10 Bucket List Activities you should do in South Africa

When it comes to traveling everyone has their own personal preferences, especially when it comes to activities. Some people love the thrill of adventure whilst others like something more relaxing. After recently traveling along our route we’ve compiled a bucket list of Activities that should not be missed on your next visit to South Africa especially when you’re a first time visitor. These activities will allow you to embrace, experience and enjoy the best of what South Africa has to offer!

South Africa is a marvelous country and it’s merely impossible to list everything as there’s always something new to discover. Below we have listed 10 of the most exciting activities that will suite everyone’s needs and we are confident to say you will add some of them, if not all, to your own bucket list !


Baz Bus Stop: Cape Town

Baz Bus offers the most affordable and fun way to explore the Cape Peninsula with a full day tour including morning snack and lunch. Highlights of the Tour: Chapman’s Peak drive, Optional Boat Cruise to the Cape Fur Seal colony, Optional visit to the Jackass penguins at Boulders Beach, Explore the Cape Point Nature Reserve & Hike to the Cape of Good Hope. Click here to read more about this tour and here to book yours!

Tip: Baz Bus Ticket Holders Receive a R50 discount on their Cape Peninsula Day Tour



Baz Bus Stop: Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is the perfect stop to explore various wine farms. Surrounded by the mountains, you’ll probably enjoy the view as much as South African’s wines.

Tip: As a Baz Bus ticket holder you receive discounts on various wine tours. Check out our Discount page here.



Baz Bus stop: Oudtshoorn

The Cango Caves are the only show cave in Africa. Very spectacular, you can choose between a Heritage Tour or Adventure Tour. We highly recommend the Adventure Tour 😉

Tip: When you stay at Backpackers Paradise you receive a discount voucher for the caves and all the other Tourist attractions in Oudtshoorn.



Baz Bus Stop: Wilderness, Plettenberg Bay, Sedgefield, Storms River or Jeffrey’s Bay.

Enjoy a magnificent scenic horseback along the breathtaking coast of the Garden Route, it’s absolutely stunning!



Baz Bus Stop: Bloukrans Bridge, Plettenberg Bay, The Crags, or Storms River.

Bloukrans Bridge on the garden route is the worlds highest commercial bridge bungee jump. Would you dare jumping from 216m ? Adrenalin rush guaranteed!

Tip: We pick-up and drop-off directly at Tsitsikamma Khoisan Village, just by the bridge.



Baz Bus Stop: Jeffrey’s Bay

Jeffrey’s Bay is one of the most famous surfing destinations in the world! Especially known for the best right hand surf break. If beach is what you’re looking for, it’s legendary!



Baz Bus Stop: Chintsa

With a clear 15km stretch of beach, natural forest, exciting outdoor adventures, and cultural encounters on tap, Chintsa is one of South Africa’s prime coastal destinations of the Wild Coast.

Tip: Buccaneers Backpackers offers FREE canoeing!



Baz Bus Stop: Coffee Bay

Surrounded by vast stretches of pristine coastline, explore the rugged natural beauty of Coffee Bay along the remarkable hiking trail to the Hole in the Wall.



Baz Bus Stop: Northern Drakensberg

Tip: Amphitheatre Backpackers offers a Full Day guided hike to the falls as well as to the summit of the Amphitheatre mountain that’s 3254m above sea level!



Kruger National Park Wildlife Safari Tour 

Baz Bus offers the very best value-for-money Safari tours available. You can choose among a 3, 4, 5 or 6 day Kruger National Park Wildlife Safari Tour and different accommodation options (tent, treehouse, lodge or luxury chalet).

Tip: Get a 10% discount on your Safari Tour if you buy it with a Hop-on Hop-off Ticket over R2500! It’s time for big savings!

Happy Travel!

Book your Baz Bus Ticket Here ! 

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