The Tri-Robben Island Triathlon
After a successful inaugural year, the TriRock-Robben Island triathlon, a cut-throat sporting competition that pits contestants against each other in three disciplines – swimming, cycling and running – returns to take place across the 5.07 km² island.
12 October @ 6am – 2pm
R150 – R850
Robben Island, www.trirock-robbenisland.com
Cape Town Gun Run
The race: Since its inauguration in 1993, the Gun Run has become a firm favourite on the sporting calendar. Runners can partake in either the half-marathon, 10-km or 5-km race, all of which provide athletes the opportunity to take in Cape Town’s city sights and scenic beachfront along the way.
13 October @ 6am – 10:30am
R30 – R115
Cape Town Stadium, Greenpoint, Tel: (021) 671 0527
Enjoy a 112m controlled decent from the top of Table Mountain, not only experience a surge of adrenalin but also witness Cape Town’s beautiful beaches and breathtaking views from above.
www.abseilafrica.co.za, Tel: (021) 424 4760
When the weather is keeping you inside, go to CityROCK, one of Cape Town’s indoor climbing gyms. With its bouldering cave, lead wall, and 10m high climbing area you won’t even know it’s raining outside.
21 Anson Street, Observatory, Tel: (021) 447 1326
Fynbos Horse Trails
Enjoy a full or half day guided horse tour through the beautiful vineyards beneath the Hawequa Mountains.
www.fynbostrails.com, Tel: 082 3358132
This company puts its focus on adrenalin and action-packed activities in and around Cape Town. With abseiling, canyoning, river rafting and coasteering trips.
www.frixion.co.za, Tel: (021) 447 4985
Parapax Tandem Paragliding Flights
SA’s largest paragliding company offers one of the safest and exciting rides of your life, and its wheelchair friendly
Tel: 082 8814724, www.parapax.com
Take the leap & experience Cape Town’s beauty from a bird’s eye view.
Tel: 082 8006290, www.skydivecapetown.za.net
Kamazoo Quad Rides
Offers guided tours through the vineyards at Dellrust Wine Farm, with highly experienced guides
Dellrust Wine Farm, Somerset West, Tel: 072 5379310
The Company specialises in shark cage diving and viewing tours, who pride themselves on service and the best price guarantee.
Tel: 082 8944979, www.sharkzone.co.za
Take the leap off Bloukrans Bridge, the world’s highest jump and officially recognised by The Guinness Book of World Records.
Tel: (042) 281 1428, www.faceadrenalin.com