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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 '19 25 Sunday

Cape Point Full-Day Tour

Start the morning with a boat cruise to Seal Island or have a bite to eat at the market. After we will make our way to The Cape of Good Hope via Chapman’s Peak Drive for the highlight of the day. Once you’ve explored the Park we will stop at the beach with the cutest penguins you will ever see!

Meeting Point 08h00 – Newlands School / 08h20 – City Centre
Price R 800
Duration 1 full day
Included Services Transport, guide, Cape Point entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, Seal Island boat cruise, Boulder’s Beach penguins
Students Min. 5 / 13
Students currently booked Zoe G. Laura C. Manon F. Kamal E. Kamal E.
Cut Off Date 23. August 2019
August '19 27 Tuesday

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 15h50 City
Price R150.00
Duration +/- 1 hour
Included Services Transport and guide
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Marcia C.
Cut Off Date 27. August 2019
August '19 28 Wednesday

Township Dinner

Dinner in a township hosts a cultural tour to a township nearby, including a traditional African Meal, dancers, a choir, transport and music. It is an opportunity for visitors to gain a better understanding of the lifestyle and culture of the residents and to have dinner in a township. Enjoy an evening of African music, dance and partying with the locals.

Meeting Point 18h00 Newlands 18h20 City
Price R450.00
Duration +/- 4 Hours
Included Services Transport and dinner
Not Included Services Drinks and extras
Students Min. 5 / 12
Cut Off Date 28. August 2019
August '19 29 Thursday

Half Day Cape Point Tour

For those of you who missed the opportunity to go to the Cape of Good Hope and visit the penguins at Boulder's Beach. This afternoon we offer a half day Cape Point tour you can join after your morning lessons. Unlike the Full Day Tour we will only visit these two stops... this is perfect if you are limited for time.

Meeting Point 12h40 Newlands 13h00 City
Price R700.00
Duration 4 Hours
Included Services Transport, guide and Cape Point entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks and extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Mohamed A.
Cut Off Date 28. August 2019
August '19 30 Friday

3 Day Garden Route with Safari -SPRING SPECIAL-

3 Day Garden Route SPECIAL.

We drive down Route 44, go on Safari, visit the Cango Caves (Optional), have breakfast at a forest market, do the highest bungee in the world (optional), interact with elephants (optional) and more.

Meeting Point 05h40 - 06h40 from your accommodation
Price R3700.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (backpackers shared dorm), breakfasts, dinners, safari
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, Cango Caves, and optional activities
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked shana n.
Cut Off Date 30. August 2019
August '19 30 Friday

Houtbay Night 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 16h20 City
Price Free transfer
Duration +/- 4 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Monika R. Elsa D.
Cut Off Date 30. August 2019
September '19 01 Sunday

Hermanus Whale Tour

Spot whales from shore in beautiful Hermanus, have lunch at one of the many sea-side restaurants or go for a stroll in the village. Try some of the Heaven and Earth wine valley’s delicious wine & watch the penguins at Stony Point Penguin Colony.

Meeting Point 08h30 Newlands 08h50 City
Price R650.00
Duration Full day
Included Services Transport, guide, penguin colony and wine tasting
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks and extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 30. August 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.