Our international internships take you to some of the best adventure destination of your choice. These internships allow you to travel and make a difference at the same time.
Virtuoso International Luxury Travel has named South Africa as the top adventure destination for 2016! During your internship in Cape Town with if i could… you have the opportunity to participate in adrenaline-pumping activities like shark cage diving, bungee jumping, abseiling and more.
Here is our guide to adventurous, not-to-be-missed activities in Cape Town:
Abseil down Table Mountain
Named one of the natural wonders of the world, Table Mountain offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city and surrounds. Abseil Africa offers you the option to abseil down the mountain, surrounded by breathtaking views and unspoiled nature. If you are feeling extra adventurous you may choose to hike up Table Mountain as well.
Website: Abseil Africa
Hike up Lion’s Head
Lion’s Head is located between Signal Hill and Table Mountain. It is a beautiful hike during the day, but even more spectacular on the night of a full moon. Once a month, hundreds of hikers take to Lion’s Head starting at the early hours of the evening. When you reach the peak, you are rewarded with a truly spectacular view of the full moon and city lights below.
Website: Cape Town Magazine
Sand Boarding and Quad Biking
Cape Town is usually associated with beaches and the seaside. The Atlantis Dunes are a hidden gem located just 35 minutes away from Cape Town’s city centre. The 27km pure white sand dunes are an unspoiled area perfect for sandboarding or quad biking. Don’t worry if you haven’t done either activity before – as the classes are designed for beginners.
Website: Cape X-treme
Surfing in Muizenberg
Whether you are a beginner or experienced surfer, Muizenberg is one of the best places in Cape Town to catch the waves. Take the train from Cape Town city centre and enjoy the views of the coast as you make your way to Muizenberg for a surf lesson.
Website: Gary’s Surf School
Have you ever wanted to bungee jump from the highest bridge in the world? The Bloukrans Bridge, situated on the famous Garden Route, is recognised as the ‘highest bungee from a bridge in the world’. Jump using pendulum bungee technology and fall approximately 160m depending on your weight and length of the cord.
It’s adventure time
Make the most of your internship by experiencing something truly unique during your time in South Africa. Our Programme Coordinators are here to help you plan your internship. Are you ready to explore the next adventure destination on your bucket list? Contact us at email@example.com for more information.