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Water Sports in South Africa

Enjoy an unforgettable water sports adventure in South Africa where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet!

The Indian and Atlantic Oceans come together at the capes of South Africa and offer a wide variety of water sports options. The Okavango Delta to the north of the country is another unique body of water to explore. Lakes and lagoons are great for kayaking and splashing about on a hot day. Find a certified guide of Explore-Share.com and start planning a unique water sports adventure in South Africa!

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There are many reasons for choosing Water Sports in South Africa

KwaZulu-Natal, the Western Cape, Durban, and Port Elizabeth are popular spots for water sports such as surfing, boarding, and even kayaking on the ocean.


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How to get there

Cape Town International Airport (CPT), the King Shaka International Airport (DUR), in Durban, or the O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), in Johannesburg are the most common international airports in South Africa


The climate in South Africa varies depending on the region. The central plateau has hot summers and cold winters, while the coast has a distinctly Mediterranean climate and is mild throughout the year. Most of the country experiences rainfall in the summer

More info about Water Sports in South Africa:

South Africa’s diversity is great for outdoor adventures and water sports are no exception. The amazing Atlantic and Indian Ocean coastlines are breathtaking for surfing, kayaking, snorkeling, diving, and whale-watching. Furthermore, South Africa’s rivers boast amazing Class II to Class IV rapids for those that prefer rafting. And any water sports adventure in South Africa is also a unique way to experience the rich wildlife that will surely stun you, whether you are paddling or taking a dip!

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