This leg of the tour Charley meets a scorpion expert, explores open iron-ore mines, tracks lions on foot at Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park with the San tribe, goes aboard a diamond-mining ship, and bikes from Meerlust Wine Estate through Cape Town.
Charley tests his off-road skills in South Africa; and eats a traditional meal. Other trip highlights include: blasting for gold in the town of Barberton; Kruger National Park; the city of Johannesburg; a history of Soweto.
Charley and the team find themselves stranded near Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve. Later, they visit an orange farm; learn about the Born Free Foundation, a conservation and animal rescue organization; discover how eRanger bikes help distribute medicine to locals in need; explore Sulphur Springs; and swim with dolphins.
Adventurer Charley Boorman explores South Africa on his motorcycle in this series. First up: He rappels down Table Mountain; receives surf lessons from a former world champion; goes cage-diving with great white sharks; and spends the night in the township of Masiphumelele, near Cape Town.