Johannesburg is most commonly known for its bustling cityscape, luxuriously expansive malls and hotels as well as for being home to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. However, there is another Jozi that most Gauteng residents are all too happy to keep to themselves, as these are truly some of the most amazing outdoor experiences to be had. Next time you’re visiting the City of Gold, be sure to venture out of the city and experience some awe-inspiring adventures.
A definitive Sowetan landmark, Orlando Towers, offers one of the country’s only opportunities for you to bungee jump between cooling towers. Orlando Towers provides a 100 metre adrenaline rush with a panoramic view to marvel at.
From beginner to the experienced driver, Fantastic Racing will provide an exhilarating experience for all. This venue is best suited to company team building sessions and events with refreshments and a photographer on hand.
3.Dragon Boat Racing:
Another great team building challenge is Dragon Boat Racing at the Florida Lake with Gauteng Dragon Boat Association. On board, these beautifully decorated boats, which are the only traditionally Chinese-styled boats in South Africa, are drummers who help to keep the paddler’s rhythm and play a vital role in boosting team morale. For those with a competitive streak, there are a number of clubs to choose from where you can work on mastering this water sport.
Imagine rolling down a 200-metre slope whilst being harnessed in a three-metre diameter ball. This is quite possibly a unique experience and is a definitive must for your bucket list! Zorbing with JoziX is a fun team building exercise too.
4: Yoga in the Park:
With benefits that include less stress and improved strength and flexibility, it’s easy to see why almost everyone has latched onto the practice of yoga. For a unique way to practice your poses under the trees, join fellow yogis with Yogaworks in Emmarentia Botanical Gardens every Sunday. The classes are designed to be fun for all levels and even welcomes kids – be sure to bring a water bottle and your yoga mat.