If you enjoy some action and outdoor adventure during your holiday, head out to Paarl for some special summer escapades.  The natural scenic beauty provides the perfect backdrop for all your outdoor exploits.

If golf is your game, Paarl offers some of the most spectacular courses in the region.  Tee off at Paarl Golf Club at Boschenmeer Golf & Country Estate or the Jack Nicklaus-designed Pearl Valley Golf Course.  Enjoy a great game of golf in incredible settings framed by mountains, rivers and vineyards.

Get airborne and explore the Cape winelands from a completely different angle.  Experience the thrill of free flight by enjoying a tandem flight with Winelands Paragliding or a tandem skydive with Skydive Two Oceans.

Join hundreds of locals for the 5km Paarl Parkrun in the beautiful Arboretum.  The course consists entirely of gravel paths which is glorious in summertime.

The picturesque Paarl is perfect for nature lovers and can be explored on foot or mountain bikes. Various trails with different degrees of difficulty are available in Paarl Nature Reserve, Limietberg Hiking Trails or Paarl Adventure Trails.  Discover the indigenous fynbos, numerous species of proteas, go fishing or visit a World Heritage Site with ancient rock art and burial sites.

Meet the cuddliest creatures during an alpaca barn tour at The Alpaca Loom Coffee Shop & Weaving Studio.  Learn more about the cute alpacas and their fibres during a guided tour, before seeing some weaving in action.  Relax with a slice of cake and a cup of freshly brewed coffee at the coffee shop, while taking in the stunning views of the alpaca herd, the dromedaries and even Table Mountain in the distance.

For an animal adventure with an adrenaline kick, visit Le Bonheur Reptile Adventure and get to know the Nile crocodiles up close and personal during a crocodile cage dive.  Facilitators from African Croc Dive presents an extensive safety briefing before you don your diving equipment to descend into the sturdy steel cage.  Bookings is recommended.  Participants must be older than nine years.

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