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Social Activities in Cape Town

If you are working at one of our volunteer projects in Cape Town, you can attend activities organised by the Social Club from our language school. You find the schedule below and you can book your favourite activities online. 

The activities are a great way to visit all the must-see places in Cape Town and surroundings. Our Social Club is also a great place to meet other volunteers and international students from the language school.

Important

  • Pay at reception to secure your booking.
  • It is your responsibility to cancel if you will not be able to attend a tour or activity. 
  • Some tours are subject to weather conditions.
  • After the tour, you will be dropped off at your accommodation.
  • A minimum number of participants is required.
  • If needed, a second bus can be arranged.
  • Cancellations or emergency contact +27 83 226 2794 / +27 82 589 6155
April 20 2018

Free Transfer V&A

Transfer to V&A to use the time at your own leisure. Use this time to see a movie, do some shopping for last minute souvenirs or just grab a bite to eat and drink.

Explore and enjoy the V&A in your own time.

 

Use an Uber to get back home or use a return transfer at +/- 21h00.

Meeting Point 17h30 at Mariendahl / 17h50 at the City Centre School.
Price Free Transfer
Duration +/-3 hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services All Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Luciana L. Sergio Luiz C. SERGIO C.
Cut Off Date 20. April 2018
April 20 2018

GHS- Braai!

The Good Hope Studies Braai will be taking place at our Mariendahl School.

All students and teachers are welcome!! The more the merrier.

NB! Please sign up at reception so we know how many students will join this activity.

 

FREE One way transfer from City to Newlands school

Meeting Point At Newlands Campus from 13h00 – 17h00
Price Free
Duration +/-4 hours
Included Services Fire, soft drinks and chips, free one way transfer from City school to Newlands school
Not Included Services Meat, drinks, side salads and extras
Students Min. 10 / 50
Students currently booked Luciana L. Paulo R. Marcio C. Celia L. Rahel H. Luca H. Nina S. Ahmed S. Ahmed S.
Cut Off Date 20. April 2018
April 21 2018

Cape Agulhas and Hermanus Overnight Tour

From Cape Town we will travel via False Bay and Hermanus, where we will stop for wine tasting and lunch. We then proceed on our journey to the southernmost tip of Africa, Cape Agulhas, which is the official meeting place of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Here you can climb to the top of the old lighthouse, walk to a shipwreck, go for a swim in the Indian Ocean and have many photo opportunities as proof of your visit to this special place.

Meeting Point 09h00 - 09h30 @ your accommodation
Price R1300.00
Duration 2 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, dinner, breakfast, wine tasting, penguin colony, accommodation (Backpacker Sharing - Contact us should you prefer to have a single or double room)
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks and any optional extra activities
Students Min. 5 / 12
Students currently booked Clark E.
Cut Off Date 19. April 2018
April 21 2018

Winelands

Our route today takes us to Stellenbosch and Franschoek where you will have the opportunity to do a cellar tour and 2 wine tastings. Taste some of the best wine in Africa and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Meeting Point 08h30 at Mariendahl / 08h50 at the City Centre School
Price R600.00
Duration Full Day
Included Services Transport, tour guide, cellar tour and 2 free wine tasting
Not Included Services Food and additional tastings
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Clark E. Márcia Nayara F. Sophia H.
Cut Off Date 20. April 2018
April 22 2018

Mzoli's

If you're looking for a different, close-up view of vibrant township life then be sure to make lunch at Mzoli's part of your visit to Cape Town. The afternoon is spent dining at this interesting restaurant in the heart the township of Guguletu.

Meeting Point 10h30 at the City Centre School /10h50 at Mariendahl
Price R150.00
Duration +/- 5hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Entrance (R30), food & drinks
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 20. April 2018
April 22 2018

Sun Kissed Salsa - Free Dance Class

Join your fellow students for an open air Salsa Dance Class in a AMAZING location.

Sun-kissed Salsa is a non-profit organization. We host outdoor dancing events where enthusiasts can come together in a jovial open-air environment. Music is not limited purely to Salsa, but also to other Afro-Latin genres.

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Meeting Point 14h30 Newlands 14h50 City
Price R100.00
Duration +/- 2.5 hours
Included Services Transport and free dance class
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Elsa I. Luciana L. danara c.
Cut Off Date 20. April 2018
April 24 2018

Bo-Kaap Cooking Classes

Bo-Kaap Cooking experience including traditional cooking lesson and lunch or dinner with a cool drink. We take pleasure in an adventurous romp into one of Cape Town’s historical hot spots in the vibrant BoKaap district.

