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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
February 21 2018

Ocean Kayaking

Transfer to Simonstown where we start our adventure at the Simon's Town Waterfront. We paddle past the civilian and Naval Harbour and out to Boulder's Beach to see the penguins. If the time and tide is right we may stop on a beach for a swimming break.

Meeting Point 13h20 at the Mariendahl School / 13h00 at the City Centre School
Price R540.00
Duration 1,5 hours
Included Services Transport, kayaking and guide
Not Included Services Food, drinks and extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Pauline M.
Cut Off Date 21. February 2018
February 21 2018

Township Walking Tour

We offer a transfer to Houtbay Township for a walking tour to meet the people and learn about the life and culture.

Meeting Point 13h00 Newlands 13h20 City
Price R350.00
Duration +/- 2 hours
Included Services Transport and guide
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks and extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Deborah P. Magdalena M. Katrin R. Nami M.
Cut Off Date 21. February 2018
February 22 2018

4 Day Garden Route, JBay and Safari Special

4 Day Garden Route and Safari ADVENTURE TOUR SPECIAL.

We visit the Cango Caves, go on safari, swim in the Indian Ocean, hike in Tsitsikamma, go canoeing in Wilderness, do the highest bungee in the world (optional) and more!!

 

Contact activities@ghs.co.za for the full programme

Meeting Point 05H30 - 06H30 @ YOUR ACCOMMODATION
Price R4250.00
Duration 4 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (backpacker dorm), entrance fees, safari, Cango Caves, 3xdinners, 3xbreakfasts, Tsitsikamma, canoeing
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, bungee jumping, elephant experience and any optional extras not mentioned
Students Min. 5 / 12
Students currently booked Lena H. Cedric W. Livio F. LAERCIO J. Christina G.
Cut Off Date 20. February 2018
February 22 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
Students currently booked Giovana C. Natália M. marco i. Paulo R. Paulo R. Mariann H. Mariann H. Cornelia v.
Cut Off Date 22. February 2018
February 23 2018

School Braai

The Good Hope Studies Braai will be taking place at our Mariendahl School from 13h00 to 17h00.

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

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

 

 

FREE ONE WAY TRANSFER FROM THE CITY SCHOOL TO NEWELANDS SCHOOL.

Meeting Point 13h15 - 16h30
Price FREE
Duration +/- 4 hours
Included Services Fire, soft drinks and salad
Not Included Services Drinks, meat and any additional food. Swimming clothes ;)
Students Min. 10 / 50
Students currently booked Deborah P. DJENA B. Katrin R. Paulo R.
Cut Off Date 22. February 2018
February 24 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 nelia g. Leticia V. Eder P. Domênica M. Michel M. Natan v. Mare b. Wieger V. Carlijn K. Cayeux O. Eleah B.
Cut Off Date 23. February 2018
February 25 2018

De Waal Park Free Concert - Mi Casa - Free transfer

With the sun out and summer in full swing, there are few better ways to spend an evening than under a tree listening to good live music. So, we were thrilled to hear that the annual summer concerts are back at this loved Cape Town venue. These free gigs are an opportunity for the whole family to unwind together over some great music and, even, a picnic. Event is from 3pm – 6 pm.

Meeting Point 14h00 at Mariendahl / 14h20 at the City Centre School
Price Free Transfer
Duration +/- 3,5 hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Food and drinks
Students Min. 5 / 13
Students currently booked katrin r. Giulia P.
Cut Off Date 23. February 2018
February 25 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
Students currently booked Paulo R.
Cut Off Date 23. February 2018
February 27 2018

Bo Kaap Walking Tour

In the heart of Cape Town City the Bo-Kaap or the Malay Quarter, captures the spirit and culture of a community known as the Cape Malays. The Cape Malays, or Cape Muslim community, has largely contributed to the making of the City's cultural melting pot.

Meeting Point 15h30 at Mariendahl / 15h50 at the City Centre School
Price R150.00
Duration +/-2 hours
Included Services Transport and guided walking tour
Not Included Services Food and drinks
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Dorota D.
Cut Off Date 27. February 2018
February 28 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 R395.00
Duration +/-3,5 hours
Included Services Transport, food and entertainment
Not Included Services Drinks and tips
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 28. February 2018
March 01 2018

Full Moon Hike

Join your fellow students for a Hike up Lions Head and experience the beautiful sunset and the full moon rising over the Cape.

Meeting Point 16h30 at Mariendahl / 17h00 at the City Centre School
Price R150.00
Duration +/- 4 hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Food / drinks and extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Alexandra K. Sabrina L. Sabrina L. Sabrina L. Dorota D.
Cut Off Date 01. March 2018
March 02 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 and soccer ball
Not Included Services Food, drinks and extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Alexandra K. Sabrina L. Sabrina L. Lena H. Cedric W.
Cut Off Date 02. March 2018
March 03 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 08h30 at Mariendahl School / 08h50 at the City Centre
Price R600.00
Duration Full Day
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
Students currently booked Katrin (Naomi) S. Dorota D. Gijs K. Sabine L. Cedric W.
Cut Off Date 02. March 2018
March 11 2018

Spice Route and Lion Sanctuary

Enjoy the day in the Paarl Wine Route exploring the flavours of South Africa with the option of beer, chocolate, wine, biltong and grappa tasting at the Spice Route. After the visit at the Spice Route we will visit the Drakenstein Lion Sanctuary where you can see and learn more about the King of the African Jungle.

Meeting Point 09h30 at Mariendahl / 09h50 City Centre School
Price R600.00
Duration Full Day
Included Services Transport, tour guide and 2 x wine tasting, lion sanctuary entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, and any additional extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 08. March 2018
March 30 2018

4 DAY Garden Route ADVENTURE - Easter Weekend Special

Easter weekend - 4 day Garden Route, Jeffrey’s Bay (Detailed itinerary available on request)

Meeting Point 05H30 - 06H30 @ YOUR ACCOMMODATION
Price R4250.00
Duration 4 DAYS
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (backpacker dorm), entrance fees, safari, Cango Caves, 3xdinners, 3xbreakfasts, Tsitsikamma, canoeing
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, bungee jumping, elephant experience and any optional extras not mentioned
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 26. March 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.