Tag Archives | South-Africa

…South Africa loves zip lines?

In Sun City, South Africa, they have what is supposedly the world’s tallest, longest, and fastest zip line. After watching this video, it’s hard to doubt those claims, though they never do say it’s the world’s safest.

[Via: Spluch]

…The Oribi Gorge is scary?

Oribi Gorge

In South Africa, the world’s highest swing is located in a place called Oribi Gorge. The jump takes you off of a 33-story waterfall, and lasts only a few terrifying seconds, but I’m sure the feeling is hard to beat. Check out the video (you might want to turn down your sound first):

Edit: This post has gotten quite a bit on attention, so if you’re looking for more information about this “Wild Swing”, check out: Wild 5 Swing.

[Via: High T3ch]

…Hotels should be more extreme?

Extreme Hotel

Extreme Hotels wants to offer “something new, different and exciting in the hotel sector. Delivering affordable, high value, entertaining, active, cutting edge sports based hotels in the finest extreme sports and urban destinations around the world”. Their first hotel, located in Cape Town, South Africa, features 130 “hip and happening rooms”, a variety of lounging areas, a 5 story climbing wall on the outside of the building, and all of the action sports an adrenaline junkie could possible dream of. It’s definitely a unique take on the traditional hotel style, and one that will definitely appeal to its intended audience.

[Extreme Hotels]

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