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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
May '19 23 Thursday

Breaking Fast "Iftar'

Join our students as they break their fast at sunset in the month of Ramadan. The common practice during Ramadan is fasting from dawn to sunset. The pre-dawn meal before the fast is called the suhur, while the meal at sunset that breaks the fast is the iftar. Vegetable soup, rolls, juice and dates will be provided. If you would like to eat or share anything else, please bring your own! *Free transfer from the city school at 16h50*

Please sign-up online to confirm your place.

Meeting Point 16h30 - Transfer from City Centre / 17h45 - Meet @ Newlands School
Price Free
Duration +/- 2.5 Hours
Included Services Light Snacks, Soft drinks & Return Transfer
Not Included Services Bring extra food if you want
Students Min. 6 / 20
Students currently booked Hamad A. Marina P. Laura B. Abdullah A. Mohammed ali A. sheikh b. sultan a. Abdulaziz a. Turki A. abdullah b. yasser s. Rayan Z. AHMED A. Hussain A. Abobakr A. ahmed b. Sultan K. Abdulaziz A. Jasmin P. Osama A.
Cut Off Date 23. May 2019
May '19 24 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.

Meeting Point 14h30 - Newlands School / 14h50 - City Centre
Price Free
Duration +/- 4 Hours
Included Services Free Transfer
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 4 / 13
Students currently booked JOAO L. Hamad A. Andre H. Elaf A.
Cut Off Date 23. May 2019
May '19 25 Saturday

Full Day Winelands 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!

Meeting Point 08h00 - Newlands School / 08h20 - City Centre
Price R650.00
Duration Full Day
Included Services Transport, Guide, Cellar Tour & 2 x Wine tastings (1 is cheese/wine pairing)
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Extra Tastings
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 24. May 2019
May '19 26 Sunday

Sand Boarding

Today we drive out to the magnificent Atlantis Dunes, where you will receive a lesson on how to sand board. After learning the basics and making sure your board is waxed, you are free to use your new skills on the dunes. Great day of fun, sand and laughter.

Meeting Point Pick up time and location to be confirmed
Price R650.00
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport, Instructor, Board & Wax
Not Included Services Food & Drinks
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Joao L. Laura B. Marina P.
Cut Off Date 24. May 2019
May '19 31 Friday

3 Day Garden Route & Safari

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!! Book and pay by 24 MAY to receive 5% discount.


Spot the Big 5 on Safari, crawl through ancient caves, interact with an elephant and enjoy the open road with your fellow students. Don't miss out on exploring South Africa's most scenic route this weekend.

* Enquire with activities desk for more information *

Meeting Point 05h00/06h00 - From your accommodation
Price R3900.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, Guide, Accommodation (mixed backpacker dorm), 2 x breakfast/2 x dinners, safari & caves or kayak (depending on the itinerary)
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Optional Activities (animal interactions & bungy jump)
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Tatiana C. Ana Paula P. Fernanda D. Leonardo Adolfo O. Sias T.
Cut Off Date 29. May 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.