Adventure Summit 2024: A Unique Collaboration

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Adventure Summit 2024: A Unique Collaboration

Date: June 11-14, 2024

Location: Champagne Valley, Drakensberg

Only 3 Weeks to Go! Register Now!


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Welcome to Adventure Summit 2024


Get ready for an extraordinary experience as Dirty Boots proudly presents the 2nd South African Adventure Summit. Scheduled for June 11-14, 2024, in the breathtaking Champagne Valley of the enchanting Drakensberg region, this summit is not just an event; it's a collaboration that unites and strengthens the adventure tourism industry in South Africa.


Why Attend?

  • Networking: Connect with industry leaders, share insights, and forge partnerships.
  • Knowledge Exchange: Gain valuable industry insights, trends, and best practices.
  • Professional Development: Enhance your skills and learn from experts in adventure tourism.
  • Business Opportunities: Discover new ventures, collaborations, and growth possibilities.
  • Fun & Adventure: Experience the beauty of the Drakensberg while enjoying thrilling activities.


Your Participation Matters!


Your presence at Adventure Summit 2024 is crucial for advancing adventure tourism in South Africa. The collaborative spirit and constructive discussions will propel our industry forward and benefit individual companies like yours.


Don't Miss Out!


This summit is held only every few years and won't return to KwaZulu-Natal for many years. Seize this chance to connect, learn, and shape the future of adventure tourism in South Africa.


Day of Adventure


To kickstart the Summit, participants are invited to join a 'Day of Adventure' featuring activities like day hikes, mountain biking, quad biking, zip lining, kayaking, and more.




R3950.00, covering one full day of activities, two days of conferencing, and excludes transport and accommodation. Accommodation including breakfast ranges from R320 for camping to R880 for Glamping at Mountain Splendour Eco-Resort.


Accommodation available at the venue


Book directly with Mountain Splendour Eco-Resort, mentioning the Summit for special rates.

Tel: 082 577 6841    




B&B Accommodation options (per person per day)

Camping using own equipment R320.00
Safari tent sharing (two beds per tent) R540.00
Dome tent single (one bed per tent) R640.00
Safari tent single (one bed per tent) R740.00
Log cabins & Luxury Glamping (min. 2 pax) R880.00


Inquiries and Sponsorship Opportunities:

Contact Johan Radcliffe from Dirty Boots at 083 411 0895 or on


Provisional Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday, June 11, 2024: Day of Adventure


  • Arrive for activities booked.
  • Options include Quad Biking, Ziplining, Hiking, Scootours, 4x4 Tours, Rock Climbing, and more.
  • Dinner and Opening Function at Mount Splendour.


Day 2 - Wednesday, June 12, 2024: Full Day Conference


  • Optional Trail Run or Mountain Bike Ride.
  • Conference sessions include:
  • Official Opening by SA Tourism or SATSA.
  • Keynote Speaker: Rachel Colenso.
  • Sessions on Fear, Threat and Error Management, Responsible Tourism, and Surprise Event sponsored by Dirty Boots.
  • Dinner at Mount Splendour.


Day 3 - Thursday, June 13, 2024: Full Day Conferencing


  • Morning activities include Trail Run, Mountain Bike, and Adventure Photography Workshop.
  • Conference sessions cover Adventure Photography, Reviews, Tourism Guiding Sector Panel, Team Potential, Standards for Adventure Tourism, and Reports from SATSA and SAAIA.
  • Closing Remarks and Dinner.


Day 4 - Friday, June 14, 2024: SATSA Adventure AGM


  • 09:00 – 12:00 Agenda to be announced.



Pre-Summit tour (09 June to 11 June) Only R 1250.00 p.p. 

Registration link, only for delegates.

Dragon’s Tale Via Ferrata – 3 Day Pre Summit adventure


For the fortunate attendees of this year's SA Adventure Summit in the Berg, we're excited to offer a special 2-day pre-summit tour for up to 8 delegates traveling to the event. 


Step into the heart of adventure with our exclusive 2-day pre-summit tour designed especially for the attendees of this year's SA Adventure Summit in the Berg. Prepare to be thrilled as we unveil a special experience that promises to be unforgettable.


Nestled high up in the Berg lies Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge's new Dragon’s Tale Via Ferrata, a marvel of human engineering set amidst breathtaking natural beauty. This Via Ferrata is not just an activity; it's a journey into the extraordinary. For those seeking the ultimate adventure, this is an opportunity of a lifetime.


Picture yourself scaling rugged cliffs, traversing dramatic landscapes, and immersing yourself in the raw power of nature. With expert guides leading the way, you'll conquer challenges that test your courage and push your limits, all while surrounded by awe-inspiring vistas that will leave you speechless.


But heed the call with caution, for this adventure is reserved for true adventurers. It demands physical prowess, mental fortitude, and a spirit of exploration that knows no bounds. If you're ready to embrace the unknown, to challenge yourself like never before, then don't miss out on this special offer.