Traditional dinner-and-a-movie dates are getting old. In a world full of CrossFit junkies and gym selfies, one finds themselves looking for something different, fun and active to do on a date. Here are five extreme dating adventures for you and your partner to go on to add a little adrenalin and activity to your relationship.
Rush Indoor Trampoline Park
Not necessarily outdoors, but jump right into your active dating experience with this lively activity. Rush Claremont offers visitors 1 700m2 of wall-to-wall, interconnected trampolines and even a battle beam to show your competitive side. This is the perfect way to show you inner Simone Biles, so get ready to do some backflips into cubes of foam. When all the activity is over, grab some imported coffee and yummy treats from the cake bar.
- Location: Stadium on Main, 25 Stegman Rd, Claremont, Cape Town, 7708
- Contact: Call 021 683 3814 or 087 094 0178, email [email protected]
- Website: rushsa.co.za
Abseiling down Table Mountain is a must for all the adventurous couples out there. Soak up Cape Town’s finest views while descending 112 metres down one of the world’s New7Wonders of Nature. Abseil Africa offers highly experienced instructors to make sure your experience is as enjoyable and safe as possible. It’s the perfect item to tick off your bucket list, and the ultimate picture-perfect couple moment.
- Location:Top of Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, 8001
- Contact: Call 072 065 1520, email [email protected]
- Website: www.abseilafrica.co.za
Every couple should take the plunge off Lion’s Head and Signal Hill. Add a little adrenalin to your relationship with Tandem Paragliding. For added romance, why not try this activity at sunset? Take in stunning views of Cape Town from 1 000 metres above ground. This is the perfect opportunity to snap some great action couple selfies too. Take time to relax and chat as you glide over the beautiful Atlantic Seaboard.
- Location: 2 Signal Hill Rd, Signal Hill, Cape Town, 8001
- Contact: Call 076 892 2283 or 082 963 7729, email [email protected]
- Website: paraglide.co.za
Similar to canyoning or kloofing, coasteering is a new activity and is well suited to a group date. Coasteering is the perfect opportunity for you and your partner to explore the beautifully clear ocean of Boulders Beach. If you are lucky enough you may even get to swim with a few penguins and seals that inhabit this area. Gravity Adventures is the first company to bring this new exciting activity to South Africa and ensure that you will be provided with all the skills and equipment needed to take the most out of this amazing experience.
- Location:21 Selous Rd, Claremont, Cape Town, 7708
- Contact: Call 021 683 3698, email [email protected]
- Website: gravity.co.za
The Atlantis Dunes consist of mountains of sand waiting to be boarded on. Although this is mostly an individual activity, it is an awesome way to get active with your partner. Cape Xtreme offers a package which includes transport to the Dunes and a light lunch while you are there. All you have to do is show up and have a good time.
- Location: Unit C4, CTX Freight Park, Freight Road, Matroosfontein, 7490
- Contact: Call 021 824 3387 or 076 016 9696, email [email protected],
- Website: capextreme.com
While the sun is still shining in this little break from winter, go out and have an adventure with your significant other.
Picture: Abseil Africa / Facebook