From microlight flights to getting up close and personal with sea birds, Bloubergstrand has plenty to offer adventurous residents and tourists alike. So, instead of whiling away the time in yet another eatery, saddle up for a memorable experience.
Having treated more than 83 000 sea birds over the last 37 years, SANCCOB conserves and protects SA’s sea birds by rehabilitating the ill, injured, oiled and orphaned. Private groups can book an exclusive 45-minute behind-the-scenes tour to experience sea bird rehab first-hand at select areas of the sanctuary. Open seven days a week from 9h00 until 15h00, the cost is R60pp and R50 per child. Book: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MICROLIGHT SCENIC FLIGHTS
Get the adrenalin pumping by soaring over farmlands and the Atlantic Ocean in a microlight. Uninhibited views in all directions with sky-high flight and low-level dips skimming the waves make for an extraordinary event. The Sky Adventures tours start and end at Wintervogel Airfield off the R302 outside Durbanville.
Sunrise is the golden time for flying. Bring along your camera, warm clothing and closed shoes. Open cockpit cost: R1 010 (30 min) & R1 910 (60 min). Enclosed cockpit cost: R1 045 (30 min) & R1 890 (60 min). Book: 073 3347911.
ELECTRIC BIKE TOURS
Enjoy nature – no sweat! Nigel Daws of E-lectric Ventures not only personalises e-bike tours for couples or groups, but also offers half- or full-day packaged adventures under professional guides, Monday to Sunday. Choose between the Sunset Cheese & Wine from Seaside Village to Koeberg Nature Reserve, the Beach & Treat from Blouberg to Melkbos, Capaia Wine Estate, the !Khwa ttu Bush Camp Out and the West Coast Experience tours.
Prices range between R600 and R1 500pp older than 12. Book: 083 2507803 or www.e-lectricventures.co.za.