Meeting Point 15h40 at Mariendahl / 16h00 at the City Centre School
Price R590.00
Duration +/- 5 hours
Included Services Transport, cooking class and food
Not Included Services Drinks
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 24. April 2018
April 25 2018

Township Dinner

Dinner in a township hosts a cultural tour to a township nearby, including a traditional African Meal, dancers, a choir, transport and music. It is an opportunity for visitors to gain a better understanding of the lifestyle and culture of the residents and to have dinner in a township. Enjoy an evening of African music, dance and partying with the locals.

Meeting Point 18h00 at Mariendahl / 18h20 at the City Centre School
Price R400.00
Duration 3,5 hours
Included Services Transport, food and entertainment
Not Included Services Drinks and tips
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 25. April 2018
April 26 2018

Soup Kitchen

Today we will help with a feeding programme in a previously disadvantaged community; learn more about the life and culture of the residents while also having the opportunity to give something back to the community.

Meeting Point 13h00 at Mariendahl / 13h20 at the City Centre School
Price R100.00
Duration +/- 3,5 hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Any other donations will be appreciated
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 26. April 2018
April 27 2018

5 Day Garden Route and Addo Special

Jump on board our adventurous 5 day tour exploring the Garden Route all the way to Addo Elephant National Park which has the densest population of African elephants in the World!!!

Itinerary available on request.

Meeting Point 05H30 - 06H30 @ YOUR ACCOMMODATION
Price R5200.00
Duration 5 DAYS
Included Services Transport, guide, 4 nights accommodation (Backpacker), 4x dinners, 4x breakfasts, Cango Caves or Cango Wildlife Ranch, Addo Elephant Park entrance fee, 2.5 hour safari in tour bus, Tsitsikamma National Park entrance fee and hike, wine tasting, canoeing (weather dependent).
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, bungee jumping, zip line, 4x4 Safari and any optional extras not mentioned
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Ramon B. Veronika L. Clark E. Carla S.
Cut Off Date 25. April 2018
April 27 2018

Beach Transfer

Today we offer a transfer Llandudno beach, to one of Cape Town’s most beautiful beaches. Join your fellow students for a soccer game, cool down in the Atlantic Ocean or just soak up the African sun.

Meeting Point 13h00 at Mariendahl and 13h20 at the City Centre School
Price Free Transfer
Duration +/- 3,5 hours
Included Services Transport, soccer ball
Not Included Services Food, drinks and extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 27. April 2018
April 28 2018

Cape Point

From the small fishing harbour in Hout Bay you can take a boat trip to Seal Island and watch the seals frolicking in the ocean and on the rocks on which they live. We continue along a spectacular coastline down to the Cape of Good Hope.

Meeting Point 08h00 at Mariendahl School / 08h20 at the City Centre
Price R600.00
Duration Full Day Tour
Included Services Transport, tour guide and entrance fee (Cape Point)
Not Included Services Lunch and entrance fee Penguins R75.00, boat cruise
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 27. April 2018
April 29 2018

Shark Cage Diving

Our route from Cape Town takes us past Hermanus and through to Kleinbaai. After breakfast we get on the boat to view Great White Sharks in their natural habitat. After the dive we head back for some lunch and then embark on the return journey back to Cape Town.

Meeting Point 05h30 at your accommodation
Price R2650.00
Duration Full Day
Included Services Transport, breakfast, snacks, drinks and diving
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 1 / 11
Cut Off Date 27. April 2018

Cancellation Policy, Terms and Conditions:

It is your responsibility to cancel if you can’t attend a tour or activity. You will be liable for the tour cost if you do not show up for the tour and have not cancelled in time. Cancelation times for short tours: 6hours before departure. For day tours, weekend activities and tours longer than one day: 48hours before departure.

I agree to the condition that, while every precaution will be taken for my safety and welfare and for the care of my possessions, I will hold blameless and indemnify all persons, Good Hope Studies (the School), CapeTowning Tours and all other organizations associated with this tour or activity, should any prejudice, loss, damage, illness or injury occur to me during this tour/activity. This includes an indemnity against recovery of costs resulting from damage, loss and/or medical conditions or hospitalization. 

The company reserves the right to change the itinerary, accommodation, and transport along the way should circumstances dictate. Many of these outdoor activities are weather dependent, which could force changes in the itinerary. The guide will try his or her best to arrange events according to prevailing weather conditions.