Cliffs, Canyons, Kloofing and Coasts

Extreme Sports in or near Elgin, Cape Overberg in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in ElginCliffs, Canyons, Kloofing and Coasts

Extreme Sports Breede River Valley Cape Winelands Olifants River Valley

Where? Various mountain ranges: Hottentots Holland Mountains outside Grabouw; Suicide Gorge Liemietberge outside Paarl; Smalbaar and The Eye Hawequas mountains Sluice Gates.

When? Daily, by arrangement.

How? Call +27 (0)82 855-6271 or +27 (0)21 671-5918

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Elgin, in Western Cape

Kloof is the Afrikaans word for ravine/gorge. Kloofing is an adventure activity which utilises these natural little 'valleys'. Typically the result of stream cutting erosion these rocky pockets possess perennial watercourses that cool and spectacular waterfalls that beautify.

A kloofer is an outdoor adventure seeker who ascends these unspoilt ravines (kloofs) by all variety of hiking, walking, climbing and scrambling only to descend into the watercourse by bum sliding, cliff jumping, plunging and abseiling (rappelling)... for the rush.

South Africa is world renown for its mountain faces and cliffs that thrill with descents into an array of rock pools from a variety of heights. The kloofs are narrow and deep requiring skill and experience to navigate the danger. The gradients range in severity but on the intense kloofs once committed to their ascent there is no way of turning back, one needs to complete the course and follow through with the 'plunge' (up to 85m).

Coasteering is an additional adventure-tourism activity encompassing the movement across rocky Cape coastlines through intertidal zones only by swimming and free climbing (no boats, boards, and craft). Frixion Adventures caters for coast and kloof adventures from mild to wild, for the beginner to the die hard. All safety equipment is provided along with qualified guides.

Nature, sun, rock, water and adrenalin complimentary, bring courage and sunscreen!!

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Elgin

Villa Exner

Hotel / Bed & Breakfast

Villa Exner

Located in Grabouw, Villa Exner is an exclusive, family-owned small boutique hotel. Situated close to all major ... more

Elgin Valley Inn

Bed & Breakfast

Elgin Valley Inn

Situated in the beautiful Elgin Valley, the Elgin Valley Inn provides bed and breakfast accommodation in Grabouw in 10 ... more

Rose Cottage

Self Catering

Rose Cottage

Situated on a lifestyle farm in the magical Elgin Valley (just an hours drive from Cape Town), Rose Cottage offers self ... more

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