Good Hope Studies Social Club

Welcome to Cape Town, one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Good Hope Studies offers a vast activity programme in and around Cape Town, focusing on adventure, fun, culture, history, nature, sports and culinary arts. You'll find your perfect fit!

Terms & Conditions for acitvities

Activities/week

up to 5

Admission

limited - book now!

Jun 15, 2024

3 DAY Garden Route Adventure with Safari

Public Holiday 

NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY!

Spot the Big 5 on Safari, go canoeing and hiking in Wilderness, interact with an elephant (optional), do the highest bungee in the world (optional) and enjoy the open road with your fellow students. Don't miss out on exploring South Africa's most scenic route this weekend.

Price R4450.00
+/- 57 hours
Meeting Point06h00 - 06h45 @ your accommodation
Included ServicesTransport, guide, accommodation (sharing), river canoeing, 4x4 safari game drive, breakfast
Not Included ServicesDinner, lunch, drinks, bungee jump, elephant experience
Students Min.5 / 11
Students currently bookedMaluan Sousa de R., Ana R., Saleh F., Beatriz O.
Cut Off DateJun 13, 2024

The booking period for this activity has already expired.

Jun 19, 2024

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 colorful houses.

+/- 2 hours
Meeting Point15h30 Newlands - 15h50 City
Included ServicesTransport, guide, traditional snack
Not Included ServicesExtras
Students Min.5 / 11
Students currently bookedFahad H., Julian B., Sophie L., Maluan Sousa de R., Ana R., Siraj A., A J., Paula B.
Cut Off DateJun 19, 2024
Jun 20, 2024

Canal Walk

At Canal Walk you can browse through Cape Town’s largest shopping center.  *Return transfer @ 20h00 or take an Uber back if you want to stay longer* 

Price Free transfer
+/- 3 hours
Meeting Point16h30 Newlands - 17h00 City
Included ServicesTransport
Not Included ServicesExtras
Students Min.4 / 20
Students currently bookedFahad H., Maluan Sousa de R., Ali J.
Cut Off DateJun 20, 2024
Jun 21, 2024

Signal Hill and Mojo Market

Enjoy the evening getting acquainted with your fellow students. We visit Signal Hill for a beautiful view of the city before we head to the market browsing through the many shops

Price Free transfer
+/- 4 hours
Meeting Point16h40 Newlands - 17h00 City
Included ServicesTransport
Not Included ServicesExtras
Students Min.4 / 22
Students currently bookedSafa F., Hessah A., Fahad H., Maluan Sousa de R., Ana R., Nawaf S., A J., Paula B.
Cut Off DateJun 21, 2024
Jun 22, 2024

Cape Point - Full day tour

Visit 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! 

Price R980.00
+/- 8 hours
Meeting Point08h30 Newlands - 08h50 City
Included ServicesTransport, guide, Cape Point entrance fee, Chapmans peak drive
Not Included ServicesFood, drinks, Boulders entrance fee
Students Min.5 / 12
Students currently bookedMaluan Sousa de R., Sophie L.
Cut Off DateJun 21, 2024
Jun 24, 2024

City Orientation

Let the school driver show you around Cape Town. Join us for a brief City Orientation. Your guide will take you around the City to show you some important places and explain how to get around and navigate Cape Town. 

Price Free
+/- 2 hours
Meeting Point15h30 Newlands - 15h50 City
Included ServicesTransport, guide
Not Included ServicesExtras
Students Min.4 / 11
Students currently bookedMaluan Sousa de R., Sophie L., Paula B.
Cut Off DateJun 25, 2024
Jun 26, 2024

Township Walking Tour

Visit a township  where we will learn about the culture of the residents living in the township where you can enjoy refreshments at a spaza (a township shop), visit a shebeen (a tavern), and photograph the khayas (township houses).

Price R470.00
+/- 3 hours
Meeting Point13h30 Newlands - 13h50 City
Included ServicesTransport, local guide
Not Included ServicesExtras
Students Min.5 / 11
Students currently bookedRahel B., saleh F., Diana L.
Cut Off DateJun 26, 2024
Jun 27, 2024

Movie Night @ Newlands School

Join your friends for an open air movie at the Newlands School. Bring a blanket, popcorn, pillow and enjoy the outdoor movie. 

Movie TBC

Price R20.00
+/- 2 hours
Meeting Point17h15 City School - Meet at Newlands 17h45
Included ServicesMovie and transport from the city and back to the city
Not Included ServicesFood, drinks and extras
Students Min.10 / 25
Cut Off DateJun 26, 2024
Jun 28, 2024

GHS Braai (BBQ) @ Newlands School

The Good Hope Studies Braai will be taking place at our Mariendahl School from 13h30 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.                                               
GHS will be Braai Boerewors Rolls (South African Hot Dogs) *Feel free to bring cards or boardgames*

Book before Thursday 14h00 to confirm your place!

