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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
August '18 21 Tuesday

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 15h00 - Meet at Lifestyle Surf Shop, Muizenberg
Price R250.00
Duration +/- 2 Hours
Included Services Wetsuit, Surf board & Instructor
Not Included Services Transport, Lunch & Drinks
Students Min. 3 / 11
Students currently booked Gian-Marco S. Romane Z.
Cut Off Date 21. August 2018
August '18 22 Wednesday

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 School / 15h50 - City Centre
Price R150.00
Duration +/- 1.5 Hours
Included Services Transport & Guide
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 22. August 2018
August '18 23 Thursday

Dinner with a staff member

Enjoy a fun-filled evening, get to know your fellow students and have dinner with some of the staff members. After an entertaining evening, we offer a free transfer back to your accommodation.

Teachers: Leila & Kate will be there this evening.

Meeting Point 18h20 - Newlands School / 18h40- City Centre
Price Free Transfer
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transportation
Not Included Services Dinner, Drinks & Tip
Students Min. 4 / 13
Students currently booked Ali a.
Cut Off Date 23. August 2018
August '18 24 Friday

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 Transfer
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transportation
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 4 / 13
Students currently booked Luciana L. Danara C. Alice T. Lucila C. Ali A.
Cut Off Date 24. August 2018
August '18 25 Saturday

Overnight Safari and Wine Tour

Overnight tour Aquila Game Reserve and Stellenbosch Wine region.

Experience the African Bush on a 4x4 game drive safari and taste some of the best wine in the Cape.

Meeting Point 08h00 - 08h30 @ your accommodation
Price R2950.00
Duration 2 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (Touws Rivier Hotel), 1xlunch , 1xdinner, 1xbreakfast, 2xsafari game drives, 2xwine tastings, eco synergy tour.
Not Included Services Drinks, lunch on day 2, optional extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 23. August 2018
August '18 25 Saturday

Full Day Wine 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 R600.00
Duration Full Day Tour
Included Services Transport, Guide, Cellar Tour & 2 x Wine tastings (1 x cheese/wine pairing)
Not Included Services Lunch & Extra Tastings
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 24. August 2018
August '18 26 Sunday

West Coast National Park - Spring Flowers

This year the Spring flowers in the West Coast National Park are blooming early. Apart from loads of colourful wild flowers the park is also home to Cape Mountain Zebra, Wildebeest & various Antelope species. Today we will explore the wonder of the park and stop in the beautiful coastal village of Langebaan for lunch before we drive back to Cape Town.

Meeting Point 08h40 - Newlands School / 09h00 - City Centre
Price R550.00
Duration Full Day
Included Services Transport, Guide & Park Entrance Fee
Not Included Services Lunch & Drinks
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 24. August 2018
August '18 31 Friday

3 Day Garden Route Adventure

Road tripping with beautiful scenery all around us, interacting with elephants, having a local "braai" with your fellow classmates and going on daily adventures.... this is what you will be doing on the 3 Day Garden Route Adventure.

*Ask at reception for more details*

Meeting Point 05h00/06h00 - From your accommodation
Price R3300.00
Duration 3 Full Days
Included Services Transportation, Qualified Guide, Accommodation (mixed backpacker dorm), 2-3 Hour Safari, 2 x Breakfasts, 2 x Dinners & Cango Caves or Wildlife Ranch Entrance Fee
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Optional Activities (Bungee Jump, Elephants)
Students Min. 5 / 13
Cut Off Date 23. August 2018
September '18 15 Saturday

2 Day Agulhas Overnight Tour

Travel to the most Southern tip of Africa, watch the whales in Hermanus, try some of our delicious wine and spot the penguins at Betty's Bay. This tour is a wonderful mixture of culture, beautiful scenery and nature, join us and explore more parts of the Western Cape.

Meeting Point 08h00 - Newlands School / 08h20 - City Centre School
Price R1600.00
Duration 2 Full Days
Included Services Transportation, Qualified Guide, Accommodation (mixed backpacker dorm), Breakfast/Dinner, Wine Tasting & Penguins Entrance
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks, Whale Watching Boat ride & Extras
Students Min. 5 / 13
Cut Off Date 14. September 2018
September '18 21 Friday

4 Day Garden Route & Jeffrey's Bay Adventure

Search for the Big 5 on safari, learn to surf in South Africa's surfing capital, bungee jump and hike in the most beautiful forest.. don't miss out on this amazing adventure. Monday will be a public holiday and no school on that day.

*Ask at reception for more information*

Meeting Point 05h00/06h00 - From your accommodation
Price R3950.00
Duration 4 Full Days
Included Services Transportation, Accommodation (mixed backpacker dorm), Qualified Guide, Safari Game Drive, Cango Caves/Wildlife Ranch, Kayaking, 3 x Breakfasts/3 x Dinners, Entrance to Tsitsikamma National Park & Hike
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Optional Activities (bungee jump, surfing & elephants)
Students Min. 5 / 13
Cut Off Date 19. September 2018

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.