Adventures in Africa

G’day mates! English Marie, here. Are you ready to plunge into an unforgettable adventure? Let’s put together a mental picture.  Just imagine, unique wildlife roaming free, amazing food and wine, and raw thrilling adventures.  You’ll find all of this and more in Africa.

We’re big on adventure at Down Under Endeavours, here’s what’s on in Africa:

Game Drives & Safaris

A South African Safari si a must do on any adventure traveler’s bucket list.  View wildlife from the comfort of an air-conditioned 4WD, on horseback, or from a bird’s eye view in a hot air balloon!  One thing is for sure, you’ll witness nature as never before.  Keep your eyes open and see how many of the Big 5 you can find!


Cage Diving

How’s the saying go?  Do one thing every day that scares you?  Well, check off your list with a truly unique experience and get up close and personal with the kings of the deep- Great White sharks.  Few things compare to the adrenaline rush and excitement you’ll experience while being 3m away from a Great White.  Get a taste for the action with the great video from our friends at South African Tourism!


If you’re one for soaring high through the air, then South Africa is the perfect place to paraglide! From the Northern Cape Province and its amazing thermals to the coastal Eastern Province, KwaZulu-Natal National Park or inland to Mpumalanga, there are loads of places just waiting for you to explore!  Check out this rad video of paragliders and talk to a South Africa Travel Specialist today at or give us a call 312-951-8517.


We’ve got another one for your adventure travel bucket list, canyoning.  A truly unique and exhilarating experience, canyoning is the perfect activity for your next South Africa vacation.  Imagine descending a river canyon on foot, scrambling, swimming, jumping, sliding, and a little bit of rope work as well.  Are you up to the challenge?  Need a little more inspiration?  Check out this great canyoning video.

Gorilla Trekking

Lace up your boots, it’s time for an excursion like no other- gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s spectacular Volcanoes National Park! As you trek through some of Africa’s most pristine forests keeping your eyes open for Silverback mountain gorillas, you’re bound to come across a number of species, including golden monkeys, colorful Rwenzori turacos, and prehistoric three-horned chameleons!  Not only is this once-in-a-lifetime experience is a must do on any adventurer’s bucket list, gorilla trekking has also become an important aspect to the preservation and conservation of the last remaining mountain gorillas in Africa (recent estimate show at less than 800 worldwide).


Victoria Fall

Listen.  Do you hear it, the thunderous waters of Victoria Falls? Imagine standing at the very top of these majestic waterfalls, experiencing the immense force as the water rushes over the edge.  What a wondrous reward after making your way through some of the most gorgeous African forests!


The Great Migration

One last thing, we insist you put on that bucket list, the Great Migration.  You can’t pass up the chance to witness one of the Seven Wonders of the World!  Nowhere in the world is there a movement of animals as immense as the wildebeest migration- over 2 million animals migrate from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the greener pastures of the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.  Get an idea of what your Africa getaway could be like and read through one of our favorite safari itineraries here.


What are you waiting for? Start planning your Africa vacation today! 312-951-8517  For more exciting and adventurous vacation ideas, check out our other unique destinations here.