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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.


  • 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
June '19 25 Tuesday

Islamic Cultural History Tour

Today we will learn more and experience the Islamic Cultural history in Cape Town.

You will be walked through the richness of the local Muslim community in the Bo-Kaap, visit a Kramat on top of Signal Hill and visit the first Masjid built in South Africa over 200 years ago.

Meeting Point 15h30 - Newlands School / 15h50 - City Centre
Price R150.00
Duration +/- 2 Hours
Included Services Transport, Tour & Qualified local guide
Not Included Services Food & Drinks
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 25. June 2019
June '19 26 Wednesday

Cecilia Forest Hike

Join us today as we start our hike from Cecilia Forest car park and make our way through the forest exploring a different side of Table Mountain. In between hundreds of years old trees and hidden waterfalls we travel to Kirstenbosch Gardens where we will finish the hike. Get some time to walk around the garden afterwards or grab a coffee.

* Moderate level of fitness required*

Meeting Point 14h40 - City Centre / 15h00 - Newlands School
Price R200.00
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport & Guide
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 5 / 12
Students currently booked Eugenio G. Mael T. nayir t. mohammed a.
Cut Off Date 25. June 2019
June '19 27 Thursday

Bo-Kaap Cooking Class

You are invited into the warm and welcoming home of a local Cape Malay lady who will teach you the tricks of how to make the best curry and some local treats like delicious samoosas. If you like to cook & learn about new cultures, flavours, spices and local dishes then the Bo-Kaap cooking experience is for you!

Meeting Point 15h40 - Newlands School / 16h00 - City Centre
Price R590.00
Duration +/- 2.5 Hours
Included Services Transport, Cooking Class & Meal
Not Included Services Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 26. June 2019
June '19 28 Friday

WINTER SPECIAL!! - 3 Day Garden Route Adventure Tour -


Join us this weekend for an adventure tour exploring the Garden Route. Search for the Big 5 on safari, capture the most beautiful views and interact with animals on this weekend's tour.

Meeting Point Between 05h00/06h00 - From your accommodation
Price R3500.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, Guide, Accommodation (mixed backpacker dorm), 2 x breakfast & safari
Not Included Services Lunch, Dinner, Drinks & Optional Activities (bungy jump, caves & animal interactions)
Students Min. 5 / 13
Cut Off Date 26. June 2019
June '19 28 Friday

Interschool Soccer Tournament

Sign up with your friends and join us competing against other language schools in this soccer tournament. Minimum 5 people in a team, spectators are welcome to support and encourage their teams.

Sign up and pay by Friday 21 June to secure your place, each team needs a name. Monday 24 June, we will collect the money at the schools.

Meeting Point 13h30 - Newlands School / 13h50 - City Centre
Price R100.00
Duration +/- 4 Hours
Included Services Transport & Match Entrance
Not Included Services Food & drinks
Students Min. 7 / 14
Students currently booked Eva M. husam l. Alice-Marie V. Fiene Z. Florian M.
Cut Off Date 21. June 2019
June '19 28 Friday

Table Mountain Free Transfer

Table Mountain is Cape Town's most famous landmark. Hike up or make use of the cable car and enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of the city, take a leisurely stroll around the summit, or simply relax at the top of Table Mountain. For lunch you can purchase a snack at the shop or have a meal at the restaurant.

Meeting Point 14h30 - Newlands School / 14h50 - City Centre
Price Free Transfer
Duration +/- 3.5 Hours
Included Services Transportation
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Cable Car Ticket (half price with your student card)
Students Min. 4 / 13
Students currently booked Liesa L.
Cut Off Date 27. June 2019
June '19 29 Saturday

Full Day Cape Point Tour

Start the morning with a boat cruise to Seal Island or have a bite to eat at the market. After we will make our way to The Cape of Good Hope via Chapman’s Peak Drive for the highlight of the day. Once you’ve explored the Park we will stop at the beach with the cutest penguins you will ever see!

Meeting Point 08h00 - Newlands School / 08h20 - City Centre
Price R800.00
Duration Full Day
Included Services Transport, Qualified tour guide & Cape Point Entrance
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks, Boat ride & Penguin Entrance (R152)
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Liesa L.
Cut Off Date 28. June 2019
June '19 30 Sunday


Split into teams or choose to be “every man/woman for him or herself” in today’s adrenalin pumping activity. There are 3 different fields you can choose from on the day. Time to put all the hours spent on video games to good use and try your luck on the paintball battlefield.

Meeting Point 12h00 - City Centre / 12h20 - Newlands School
Price R350.00
Duration +/- 4 Hours
Included Services Transport, paintball games, paintball gun, 100 paintballs
Not Included Services Extras (R35 for every 100 extra paintballs)
Students Min. 5 / 12
Students currently booked Alice V. mohamed A.
Cut Off Date 28. June 2019

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.