Durban Gorge Swing Trips

Doing a gorge swing feels less daunting than bungee jumping but is no less daring. In its favour, gorge swingers are secured upright in a full-body harness and are not bound by the feet ankles.

A gorge swing is like a being on a giant playground swing - only you start from the top of the swing and accelerate as you freefall into the depths of a river gorge. You are safely secured in a full-body harness and when the bungee rope 'catches' you gently at the end of the freefall, you begin…

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Gorge Swing in Durban
Durban Gorge Swing

Doing a gorge swing feels less daunting than bungee jumping but is no less daring. In its favour, gorge swingers are secured upright in a full-body harness and are not bound by the feet ankles.

A gorge swing is like a being on a giant playground swing - only you start from the top of the swing and accelerate as you freefall into the depths of a river gorge. You are safely secured in a full-body harness and when the bungee rope 'catches' you gently at the end of the freefall, you begin an enjoyable pendulum-like swing.

Lehr's waterfall (165m high) in Oribi Gorge is a two-hour drive from Durban. Children are permitted to do gorge swings - just check with operators about their age restrictions.

Gorge Swing in Durban Operators