Water Sport Lessons & Activities in South Africa
Harnessing the power of water for recreation is something humans have been participating in since the dawn of time - it's in our nature! Whether it's catching waves on a surfboard, catching the wind in our sails, or catching sight of marine animals, the ocean is an infinite source of excitement and innovation. With new technology comes new adventure; think speedboats, jet-skis and water-bikes, there's no end to the thrills to be had on water! If you're searching for the ultimate gift for someone who seeks new experiences and challenges, a water sport lesson could be just the thing to get them hooked on a new activity.
In this section, you’ll find some of the country’s best water-based activities and experiences. Treat yourself to a lesson in something you've always wanted to try or surprise someone special with an Experience Days gift certificate—the gift that says, ‘I dare you!’. Here are a few of our favourites:
Sea Kayaking Experience in Hermanus | When people think of Hermanus they generally think of one thing; whales. Known as the best whale-spotting region in South Africa, Walker Bay also has some of the most scenic coastline in the country, making this sea kayaking tour a truly memorable experience. Join an enthusiastic guide and paddle across the calm waters during this unique two hour aquatic adventure!
Introduction to Kitesurfing in Cape Town | Kitesurfing is one of those watersports that makes you think; 'how on earth did they get into that?' The equipment, skills and strength needed to perform awesome tricks is truly impressive, but it's easier than you think to get started. This two hour lesson is lead by a professional with years of experience, so you'll quickly pick up tips and techniques and find yourself zooming across the water!
Water Bike Tour in Simon's Town | Water bike, you say? That's right, a floating contraption that pedals across water! This utterly unique water sport in Simon's Town is fun for the whole family, and makes a fantastic experience for tourists looking to explore the Cape from a new angle. Take in breath-taking mountain views from the calm waters of False Bay and enjoy an adventure like no other!
We’re always on the lookout for exciting new experiences, so be sure to check back for the latest watersport experiences and lessons South Africa has to offer. Our certificates make unique gifts for loved ones, so whether you’re shopping for a birthday, Christmas or any other occasion, you’re in the right place!