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Post Event Tours


Cape Town has developed into a major centre for adventure tourism as it boasts a diversity of natural features to facilitate these activities. A few of these are listed below :

Cape Town offers a 100m abseil on Table Mountain and an awesome hang from Chapmans Peak, South Africa’s most famous and dramatic coastal drive.

Bungee Jumping
done from the cable car on Table Mountain if weather conditions permit

there is a huge range of climbing opportunities from scenic sport climbing to training and guided climbs. The Western Cape offers outstanding views, fantastic rock and routes to suit every standard
Scuba Diving
Coloured reefs and a coastline littered with shipwrecks provide ample opportunities to enjoy this sport.

Fly-fishing as well as rock and surf fishing, bottom fishing and deep sea game fishing is offered. The Cape of Storms is notorious for yielding quality big game fish such as Marlin and Tuna

There are many world class golf courses in the vicinity of Cape Town that offer their facilities for the use of visiting golf enthusiasts.

this is a popular pastime and trails can be found almost everywhere you go. We do advise a guided option for those venturing on the mountain. There is a wide variety of options available which will suit all styles from a gentle stroll to the more challenging hikes. For further details
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Mountain biking
there are a variety of trails both on the local mountain ranges as well as through the vineyards of the Winelands.

Paragliding/Sky diving
whether a first time, tandem or accelerated free fall, all options are available

the Western Cape offers an abundance of waves suitable for those either with or without experience. Board hire, surf safaris and tuition are all available.

Kite surfing
this relatively new sport is fast becoming popular in Cape Town and is available for visitors.

Wings over Cape Town
the only place in the world where you can fly in one of three British fighter jets – a Buccanneer, Hawker Hunter or English Electric Lightning.
Cape Town is a fantastic venue for this activity with two oceans to paddle in, whales, dolphins, seals, penguins and an unbelievably scenic coastline to experience.
snowboarding in the desert – this is offered in Betty’s Bay and Atlantis.

River Rafting
a short drive from Cape Town takes you to the Breede River valley which runs through the Winelands. One and two-day trips are available on a gentle section of river – no experience necessary.

Wildlife Safari
Visit a private game reserve with opportunities to spot giraffe, leopard, springbok, zebra, rhino, wldebeest and many other wildlife species. Lunch is included. There is also an opportunity to view San (‘Bushmen’) paintings. (For the real enthusiast, game view is better done further afield from Cape Town)

Great White Shark Cage Diving
Travel to Gansbaai for breakfast then proceed to Dyer Island and Geyser Rock where it is possible to surface view or snorkel/scuba dive this magnificent predator in its natural feeding ground.
Various options are available for visits to the West Coast including Saldanha Bay and Langebaan Lagoon Wetland, the KWV Brandy Cellar in Worcester (the largest brandy distillery in the world) and various other sites in an around Cape Town.

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First held in 1987 in Cape Town, the Sabaki Challenge Karate Championships merged in 1996 with the annual Invitational Championships.
Since then, it has grown into an International Tournament with hundreds of competitors from all over.

2010 World Cup
South Africa has just finished hosting the 2010 Soccer World Cup. What a spectacular event it was. We then hosted the World Cup for Ashihara Karate in October of the same year.

The 2nd Sabaki Challenge World Cup will be held in 2017 - see the first one at the bottom of this page.

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The 2016 World Kumite Championships was held in Pattaya, Thailand was an event that showcased the true spirit of the Martial Arts and had top fighters from all over the World.  Ashihara Karate attended once again and will use the Sabaki Challenge to select fighters for future WKO events.