Category Archives: Sports

Orange River - Rafting and Canoe

The Orange River

Interested in this still mysterious river, on behalf so original and most intriguing? It’s time to learn more. Along 2160 kilometers, the Orange River rises in the Drakensberg mountain range in Lesotho, known as the Senqu River, and flows westward into the Atlantic Ocean after crossing the immensity of South Africa. Its long route ends as […]

Humewood golf course garden route

3 great golf courses

The Garden Route area is blessed with many world class golf courses set in the heart of the beautiful countryside. It’s a great opportunity to combine your favorite sport with a safari when traveling in South Africa. Oubaai Golf Course (18 holes) The dramatic Golf Clubhouse location overlooks the 16, 17 and 18th greens. Open […]

Durban-Country-Club-Golf

Durban’s ‘Big 5’ golf courses

There are just short of 40 golf courses within a 200 km of Durban city. Each one of them has their own special attributes and will provide you a unique experience. This is XO Africa’s BIG 5 of must-play golf courses! 1. DURBAN COUNTRY CLUB: In its 91 years of history, this course has hosted […]

swakopmund quad namibia

Sea, sand & fun at Swakopmund

Swakopmund is Namibia’s largest coastal town and a choice destination for vacationers. Founded in 1892 by German settlers, the town’s European-style architecture is awe-inspiring against the backdrop of the beautiful beaches. If you’re an extreme sports enthusiast, Swakopmund has it all on offer, including eco-sensitive quad biking and sandboarding over the dunes, skydiving, windsurfing in […]

Amazing biking ride in Cape Town

Danny MacAskill is a professional street trials rider for Inspired Bicycles Ltd, born and raised in Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. A team from Leica Cameras followed Danny MacAskill, a Scottish street trials pro rider, on his journey of discovery through one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Watch the video […]

Mysterious and enigmatic Namibia

Mysterious and enigmatic, Namibia possesses a unique beauty. From the harshly inhospitable Skeleton Coast with its shipwrecks to the vast salt pans of Etosha National Park, Namibia is one of the most amazing countries in Africa. Massive, shifting sand dunes, said to be the highest in the world, form an ever changing interplay of light […]

“Whale Shark! Whale Shark!”…

Just imagine… You started the day with maybe one of the most beautiful dives you can think of. From manta rays gracefully hovering around you to leatherback turtles peacefully sitting on a reef, you’re amazed but it’s not over yet. You go back on the boat, take off your diving gear and then you hear […]