River Rafting, tubing, bachelor parties, camping, fishing, archery team building, camping, climbing wall and so much more!!
Half Day River Rafting This white water rafting experience must surely be part of your bucket list, just be careful the adventure bug might just bite you This is for the team looking for a bit more excitement on the water. Rapids graded between 1 and 3, which makes it fun for anyone. The stretch is approximately 7km and has 11 rapids for the group to navigate through. The boats used are two man inflatables or “crocs”. The Vaal River which flows through Parys Town is a very friendly river and our fully qualified guides will make sure the group gets down the river safely. Full Day River Rafting You will get to experience 14 of the best rapids that the Vaal River has to offer, while still having some time to absorb the beauty that makes part of the scenery on the flat pools. Why not make your rafting an experience a day event. The stretch is approximately 12km and has ±14 rapids for the group to navigate through. The boats used are two man inflatables. We make it a whole day of river fun. You will not only get to experience rapids like “big daddy” “jaws and claws” but also the beauty that makes part of the Dome heritage site. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy our river lunch and refreshments at an island or along the dreaded “suicide mile”. You will also get the opportunity to croc surf at “paradise”, which is a unique experience on the Vaal River. Our fully qualified guides will make sure the group gets down the river safely. This activity is a must do on the Vaal river rafting calendar Qualified guides Multi-Day Rafting This is one of the ultimate things to do on the Vaal River for your family and friends. This rafting option will give you and your group the best that the Vaal River has to over the 2-day trip. The stretch is approximately 20km and has ±20 rapids for the group to navigate through. At the end of the day, we will transport you to our Base Camp to sit and relax along the boma and to enjoy a well-deserved sleep at our Farmhouse or Melkstal accommodation. The best of all is that you do not need to bring a thing to enjoy this amazing Vaal River Rafting Experience. All meals and beverages on the water are included. This is a rafting option that young and old can enjoy. Our fully qualified guides will make sure the group gets down the river safely.
From R 0 to R 0
Dependent on your booking.
Come to the meeting point wearing the clothes you will be rafting in.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that can get wet. Flip flops are not ideal as they float away when you fall in the water.
Bring lots of sunblock and keep applying during the rafting.
If you are going to wear sunglasses, make sure you bring straps or a shoelace to tie it to your helmet.
Dry clothes and towels should be kept in the cars.
We take a dry barrel on the water for small items such as cigarettes or a small camera.
Please book in advance.
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3D Archery Challenge
Hunt various animal 3D buds like in all days with a bow and arrow.
If you are in the mood for something different for the whole family to enjoy, then our 3D archery course will be what you are looking for. Our 3D archery course is located at the REAL Adventures Base Camp in the Vredefort Dome area. Our one of a kind course will put your skills to the challenge and provide lots of fun and laughter.
Start your session with a few shots on the normal target buds before you take your newly earned skills to the field. Parys Adventures archery course provides archers 5 different 3D animal targets tucked within the natural setting of the Vredefort Dome. Each target will offer different shots for different skill levels.
We can also customize the 3D target challenge to include paintballs or blow darts. It can also be combined with a quad biking session or include it as part of a treasure hunt for the kids.
Get your adrenalin pumping while descending from a 12 or 44-meter high rock face while enjoying a panoramic view of the Vredefort Dome Heritage site.
Abseiling is an adrenaline packed activity that really does make you feel a rush of excitement. Our abseil (12 or 44m) experience at takes place at the REAL Adventures Basecamp in an Old Granite Quarry overlooking the hills of the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site. The abseiling is combined with a short hike to the top with a view that will take your breath away.
Anybody that can fit into the harness can do abseiling. Our qualified guides will assist your decent with a safety rope ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all.
This activity is perfect for family groups and can also be combined with quad biking or as part of our mini adventure race.
Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting
Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting combines computer technology with infrared laser beams with the classic sport of clay pigeon shooting. It is an excellent team building event that can be done day or night. Great activity for young and old.
Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting at Parys Adventures provides the opportunity for everyone (young and old) to enjoy the thrill and excitement of shotgun shooting in perfect safety, without any threat to the surrounding environment.
The system has five guns and a scoreboard. The guns fire an infrared beam at the reflective and reusable clays – there’s a realistic shotgun ‘bang’ – hits are indicated by the sound of a breaking clay and appear on the scoreboard. This system is mobile and is perfect for any family or friend get together and even as entertainment at your wedding. Our system is set up at the REAL Adventures Base Camp approximately 6 km outside Parys within tranquil farm setting. Our qualified and experienced guides will ensure fun and laughter for all. The system can be used indoors or outdoors, there is even a night setting.
The following games can be played:
Wild Wild West:
The first person to hit the clay gets ten points, the second gets nine, the third get eight points etc. It is possible for a person to be first and second to hit the clay and they would then score nineteen points.
