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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 '20 26 Sunday

Blue Rock Cable Ski, Wakeboarding and Cliff-jumping

Today we drive to Blue Rock in Somerset West. Blue Rock uses an overhead cable system with an electronic motor which pulls skiers around the lake. Blue Rock offers a variety of activities from wakeboarding, skiing, zip lining, paintball & cliff jumping.

Meeting Point 09h00 Newlands 09h20 City
Price R390.00
Duration +/- 5 Hours
Included Services Transport and entrance fee
Not Included Services Skiing, wakeboarding
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 24. January 2020
January '20 28 Tuesday

Township Walking Tour

We visit a township in Houtbay where we will meet the children of the area, enjoy refreshments at a spaza (a township shop), visit a shebeen (a tavern), and photograph the khayas (township houses).

Meeting Point 13h30 Newlands 13h50 City
Price R350.00
Duration +/- 3 HOURS
Included Services Transport and guide
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 28. January 2020
January '20 29 Wednesday

Lions Head Hike

Join us today to enjoy one of Cape Town’s Big 5 Tourist Experiences. If you’re not a regular hiker and want to start then this is the right hike for you. Beautiful scenery and a 360 degree view of the city waits at the top. Please remember to bring a backpack with enough water and snacks to last you through the hike.

Meeting Point 16h10 Mewlands 16h30 City
Price R200.00
Duration +/- 4 Hours
Included Services Transport and guide
Not Included Services Drinks, snacks, warm top
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 28. January 2020
January '20 30 Thursday

Movie Night

Today we offer a cinema experience at the Newlands School. Bring food, drinks & a blanket to enjoy a special movie screening with your fellow students. MOVIE: FRACTURED

Meeting Point 18h30 City
Price Free
Duration +/- 2 Hours
Included Services Transport and movie
Not Included Services Snacks and drinks
Students Min. 10 / 20
Students currently booked Vitor S. Abdullah B. Muaadh A.
Cut Off Date 30. January 2020
January '20 31 Friday

Table Mountain

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 14h00 Newlands 14h20 City
Price Free transfer
Duration +/- 5 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Cable car, food and drinks
Students Min. 4 / 18
Students currently booked Carly L. Lara M. Abobakr A. Muaadh A. Mohammad A. Lilian P.
Cut Off Date 31. January 2020
February '20 01 Saturday

Wine Tour - Full day

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!

Meeting Point 08h30 Newlands 08h50 City
Price R750.00
Duration Full day
Included Services Transport, cellar tour and 2xwine tastings
Not Included Services Lunch and optional tastings
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 31. January 2020
February '20 02 Sunday

Cape Canopy Zip Line Tour

Today we visit the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve. Slide along steel cables from platform to platform, taking you past waterfalls and through valleys, enjoying all that mother-nature has to offer. With 13 platforms and slides up to 320m long, both nature and adventure enthusiasts will be sure to come back for more!

Meeting Point 08h00 - 10h00
Price R1300.00
Duration +/- 6 Hours
Included Services Transport, guide, ziplining, light lunch.
Not Included Services Drinks and extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 29. January 2020
February '20 07 Friday

3 Day Garden Route with Safari

3 Day Adventure to the Garden Route.

We go canoeing and hiking in Wilderness National Park, spot the big 5 on Safari, swim in the Indian Ocean, do the highest bungee in the world (optional), interact with an elephant (optional)

Meeting Point 05h30 - 06h30 @ your accommodation
Price R4000.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (backpacker dorm sharing), breakfastx2, dinnerx2, canoeing, Wilderness National Park entrance fee, 4x4 safari.
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, bungee jumping, elephant experience
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Marcia Z. Gabriela N.
Cut Off Date 05. February 2020

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.