real Cape adventures


What we do

REAL CAPE ADVENTURES’ kayak destinations have been carefully selected to provide paddlers and travellers with the best and safest experiences.  Each has something unique to offer, including viewing marine life such as seals, dolphins, penguins and whales. Participants need to be normally fit and healthy as paddling requires some exertion and endurance. But no experience is needed.

What we offer


Guided Kayak Trips


activity planning

Kayak tours

Kayak operators

Kayak Tours and Services

Johan Loots described sixty kayak routes in his book A Practical Guide to Sea Kayaking in Southern Africa. In his international book, An Essential Guide to Sea Kayaking, he describes the skills of sea kayaking and routes worldwide.
To facilitate safe paddling and professional guiding, Loots set up of the first sea kayak guide course in South Africa, paving the way for future developments with a local forum, TASKS – The African Sea Kayak Society and ISKIA – International Sea Kayak Instructors Association, a blueprint for an international sea kayak association.

Various Tours

Hosting several tours world wide over the years, Cape Kayak Camino and Paddle Plett are the latest bucket list must do trips

Guide Training

REAL CAPE ADVENTURES cc sponsors TASKS - The African Sea Kayak Sea Kayak Society - and is promoting The International Sea Kayak Instructor Association [ISKIA]. If you are interested in kayak guide training and/or employment, contact us.

Dealers & Agents

Customers can book sea kayak trips and tours with REAL CAPE KAYAK ADVENTURES cc on this website wherever they are in the world.  In certain areas customers may also book through approved agents.

Business Opportunities

REAL CAPE ADVENTURES cc has inspired the setting up of various sea kayak operations in Africa as well as elsewhere in the world. It offers a variety of business options, including turnkey operations. Contact us if you are interested in running an adventure sea kayak business in your area, wherever that may be. 

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Real Cape Adventures offers various trips and tours worldwide

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Swift Hybrid

We sponsor & promote sea kayak adventures and expeditions

Real Cape Adventures has sponsored PaddleYak kayaks and supported various expeditions such as the excursion across Lake Tanganyika and used to cross Lake Malawi and more famously in 2011 by Riaan Manser and Dan Skinstad’ts adventure in Iceland on their Swift Double; Inspiration


We have also sponsored Riaan Manser, adventurer extraordinaire, who circumnavigated Madagascar in a PaddleYak®  Swift Hybrid Classic  and as well as Iceland, together with Dan Skinstad, in a PaddleYak®Swift Hybrid Double.

Real Cape Adventures
Cape Kayak Camino


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