Adventure Articles

South Africa’s first adventure summit

January 13, 2017
Blog - 30 May 2017 Southern African Adventure Summit 2017 “Keep it real” Venue: Kunguru Lodge, Overberg, W/Cape Dates: 26 – 28 September 2017 Description The first South African Adventure Summit brings the country’s adventure community together to assist in creating a highly-driven...

WTM Africa 2017 - Dirty Boots adventure stand

January 13, 2017
Dirty Boots has space for 20 sharing exhibitors at this year’s WTM Africa at the International Convention Centre in Cape Town.  We currently have 18 confirmed and paid adventure companies that will be attending the show on the Dirty Boots adventure stand.  This is the 4’th year we...

Sales open for Issue 12 of Dirty Boots with no price increase

January 13, 2017
The great news for issue 12 of Dirty Boots is that there is no price increase.  Last year’s new full page format was extremely well received by the travel industry so we will be making no changes in this year’s issue.  Already more than 50% of the space has been filled so for of...

Responsive websites – Are they worth the trouble?

November 28, 2016
Dirty Boots launches new responsive website For the last two years all I have been hearing from the website guru’s, is that it is of paramount importance that your website is responsive.  This is not an easy process if you have over 3000 pages. Basically, responsive means that your site...

The benefit of online availability and instant bookings

November 24, 2016
The benefit of online availability and instant bookings. Today travelers depend on technology during all stages of their trip, from planning, booking, all the way through to paying. It’s instant and convenient and therefore critical to allow your clients to look at your availability and rates...

The Value of an Indemnity form

November 24, 2016
THE VALUE OF AN INDEMNITY WHAT IT IS • It is an agreement in which a person waives their right to legal recourse in the event of harm caused by the wrongdoing of the other party • Its is also known as a contractual transfer of risk • It may be called indemnity, waiver or release • You...

South African Adventure Industry Survey by Dirty Boots

January 21, 2016 Press release
South African Adventure Industry Survey - Johan Radcliffe | 2015 Forward by Johan Radcliffe How and why did this survey come about?  As any normal business owner would do at some stage you start looking for further research on your industry to obtain a better picture of where you stand and...

Self regulation in the adventure industry by Dirty Boots

June 10, 2014 Press release
A SUMMARY OF REGULATION IN THE ADVENTURE INDUSTRY - Johan Radcliffe, Dirty Boots | 12 June 2014 CONTENT 1) List of activities available in South Africa 2) 3 Examples of self-regulation 3) Associations that could self-regulate 4) South Africa’s Hot Air Ballooning Industry by Bill Harrop 5) in...

5 day Karoo Cycle

May 23, 2013
After spending the first four months of the year behind the computer and telephone I decided it was time to squeeze in a quick adventure.  With family and work commitments it had to be close not to waste valuable time travelling half way around the globe.  I have also been punting the -...

South Africa Adventures

January 16, 2013 Press release
What is adventure travel? A tour including a physical activity. Before we continue with any discussions relating to marketing or controlling the industries safety standards it is important that we define the sector properly.  The word Adventure has been thrown around allot in the last in in...

Top 5 Things To Do For Thrill Seekers

August 30, 2012
If you could add an ‘adrenaline’ topping to your pizza, you would. Your adventure seeking soul has seen you jumping off bridges, tackling white water rapids and swing your way across gorges. You’re now looking for your next thrill, your next adventure fix, your next opportunity to say was a...

Experience Shark Cage Diving in KwaZulu-Natal

July 11, 2012
Dirty Boots offers the premier shark cage diving experience in KwaZulu-Natal. If the cold waters of Cape Town don’t appeal to you, then you can experience the same adrenaline-pumping rush in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Shark cage diving is definitely the popular choice of most of the...

Enjoy and appreciate shark cage diving

July 11, 2012
Dirty Boots, your one-stop adventure guide, offers you the most adrenaline-surging shark cage diving experience that will satisfy your need for adventure and leave your heart pounding. The coastal town of Gansbaai is known as the Great White Shark capital of the world and once you reach “Shark...

Climbing Kilimanjaro

June 04, 2012
Dirty Boots is one of the industry leading suppliers of travel tour operators, with an informative website which offers a comprehensive listing of tour companies and activities. This is a fantastic, reliable resource perfect for planning your unique holiday in South Africa, Swaziland or Lesotho....

Aquarium Shark Diving

June 04, 2012
Are you in the mood for an adrenaline pumping adventure? Hop onto Dirty Boot’s informative website and pick the adventure package that is most appealing to you. There is a comprehensive listing of activities, tours and operators to choose from, predominantly in the regions of South Africa, and...

A Whale of a Time

June 04, 2012
Every year we all wait with baited breath for our favourite visitors to arrive - the majestic whales who return to South Africa’s shores to calve their young in the warm waters, escaping the harsh cold climate of their feeding grounds in Antarctica. Witnessing the power and beauty of these is a...

Riveting River Rafting

June 04, 2012
If you’re on the hunt for an adrenaline rush then river rafting is perfect for you! There is nothing like the thrill of paddling down a fast-flowing river, hurtling down rapids, and steering past massive boulders and obstructions. Of course, it doesn’t have to be very hectic, you can choose 1...