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Current South African Outdoor and Adventure Industry contribution:

The outdoor and adventure industry plays an important role in the South African economy, in that it: 


o Contributed R 173 billion directly, and R 346 billion indirectly to SA’s GDP (7% of SA’s GDP) 

o Created 716 891 direct and 1,2 million indirect jobs (1 in 10 people in SA work in this industry). 

o Contributed R 86,5 billion in tax revenue in SARS. 

o Contributed 17,500 peer-reviewed academic studies that affirm that outdoor and adventure learning is critical to human development. 

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