The Limpopo is the 4x4 adventurer's paradise, its many 4x4 obstacle courses guaranteed to test the skill of the driver. The Waterberg Region is particularly suited to 4x4 trips. The Sekhukhune area near Gauteng is ruggedly dramatic, and the route along the northern side of the Olifants River from Chuenespoort boasts breathtaking bushveld scenery.
Paintball! Classified as an action-pursuit game, paintball is recognised as one of the world's most exciting outdoor-participation sports. Now played in over fifty countries by millions of people, of different ages and lifestyles, all paintball players have two things in common: a love of adventure and a strong competitive spirit.
"It's like music. Every step flows from every beat of your heart. You don't hear the music, you only know its rhythm. Every move is a note. Your limbs synchronise in a powerful dance. It's a motion of intensity. The world disappears. The symphony of a rock-climber is a deep experience…It is an altered perspective of life."
The South African version of 'canyoning', kloofing is the new buzz word in extreme sports. Extreme kloofing is not for the faint-hearted and demands of its players a firm resolve to overcome challenges.
Be prepared to scramble over rock and ridge; abseil; climb; hike through indigenous forest, sun-shafted glades and lingering mists; negotiate sheer rock faces through gully and gorge; bum-slide; rock-hop; float down river; swim; and launch yourself over the edge of waterfalls into breathtaking pools.
The sport of caving is fast gaining in popularity as increasingly more people discover the excitement of exploring caves. Responsible caving involves learning about safety and how to reduce the detrimental effect cavers can have on caves.
The word 'abseil' comes from the German ab (to go down) + Seil (rope). As an action, abseiling is a method of descent from one point to another using one or more secured ropes in conjunction with a friction device. It is generally regarded as a low-risk adventure sport, but the companies running abseiling activities in Limpopo nevertheless use only qualified and experienced instructors. Abseil down steep rock sections and feel that adrenaline rush!
The hunting infrastructure consists of provincial and private hunting farms and lodges. The former allows potential hunters to tender for a certain quota of animals and, for a fee depending on the size of the catch, allows the seasonal hunting of animals that would otherwise be culled for population control. A set of laws clearly states the prerequisites to hunting, such as permits and the monitoring of animal species and numbers.
Consider Limpopo a playground for your mountain bike! With gruelling climbs, endless downhills and technical problems testing the skill of the rider, Limpopo has all the right ingredients for a sensational mountain-biking experience that is bound to rattle your teeth!
If you would like to experience the art of shooting without harming any animal, why not experience clay pigeon shooting in Limpopo. Clay pigeon shooting is a lot of fun and no previous experience is required.
Situated in Limpopo is the Kapama Game Reserve. This game reserve covers approximately 13 000 hectares of big game territory. The reserve enjoys picturesque views of the Drakensberg mountain range and offers different fantastic activities including clay pigeon shooting. They have two clay pigeon machines and one rabbit rolling machine.
Limpopo, with its magnificent scenery and prolific wildlife, provides endless opportunities for the hiking fraternity. Not only do Limpopo's trails cater for the nature-lover, they also open up a vast new world of culture, as some of the routes travel past old rock-art sites or mythical places such as the sacred forest where vhaVenda royalty is buried.