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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
January '22 26 Wednesday

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. Explore the street of Bo-Kaap on a walking tour, learn more about the history of this community and get the opportunity to take some beautiful pictures of the colourful houses.

Meeting Point 15h30 Newlands 15h50 City
Price R170.00
Duration +/- 2 Hours
Included Services Transport, guide and snack
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Albert B.
Cut Off Date 26. January 2022
January '22 27 Thursday

Surf School

Put on a wetsuit, grab a board and make your way to the waves of Muizenberg. Afterwards you can warm up with a coffee or hot chocolate at one of the many coffee shops in Surfer’s Corner.

Let an instructor teach you how to paddle in, read the waves and stand up on a surf board.

Meeting Point 13h30 City School 14h00 Newlands School
Price R495.00
Duration +/- 1.5 Hour
Included Services One Way Transfer, surf lesson, board, wet-suite
Not Included Services Return transport, extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 27. January 2022
January '22 28 Friday

3 Day Garden Route Adventure with Safari

3 Day Adventure tour to the Garden Route.

We go on Safari, do canoeing, hiking and swimming in the Wilderness National Park, have breakfast at a forest market, swim in the Indian Ocean, walk with an elephant (optional), do the highest bungee in the world (optional) and MORE!!

Meeting Point 05h30 - 06h30 @ your accommodation
Price R3990.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (sharing), 2 x breakfasts, National park entrance fee, canoeing, hiking, 4x4 safari game drive.
Not Included Services Lunch, dinner, drinks, bungee jumping, extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Inad Y. Bandar A. Brieuc V.
Cut Off Date 26. January 2022
January '22 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 13h30 Newlands School 13h50 City School
Price Free transfer
Duration +/- 5 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Cable car
Students Min. 4 / 20
Students currently booked Cleiton R. Osama A. Ester M. Abdullah A. Maria Eduarda M. Cristiana L. ALMATHNA A. Adrielle S. Matheus D. Tiago C. Naif A. Ana G. Sultan A. Falah A. Abdulrhman B. Joana H. Marcela S. Hady A. saeed a. Jordana G.
Cut Off Date 28. January 2022
January '22 29 Saturday

Cape of Good Hope - Full day tour

Today we visit the most South Easterly point of the African Continent. Take a stroll up to the light-house, go for a hike or a swim or just enjoy the beautiful views from the restaurant. After Cape Point we visit Boulders Beach in Simonstown where you can see the African Penguins in their natural habitat.

Meeting Point 08h30 Newlands School 08h50 City School
Price R900.00
Duration Full day - 17h30
Included Services Transport, guide, cape point entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, boulders beach entrance fee, optional boat cruise
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Cristiana L. Ana G. ALMATHNA A.
Cut Off Date 29. January 2022
January '22 30 Sunday

Day Safari

After a hot day in the African bush, the animals are just starting to stir in the afternoon, moving towards the watering holes and coming out of the shade. The safari is led by an experienced guide who will share exciting inside stories and facts about your surroundings. All safaris are in an open 4 x 4 safari vehicle.

Meeting Point 09h00 Southern Sun Hotel, Newlands 09h30 Cape Sun Hotel, City
Price R2450.00
Duration +/- 8 Hours
Included Services Transport, welcome drink, lunch, 4x4 safari
Not Included Services Drinks and extras
Students Min. 2 / 11
Cut Off Date 27. January 2022
February '22 02 Wednesday

African Drumming

Today we enjoy an afternoon in the company of your fellow students learning the art of drumming.

“If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing. If you have a heartbeat, you can drum.”

Meeting Point 15h30 Newlands 15h50 City
Price R290.00
Duration +/- 1.5 Hours
Included Services Transport, drum and instructor
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Anina Nena K. Noemi Z. Philipp R.
Cut Off Date 01. February 2022
February '22 03 Thursday

Sunset Sailing Cruise

This afternoon we offer a transfer to the V&A Waterfront where you can experience a Cape Town Sunset from the Sea. With the Atlantic Ocean stretching away from the majestic Table Mountain range, this is certainly a ‘must do’ cruise for locals and tourists alike. Toast the setting sun from the deck of a luxury vessel with a complimentary glass of local sparkling wine.

Meeting Point 16h00 Newlands 16h20 City
Price Free transfer (Boat cruise R280)
Duration +/- 5 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Boat cruise
Students Min. 5 / 20
Students currently booked Leonie v. Ems P. Sebo H. Bregje D. Michiel G. Benjamin J. Jort Z. ALMATHNA A.
Cut Off Date 02. February 2022
February '22 04 Friday


Split into teams or choose to be “every man/woman for him or herself” in today’s adrenalin pumping activity.

Cut-off for this activity will be on Wednesday @ 13h30

Please book and pay before this time to confirm your place.

Meeting Point 13h10 Newlands 13h30 City
Price R330.00
Duration +/- 2 Hours on the field
Included Services Transport, paintball marker, 100 paint balls
Not Included Services Extra paint balls, food and drinks
Students Min. 12 / 20
Students currently booked Moh O. Sultan A. Alwaleed A. Alexander A. Alexander A.
Cut Off Date 02. February 2022
February '22 05 Saturday

Wine and Cheetah day tour

South Africa is one of the top wine producing countries in the world. Join us today as we experience some of the amazing wineries the Western Cape has to offer. Don’t miss out on this day filled with beautiful scenery, delicious wine and great food! On the way back home we stop at a Cheetah Sanctuary where we learn and interact with these amazing animals.

Meeting Point 08h30 Newlands 09h00 City
Price R800.00
Duration Full day - 17h00
Included Services Transport, 2 x wine tastings, cheetah conservation entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, optional tastings, animal encounters
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 04. February 2022

Cancellation Policy, Terms and Conditions:

You will be liable for the tour cost if you do not show up for the tour and have not cancelled in time. Cancellation 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 result in changes to the itinerary. The guide will try his or her best to arrange events according to prevailing weather conditions.