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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
October '19 16 Wednesday

Beach transfer

Today we offer a free transfer to Camps Bay beach with its abundance of shops and restaurants to choose from. Watch the sunset from the beach or whilst sipping a sundowner at one of the many cocktail bars, play soccer with your friends or brave the cool Cape Town water.

*Return transfer @ 20h00 or take an Uber back if you want to stay longer*

Meeting Point 14h30 - Newlands / 14h50 - City
Price Free
Duration ± 5 hours
Included Services Transportation
Not Included Services Food and drinks
Students Min. 5 / 20
Students currently booked Antonia K. Dean K. Robin B. Sarah N. Hanna B. Bram v. Marcia C. Jacqueline V. Deniz K. Fabio H. Emilie B. Sattam A. Charlotte W. pascal L. edmara s. Muaadh a. Isabella v. Lodewijk Z. Otsie D. Eline S.
Cut Off Date 16. October 2019
October '19 18 Friday

Cecilia Forest to Kirstenbosch Hike

Join us today for a beautiful hike from Cecilia forest to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Explore the natural beauty and great views this hike has to offer all the while learning about South Africa’s rich floral kingdom. *Please bring enough water and snacks to last you through the hike & don’t forget to bring a warm jacket or rain coat*

Meeting Point 13hoo City / 13h20 Newlands
Price R 250
Duration ± 4 hours
Included Services Transport and guide
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Ana J.
Cut Off Date 16. October 2019
October '19 19 Saturday

Tough Mudder Obstacle Race

Tough Mudder isn't a race. It's a challenge. It's 8 / 16 km of mud and obstacles specifically designed to test your teamwork and toughness.

Join us for this exiting experience testing your skills and fitness.

(Race ONLY with Transport R850.00)

Meeting Point 06h30 City 06h50 Newlands
Price R850.00
Duration Full day
Included Services Race and transport
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 2 / 12
Cut Off Date 15. October 2019
October '19 19 Saturday

2 Day Agulhas Overnight Tour

Travel to the most Southern tip of Africa, stroll around the local markets at Hermanus, try some of our delicious wine and spot the penguins at Betty's Bay. This tour is a wonderful mixture of culture, beautiful scenery and nature, join us and explore more parts of the Western Cape.

Meeting Point 08h00 - Newlands School / 08h20 - City Centre
Price R 1 800
Duration 2 days
Included Services Accommodation (mixed backpacker dorm), Transport, Guide, Breakfast, Dinner, Wine tasting, Penguins
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks, Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked moira g. Lidia C. Isabella T.
Cut Off Date 17. October 2019
October '19 20 Sunday

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. Get your adrenalin pumping with a shark cage diving trip where you will be closer than ever before to one of nature’s most astonishing creatures.

Meeting Point 04h30 - 07h00 - From your accommodation (exact time will be confirmed closer to the date)
Price R 2 800
Duration Full day
Included Services Transport, diving, diving gear, breakfast, drinks and snacks.
Not Included Services Lunch, Video & Optional Extras
Students Min. 2 / 10
Students currently booked Devin J. Ana J. Antonia K. Helena L.
Cut Off Date 18. October 2019
October '19 26 Saturday

Cape Point - Full Day Tour

Full d ay tour to the Cape of Good Hope. We visit Houtbay, Simonstown and the highlight of the day, Cape Point.

Meeting Point 08h00 Newlands 08h20 City
Price R800.00
Duration Full day
Included Services Transport, guide, Cape Point entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, boat cruise and penguin colony entrance fee
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Bram v.
Cut Off Date 24. October 2019
November '19 22 Friday

African Camping Weekend



Join your fellow students for a weekend camping under the African Sky.

We will travel in a Nomad Overland Truck to 2 Hours from Cape Town. On arrival we will set up camp and then enjoy a traditional dinner prepared by the guides. On Saturday we will do a hike to the Middelberg Waterfall before making our way back to our campsite at Marcuscraal for dinner and quality time around the fire.

After an amazing time in the African Bush we make our way back to Cape Town with a stop for Chocolate & Confectionery Tasting.

What do I take:

Hat, sunscreen, swimming clothes, drinks, warm jacket, comfortable walking shoes, sleeping bag or blanket.


Cancelation T's and C's:

A cancellation fee of 100% will be charged for cancellation 30 or less days prior to the departure date!

Meeting Point 12h30 Newlands School
Price R2600.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Tent, mattress, transport, guide, Chocolate & Confectionery Tasting, hiking, camping and conservation fees. Food: 2xdinners, 1xlunch, 2xbreakfast
Not Included Services Drinks (bring your own), pillow, sleeping bag or blanket.
Students Min. 10 / 25
Students currently booked Antonia K. Jessica S. Helena L.
Cut Off Date 31. October 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.