English and Cape Town Orientation

Arrive in Cape Town and get shown around by people who know the city well. The English and Cape Town Orientation is excellent for first-time visitors to find their feet the local way.

Highlights: Victoria & Alfred Waterfront or Table Mountain • Walking tour of Cape Town Centre • The District Six Museum • The Castle • Company’s Garden • Parliament Buildings • Traditional South African BBQ

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English-and-Cape-Town-Orientation

DAY 1:

You are collected from the airport and taken to the 5-star SaltyCrax Backpackers. You will be shown around and given a map of the area. You have the day at your own leisure so you can explore the beach, shops, bars and restaurants.
In the evening we have a traditional South African BBQ, called a braai, at the hostel. Accommodation is provided in a dorm room.

DAY 2:

Start the day with breakfast at SaltyCrax Backpackers.

Your friendly SaltyCrax staff member will teach you about the bus system before you head out to Cape Town city centre.

You have two options to choose from:

Walking Tour:

Do a walking tour visiting historical sites like the Castle of Good Hope and the Grand Parade. Learn about life under apartheid in South Africa at the Parliament Buildings and the District Six Museum. Shop for African arts and crafts in Greenmarket Square and St George’s Mall.

OR

The hop on hop off bus pass:

Board this topless bus that takes you to all the sites you need to see, such as Camps Bay, the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain… all from the comfort of your seat!

DAY 3-17:

The week is spent on your Standard English Course. Lessons are held from Monday to Friday from 09:00am to 12:40pm.

You will move to a hostel in Cape Town center close to the Language school where you will stay in a twin room.