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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
November '19 13 Wednesday

Outdoor Movie at Kirstenbosch

Watch this epic science fiction film as it is screened outdoors, in one of the great botanic gardens of the world, Kirstenbosch. Enjoy a magical market experience of delicious artisanal food and beverages, interactive games, music and fun.

Please note: You must buy your own ticket online from The Galileo Open Air Cinema website. Hurry! Ticket availability is limited.

Meeting Point 16h00 – City School / 16h30 – Newlands School
Price Free transfer
Duration ± 4 hours
Included Services Transportation
Not Included Services Movie ticket (from R109), food, drinks
Students Min. 4 / 20
Students currently booked Eva D. Eva D. Moira G.
Cut Off Date 12. November 2019
November '19 13 Wednesday

Pasta Kitchen Volunteer Project

The Obs Pasta Kitchen is not just about handouts. This is more than a plate of food but an introduction to a long-lasting relationship.

Our volunteers will not only be handing out food but engaging with our guests. We are offering emotional support and an ear to listen with the aim of discovering how we can help these people more.

Meeting Point 16h40 – Newlands School / 17h00 – City School
Price R150
Duration ± 2 hours
Included Services Transportation, donation of R120
Not Included Services Additional donations for the shelter will be appreciated
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Bente d. Mila R. Larisse R. morielle c. Clémentine B. Carlo C.
Cut Off Date 13. November 2019
November '19 14 Thursday

Lion's Head Sunset Hike

Join us today to enjoy one of Cape Town’s Big 5 Tourist Experiences. Beautiful scenery and a 360 degree view of the city awaits you at the top. Please note, we will take the shorter, more exciting route, so we will be using the installed chains, ladders and staples. This is suitable for most fitness levels, however if you think you are scared of heights, please ask the school staff for advice before you sign up for the hike.

Meeting Point 17h00 – Newlands / 17h20 – City Centre
Price R200
Duration ± 3 hours
Included Services Transport, guide
Not Included Services Food, drinks
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Bram v. SHIORI I. THAIS G. Bogdan S. Larisse R. morielle c. Ana Carolina M. Abdul M.
Cut Off Date 13. November 2019
November '19 15 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 transfer
Duration ± 5 hours
Included Services Transportation
Not Included Services Food, drinks, extras
Students Min. 4 / 24
Students currently booked Bram v. Mirelli G. Antonia K. Abdul M. Fabricio D. Charlotte W. Livia H. Helena L. Moira G. Thais G. renan s. Maximilian Z. Faisal B. Marcela P. Larisse R. morielle c. Ferre V. Jessica S. Heidi M. Ana carolina M.
Cut Off Date 14. November 2019
November '19 16 Saturday

Ostrich Farm and Blouberg Beach

Today we offer a transfer to the West Coast Ostrich Farm. Learn all there is to know about this flightless bird. On the way back to Cape Town we will stop at Blouberg Beach, an area of Cape Town that shows off the best views of Table Mountain.

Meeting Point 13h00 – Newlands School / 13h20 – City Centre School
Price R350
Duration ± 5 hours
Included Services Transport, guide
Not Included Services Food, drinks
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Abdul M.
Cut Off Date 15. November 2019
November '19 17 Sunday

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 08h30 – Newlands School / 09h00 – City Centre
Price R680
Duration ± 6 hours
Included Services Transport, guide, cellar tour & 2 wine tastings
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, extra tastings
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Bram v. Eva D. Eva D. Till B. Manuel F.
Cut Off Date 15. November 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.