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South Africa

Equity School travel to South Africa

School trips to South Africa

Cape Town

Golden beaches, striking street art, and the incredible Table Mountain make Cape Town a difficult destination to dismiss. Proudly multicultural, it also offers a fascinating insight into South Africa's troubled past and the fragile harmony which has now won through. The District Six Museum provides a powerfully moving reconstruction of the township from which 60,000 inhabitants were forcibly removed under the 1970s apartheid regime, while Boulders Beach, where 3000 jackass penguins have made their home, is a great trip out. Jump on a cable car, which run every 20 minutes, to the top of the 1086m-high Table Mountain, or take a day out to visit Aquila Game Reserve to spot African elephants, lions, leopards, Cape buffalos, and rhinos.


Below is a sample of excursions Equity can organise for your trip to South Africa - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for South Africa

Slave Lodge

One of the oldest buildings in cape Town; This is now a museum depicting 'From human wrongs to human rights'; you'll see lots of pictures, information, artefacts and a film of the history of slavery in Cape Town.

Simon's Town

Home to the South African Navy it's located on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula. A pretty coastal town full of Victorian buildings, quaint streets and walkways. Boulders is Simon's Town's most famous beach: here you can see 3000 African penguins!

Huguenot Memorial Museum

This shows the history of the French Huguenots who arrived in South Africa at the end of the 17th century. It contains the signature of every Huguenot settler in 1685.

Robben Island

Between the 17th-20th centuries this was a place of banishment and imprisonment. Since 1997 it has been a museum, running educational programmes for schools. Nelson Mandela was imprisoned here.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!


London Accommodation - Best Western Cape Suites

Best Western Cape Suites

  • Modern high standard hotel
  • Great facilities for schools

This village style modern hotel with restaurants and swimming pools will fulfil all your school needs.

Location: Nestled at the foot of Table Mountain, the famous beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay are only a 15 minute drive away and the V & A Waterfront is only a 5 min drive away

Facilities: With swimming pools, meeting rooms, a games room and a restaurant onsite you have everything you need.

Accommodation: This is a village-style hotel with a total of 123 studio, one, two and three-bedroom suites.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.

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Recommended Educational Trips to South Africa

Equity can recommend South Africa for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.