Price FREE
+/- 3 hours
Meeting Point13h10 City School - 13h30 @ Newlands School
Included Services1 x boerewors roll, soft drink, chips, fire
Not Included ServicesOptional drinks, optional food, extras
Students Min.15 / 40
Students currently bookedBader A., Saleh F., Fahad H., Maluan Sousa de R., Sebastian G., Paula B.
Cut Off DateJun 27, 2024
Jun 28, 2024

3/4/5 Day Kruger National Park

Kruger park tours departs every day!

Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience in the Kruger National Park.

Contact activities(at)ghs.co.za for more info.

Price From: R9000.00
+/- 0 hours
Meeting PointTBC
Students Min.1 / 12
Cut Off DateMay 19, 2024

The booking period for this activity has already expired.

Jun 29, 2024

Stellenbosch Wine 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.

Price R880.00
+/- 8 hours
Meeting Point09h00 Newlands - 09h20 City
Included ServicesTransport, guide, 2 x wine tastings
Not Included ServicesFood and optional tastings
Students Min.5 / 12
Students currently bookedMaluan Sousa de R.
Cut Off DateJun 28, 2024
Jun 30, 2024

Hermanus Day Tour

Hermanus on Walker Bay offers one of the best land-based whale viewing spots in the world and was voted South Africa's favourite town. Today you get to experience the wonder of this town and nature’s largest animal. 

Price R880.00
+/- 8 hours
Meeting Point08h30 Newlands - 08h50 City
Included ServicesTransport, guide, 1 x wine tasting, penguin colony
Not Included ServicesFood, drinks, extras
Students Min.5 / 12
Students currently bookedMaluan Sousa de R.
Cut Off DateJun 28, 2024
Jul 3, 2024

Cecilia Forest to Kirstenbosch Hike

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 we travel to Kirstenbosch Gardens where we will finish the hike.

Price R300.00
+/- 3 hours
Meeting Point13h00 City - 13h20 Newlands
Included ServicesTransport, guide, Kirstenbosch
Not Included ServicesExtras
Students Min.5 / 12
Students currently bookedMaluan Sousa de R., Rahel B., Diana L.
Cut Off DateJul 3, 2024
Jul 4, 2024

Sunset Boat Cruise

This afternoon we offer a free transfer to the V&A Waterfront where you can go on a sunset boat cruise, exploring Cape Town from a different angle. 

Price Free transfer
+/- 4 hours
Meeting Point15h40 Newlands - 16h00 City
Included ServicesTransport
Not Included ServicesBoat cruise (+/- R540)
Students Min.4 / 12
Students currently bookedMaluan Sousa de R., Rahel B.
Cut Off DateJul 4, 2024
Jul 5, 2024

Paintball

Split into teams or choose to be “every man/woman for him or herself” in today’s adrenalin pumping activity. There are different fields you can choose from on the day. 
Please BOOK AND PAY before WEDNESDAY, 3 JULY 13h30 to confirm! 

Price R390.00
+/- 3 hours
Meeting Point13h40 City - 14h00 Newlands
Included ServicesTransport, 1.5 hour paintball game, 100 paintballs, mask
Not Included ServicesExtra paintballs, foo, drinks, protective clothes
Students Min.12 / 20
Students currently bookedRahel B., Diana L.
Cut Off DateJul 3, 2024
Jul 6, 2024

Cape Point - Full day tour

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

Price R990.00
+/- 8 hours
Meeting Point08h30 Newlands - 09h00 City school
Included ServicesTransport, guide, Cape Point entrance fee, Chapmans Peak Drive
Not Included ServicesBoulders beach entrance, food, drinks, extras
Students Min.5 / 11
Cut Off DateJul 5, 2024
Jul 7, 2024

Day Safari - Aquila

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.  

Price R2550.00
+/- 9 hours
Meeting Point08h30 Newlands - 09h00 City
Included ServicesTransport, breakfast, 4x4 safari, welcome drink
Not Included ServicesDrinks, extras
Students Min.2 / 10
Cut Off DateJul 5, 2024
Jul 19, 2024

3 Day Garden Route Adventure

Spot the Big 5 on Safari, go canoeing and hiking in Wilderness, interact with an elephant (optional), do the highest bungee in the world (optional) and enjoy the open road with your fellow students. Don't miss out on exploring South Africa's most scenic route this weekend.

Contact activities(at)ghs.co.za for the full tour programme

Price R4550.00
+/- 56 hours
Meeting Point06h00 - 07h00 @ your accommodation
Included ServicesTransport, tour guide, accommodation (sharing), breakfast, 4x4 safari, river canoeing
Not Included ServicesLunch, dinner, drinks, bungee jump, elephant experience
Students Min.5 / 12
Cut Off DateJul 17, 2024