Language School Activities, Excursions and Adventure Add-ons in Cape Town and South Africa - © Unknown

Activities in Cape Town

Cape Town is South Africa's adventure capital. Trekking, wine tasting, surf lessons, adventure sports, museums – you name it! At Ailola Cape Town, we want you to experience it all. Keep reading to learn more about our Cape Town activities schedule!

Weekday Activities

Cape Town Activities

Not a day goes by at Ailola Cape Town without there being something amazing to do after class! Every Monday we update our weekly program of Cape Town activities, displaying your options on our activities board.

We rotate our activities according to availability, so more information about what's on offer when you're in town will be made available to you once you arrive!

Exclusive City Activities

In the more than 15 years we've been teaching English in the city, we've developed a very strong relationship with local service providers. What does this mean for you? At Ailola Cape Town, you'll have access to unique Cape Town activities at prices you won't find anywhere else! Best of all, some activities are entirely free! Here are some examples of our Cape Town afterschool activities:

  • City tour
  • Factory outlet shopping trip
  • Sunset picnic on Clifton Beach or Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Beach volley ball
  • Vineyard visit in Cape TownNights out at Cape Town's bars and clubs
  • Visit to Blouberg Beach
  • Brewery tour
  • Comedy night
  • A scrumptious South African “braai”, or barbecue, in Gugulethu
  • Rugby match
  • Hike to Lion's Head
  • African drumming lessons
  • Board games
  • Salsa dancing
  • Wine tasting

Afterschool Classes

Immersion into a native English-speaking culture is the best way to learn the language! That's why at Ailola Cape Town we're constantly on the hunt for exciting afterschool add-ons for you. Practice your English choosing our extra afterschool add-ons:

Teacher-student outing

Each week we organize one afterschool Cape Town activity for students to interact more casually with our teaching staff. Since we place a lot of emphasis on immersion into local culture and the language, it's your chance to take what you're learning in the classroom out into the real world. Best of all, teachers participate on a rotating basis, meaning you'll have the chance to interact with teachers other than your own.

Weekend Excursions

In the event we haven't worn you out with our afterschool Cape Town activities, you might want to start planning for the weekend! Our weekend excursions take you in and around the city, visiting the very best that stunning Cape Town has to offer. From day trips, full weekend outings and our special adventure packs, you can be certain to sleep very well on the flight back home!

Day Trips

South Africa excursions to Robben island
  • Cape Peninsula: This scenic weekend day-trip takes you along the stunning Cape Peninsula, arriving at Cape Point, the most south-western point of Africa. We'll throw a picnic lunch, swim, spot penguins at Boulders beach, cycle, and laze about in the sun.
  • Cape Winelands: The Western Cape is Africa's premier wine-producing region. Let us take you there with our wonderful weekend wine outing! We'll visit a cellar, sample wines, and enjoy a delicious lunch. Best of all, we'll have a driver to take us home!
  • Special Interest Trips: Cape Town's natural wonders are next to none! Our special interest trips – which rotate according to the seasons – include birdwatching, flora and fauna explorer tours, coastal hikes and township tours.
  • Adventure Weekends: If you're looking for adventure, look no further! Our day trips in and around Cape Town offer you the chance to go surfing, mountain biking, sand boarding, scuba diving, sailing, shark cage diving, and so much more!

Full weekend trips

  • Mini Safari: You simply can't visit South Africa without heading out on a safari! Just 2 hours from Cape Town, our mini safari adventure will introduce you to some of our country's amazing animals. Choose from an early morning or sunset trip. Laze by the pool in summer or rug up around the fireplace in winter! Dinner is served in an African Boma. Dessert? It's time for jacuzzi under the stars!
  • West Coast Trip: The Cederberg Mountain Range awaits! We'll head two hours north of Cape Town to discover unique rock sculptures, the ancient San rock paintings, wild flowers in Spring and more. Activities include canoeing, swimming, hiking, and a visit to an ostrich ranch.

English Adventure Packs

South Africa excursions to Kruger National Park

Our special Cape Town excursions offer students the opportunity to participate in the most memorable kinds of local activities. The programs vary in duration, with some best kept for once you've finished your course. One of the principal aims of the excursions is for you to put your English-language skills into practice.

Curious to learn more about the places you'll see when you study English in Cape Town? Discover more about Cape Town and South Africa today!