Ever been bungee jumping? Is the mere thought of plummeting from a bridge into an abyss (attached only to a few metres of rope) enough to send a rush of adrenaline through your body?

If that sounds like you, then “adrenaline junkie” might suit your personality down to a T.

Or perhaps you prefer to remain safely on land, watching a great band, or enjoying a picnic with friends. Then “festival hippie” or “nature lover” might be a better way to describe you.

They say variety is the spice of life. So it’s a good thing that there’s something great for every personality to get up to right in your neighbourhood.


Looking for a fun day out to match your personality? Look no further:


1.    Adrenaline Junkie

Do you love it when your heart races at double speed? Yup, then you’re a classic adrenaline junkie.

From skydiving to paragliding, and bungee jumping to super awesome water sports, you come alive with activities that get your blood pumping.

Get your adrenaline fix

Learn to kite surf with the great instructors at Cabrinha Kites at Eden on the Bay in the beautiful city of Cape Town. If you’re in Durban, why not grab a few rides at the Big Rush Big Swing at the Moses Mabhida stadium?

Stay true to yourself and get your blood pumping and heart racing.


2.    Pamper Queen

Candles, smooth jazzy tunes, the scent of lavender in the air, soft and fluffy blankets and pillows, all topped off with a relaxing massage…

You’re happiest when you’re being pampered from head to toe.

Get your pamper on

Oh yes… It’s time to call it a day and make an appointment for that long overdue pamper sesh at your local spa. Because after all, you are a queen and deserved to be spoilt after all those gruelling hours at work.

We heard that Smoothe Beauty Bar offers their clients the pamper session of a lifetime.


3.    Nature Lover

Hiking shoes, binoculars and your BPA-free water bottle are your three favourite items in the whole world. Being one with nature is your cup of tea.

And with South Africa’s incredible spring weather (not too hot, not too cold, but just right) you can now gear up for some awesome hiking sessions with friends and family.

Get some fresh air

Table Mountain, known as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is probably the ultimate destination for an incredible, scenic hike where you get to enjoy lush, green, natural beauty.

Plus, there is more than one hiking trail up and down the mountain. But choose wisely, some are tougher than others.

This is definitely one to put on your bucket list more than once.


4.    Festival Hippie

Outdoor music lovers, this one’s for you!

You just love the thought of living in your tent for four nights, enjoying the sounds of a talented line-up of local bands and DJ’s, and soaking up the sun with your best pals. You are definitely a loud-and-proud festival hippie.

Rock on!

Rocking the Daisies 2016 is back with an incredible line-up. So live up to your personality, grab some tickets, pull on those Converse sneakers and get ready for a non-stop party.

The Stellenbosch summer concert line-up has just been released too – you do not want to miss your favourite South African music acts this summer!


5.    Family Focussed

Do you live for sunshiny stroller-walks, sandy days building sandcastles with the kids, kicking a ball around and seeing their little faces light up with glee? For you, family is everything.

A big frustration can be heading out for a nice family meal, only to have your kids bored out of their minds within a few minutes because the spot you’ve chosen isn’t “family-friendly”.

Keep it in the family

There are plenty of child-friendly spots to eat where your kids can have a ball while parents enjoy a little down time. Captain’s Kitchen has an awesome play area (including a monster of a ball pit) and a yummy kiddies menu. Plus, the view of Table Mountain is to die for, making it a top family spot to visit.


6.    Shopaholic

If you’re a fashionista, you live by the motto: to be a trendsetter, you don’t follow trends, you create them!

With summer around the corner, it’s definitely time to stock up your wardrobe with the latest trends that are making their way into your favourite stores.

Shop ‘til you drop

Not sure where to start? Kick off your seasonal shopping at the V&A Waterfront, Gateway Shopping Centre or Sandton Square. (Best to go first thing in the morning to beat the weekend rush…)

What are you waiting for? It’s time to hit the stores!


7.    Night Owl

You live for the night life and sleep during the day. You love late nights and hate early mornings. Sound like you?

Being a night owl is not uncommon, and SA’s major cities are packed with things to do for all the fun-loving night owls out there to keep them entertained.

Organise your next hang-out

Ever heard of the legendary Hatfield Square? It’s not only jam-packed with great hangout spots, but there are incredible restaurants that can refuel you for your night out on the town. The secret is to find those secret hideaways (they’re normally the best kept secret for a reason…)


What did we tell you? There are a variety of activities that you can enjoy with your family and friends this summer season.

It’s so great to live in such a diverse country made up of different personalities.

There is something for everyone.

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