BASE Jumping in Soweto

BASE Jumping in Soweto, Gauteng.

BASE jumping in Soweto? No ways…Soccer, yes but BASE jumping?

For visitors to South Africa, Soweto conjures images of tough township life, famous historical sites, Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu and the struggle against apartheid. These are serious and important things and a very important part of any visit to Soweto, but there is another aspect of Soweto which is making a bit of a stir; the emergence of adventure sports.

The Soweto Towers, old…

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BASE Jumping in Soweto
BASE Jumping in Soweto, Gauteng

BASE Jumping in Soweto, Gauteng.

BASE jumping in Soweto? No ways…Soccer, yes but BASE jumping?

For visitors to South Africa, Soweto conjures images of tough township life, famous historical sites, Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu and the struggle against apartheid. These are serious and important things and a very important part of any visit to Soweto, but there is another aspect of Soweto which is making a bit of a stir; the emergence of adventure sports.

The Soweto Towers, old cooling structures of a now defunct power station, were once ugly and grey and the perfect symbol of the oppression for the people living at its feet. Now they’ve had a flamboyant new makeover and have been fitted out with the latest rigging gear for high flying adrenalin activities.

BASE jumping has been added to the list of thrilling activities offered at this vertical adventure destination. A 100m jump is available for those calm, precise folk with the relevant freefall experience.

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Soweto Towers - BASE Jumping in Soweto. Transformed and repurposed, the contemporary African art adorned Soweto Towers have become the urban adventure hub of Gauteng. In their previous life they were cooling towers for the Orlando Power station, literally towering over the township of Soweto, dull and grey. Now they burst with colour, fun and excitement offering a variety of swings, leaps and in...