Active in Africa service is operated by Amatka (Pty) Ltd, registration number 2013/059781/07.

Amatka was founded by two Finnish entrepreneurs, who also happen to be outdoor life lovers, in 2013.

The company is based in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Sirje is an enthusiastic hikers and a slow road runner. She loves discovering new trails allover South Africa. She has run 5 marathons and did her first Two Oceans 56 km in 2017. Additionally, Sirje enjoys photography and camping.

Mika is a strong trail runner, mountain bikers and swimmer. You can often find him on slopes of Table Mountain. He has run 10 marathons, 1 Two Oceans 56 km and several Trail Challenges. Additionally, Mika enjoys soccer and cross country skiing (back in Finland).


Born out of love to active outdoor life in Cape Town and South Africa, Active in Africa exists to invite people to explore and experience the city and country in an active way.

We strongly believe South Africa is the #1 destination for people who love running, hiking and cycling.

As a bonus food is excellent, wine & beer of high quality, people friendly, and scenery "most beautiful in the world".

No wonder many people who visit the country once keep coming back year after year.


Authentic experiences for you.

With personal touch form us.

Always value for money in mind.