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Karkloof Canopy Tour

Karkloof Road, Howick 3290, South Africa
+27 33 330 3415
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Exhilarating Adventure

I was a little apprehensive at first, but soon got over my fear in my awe of the beauty of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
511lynellb
Adrenalin pumping adventure

The Karkloof Canopy Tour is exceptionally well organised, From the minute you arrive, you are well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicky B
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Durban, South Africa
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A Canopy Tour® takes you on an unforgettable adventure as you slide from one platform to the next along a series of steel cables set amongst magnificent natural surroundings. It is widely regarded as one of the best eco-adventure activities in the world and is something for people of all ages with the youngest being 3 and the oldest 90 so far to do the tour. The concept of Canopy Tour originated in the rain forests of Costa Rica, where scientists were studying animals and birds in the Canopy Layer of the Forest. Safely sliding from tree to tree to a series of platforms became a novel way to see the flora and fauna of an indigenous forest. A whole new level of appreciation was born when the concept became one of South Africa’s most popular eco adventure activities. Karkloof canopy tour is only 1:30 from Durban, near Howick in the Midlands, this is a must do activity especially for nature lovers or adventure seekers looking to do something truly unique. Professional guides assure the safety of each group and point out interesting facts along the way. It’s ideal for team building, kid’s parties, family get-togethers, corporate events or just a fun day out. Open every day, with tours every half an hour from 8am to 3pm. Come experience one of South Africa’s fastest growing eco-adventures with thousands of satisfied thrill-seekers having already caught the bug.
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“great fun” (19 reviews)
“zip line” (17 reviews)
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Karkloof Road, Howick 3290, South Africa
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+27 33 330 3415
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was a little apprehensive at first, but soon got over my fear in my awe of the beauty of the natural forest around me while waiting my turn to take the Zip-slides. The staff were amazing, friendly and professional at all times! I highly...More

Thank 511lynellb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Karkloof Canopy Tour is exceptionally well organised, From the minute you arrive, you are well looked after. They explain everything to you very carefully and take time to ensure that you are comfortable with everything. We had three guides accompany us and they were...More

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the most amazing time, wow. The guides are wonderful and the canopy tour is just beautiful. It is exhilarating and EVERY ONE can manage it. I get pretty nervous with heights and I really loved it. Wear sunscreen and a light sweater.

Thank Kerimillersa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I mistakenly booked a tour at the Drakensberg Canopy Tour thinking it was this one, which was closer to where I was staying. The Drakensberg location called me to confirm, realized the mistake, and called the Karkloof location for me. The Karkloof Canopy Tour took...More

Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was nervous and excited to do the Karkloof Canopy Tours, but the whole tour was conducted brilliantly and put you at ease to just ride and enjoy! LOVED IT!!!

Thank Candice J
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed this experience and would recommend this little adventure to those visiting the Howick area. The guides were fantastic, funny and safety conscience. The views were magical and at times so unexpected. The thrill of flying through the trees was AMAZING! Thank you...More

Thank Jaydenuss
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit, lots of fun. The staff are friendly and very safety conscious. A snack on the way, and a toasted sandwich at the end.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Staff were very friendly. Zip lines were lots of fun and a lovely snack halfway down and at the end. Would highly recommend for anyone young or old!

Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This experience is beyond words. To enjoy the lush view of Southern Africa's second largest indigenous forest from atop its canopy at 35m high is something else. Totally memorable, heartstopping, breathtaking, adrenaline pumping and simply enjoyable all at once. A must do experience for anyone...More

Thank delaine c
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that the zip line itself is cool...it's a fun activity and having been to some similar places in France there is certainly more engineering here (Most of the platforms are purpose built steel structures) The African staff are very friendly...More

Thank ingh321
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