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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
February '19 19 Tuesday

City Walking Tour

Explore Cape Town by foot with other tourist from around the world. Learn about the history and local culture. This tour is about Apartheid to Freedom and the different cultures of Cape Town.

Please note that this tour is free however the guides accept tips.

*Look out for their GREEN UMBRELLAS when meeting up with the tour group*

Meeting Point 14h00 - Meet at Motherland Coffee Company in Mandela Rhodes Place, Corner Wale and St Georges Mall
Price Free
Duration +/- 2 Hours
Included Services Walking Tour & Guide
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Gratuities
Students Min. 1 / 20
Students currently booked Edouard G. Ingrid S. Yasmin L. Anna O. ABDULLAH I. ANGELA R. Angela R. Evelin L. Gaia G.
Cut Off Date 19. February 2019
February '19 20 Wednesday

Grand West Casino & Entertainment

Join us today for a variety of awesome activities. Pick one that suits your needs or pick all if you can’t decide. Tonight we offer transport to Grand West Casino where you can join in the action packed laser tag game, challenge your friends at bowling or improve your moves on the ice rink. This is a great evening plan, with a variety of activities & restaurants to choose from.

Meeting Point 15h00 - Newlands School / 15h20 - City Centre
Price R100.00
Duration +/- 4.5 Hours
Included Services Transportation
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Optional Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Rodrigo M. Jorge M. Hamza O. Nynke V. Sharon T.
Cut Off Date 20. February 2019
February '19 21 Thursday

Beach Soccer - Newlands vs City

Transfer to Camps Bay / Clifton Beach for some beach soccer.

Meeting Point 15h30 Newlands 15h50 City
Price Free
Duration +/- 2 hours
Included Services Transport, goals and soccer ball
Not Included Services Food, drinks and extras
Students Min. 10 / 20
Students currently booked Edouard G. Tijs K. Daan O. QASSEM A. ADEL S. saleh h. zied a. Ingrid S. Rodrigo M. Jorge M. Jorge M. Yasmin L. Markus W. Anna O. Mo b.
Cut Off Date 20. February 2019
February '19 22 Friday

3 Day Garden Route Safari Tour

Spot the Big 5 on Safari, kayak on the Touw’s River and explore Wilderness National Park on foot, interact with an elephant and enjoy the open road with your fellow students. Swim in the warm Indian Ocean or just relax on the beach but don't miss out on exploring South Africa's most scenic route this weekend.

* Enquire with activities desk for more information *

Meeting Point Between 05h00 & 06h00 - From your accommodation
Price R3900.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transportation in an airconditioned vehicle, qualified guide, accommodation (mixed backpacker dormitory style), 2 x breakfasts, 2 x dinners, national park entrance fee, kayak/hike & 2-3 hour safari with a qualified field guide
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Optional Activities (elephant interaction & bungee jump)
Students Min. 5 / 13
Students currently booked Edouard G.
Cut Off Date 20. February 2019
February '19 22 Friday

Houtbay Night Market

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 School / 16h20 - City Centre
Price Free
Duration +- 3 Hours
Included Services Free Transportation
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 4 / 13
Students currently booked Ingrid S. Anja L. Anna O.
Cut Off Date 22. February 2019
February '19 23 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 Lunch, Drinks & Extra Tastings
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 22. February 2019
February '19 24 Sunday


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.

*Please sign up and pay by Thursday the 21st to secure a place*

Meeting Point Pick up time and place to be confirmed closer to the date
Price R600.00
Duration +/- 3.5 Hours
Included Services Transport, Instructor, Board & Wax
Not Included Services Food & Drinks
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Daan O.
Cut Off Date 22. February 2019
March '19 20 Wednesday

5 DAY Orange River Rafting Adventure

In this Ultimate African Experience our destination is the mighty Orange River on this 5 day Rafting Tour.

We Supply:

2-Man inflatable rafts, paddles, dry bags for personal gear and life jackets. Safety equipment, medical kit and river guide/s.

Delicious meals prepared by the guide/s on open fire, wood, ice and cooler boxes.

Accommodation on the first and last evening we will camp at the campgrounds on the banks of the Orange River (own camping equipment)

Day1) CPT to Orange River Day2) Rafting Day3) Rafting Day4) Rafting Day5) Orange River to Cape Town


NOTE: You will cross over to Namibia and therefore will need your passport.

Meeting Point 06h30-07h30 @ your accommodation
Price R5900.00
Duration 5 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, rafting, all food while on the river (2.5 days)
Not Included Services Camping gear, drinks, snacks, food on day 1 and 5.
Students Min. 8 / 12
Cut Off Date 11. March 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.