Optional Activities

Optional activities on this expedition are paid for in cash on the day and organised during your trip so you can decide whilst travelling which activity/ies you may want to do. Prices listed are only a guide and may be dependent on fluctuating exchange rates and minimum numbers. Please note this list is not exhaustive and there are other activities available along the journey depending on your interests.

Fez guided Medina walk
Volubilis Roman ruins

Canopy Walk - Kakum National Park
USD 22
Cape Coast Slave Fort, including guide

Canoeing to Ganvie Stilt Village
USD 10

Climbing Mount Cameroon, 3 days
USD 85

Lope National Park, forest walk
USD 50
Lope National Park, river safari
USD 50

Dolphin cruise, Swakopmund
USD 65
Tandem skydive, Swakopmund
USD 220
DVD of skydive, DVD & photos
USD 80-100
Game fishing, 1 day, Swakopmund
USD 120
Horse riding
USD 60
Hot air ballooning
USD 395
USD 115
Quadbiking, 2 hours
USD 70
Sandboarding - lying down / standing up, from
USD 35-50
Scenic flight, Sossusvlei (min 5 people)
USD 350
Township tour
USD 55
Various desert tours
USD 65-85
Visiting tame cheetahs & feeding

Abseil Table Mountain, Cape Town
USD 55
Cable car to top of Table Mountain (return), Cape Town
USD 20
Canoeing, Orange River, from
USD 40
Car hire (per day), Cape Town, from
USD 25
Diving with Ragged Toothed Sharks in the Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town
USD 55
Historical Cape Town tour
USD 20
Ocean dive, from
USD 15-35
Robben Island boat trip, including guided tour of island, Cape Town
USD 25
Scuba Dive, including 2 dives, hire of wetsuit & equipment, Cape Town
USD 100
Sea kayaking
USD 24
Table Mountain guided bike tour, Cape Town
USD 55
Tandem paragliding, Cape Town
USD 120
White Shark cage diving
USD 200
Wine tour, including lunch, Stellenbosch
USD 50

Chobe River cruise
USD 30
Flight over the Okavango Delta by plane (min 5 people)
USD 100
Okavango Delta - 2 nights mokoro trail
USD 145

Abseil / gorge swing / zipline adrenaline - 1/2 day or full day
USD 130-150
Bridal Veil Falls, entry
USD 10
Bungee jump off Victoria Falls bridge (111m)
USD 160
Chimanimani National Park - entrance fee, guide & transport, from
USD 30
Entrance to Zambian side of Victoria Falls
USD 30
Great Zimbabwe Ruins
USD 20
Helicopter flight over Victoria Falls, 15/30 mins
USD 172-326
Horseback game ride
USD 35-45
Jet boating
USD 115
Lion breeding programme tour
USD 25
Lion cub feeding / viewing, each
USD 30
Lion encounter, stalking
USD 120
Lion walk
USD 172
Matobo National Park, 1 day guided walk / jeep tour
USD 100
Microlite flight over Victoria Falls, 15/30 mins
USD 120-240
Mule drawn carriage ride
USD 30
Photos on CD/video of bungee jump
USD 15-45
Raft & riverboard combo, Zambezi river
USD 180
Souvenir trip t-shirt, from
USD 20
Sundowner cruise, including drinks & snacks
USD 60-90
White water rafting, low water (mid July to mid Dec)
USD 120
Zambezi canoe trip, full day
USD 140

Advanced Open Water dive course, 2 days
USD 270
Horse riding, 2-3 hours
USD 50-70
Open Water dive course, 3 days
USD 295
Scuba diving, from
USD 35
Village tour / dinner

1 day walk to Mandara Hut, from
USD 70
Accommodation on Zanzibar, per night, from
USD 25-30
Cultural tours of Marangu area, from
USD 10-25
Dhow sunset cruise, from
USD 25
Diving at local reefs, from
USD 70
Diving Mnemba Atoll Marine Reserve (1 - 2 dives)
USD 85-110
Maasai Village walk / camel ride, each
Meals on Zanzibar, per day
USD 15-20
Ngorogoro Crater & Manyara National Park - 2 days (price dependent on numbers)
USD 350-400
Serengeti, Ngorogoro Crater & Manyara National Park - 3 days (price dependent on numbers)
USD 515-665
Spice Tour, Zanzibar
USD 25
Prison Island trip
USD 25
Swim with dolphins
USD 35
Transport to northern beaches (return), Zanzibar
USD 15-20
Zanzibar ferry (return)
USD 60

Crater lake, entry & guide (min 4 people)
USD 47
Elsamere visit
USD 12
Langata Giraffe Centre, Nairobi
USD 10
Hells Gate National Park (entry & bike hire, min 3 people)
USD 57
Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Nairobi
Return transport to Elephant Orphanage, per car (max 4 people)
USD 25

Sunset cruise, Jinja
USD 45
Pygmy Island day trip, Lake Bunyonyi
USD 25
Quadbiking - 1 to 4 hours
USD 45-115
Soft Power Education volunteer day, Jinja
USD 15
Tandem kayaking
USD 140
Whitewater rafting, White Nile
USD 125
VCD / DVD of rafting / kayaking
USD 45

Genocide Museum, Kigali
USD 10
Gorilla Trekking
Transport to Gorilla Trek
USD 20-30

Axum - transport to and from, guide & entrance fees
USD 200
Axum - accommodation
USD 15
Axum churches & archaeological sites permit
USD 20
Blue Nile Falls, entry
USD 15-20
Boat trip on Lake Tana, including entrance to monasteries & guide, from
USD 20-25
Fasilidas Castles & compound, Gondar
USD 10
Lalibela Rock Churches permit
USD 40
Simien Mountains trek, includes transport, guide, food & entrances, from
USD 50-60

Meroe pyramids, entrance
USD 10

2-day felucca trip sailing down the Nile
USD 40
4-star Nile dinner cruise, including transport food & entertainment (excl drinks)
USD 30
Accommodation in Cairo - per person in twin/double room (after trip), from
USD 25
Aswan High Dam / Philae Temple, includes entrance, guide & transport
USD 28
Balloon flight over the Nile & Luxor
USD 90
Cairo Tower
USD 13
Dashur & Saqqara Pyramids tour (bus, guide & entrance fees), from
USD 24-42
Day trip to Abu Simbel (by road), includes guide & transport
USD 30
Entrance to Abu Simbel
USD 20
Edfu Temple, entrance
USD 11
Karnak Temple, entrance
USD 14
Egyptian Museum, entrance
USD 15
Luxor Museum, entrance
USD 17
Luxor Temple, entrance
USD 11
Mummy Room in Egyptian Museum, entrance
USD 16
Entrance to one of the Pyramids at Giza
USD 7-35
Giza Pyramids sound & light show, including transport & entrance
USD 35
Karnak Temple sound & light show
USD 15
Kitchener Island / Elephantine Island, Aswan
National Museum of Egyptian Modern Art
Solar Boat Museum at Giza Pyramids Plateau
USD 10
Tombs of the Nobles, Aswan
Valley of the Kings & Workers tour, entry & guide
USD 34

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