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ADVENTURE
Adventure - family adventure to extreme
 
ATTRACTIONS
Attractions - scenic, shore, historic & more
 
WILDLIFE AND NATURAL WONDERS
Africa's wildlife and natural wonders
 
ambience and leisure
Great ways to travel or to stay
 

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These National Parks and Game Reserves provide refuge for the rich legacy that is truly Africa - its wildlife and their habitats.
 

Adventure


Zambia: Microlight Flight over Victoria Falls

[9:05 min] [Attribution: Livingstone's Adventure]

When the Zambezi River is in flood, Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world. The Falls combined are almost a mile wide (over 1½ km) with a drop of over 360 feet (108 meters) into the gorge below. 

The Livingstone's Adventure company provides a one-stop tourist adventure destination and booking facility comprising:
The African Queen Cruise Company; Batoka Sky - Helicopters and Microlights; Jet Extreme; Livingstone Quad Company; Victoria Falls River Safaris; Makora Quest; The Victoria Carriage Company. Adventures range from the serene to the extreme.

Read more: Victoria Falls


Zambia: Devil's Pool, Livingstone Island, Victoria Falls (Girls defy death!)

[2:55 min] [Attribution: Tongabezi]

Livingstone island offers a view of Victoria Falls that is incomparable to any waterfall anywhere in the world.

Victoria Falls is the Adventure Capital of Africa. High-adrenaline adventure activities include Devil's Pool, white water rafting, bungy (one of the world’s longest drops), gorge swing, abseiling and jet boating.

Read more: Victoria Falls and Zambia


South Africa: World's Highest Bridge Bungy
Bloukrans
(promo)

[9:40 min] [Attribution(video): Face Adrenalin]

The bungy deck of the Bloukrans River bridge, between the Eastern Cape and the Garden Route to the west, is a dizzying 708 feet (216 meters) above the bottom of the gorge. Face Adrenalin provides bungy jumping, bridge walks and bridge swings, all guaranteed to plaster a crazed smile on any brave face.

This video features two Garden Route bungy jumps: Gouritz River Bridge and the highest at Bloukrans Bridge.

Read more: The Garden Route and the Eastern Cape of South Africa


South Africa: Diving with Great White Sharks

[15:20 min] [Attribution: FastTrax Marine]

This video was made 8km off the coast of Hermanus, South Africa.  Two small islands, Dyer Island and Geyser Rock are separated by Shark Alley, boasting one of the greatest Great White Shark concentrations in the world. Geyser Rock supports a colony of 40,000 Cape Fur Seals which serves as the supermarket for the sharks.

Read more: Shark Cage Diving and White Shark Diving at Gansbaai South Africa


Uganda: Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

[14:51 min] [Attribution (video): Morning Star Productions]

A documentary of the author's trek into the jungle of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to view mountain gorillas in the wild

Mountain Gorillas are one of the most endangered species in the world. It is estimated that less than 800 Mountain Gorillas are left in the wild and that half of these are in Uganda. Groups of Mountain Gorillas are also found in Rwanda and the Republic of Congo.

Read more: Gorilla Trekking in Uganda | Africa's Endangered Gorillas


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Attractions


Morocco | Visit Morocco (Tourism documentary)

[10:32 min] [Attribution (video): Moroccan Tourism Authority]

The coastline of Morocco is for the sun loving traveler with over 2 000 miles of sandy bliss. The golden desert dunes provide adventure and romance, as do the Atlas and Rif mountain ranges that dominate the geography of Morocco. Morocco too is drenched in the arts, including outdoor festivals, museums, ancient traditions and folklore. 

Read more: Morocco | The Berbers |Images of Morocco


South Africa: Cape Town, Peninsula and Winelands

[20:20 min]

Cape Town is the gateway to a scenic and adventure paradise at the southern tip of Africa. This stunning region attracts visitors from around the world. Attractions include a trip by cableway to the top of Table Mountain, a wide variety of popular beaches, the V&A Waterfront and Robben Island, former prison of Nelson Mandela. The Cape Peninsula was described by historic ocean explorers as "the fairest Cape in the whole circumference of the earth".

Read more: Cape Town and Cape Peninsula, South Africa


South Africa: Cullinan's Premier Diamond Mine and Historic Village

[5:05 min]

Cullinan's Premier Diamond Mine has produced more than a quarter of the world’s largest precious diamonds. The Mine earned its place in history with the discovery of the huge Cullinan Diamond, the largest every found. The most valuable stones cut from the Cullinan Diamond are set in the Crown Jewels, a famous attraction at the Tower of London.

Tours include the historic village, a surface tour of the mine and the Big Hole, as well as an exciting underground tour of the working mine.

Read more: Premier Diamond Mine and Gauteng Province


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Wildlife and Natural Wonders


Tanzania: Best of Serengeti Part 1

[12:57 min] [Attribution (video): TSC (Tanzania-Safari-Channel.com)]

The Serengeti National Park encompasses an area as large as the state of Connecticut and is part of a much larger eco system embracing Kenya’s Masai Mara to the north and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in the south east.

Early each year, countless wildebeest, zebra and gazelle stretch to the horizon on the short grass plains of the south eastern Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area, spreading out across the plains in every direction. Foals are born and the excitement of safari is unforgettable. For the Serengeti’s great carnivores, this is a season of plenty.

Read more: Serengeti National Park and the Great Migration


Tanzania: Best of Serengeti Part 2

[13:56 min] [Attribution (video): TSC (Tanzania-Safari-Channel.com)

Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park is a place with the greatest and most varied wildlife population on the planet. The word Africa and safari flash images across our imagination of vast herds of wildebeest and zebra, endless savannas, lions crouched low in the long grass stalking a lone buffalo, the sun blazing down from the vast blue dome of an African sky. Dream of an African safari and we dream of the Serengeti.

Drama unfolds at the Grumeti River as floundering antelope are overwhelmed by huge Nile crocodiles. The vast migrating herds mate here and press northwards.

Read more: Serengeti National Park and Tanzania


Tanzania: Kilimanjaro National Park - Part 1

[12:52 min] [Attribution (video): TSC (Tanzania-Safari-Channel.com)

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest free standing mountain in the world, rising 5,882 metres or 19,298 ft from its base. It is a volcano with three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. Kibo's highest peak (Uhuru Peak) rises 5,895 metres or 19,341 ft above sea level. "Kili" is a member of the famous "Seven Summits", the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.

Read more: Mount Kilimanjaro


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Ambience and Leisure


South Africa: Shakaland Zulu cultural village

[4:24 min] [Attribution: Shakaland]

For the most authentic experience of Zulu Culture, Shakaland is a must. Drive through sugar cane plantations and various historical landmarks to our destination "Shakaland". Thrill to the rhythm of the drums as the Zulus give you an amazing demonstration of traditional dances. You will learn about Zulu customs and lifestyles, and have an opportunity to taste zulu beer.

Read more: KwaZulu-Natal Zululand and South Africa


South Africa: Palace of the Lost City and Pilanesberg National Park

[7:05 min] [Attribution: Jensen Safaris]
Commentary is in Danish - but the video images need no translation!

Pure escapism with beautiful hotels and a water park, located in a subtropical corner of the beautiful mountainous Pilanesberg National Park.

The Palace of the Lost City is a deluxe resort hotel with tropical gardens, a flamingo lake, gushing  waterfalls, a Lost City with old temples, rock carvings, Shrine of the Sacred Monkey and legends. A Sky Train provides transportation between the hotels on this massive property.

Read more: Pilanesberg National Park and South Africa's North West Province


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