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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.


  • 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
April '19 23 Tuesday

Surf School - Student Special

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 15h00 - Meet @ Surfer's Corner in Muizenberg
Price R250.00
Duration 2 Hours
Included Services Surf Instructor, Wetsuit & Surf Board
Not Included Services Transport, Food & Drinks
Students Min. 4 / 12
Students currently booked Abdulqader A. samir b. Jasmin P. Nynke v. Ali A.
Cut Off Date 22. April 2019
April '19 24 Wednesday

Township Walking Tour

Visit a township in Houtbay where we will learn about the culture of the residents living in Imizamo Yethu (which means Our Efforts) a local guide will walk you through the township where you can enjoy refreshments at a spaza (a township shop), visit a shebeen (a tavern), and photograph the khayas (township houses).

Meeting Point 13h30 - Newlands School / 13h50 - City Centre
Price R300.00
Duration +/- 2 Hours
Included Services Transport, Walking tour & Local guide
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Sanne V. Noor S.
Cut Off Date 23. April 2019
April '19 25 Thursday

Dinner with a staff member

Enjoy the evening getting acquainted with your fellow students and GHS Staff Members. Whether you’re new students or you’ve been here for weeks, tonight is about a delicious meal, good vibes & great company. Take the free transfer home or stay later and take an Uber.

Meeting Point 18h00 - Newlands School / 18h20 - City Centre
Price Free Transfer
Duration +/- 4 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Dinner, Drinks & Tip
Students Min. 4 / 13
Cut Off Date 24. April 2019
April '19 26 Friday

Food Truck Friday's

Jack Black’s Brewing Co, one of SA’s leading craft-beer producers, welcomes beer aficionados and fun-loving folk to its monthly Food Truck Fridays. Not only will there be live entertainment courtesy of Cherry Vynil and Cross Current, but you can also expect some excellent grub from Jack Rabbit and The Pizza Guy.

Meeting Point 16h00 - Newlands School / 16h20 - City Centre
Price Free Transfer
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport, Entrance & Live Music
Not Included Services Food & Drinks
Students Min. 4 / 13
Cut Off Date 26. April 2019
April '19 27 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 08h20 – Newlands School / 08h40 – 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 Food & Extra Tastings
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 26. April 2019
April '19 28 Sunday

Sunset 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, easily rousing your inner wild side. All safaris are in an open 4 x 4 safari vehicle

Meeting Point 12h00 - Newlands School / 12h20 - City Centre
Price R1450.00
Duration Full Day
Included Services Transport, Qualified Guide, 2 -3 Hour Gamedrive, Welcome drink & Snacks
Not Included Services Dinner & Drinks
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 26. April 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.