Work with Cape Hikes

Thank You For Your Interest In Working With Cape Hikes

We are always looking to add new freelance guides to our team. offers a variety of hikes, walks and multi-day backpacking adventures around the Western Cape.  We facilitate youth backpacking holiday camps, corporate adventure programs, family adventures as well as custom backpacking and day trips. We work to ensure our adventures are meaningful, supportive, educational while at the same time insuring the word “fun” is always kept at the top of the list.

Minimum Requirements for Guides:

  • Able to legally work in South Africa
  • A minimum of 21 years old
  • Possession of a valid first aid certificate
  • NQF Qualified
  • Own Reliable Transportation
  • Solid communication and leadership skills.
  • Advanced skills and knowledge in backpacking/hiking and related gear
  • Knowledge of Western Cape history, geology, plants, and wildlife (or a passion to learn it quickly)
  • Outdoor cooking skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Passing a pre-employment background check