Sense of Adventure? South African Tourism needs you


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Sense of Adventure? South African Tourism needs you

  1. 1. Tourism Breaking News<br />SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM<br />7 May 2010<br />Sense of Adventure? South African Tourism needs you<br />Tourism, South Africa, South Africa tourism, adventure, adventure in South Africa, outdoor activities, Global Adventure Tribe, National Geographic Channel, wild Africa, competition, trekking, surfing, wildlife tracking, canoeing<br />Are you someone who loves the great outdoors? Are you looking for an adventure on the wild side? Today, South African Tourism, in conjunction with National Geographic Channel, launches their search for an American representative to become a part of a Global Adventure Tribe. <br />Outdoor-types from across the US have the chance to win a 7 day trip of a lifetime, following an action-packed itinerary including activities such as trekking, surfing, wildlife tracking, canoeing, quad biking, bush walking, safari, bungee jumping, paragliding, diving and hot air ballooning.<br />This exciting competition will be running independently in seven countries across the globe, with the individual winners coming together to form an Adventure Tribe who will explore South Africa and share their adventure with the rest of the world.<br />The competition will highlight some of the more active pursuits that are available in South Africa to travellers looking for anything from gentle walking or cycling to pushing themselves to the limits with some of the most challenging adventures in the World. The winners will have the opportunity to share their experiences via multi-media platforms during and after their trip.<br />Did you know? South Africa is home to:<br />The World’s highest commercially operated bungee jump – Bloukrans Bridge, Tsitsikamma<br />The World’s highest commercially operated abseil - Table Mountain <br />The World’s most extreme 19th hole - at Legend Golf and Safari Resort, Entabeni, Limpopo. It is the world’s longest par-3, with a USD 1 million incentive to anyone who achieves a hole in one<br />Entrants are asked to submit up to 250 words, plus a photo, explaining why they should have the opportunity to become an Adventure Ambassador for South Africa. Entries can be made via the website:<br />Competition entrants do not need to have visited South Africa before, they just need a passion for travel and adventure and a desire to share their experiences with the rest of the US. Please see website for full terms and conditions: Competition closes Tuesday 22nd June.<br />For those who wish to book, a range of activity and adventure itineraries are available through and on 1 800 593 1318. <br />Ends<br />Notes to Editors<br />National Geographic Channels International<br />National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) invites viewers to live curious through its smart, innovative programming that questions what we know, how we view the world and what drives us forward. A business enterprise owned by National Geographic Television (NGT) and FOX Entertainment Group, NGCI contributes to the National Geographic Society's commitment to exploration, conservation and education through its six channels: National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Channel HD, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Wild HD, Nat Geo Adventure and Nat Geo Music. <br />Globally, National Geographic Channel (including NGC U.S., which is a joint venture of NGT and Fox Cable Networks Group) is available in more than 330 million homes in 166 countries and 34 languages. <br />For more information, please visit<br />