A zip line in Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve in South Africa.

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Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve

Western Cape

This mountainous and forested reserve stretches from Jonkershoek in the west to Villiersdorp in the east, skirting the Theewaterskloof Dam. There are day walks and overnight hikes, mountain-bike routes and kloofing (canyoning) trails, but the main attraction is the Canopy Tour, a zip-lining adventure that sees you soaring above the treetops.

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