Home / Articles / Adventure Tourism

Adventure Tourism

News, views, and reviews on adventure tourism relating to the global travel, tourism and hospitality industry.

How to Become a Tour Guide In South Africa

How to become a tour guide in South Africa

Tourist guides in South Africa are some of the most important people in the travel trade. They interact on a personal level daily with tourists, and a good tourist guide can make a holiday visit really memorable.  In this article, ...

Read More »

Green Flag Hiking Trails Launched in Europe

Green Flag Trails Greece

In October 2019, trail professionals from 13 countries gathered on the island of Kythera, Greece, for the training of trail auditors using the South African born Green Flag Trails certification system, led by the World Trails Network. During the 7-days ...

Read More »

Top Alaska Hiking Adventures

Man hiking in Alaska

Alaska is a frontier destination with several stunning landscapes. Explore this state by following the many trails within its mountains. Here are the top six to include in your itinerary.

Read More »

Glamtrails making tracks in Hemel en Aarde

Cape Town, 10 September 2019. An exciting new tourism offering, Glamtrails, presenting exclusive walking tours with wine and food experiences, is establishing itself as a must-do for discerning visitors to the Hermanus and Hemel en Aarde region in the Western ...

Read More »

How to Prepare for a High-Altitude Trip

High-altitude climbers trekking through snow

Research shows that many countries are recognising and prioritising adventure tourism as active spending of free time becomes more popular with tourists. Lazing away holidays on the beach is slowly being replaced by attractions that test our physical abilities. In ...

Read More »

Adventure Tourism: An Operators Guide To Risk Transfer

The business of providing adventure activities to tourists is a contentious issue when it comes to securing risk transfer via short term insurance. The reasons are as complex as this niche tourism sector is diverse. This article explores how the ...

Read More »

Looking for the Best Southern African 4×4 Amateur Drivers

VW Amarok V6 3.0 bakkies in a test to find the best teams from Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.Over 400 teams to compete in this years’ competition.Top two teams of the Spirit of Africa finals to represent South Africa, Botswana ...

Read More »

6 Tips to Conquer Indecisiveness

Swimmer placing fag on reef at sea

Participating in adventure tourism activities often require that instant decisions be made. You’ve been through the safety briefing, you know that the activity is safe, but time is passing and you’re still standing there frozen in a state of indecisiveness. You ...

Read More »

Cape Town now an international trail running Mecca for tourists

Now in its fifth year, Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) has established itself as a bucket list race for ultra distance trail runners, not only locally but now internationally. The event has grown from one with 200 runners in 2014, to ...

Read More »

Canopy Tours Boom in Tsitsikamma

Forest canopy zip line, Tsitsikamma, South Africa

Adventure seekers are flocking to Storms River Village in the heart of the Tsitsikamma National Park forest for their adrenalin rush and a unique experience that families of all ages, regardless of ability, can enjoy. “We’ve seen a remarkable increase in bookings ...

Read More »

Lalibela Lists on Africa GeoDirectory

Lalibela Private Game Reserve has listed on the Africa Adventure Travel GeoDirectory, along with listings for its 3 unique safari lodges; Lentaba, Mark’s Camp, and Tree Tops. These bring the total number of listings by category in the GeoDirectory Project ...

Read More »

Gorilla Safaris in Rwanda & Uganda

Another of this month’s Africa Adventure Travel GeoDirectory Project adventure tour operator listings is Rwanda Gorilla Safaris, and African Jungle Adventures in Uganda. For the ultimate nature based adventure, you can’t beat a face-to-face encounter with the world’s largest living ...

Read More »

Sibuya Game Reserve Joins Africa Geo-Directory Project

Country: South Africa Region: Eastern Cape Categories: Accommodation, Adventure and Safari Geo-coordinates: Click HERE to view About Sibuya Game Reserve and Tented Camps Spanning the magnificent Kariega Estuary on its course to meet the warm Indian Ocean, malaria-free Sibuya Game ...

Read More »

Tintswalo Safari Lodge Joins Africa Geo-Directory Project

Country: South Africa Region: Mpumalanga Categories: Accommodation, Adventure and Safari Geo-coordinates: Click HERE to view About Tintswalo Safari Lodge Tintswalo Safari Lodge lies on the Manyeleti Game Reserve, an untouched, private piece of land situated in what seems the heart ...

Read More »

Harties Horse Trail Safaris Joins Africa Geo-Directory Project

Country: South Africa Region: Gauteng Categories: Adventure and Safari Geo-coordinates: Click HERE to view About Harties Horse Trail Safaris Experience nature like never before: Up close and personal. Ride calm and safe horses with a professional guide in the lead ...

Read More »

Adventure Operators in Africa

Tourism Tattler is proud to announce the launch of a dedicated GeoDirectory locator website of adventure activity operators throughout the continent of Africa. The new Africa Adventure Travel GeoDirectory website will ultimately become a one-stop resource for adventure tourism bookings ...

Read More »