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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
Dezember '21 02 Donnerstag

First Thursday's

First Thursdays is a public event and free to attend. Art galleries and cultural events around Cape Town's central city stay open until 9 pm or later on the first Thursday of every month, allowing anyone to explore the city on foot and experience the cultural wealth this city has to offer.

Meeting Point 17h40 Newlands 18h00 City
Price Free transfer
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Food, drinks and extras
Students Min. 4 / 13
Students currently booked Mansour N. Mshari A. Sultan A. Bandar A. Luís D. Abdulelah A. MOHA A. ABDULLAH A. Fahad A. Dino D. Mazen S.
Cut Off Date 02. Dezember 2021
Dezember '21 03 Freitag

Signal Hill and Mojo Market

Enjoy the sunset on Signal Hill before browsing through the many shops at the Mojo Market. Grab some last minute souvenirs before you return home or relax with a drink and some local delicacies.

Meeting Point 18h00 Newlands 18h20 City
Price Free transfer
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Trasnsport
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 5 / 13
Students currently booked Rosalie O. Mansour N. ALWALEED A. Mohammed O. Sultan A. Bandar A. MOHA A. Khaled A. Gustavo V. Caio R. Abdulelah A. Leila S. Khaled H.
Cut Off Date 03. Dezember 2021
Dezember '21 04 Samstag

Cape Point - Full Day

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 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 beach, boat cruise
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Marika B. Lonneke N. Khaled H.
Cut Off Date 03. Dezember 2021
Dezember '21 04 Samstag

Sandboarding

Today we drive out to the magnificent Atlantis Dunes, where you will receive a lesson on how to sand board. After learning the basics and making sure your board is waxed, you are free to use your new skills on the dunes.

--Where closed shoes for this activity--

Meeting Point 09h30
Price R750.00
Duration +/- 2 Hours
Included Services Transport and sandboarding
Not Included Services Food, drinks and extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Students currently booked Rosalie O. Marika B. Luís D.
Cut Off Date 02. Dezember 2021
Dezember '21 05 Sonntag

Skydiving

We transport you to Atlantis 45 minutes outside Cape Town for the experience of a lifetime. There’s no better way to experience Cape Town than in free-fall. Go on - take the plunge!

Meeting Point Pickup time TBC
Price R3100.00
Duration +/- 2.5 Hours
Included Services Transport, skydiving
Not Included Services Video, extras
Students Min. 3 / 10
Students currently booked Camille F. David L.
Cut Off Date 01. Dezember 2021
Dezember '21 09 Donnerstag

African Drumming

Today we enjoy an afternoon in the company of your fellow students learning the art of drumming.

“If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing. If you have a heartbeat, you can drum.”

Meeting Point 15h30 Newlands 15h50 City
Price R290.00
Duration +/- 1 Hour of drumming
Included Services Transport and drumming
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 08. Dezember 2021
Dezember '21 10 Freitag

3 Day Garden Route ADVENTURE with Safari -Early Bird Special Available-

Join us on our final 3 Day Adventure tour to the Garden Route.

Go on safari to spot the Big5, have breakfast in a forest market, go for canoeing, hiking and swimming in the Wilderness National Park, do the highest bungee in the world and more!!

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

Meeting Point 06h30 - 07h30 @ your accommodation
Price R3850.00 **Book and pay before 15h00 on Monday to receive 5% discount**
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (sharing) 2xbreakfast, 4x4 safari game drive, canoeing and hiking, Wilderness National Park.
Not Included Services Meals not mentioned, drinks, optional activities
Students Min. 5 / 11
Cut Off Date 08. Dezember 2021
Dezember '21 10 Freitag

School Braai

The final Good Hope Studies Braai for 2021 will be taking place at our Mariendahl School from 13h15 to 16h00. All students and teachers are welcome!! The more the merrier! Please sign up so we know how many students will join this activity.

Bring your own meat and swimming clothes and lets celebrate the start of summer!

Meeting Point 13h15 Newlands
Price Free
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport, soft drinks
Not Included Services Bring your own meat to braai (BBQ) and other snacks and drinks
Students Min. 12 / 25
Students currently booked Sarah H.
Cut Off Date 09. Dezember 2021
Dezember '21 11 Samstag

Wine and Cheetah - Full day 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! On the way back home we stop at a Cheetah Sanctuary where we learn and interact with these amazing animals.

Meeting Point 09h00 Newlands 09h20 City
Price R780.00
Duration Full day - 17h30
Included Services Transport, guide, 2 wine tastings and cheetah conservation entrance fee
Not Included Services Lunch, optional tastings and any animal interactions
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 10. Dezember 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.