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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
December '18 11 Tuesday


Join your fellow students for a soccer game at Camps Bay soccer field in front of the Bungalow Restaurant. If you have your own transport, meet us there at 16h00!

Please sign up @ the activities page on the GHS website and pay at reception on Monday the 9th. If there are not enough people this activity will be cancelled.

Meeting Point 15h20 – Newlands School / 15h40 – City Centre
Price R50.00
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport, Soccer ball, goals
Not Included Services Food & Drinks
Students Min. 5 / 18
Students currently booked Ali A. Gilmar J. ali a. motaz m. emad b. motaz a. abdulqader a. Khalid R. Igor E. Abdullah A. hamodi B. Franklin M. Khaled N.
Cut Off Date 11. December 2018
December '18 12 Wednesday

Lion's Head Sunrise Hike

If you haven’t experienced a Cape Town sunrise then what better place to do so than Lion’s Head. Bring a backpack, flask with coffee, headlamp, water/snacks and enjoy the sunrise with your fellow classmates, from up high.

*Please Note: a moderate fitness level is required for the hike, there will be climbing involved and it will still be dark at the start of the hike*

Meeting Point 04h15 – Newlands School / 04h30 – City Centre School
Price R200.00
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport & Guide
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Equipment (head torch, coffee flask, backpack)
Students Min. 5 / 10
Students currently booked FRANKLIN M. Ralph K. Markus B.
Cut Off Date 11. December 2018
December '18 13 Thursday

Mojo Market

Enjoy the evening getting acquainted with your fellow students and browsing through the many shops at the market. Grab some last minute souvenirs before you return home or relax with a drink and some local delicacies. There will be live music and a great vibe for everyone.

Take the free transfer home or stay later and take an Uber.

Meeting Point 18h00 – Newlands School / 18h20 – City Centre
Price Free
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Free Transport
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 4 / 13
Students currently booked sheila P. MARIANA m. Elisa R. Lena R. Hamodi B. majeed K. Abdullah A. li A. HASAN A. emad b.
Cut Off Date 13. December 2018
December '18 14 Friday

4 Day Garden Route Adventure Tour

Start your weekend the right way… with a paddle on the Touw’s River and a hike to a beautiful rock pool in the mountains. After a day of adventure we drive to our accommodation at the beach. For the rest of the weekend we have an action packed programme filled with adrenalin and amazing sights including Jeffrey's Bay - the surf capital of South Africa

* Please sign up and pay by the 10th of December as seats are limited *

Meeting Point 05h00/ 06h00 – From your accommodation
Price R4700.00
Duration 4 Days
Included Services Accommodation(mixed backpacker dorm), Transport, Guide, 3 X Breakfasts, 3 x Dinners, Safari, Hike/Kayak, Wilderness & Tsitsikamma National Park Entrance
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Optional Activities (Bungee & Elephant Interaction)
Students Min. 5 / 12
Students currently booked osamah a. PAULA F. ARLEY G.
Cut Off Date 12. December 2018
December '18 14 Friday

V & A Waterfront Transfer

Today we offer a free transfer to the V & A Waterfront with its abundance of shops and restaurants to choose from. Visit the Two Oceans Aquarium, ride the Cape Town Wheel or walk through Africa's first African contemporary art museum.

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

Meeting Point 14h30 - Newlands School / 14h50 - City Centre
Price Free
Duration +/- 4 Hours
Included Services Free Transport
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 4 / 13
Cut Off Date 14. December 2018
December '18 15 Saturday

Cape Point

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 School
Price R800.00
Duration Full Day
Included Services Transport, Guide & Cape Point Entrance
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Boulder’s Beach Penguins (R152)
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Ralph K.
Cut Off Date 14. December 2018
December '18 15 Saturday

Spice Route & Butterfly World

This morning we drive to the Stellenbosch countryside where we will start the day at Butterfly World. Walk around the oasis with free roaming butterflies, lizards, birds and lots more. After you’ve learnt more about these happy colourful creatures we will spend the rest of the afternoon at Spice Route, where you can take your taste buds on a culinary adventure. Tasting options: chocolate, craft beer, wine, grappa and more.

Meeting Point 08h30 – Newlands School / 08h50 - City Centre
Price R650.00
Duration Full Day
Included Services Transport, guide, wine/beer/chocolate or grappa tasting, butterfly world entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Extra Tastings
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 14. December 2018
December '18 16 Sunday

Secret Sunset - Camps Bay

Celebrate life like never before - Dance, Breath & Have Fun with your feet in the sand. This event brings together the best of Secret Sunrise Cape Town and Shift to make a completely unique event that combines guided dance, mindfulness, movement and meditation on one of the most beautiful beaches in Cape Town – Camps Bay Beach (beach on the far right)

Book & Pay for tickets at:

Meeting Point 18h30 – Camps Bay Beach (beach far right)
Price R100.00
Duration +/- 2.5 Hours
Included Services Ticket & wireless headphones for the hour
Not Included Services Transport, Food & Drinks
Students Min. 1 / 20
Cut Off Date 16. December 2018
December '18 28 Friday

3 Day Garden Route Safari

This weekend safari we will travel on the Garden Route as far as Wilderness. 3 Hour Safari on the first day, hike & kayak in Wilderness National Park on Day 2 and on the last day we will drive to the Little Karoo where you can choose to explore millions of years old caves, interact with elephants or attempt something a bit more daring and go crocodile cage diving. Please book & pay within the next week as this tour is limited to 10 seats only.

** Please note: this tour does not include the stop at Bloukrans Bridge or the Bungee Jump **

Meeting Point 05h00/06h00 - From your accommodation
Price R3800.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, Guide, Accommodation (mixed backpacker dorm), 2 x breakfasts, 2 x dinners, hike&kayak, entrance to Wilderness National Park, 3 Hour Safari
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Optional Activities (Elephant interaction, crocodile cage diving)
Students Min. 5 / 10
Cut Off Date 20. December 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.