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4 day Oystercatcher Hiking Trail

4 day world renowned slackpacking Hiking Trail on the Garden Route coast near Mossel Bay. read more

Baviaans Mountain Bike Tours

The Slow Living Baviaans Mountain bike Tour is a must do for any adventurous nature lover. read more

Tailormade Adventure Holidays

This page is for all of you, who just can not find exactly the right tour itinerary for YOUR specific needs. read more

4 Day Cape Town Shark Diving

Join Revel Adventures and successfully view and dive with great white's. read more

4 & 6 day Orange River Rafting

African Water Wanderers has been operating since 1998 and we are proud to acknowledge that we continue to offer elite trips. read more

4 day Kruger Walking Safari

Experiencing a safari in Africa on foot, "old style", along hiking trails in the African Bush. read more

WelcomeWelcome to the Dirty Boots Adventure Guide

The word ad-ven-ture means an unusual or exciting experience and that is exactly what we at Dirty Boots aim to give anybody who uses our adventure guide book and website.

Dirty Boots is now nearly 11 years old and we are currently busy with our 9th guide book on adventure in South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho.  On this website and on the pages of the Dirty Boots hard copy you will find a variety of adventure activities in South Africa, including information on day-outings to multi day adventure holidays from something for the not so adventurous to the extreme adventurer.

South Africa is one of the top adventure destinations currently in the world with a great variety of activities and vacations to offer the local and international travelers.  Dirty Boots has been compiling our outdoor activity guide for 10 years now and we have seen an incredible growth in the adventure sector of the travel industry, not just in the variety of adventures that are on offer but also in the professionalism of the adventure operators who run these activities and holidays.

South Africa is unique in many aspects of adventure with a variety of activities that combine wildlife experiences with adventure.  Game viewing is not limited to game drives anymore, your next safari can be on foot, microlight, hot-air balloon, mountain bike, quad bike and even kayak.  National parks such as the Kruger Park offer a variety of outdoor adventures to choose from as part of their activities.

South Africa is a great outdoor destination due to our awesome weather and variety of geographical features.  From deserts to forests, mountains to plains, warm oceans to cold there is a playground available for your next adventure.

Some of our famous adventure activities include; shark-cage diving, orange river rafting, hot-air ballooning, abseiling Table Mountain, Bloukrans bungee jumping and scuba diving.  Dirty Boots has over 100 different outdoor adventure activities listed for South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho. 

So when planning your next adventure weekend with the family or friends you need to look no further than Dirty Boots.  Activities are listed by operator, region or type of adventure.  So go out there and get those BOOTS DIRTY and enjoy the many adventures South Africa has to offer.

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" The traveler was active; he went stenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive. "



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