The Shootout: Only the first person to hit the clay scores full points.
The last man Standing:
After the “Wild Wild West,” we can then run the dreaded “Last Man Standing” competition. Five participants compete in “qualifying rounds” of a chosen game and at the end of each game the lowest scoring delegate drops out. When there is only one person left this person moves through to the final. We repeat this process until all the participants have had a chance to qualify for the final. The winner of this event would be the overall winner.
Paintball War Games
Join us for an extreme paintball session if you need to get rid of those city blues or a great time out with your family and friends.
This is a very popular activity with Bachelors or to sort out those small differences between family and friends. Paintball is challenging and fast-paced. As few as two or as many as eighty can play a game. This activity takes place at our Paintball course at the REAL Adventures Base camp. There are a variety of war games scenarios that can be played. The most popular ones are S.W.A.T. and Capture the flag.
With this activity, the groups need to free as many hostages as possible without getting “killed”. The more hostages freed, the stronger your team!
Capture the Flag
Capture the flag is almost the same as our S.W.A.T. but you must get the flag from the opponent’s base without being “killed” and at the same time protect your flag.
Parys Quad Out Rides
Join us on our 1-hour quad out-ride in the scenic beauty of the Vredefort Dome Heritage area.
Our quad biking trails start at the REAL Adventures Base Camp located on the outskirts of the beautiful town of Parys in the Vredefort Dome World Heritage site. Our routes are all located within the Dome area with its unrefined nature and blissful lookout points. An ideal activity for nature lovers and adrenalin junkies alike.
Our 1-hour quad bike trips are all guided (safe and under control riding) ensuring that it can be enjoyed by young and old. Accompanied by our fully trained and highly qualified facilitators, experience the thrill of these mechanical studs. All our Quad bikes are user-friendly, fully automatic or semi-automatic gearboxes, quiet exhaust systems, and low impact tires.
With excursions hosted daily, you can decide which time slot will suit you best, from early risers drive to late afternoon sundowner tour.
Quad biking can also be combined with any of our wide variety of activities e.g. 3D Archery, Abseiling, Paintball War Games, Laser clay pigeon shooting and White Water Rafting.
Quad Game Drive
Join us on a unique Quad Game Drive where you will be able to combine adventure with nature in the Parys area.
One of the most unique activities to do in Parys is our quad game drive trails starts at the Dell Game Farm located approximately 12 km from Parys along the Vaal River. You and your family will be able to view different game varieties like giraffes, zebras, eland and many more in a unique and adventure filled way.
Our quad bike trips are all guided (safe and under control riding) ensuring that it can be enjoyed by young and old while enjoying nature in its purest form. All our Quad bikes are user-friendly, fully automatic or semi-automatic gearboxes, quiet exhaust systems, and low impact tires.
This quad biking excursion is only available on Sundays and booking is essential to avoid disappointment.
Target Lawn Twister
Enjoy our unique lawn twister with paintball target shooting as your final judge.
We are bringing one of your favorite games into the adventure zone. Enjoy this unique lawn game with a R.E.A.L. twist. 4 different colored paintball targets will determine your team member’s next move. Make sure your aim is in, or you will get your team members in an awkward twist. Once your team member tumble he/she will be replaced, the last team standing wins! Our guides will keep everybody entertained while at the same time ensuring everybody’s safety. This activity is great for family get-togethers and as entertainment or adds activity during birthday parties.
Choose between a variety of target shooting options for the kids – Archery, Paintball or blow darts.
Look no further if you want to get your kids off the couch. We have a range of target shooting options for the whole family. This is perfect if you want your kids to get a taste of the outdoors and adventure. Enjoy target shooting with Paintball Guns, Bow and Arrow or blow darts. Our guides will keep everybody entertained while at the same time ensuring everybody’s safety. This activity can be an add-on to your existing adventure at Parys Adventures and is also perfect for birthday parties.
Vredefort Dome Tours
Visit the largest and oldest known astrobleme or impact crater on Earth. Come to understand why this unique terrain is a World Heritage Site, for scientific, cultural, historical and ecological reasons – and how it is connected to SA’s gold wealth
The tour will begin with a short history of Parys Town and its surroundings
Introduction to the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site – DVD
Guided tour with a game viewer to the Dome lookout point.
Visit granite quarry where pseudotachylite veins will be viewed
This is a great morning or afternoon outing with fantastic scenery telling an awe-inspiring story of earth, space and the origins of life.
Water War Games
Compete against your friends in our safe and fun water war games. Great for birthday parties and/or family excursions in the Parys area
The water war games are also played at the real adventure Base Camp and are great for Birthday parties and family bonding events. The games are played with the water games are similar to the paintball war games, but instead of paintball guns, water guns are used. The water used for the guns and refills will be colored according to the different teams.