- South Africa
Great White Shark cave diving: Gansbaai which is three hours’ drive from Cape Town, South Africa, hosts a cage diving adventure. It hosts the highest population of white sharks than anywhere else in the world. Experience the exceptional and come face to face with a great white shark!
Bungee jumping: One of the largest waterfalls in the world, Victoria Waterfalls sits at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. At about $115 (N41, 800) per person, experience a moment of adrenaline-pumping fun by bungee-jumping into thin air at about 360 feet.
Hiking and swimming: Take a 30-minute hike to the National Park from Zambia to Zimbabwe where you can buy a visa on the spot. If you are a daredevil then you can try swimming to the edge of the falls on Livingstone Island at $90 (N32,700).
Rafting in Zambezi: River Zambezi, just below the great Victoria Falls, offers one of the most spectacular rafting experiences one can ever have in the world. It costs $150 (N54, 500) per person.
- East Africa
Hike up Mount Kilimanjaro: The highest free-standing mountain in the world, hiking up the mountain takes six to nine days depending on the route you are following. All itineraries, including flights and visa fee, cost about $3000 (N1, 090,000) per person.
Visit Lake Tanganyika: The longest freshwater lake in the world, features islands and diverse wildlife including crocodiles.
- North Africa
Visit Aït Benhaddou: This UNESCO world heritage site is four hours’ drive from Marrakesh, Morrocco. It has featured in many Hollywood films including The Gladiator and Game of Thrones. A drive down and a hike around this wonder is must-do for the complete African adventure.
See the Todgha Gorges: Southeast of Morocco is a series of limestone carved gorges. A three-day adventure around these places will cost you about $250 (N91,000) excluding flight and visa.
- West Africa
Experience the Afi Mountains: A four-hour drive from Calabar, Nigeria is the Afi wildlife ranch dedicated to the drill monkeys.
Visit Chad’s untamed Tibesti: Regarded as the holy grail of Saharan travel, a visit to Chad’s mighty Tibesti Mountains is the ultimate adventure trip. The pictures hold an allure that is hard to resist.