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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
November '19 22 Friday

Tobogganing

Go hurtling down a half-pipe in a bobsled, flying through the twists and curves as you race along the 1.25 km track.

It’s fun, it’s fast, and it’s safe! The first downhill tobogganing track in Africa

Meeting Point 13h40 City 14h00 Newlands
Price Free transfer
Duration +/- 3 Hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Tobogganing, food and drinks
Students Min. 4 / 12
Students currently booked Abdul M. Abobakr A. Larisse R. Morielle C. Turki B. Majed B. Ahmed S. Fahad M. Anas A. Abdulrahman A.
Cut Off Date 21. November 2019
November '19 23 Saturday

Bungee and Safari Overnight Tour

Overnight tour to the highest bungee in the world.

We travel down the spectacular Garden Route to the Bloukrans Bungee bridge. En-route we will stop at the Knysna Elephant Sanctuary where you can interact with the gentle giants.

On the way back to Cape Town we will stop at a private game reserve where we will go on a 4x4 safari game drive.

Meeting Point 05h15-05h45 @ your accommodation
Price R3990.00
Duration 2 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (backpacker sharing), breakfast, 4x4 safari.
Not Included Services Lunch, dinner, drinks, elephant experience, bungee jumping
Students Min. 4 / 7
Students currently booked
Cut Off Date 20. November 2019
November '19 23 Saturday

Hermanus - Whale Watching

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, wine tasting
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked SANDRINE H.
Cut Off Date 22. November 2019
November '19 24 Sunday

Shark Diving

Our route from Cape Town takes us past Hermanus and through to Kleinbaai. After breakfast we get on the boat to view Great White Sharks in their natural habitat.

 

Pickup time will be communicated the day before departure.

Meeting Point 04h00 - 07h00 @ your accommodation
Price R2800.00
Duration Full day
Included Services Transport, breakfast, diving and gear
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 2 / 10
Cut Off Date 22. November 2019
November '19 26 Tuesday

Soccer Game

Challenge your fellow classmates to a soccer game. Please book & pay by Monday otherwise the activity will be cancelled.

Meeting Point 14h00 City 14h20 Newlands
Price R50.00
Duration 1.5 hours
Included Services Soccer field, one way transfer from the City School
Not Included Services Transport from the soccer back home
Students Min. 10 / 24
Students currently booked Abdul M. Turki B.
Cut Off Date 25. November 2019
November '19 27 Wednesday

Hike - Cecilia Forest to Kirstenbosch

Join us today as we start our hike from Cecilia Forest car park and make our way through the forest exploring a different side of Table Mountain. In between hundreds of years old trees and hidden waterfalls we travel to Kirstenbosch Gardens where we will finish the hike. Get some time to walk around the garden afterwards or grab a coffee.

Meeting Point 13h10 City 13h30 Newlands
Price R200.00
Duration 3 Hours
Included Services Transport and guide
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 2 / 5
Students currently booked Abdul M. Eva D.
Cut Off Date 26. November 2019
November '19 28 Thursday

Rush Trampoline Park

Rush is an indoor extreme Trampoline Park with 1500-2500 square meters of adventure, excitement, fun and challenges. Rush features around 1700 square meters of wall to wall interconnected trampolines, including dodge-ball courts, a cube foam pit & hydraulic slam dunk basketball hoops.

Meeting Point 15h10 City 15h30 Newlands
Price R50.00
Duration +/- 1.5 hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Rush entrance fee
Students Min. 4 / 12
Students currently booked Saleh A.
Cut Off Date 28. November 2019
November '19 29 Friday

Table Mountain

Table Mountain is Cape Town's most famous landmark. Hike up or make use of the cable car and enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of the city, take a leisurely stroll around the summit, or simply relax at the top of Table Mountain. For lunch you can purchase a snack at the shop or have a meal at the restaurant.

Meeting Point 13h40 Newlands 14h00 City
Price Free transfer
Duration +/- 5 hours
Included Services Transport
Not Included Services Cable car, food and drinks
Students Min. 4 / 12
Students currently booked Abdul M. Thais D.
Cut Off Date 28. November 2019
November '19 30 Saturday

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 08h20 City
Price R850.00
Duration Full day - 17h30
Included Services Transport, guide, cape point entrance fee
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 5 / 11
Students currently booked Thais D.
Cut Off Date 29. November 2019
December '19 01 Sunday

Sunset Safari

After a hot day in the African bush, the animals are just starting to stir in the afternoon, moving towards the watering holes and coming out of the shade.  The safari is led by an experienced guide who will share exciting inside stories and facts about your surroundings, easily rousing your inner wild side. All safaris are in an open 4 x 4 safari vehicle

Meeting Point 13h00 Southern Sun Hotel Newlands 13h20 Southern Sun City
Price R1750.00
Duration +/- 6 Hours
Included Services Transport, guide, welcome drink, snacks and 4x4 safari
Not Included Services Extras
Students Min. 2 / 10
Cut Off Date 29. November 2019
December '19 06 Friday

3 Day Garden Route Adventure with Safari

3 Day Adventure tour to the Garden Route.

We go canoeing and hiking in the Wilderness National Park, feed an Elephant, do the highest Bungee in the world (optional), swim in the Indian Ocean and enjoy a awesome road trip with your fellow students!

Meeting Point 05h30 - 06h30 @ your accommodation
Price R3950.00
Duration 3 Days
Included Services Transport, guide, accommodation (backpacker dorm), breakfast, canoeing (weather dependant), National Park entrance fee, 4x4 Safari
Not Included Services Lunch, dinner, bungee jumping and elephant experience
Students Min. 4 / 11
Cut Off Date 04. December 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.