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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
September '21 26 Sunday

Shark Diving

Get your adrenaline pumping with a shark cage diving trip where you will be closer than ever before to one of nature’s most astonishing creatures.

Meeting Point 05h00 - 07h00 @ your accommodation (More accurate time will be confirmed the day before departure)
Price R2850.00
Duration Full day
Included Services Transport, guide, breakfast, diving gear, drinks and snacks
Not Included Services Lunch, video and extras
Students Min. 1 / 11
Cut Off Date 24. September 2021
September '21 30 Thursday

Township Walking Tour

Visit a township where we will learn about the culture of the residents living in Imizamo Yethu (which means Our Efforts) a local guide will walk you through the township where you can enjoy refreshments at a spaza (a township shop), visit a shebeen (a tavern), and photograph the khayas (township houses).

Meeting Point 13h30 Newlands 13h50 City
Price R350.00
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport, guide
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 30. September 2021
October '21 01 Friday

Grans West - Free transfer

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 15h30 Newlands 15h50 City
Price Free transfer
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Hakeem Q.
Cut Off Date 01. October 2021
October '21 02 Saturday

Cape Point - Full day tour

We start the morning with an optional boat cruise to Seal Island, if being on the water early morning doesn’t appeal to you, explore the craft markets or grab a snack at the Harbour Bay Market. We will drive on Chapman’s Peak Drive towards Cape Point. And end the day with the penguins at Boulder’s Beach

Meeting Point 08h30 Newlands 08h50 City
Price R850.00
Duration Full day - 17h30
Included Services Transport, cape point entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks and extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 01. October 2021
October '21 03 Sunday

Day Safari

We start the morning with an optional boat cruise to Seal Island, if being on the water early morning doesn’t appeal to you, explore the craft markets or grab a snack at the Harbour Bay Market. We will drive on Chapman’s Peak Drive towards Cape Point. And end the day with the penguins at Boulder’s Beach

Meeting Point 08h30 Newlands School 08h50 City School
Price R2250.00
Duration Full day - 17h00
Included Services Transport, guide, lunch and welcome drink
Not Included Services Drinks and any extras
Students Min. 2 / 11
Cut Off Date 01. October 2021
October '21 07 Thursday

Groot Constantia - Wine Tasting

Transfer to Groot Constantia, the oldest wine farm in South Africa for a cellar tour and wine tasting.

Meeting Point 13h30 City 13h50 Newlands
Price R390.00
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport, guide, cellar tour and wine tasting
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 07. October 2021
October '21 08 Friday

Canal Walk - Shopping

Tonight we offer a free transfer to Canal Walk Shopping Centre. It offers the best fashion, retail, leisure and entertainment for the whole family, with 400 stores all under one roof. Visit Cape Town’s largest shopping centre, go for a movie or have dinner with your friends at one of the many restaurants.

Meeting Point 16h00 Newlands 16h20 City
Price Free transfer
Duration +/- 4 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 08. October 2021
October '21 09 Saturday

Township Tour

If you’re looking for a different, close-up view of vibrant township life then be sure to join this informative tour.

Meeting Point 10h30 Newlands 10h50 City
Price R450.00
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport, guide
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 08. October 2021
October '21 15 Friday

Paintball

Split into teams or choose to be “every man/woman for him or herself” in today’s adrenalin pumping activity. There are 3 different fields you can choose from on the day.

Cut-off for this activity will be on Wednesday @ 13h30

Please book and pay before this time to confirm your place.

Meeting Point 13h10 Newlands 13h30 City
Price R290.00
Duration +/- 1.5 hour of paintball games
Included Services Transport, paintball marker, 100 paintballs
Not Included Services Extra paintballs (R80 / 100), drinks and extras
Students Min. 12 / 20
Students currently booked Hakeem Q. Hakeem Q.
Cut Off Date 13. October 2021
October '21 16 Saturday

Cape of Good Hope - Full Day

Today we visit the most South Easterly point of the African Continent. Take a stroll up to the light-house, go for a hike or a swim or just enjoy the beautiful views from the restaurant. After Cape Point we visit Boulders Beach in Simonstown where you can see the African Penguins in their natural habitat.

Meeting Point 08h30 Newlands 08h50 City
Price R850.00
Duration Full day - 17h30
Included Services Transport, guide, cape point entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, drinks, boulders entrance fee
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 15. October 2021
October '21 22 Friday

Garden Route Adventure -3 DAYS

3 DAY Adventure to the Garden Route. We go on SAFARI to spot the Big5, explore the Wilderness National Park in a canoe and hike to a waterfall for a swim in the forest, do the highest Bungee in the world (optional), have breakfast at a village market and more!

Contact activities@ghs.co.za for the full programme!

Meeting Point 06h30 - 07h30 @ your accommodation
Price R3650.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (sharing), 4x4 safari, national park entrance fee, canoeing and hiking, 2 x breakfast.
Not Included Services Meals not specified, drinks, optional extras (Bungee / Elephant walk)
Students Min. 6 / 11
Cut Off Date 20. October 2021

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.