Adventure Party – Devon’s 7th Birthday

For Devon’s 7th birthday we had a some outdoor games and a short obstacle course which culminated in the children climbing a dirt hill with the help of a rope. We ended the afternoon with hike through the forest. Below are some photos, and a highlight video, of the Adventure Party: Stay up to date

Adventure of Camping and Hiking in the Kleinrivier Wilderness (Part 1)

For this adventure I took my family on camping trip to Kleinrivier Wilderness Area. It was a 400km drive to the Reserve which is located near Uitenage. We camped at a site called Soetdorings (“Sweet Thorns”), so named because of the thousands of thorn trees throughout the reserve. We booked out the entire site so

Gear Review: C2 Performance Tights / Compression Pants

Recently I received a pair of C2 Performance Tights (Compression Pants) to use and give some feedback. My reviewer, Mel, wore them on some forest trail-running and provided some glowing feedback. Here’s a video I created of her testing out the tights: Mel loved the warmth the tights provided on a cold, blustery afternoon. They

Adventure Holiday Club – Day Five (July 2019)

For the final day of our week-long Adventure Holiday Club we had a small group and changed things up a bit. We first went for a nice forest walk, doing activities along the way: We spent quite a bit of time birdwatching. We were fortunate to see a host of species including: Bronze Mannikins, Fish

Adventure Holiday Club – Day Four (July 2019)

On Day Four of our Adventure Holiday Club we moved settings and went to the forest and the beach. Read about the previous days of our Adventure Holiday Club here: Day One, Day Two, Day Three. We started the morning with a walk through the forest and did some exploring and climbing: Once we exited

Adventure Holiday Club – Day Three (July 2019)

Day 3 of our Adventure Holiday Club saw us doing some problem-solving activities and hill climbing, but the highlight was canoeing in the river. Read about Day One here. Read about Day Two here We started the day by collecting more bamboo and working on shelter building. The we moved down to the river where

Adventure Holiday Club – Day Two (July 2019)

On Day Two of our Adventure Holiday Club we focused on hiking, climbing and problem solving group activities. We started off with a hiking trail through some dense forest that included a few rock formations that we need to climb over. At these points the children realized that they would need to help each other

Adventure Holiday Club – Day One (July 2019)

In July 2019 we ran Red King Adventures’ inaugural Adventure Holiday Club. It was a great, five day adventure and we had a lot of fun going on hikes, canoeing, doing team-building and problem-solving activities, climbing hills, learning outdoor skills and playing some fun games. On Day One we started by collecting bamboo to build

Equipment Review: Use SportShield to Prevent Chafing and Blisters

Recently I received SportShield from 2Toms to use and provide some feedback. 2Toms is a company which specializes in athletic products that prevent blisters, chafing, and odours. Apart from camping, hiking and kayaking I enjoy running and have participated in quite a few races in the last few years. Chafing and blisters are always a concern, especially when