5 Exciting Winter Activities in Mossel Bay

SHARK CAGE DIVING

Great White Sharks have always fascinated humans for various reasons. Perhaps it is their imposing size, their graceful beauty; perfectly adapted to their environment, patrolling our oceans since the beginning of time… Their powerful predatory behavior instilling pure fear in our hearts… or perhaps it is the mysteries surrounding this spectacular shark that beckons us to come closer and closer…..

If you are one of those….. who would like to come just that little bit closer, to experience the Great White Shark in its natural environment above or under water or perhaps just learn a bit more about them and us. You have come to the right place.

Visit our website and we invite you to be part of our Great White Shark family. Here you can read all you need to know about us and what we do. We encourage you to interact with us, make a plan to come and see us and the sharks face to face… we won’t bite…..promise!

www.whitesharkafrica.com

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WALKING WITH AFRICAN LIONS

A once in a life time experience… Walk alongside Africa’s most majestic predator. The “walking with lions” encounter is an opportunity to interact with young lions. No leashes, No Collars, just a natural African Lion Adventure…

This activity is an opportunity to accompany them on foot in their natural habitat. These lions offer guests an unparalleled experience and insight into the behaviour of this species. The close interaction with lions strengthens mutual respect and extends understanding and feelings for conservation. It is fully supervised and professionally managed by an experienced team.

The lions are unrestricted and roam free as you join them on a walk through fynbos vegetation and African Bush. These twice-a-day catwalks, which are strictly controlled by guides, are quite comfortable and slow to allow you to see how the lions interact and play. We walk with both white and tawny lions, separately, and a specific lion colour cannot be requested.

While at Botlierskop also consider an elephant safari, horseback safari, or hiking in the game reserve.

 http://www.botlierskop.co.za/

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BOAT BASED WHALE WATCHING 

Experience the sight of a whale close up at sea! (The Romonza boat is permitted by Marine and Coastal Management to go up to 50m from whales) 98% Strike rate. July to October.

The Romonza was awarded one of the twenty boat based whale watching permits in South Africa, The ONLY Registered Passenger Boat along the South African Coast to take up to 50 passengers to observe the largest mammals on earth CLOSE UP  !!!

A special qualified whale guide will be on board during every trip. Added Value! – includes a free ticket for a trip around Seal Island with 4000 seals, Great White Sharks are also frequently seen. Comfortable departure – from Mossel Bay Harbour.

http://www.mosselbay.co.za/romonza/

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SAND-BOARDING THE LONGEST DUNE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Sand-board the Dragon: Welcome to the longest sand-board ride in South Africa….Dragon Dune! Situated on private land this beast provides the ultimate ride on sand … similar to snowboarding! Dragon Dune has been in a series of TV commercials on SA Tourism’s global platform like CNN, BBC World, National Geographic and FOX International, reaching an estimate of 1.2 billion consumers.

Sand-boarding for Beginners, the less you know the BEST! Our focus for ALL guests is to have FUN!!!! We do all sorts of FUN rides and make sure you do it in the safest way ever. All ages (and sizes) are welcome!

Need to bring: Close shoes, drinks, sunblock & camera

Trip Duration, 3 hours

We cater for: Any weirdo’s, corporates, beach bums, school groups, snowboarders, teambuilding, etc.

http://www.billeon.com/sandboarding.shtml

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QUAD BIKE SAFARI’S

Guided Quad Bike Safari’s at Nyaru Game Lodge are a unique experience which brings you closer to wild animals than ever before! You will Quad Bike through the beautiful fynbos valleys, indigenous bush with friends and family.

View Rhino, Giraffe, zebra and many buck species. Traverse through dry river beds and pristine African Bush as you take in views of the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains. We have automatic Quad Bike’s and it makes it accessible for first timers too! The Nyaru quad bike safari day tour is a favourite for many.

You may safari on your own Quad bike, but 250CC Horsepower Quad bikes are supplied by Nyaru. You will be guided by qualified game rangers. The emphasis on this experience is to relax and enjoy the scenery (No racing allowed!).

http://www.nyarugame.co.za/