around elements you find an exciting selection of sport activities. most of these activities depend on the weather conditions and we therefore recommend to stay spontaneous with your planning. we know where best to rent or buy sports equipment and are happy to assist you.

wind- and kitesurfing

from november to february wind is guaranteed almost daily in cape town and some of the world’s best surf spots are in easy distance from elements


the cape peninsula offers lots of good spots for surfing and great swells, especially during the winter months.


discover the table mountain, our lions head or the signal hill and lots of other destinations during beautiful hikes in and around cape town.


discover the cape point nature reserve, table mountain, the tokai forest or the winelands on the bike.


close to somerset west there is a wakeboard lift and the trip there is a nice combination with the fantastic vergelegen wine estate just next door.


there are outdoor tennis courts directly in the neighbourhood of elements.


cape town is known as a great dive site. wrecks, kelp forests, soft corals, seals, dolphins, lots of different species of fish and of course sharks can be spotted.

quad biking

reach speeds of up to 80km/h or enjoy the beauty of the area on your quad. quad safaris are also available


improve your handycap while staying at elements: two golf courses are reached within a few minutes drive, atlantic beach and milnerton.


the virgin active fitness centre is located in the neighbourhood of elements lodge. there you find weights, cardio machines, a 25m swimming pool, squash courts, sauna and great lessons can be joined too.


if you would like to be active or visit the sights of cape town during your stay, we are happy to organize a variety of tours and activities for you. we offer safari tours, day trips to the cape point or the beautiful winelands, canyoning, whale watching, shark cage diving and lots more… we are happy to assist with planning and booking!

cape point tour

on the way to the famous cape of good hope you can see plenty of things: the fantastic botanical gardens of kirstenbosch, the oldest wineyard of cape town in constantia, the colourful bath houses on muizenberg’s beach, the artist village kalk bay with its antique shops and trendy restaurants, the penguin colony at boulder’s beach, an ostrich farm, the famous coastal road ‘chapmans peak drive’ and the seals in hout bay


enjoy a full day tour into our beautiful wine lands! our tour operator will take you to the famous wine regions paarl, franschhoek and stellenbosch. the first few tastings will make sure you fall in love with south africa’s excellent wine culture.

1 or 2-day safari

only two hours drive from elements you can experience the big 5 (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard) live in a private game reserve. an ‘overnight safari’ includes one night in the 4 star hotel in the reserve including meals and two safari tours.


a bit north of elements you reach cape town’s drop zone where you can enjoy an unforgettable tandem skydive with amazing views.

snorkeling/diving with seals

seal snorkeling is the ultimate wildlife experience. plunge into the cool atlantic ocean and swim with hundreds of playful cape fur seals. interact with them in their environment and on their terms and we assure you this will be one of the highlights of your holiday.


during a visit to the townships of cape town you get to know the history of the poor communities and are delighted by the warmth and joy you feel.

kruger national park, garden route or other african countries

for those who have more time and would like to explore the rest of south africa, we offer a variety of tours through our partner travel agency. these tour specialists have lived in south africa for almost a decade and travelled southern africa extensively. their personal service at great value for money will make your african dream come true. there are short trips to kruger, self-drive trips along the garden route, guided tours through south africa or fabulous overland trips to other african countries available. let us know if you are interested in experiencing the real africa and we will be very happy to assist!


just a bit north of elements you can drive down the beautiful dunes of atlantis with your sandboard.


don´t miss this exciting experience! enjoy the amazing view over cape town from a bird’s eye view during your exciting flight. you start at one of the mountains in and around cape town and arrive at the beach or in the winelands.


hermanus is one of the best places in the world to see whales from the shore. this coastal town is only 90 minutes drive from elements and from august to november whale viewings are guaranteed. get on the boat with experts who know their favourite places and share their knowledge about whales with you. with a bit of luck you can also see whales and dolphins on our bloubergstrand.

facing the great white shark

in gansbaai, about 150 minutes drive from elements, you come close to great white sharks through a cage and get to know lots of information about these hardly discovered marine creatures. get on an exciting boat trip and experience a dive in the cage face to face with the great whites.


gallop on your horse towards the setting sun on the awesome beach of nordhoek or book a nice outride on the countryside or riding lessons with us.