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Good Hope Studies Social Club

The Good Hope Studies Social Club organises a number of activities per week. 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 get to know your fellow students socially. Most importantly, however, it is a great opportunity to practice your newly-acquired language skills.

Important

  • 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 '21 19 Wednesday

Surf School

Put on a wetsuit, grab a board and make your way to the waves of Muizenberg. If you’re a surfer by nature then rent a board and enjoy your time in the sea otherwise learn how to surf at the best surfing beach in Cape Town. Afterwards you can warm up with a coffee or hot chocolate at one of the many coffee shops in Surfer’s Corner.

Meeting Point 14h00 City 14h20 Newlands
Price R550.00
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport, wet-suite, surf board, instructor
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 10
Cut Off Date 18. May 2021
May '21 20 Thursday

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. The Cape Malays, or Cape Muslim community, has largely contributed to the making of the City's cultural melting pot. 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 R150.00
Duration +/- 2 Hours
Included Services Transport and guide
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 20. May 2021
May '21 21 Friday

Houtbay Night Market - Free Transfer

Today we offer a free transfer to Cape Town's most vibrant Market. Locals love market vibes, there's something about all the fresh food varieties, local beers/wines, live music and electric atmosphere that makes them going back for more week after week. If you haven't experienced this awesome market, join your fellow students today!

Meeting Point 16h00 Newlands 16h20 City
Price FREE TRANSFER
Duration +/- 4.5 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 20. May 2021
May '21 21 Friday

Kruger National Park Weekend

3 Day Weekend tour to experience the absolute best that the South African Wildlife has to offer.

We jump on an early flight to Johannesburg and then get on an airconditioned mini-bus for a transfer to the Kruger National Park. Upon arrival we have a welcome drink followed by our first safari.

Day 2: The full day will be spent with an experienced guide on an open safari vehicle in search of the big 5.

Day3: Bush walk with armed ranger along Klaserie River.

Enjoy dinner around the fire and share the experiences with your fellow travellers.

Meeting Point 05h00 @ Your accommodation
Price R9850.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Accommodation (Budget-Sharing) Return flights and transfers 4 hour Big Five sunset drive Bush BBQ Full day in Kruger Park on open game viewer Bush walk with armed ranger along Klaserie River 2Breakfasts and 2dinners included
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks and extras Accommodation upgrade in required
Students Min. 2 / 11
Cut Off Date 19. May 2021
May '21 22 Saturday

Cape Point - 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 08h50 City
Price R880.00
Duration Full day - 17h00
Included Services Transport, guide, Cape Point entrance fee
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Alexandre P. June B. Silvan H.
Cut Off Date 21. May 2021
May '21 23 Sunday

Caledon Hot Springs

Winter Activity!

Today we visit a cheetah conservation project to learn and interact with these amazing animals, we then make our way to the small Overberg town of Caledon 1 hour and 30 minutes from Cape Town. Relax in natural warm springs, go for a relaxing massage, go horse riding, quad-biking or try your luck in the casino.

Meeting Point 08h40 Newlands 09h00 City
Price R790.00
Duration Full day +/- 7 Hours
Included Services Transport, guide, cheetah conservation entrance fee, hot springs entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, any optional activities
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 21. May 2021
May '21 28 Friday

3 Day Garden Route and Safari ADVENTURE

3 Day adventure tour to the beautiful Garden Route. Go on safari to spot the Big5, do the highest bungee in the world, go for a paddle and a hike in Wilderness and more!

Contact activities@ghs.co.za for the full programme.

Meeting Point 05h30 - 06h30 @ your accommodation
Price R3990.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (backpacker sharing), 2xbreakfasts, 1xdinner, 4x4 Safari game drive, river canoeing (weather dependent)
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, 1xdinner, bungee jumping and any optional activities
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Silvan H.
Cut Off Date 26. May 2021

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.