skiing Destinations
Jump on a Jet Ski
Combine the power of jets with the splendour of nature and carve your way around the Hazelmere Dam riding a jet-ski. Hands on the handlebars, antelope in the audience. Impala, Wildebeest and Zebra may look on as you traverse dam waters...
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Learn to Surfski
Where? Fish Hoek
Allow the experts to help you start something new. Dawid and Nikki Mocke (both Surfski World title holders) and their team of experts run the school based at The Paddling Centre and are passionate about sharing their love of the ocean and imparting their...
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