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Kamikaze Kanyon

Cape Town

Activity Description

Looking for Adventure? This is the trip for you! Join our guides on a full day action packed outdoor adventure. This trip promises to rock your socks off as you will embark on a 65m Waterfall Abseil try your hand at Kloofing, jumping from 3 metres to 22 metres high. Take note you will be hiking to the various rock pools and abseil so wear appropriate shoes It might look a little crazy – it is!

Clients me at:
Address: 297 Long street Cape Town.
Abseil Africa’s Entrance is down Vredenburg Lane.
First door on the left— Please ring the bell.

Time:
Summer: 1 December – 30 April @ 7:00am
Winter: 1 May – 30 November @ 7:45am

Itinerary – a guideline
Arrival times vary with numbers & fitness of groups
- Meet 1 Vredenburg Lane, 297 Long Street
- Depart from Cape Town (approx 15 minutes after arrival)
- Arrival at Sunbird Lodge for a delicious breakfast (Drive takes 1 hour)
- Enter the Gorge for a +/- 30 minute walk/hike to the first cliff jumping pool
- The next +/- 30 minute walk takes you to the top of Thunder Falls.
- Lunch in the pools above the waterfall.
- Abseil down Thunder Falls. (65 metres).
- Hike out of the gorge.
- Arrive back at Sunbird Lodge for Sundowners
- Departure from Sunbird to Cape Town (Between 3:30pm and 5:00pm- Depending on season and size of group)
- Arrival in Cape Town (4:00pm – 6:00pm -Depending on season and size of group)

Kamikaze Kanyon is in the Fynbos biome and forms part of the Cape Floral Kingdom. There are 6 floral kingdoms globaly and the Cape Floral Kingdom is the smallest and the most diverse per unit of area.

The diversity of fynbos plants is extremely high, with over 9000 species of plants occurring in the biome of which 6200 are endemic, i.e. growing nowhere else in the world.

Although the Fynbos biome only comprises 6% of the area of southern Africa, it has half the total number of plant species on the subcontinent – and has almost 1 in 5 of all African plant species so far described.

Arrangements

DurationOpen Ended
When7 Days A Week. WEATHER PERMITTING
WhereClients me at: Address: 297 Long street Cape Town. Abseil Africa's Entrance is down Vredenburg Lane. First door on the left-- Please ring the bell. Time: Summer: 1 December - 30 April @ 7:00am Winter: 1 May - 30 November @ 7:45am
WeatherWeather dependent. We can only confirm on the morning of the activity.
What to WearHat, swimsuit, comfortable shoes (they will get wet). In the winter you might want to consider a wet suit(provided by Abseil Africa) as the water will be cold.
Things to BringHat Sunblock 2 Liters of water Swimming Costume Small Rucksack to carry your lunch and harness (in winter your wet suit too) Towel Warm windbreaker Comfortable walking shoes (your shoes will get wet) A change of clothes
Guests or SpectatorsThis is a full day excursion and is only open to fully paid guests.

Requirements

Minimum Age10 years
Minimum Heights0.0 m
Maximum Heights0.0 m
Fitness LevelAverage
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight120.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsHiking, Koofing(wet suit in cold conditions), Abseiling, Transport and 3 meals
ExclusionsAny additional items of a personal nature.

Customer Reviews

Awesome day! Action packed jumping! Great food to keep you going and hassle free! - Laurence Sale


Beautifull day hiking and abseiling ! Enjoyed to do this couple of days before my 40 th birthday. Very good guides as usual . Something to do when you have seen all the pretty landscapes around Capetown . - MIGUEL OKAZ


What a FUN day!!! The location for this adventure couldn't be more perfect! It's quite a value considering it includes transfers and two staff for an entire day + food!! The hike was tough in parts, but I assume that helps keep the pools uncrowded. The pools were CHILLY, but refreshing and you swim for a bit and get used to it. The abseiling was really fun - the staff was very helpful and safety-minded, and friendly. This makes for a great day with fit friends. I wouldn't suggest this for the unfit, or very young - but if you're interested in hiking and jumping into some water with a bit of a thrill, this is PERFECT!! There are several jumps into a few different pools, so not all HUGE jumps (all optional). We went for the 14M and it was AWESOME!! And the beers and boerwors at the end really hit the spot!! Still waiting to receive an email with our photos... - Ezra Kramer


Great trip. Guides were super friendly, helpfull and engaged. - Jacques Roux


We had an absolutely fabulous time! The guides were great, we couldn't fault the day! - Tanya Mason(Honeymoon Couple)




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