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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
October '18 24 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 15h00 - Meet at Lifestyle Surfshop in Muizenberg
Price R250.00
Duration +/- 2.5 hours
Included Services Instructor, Surfboard & Wetsuit
Not Included Services Transport, Food & Drinks
Students Min. 4 / 15
Students currently booked Shana P. Liselotte V. Jamina t. Lisa D. Tabea M. Anna D.
Cut Off Date 23. October 2018
October '18 25 Thursday

Soup Kitchen

Today we will help with a feeding programme in a previously disadvantaged community; learn more about the life and culture of the residents while also having the opportunity to give something back to the community.

Meeting Point 13h00 - Newlands School / 13h20 - City Centre
Price R100.00
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport & Donations (R80)
Not Included Services Any additional donations will be appreciated
Students Min. 4 / 13
Students currently booked Franziska S. Karin F.
Cut Off Date 24. October 2018
October '18 26 Friday

3 Day Garden Route with Safari

3 Day Tour to experience the best of the Garden Route.

Vist the Cango Caves, go on Safari, do the highest bungee in the world (optional), walk with a elephant (optional), hike in Tsitsikamma, swim in the Indian Ocean and more!!

Contact for the full programme

Meeting Point 05h15 - 06h15
Price R3300.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, dinners, breakfasts, Cango Caves, 4x4 safari, accommodation (backpacker sharing),
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, bungee jumping, elephant experience
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Juliane G. Sufyann M. Karin F.
Cut Off Date 24. October 2018
October '18 26 Friday

Full Moon - Secret Sunset

Celebrate life like never before - Dance, Breath & Have Fun with your feet in the sand. This event brings together the best of Secret Sunrise Cape Town and Shift to make a completely unique event that combines guided dance, mindfulness, movement and meditation on one of the most beautiful beaches in Cape Town - Clifton 2nd.

Book & Pay for tickets at:

Meeting Point 16h00 - Newlands School / 16h20 - City Centre
Price Free Transport
Duration +/- 2 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Tickets (R100)
Students Min. 4 / 15
Students currently booked Liselotte V. Jamina t. Li A. Semeria T. Camila P. Paula H. Larissa V. Beatriz S. ali a. Mariana D. HASAN A. Marina M. sufyan m. Victor D.
Cut Off Date 26. October 2018
October '18 27 Saturday

Seal Snorkeling

Seal Snorkeling in Cape Town is the ultimate wildlife experience on your holiday. Plunge into the cool Atlantic ocean and snorkel with hundreds of playful Cape Fur seals. You can interact with them in their environment, on their terms. If you love seals and the ocean, this is the best thing to do in Cape Town!

*Please sign up & pay for the activity by Wednesday 24th as spots are limited*

Meeting Point 08h00 - Newlands School / 08h20 - City Centre
Price R1000.00
Duration +/- 5 Hours
Included Services Transport, Safe Seal Diving Experience, Professional Dive Master Present, Snacks/Refreshments, Snorkeling Equipment & Wetsuit
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Extras
Students Min. 5 / 8
Cut Off Date 24. October 2018
October '18 27 Saturday

Zombie Walk

Each year we host the Cape Town Zombie Walk / Fest and take over the streets of Cape Town. Dress up in your best zombie costume and join likeminded people, patrolling the streets of Cape Town looking for their next victim. Official after party will be at Madison Avenue, which is also where the walk ends.

Meeting Point Walk starts at 18h00 – Meet at Company Gardens
Price Free
Duration 1.5 - 2 Hours
Included Services Free (After party – R80 pre-sold)
Not Included Services Food, Drinks, Transport & After party entrance
Students Min. 1 / 100
Students currently booked SUFYAN M.
Cut Off Date 27. October 2018
October '18 28 Sunday


If you’re looking for a different, close-up view of vibrant township life then be sure to make lunch at Mzoli’s part of your visit to Cape Town. The afternoon is spent dining at this interesting restaurant in the heart of Gugulethu Township.

Meeting Point 10h30 - City Centre / 10h50 - Newlands School
Price R150.00
Duration Ful Day
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Entrance (R30)
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Beatriz S. Anna D. Sarah B. Sarah B. Noëmi B. Shana P. Mariana D. nadi v. tabea m.
Cut Off Date 26. October 2018
October '18 31 Wednesday

Open Air Cinema - IT (Halloween Edition)

In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise. Tonight the doors swing open to a festive market of mouth-watering artisanal food and drinks on sale, interactive games, lively music and an unforgettable vibe.

*Please sign up & pay by Thursday the 25th as tickets are limited*

Meeting Point 16h30 - City Centre / 17h30 - Newlands School
Price R200.00
Duration 4.5 Hours
Included Services Transport, Movie Ticket, Backrest & Blanket
Not Included Services Food, Drinks & Extra Blankets
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Liselotte V. Frederique S. Fabienne C. Iris B. Jamina t. Mariana D. Juliane G. Thais N. Larissa V. ali a. Noëmi B.
Cut Off Date 25. October 2018
November '18 02 Friday

4 Day Garden Route (2nd bus)

4 Day Garden Route ADVENTURE Tour

Meeting Point 05h15-06h15 @ your accommodation
Price R4300.00
Duration 4 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, 3dinners, 3breakfasts, safari, Cango Caves, Tsitsikamma National Park and hike
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, optional extras
Students Min. 5 / 10
Students currently booked Tom H. Duco M. Lisa D. Juliane G.
Cut Off Date 31. October 2018
November '18 02 Friday

4 Day Garden Route Adventure Tour

Discover the natural scenic beauty of Tsitsikamma National Park, take a walk through the forest with friends and jump from the world’s largest bungee bridge. Interact with one of Africa’s Big-5 and learn how to surf at Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa’s surfing capital. These are just some of the activities you get to experience on this action packed 4 Day Tour.

Meeting Point 05h00/06h00 – From your accommodation
Price R4300.00
Duration 4 Days
Included Services Accommodation(mixed backpacker dorm), Transport, Guide, 3 x breakfasts, 3 x dinners, game drive on safari, kayak, entrance to Tsitsikamma NP, entrance to Garden Route NP
Not Included Services Lunch, Drinks & Optional Activities (Bungee & Animal Interactions)
Students Min. 5 / 13
Students currently booked Eline V. Jamina t. Veronique P. Christine L. Fabienne C. Iris B. Liselotte V. Sarah K. Sarah B. Anna D. Frederique S. Marine A. Nadia v.
Cut Off Date 31. October 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.