learn english & extreme sports package

Overview

This is a great package for adrenaline junkies. You’ll spend the week trying out extreme sports such as skydiving,  abseiling, surfing, skydiving, sandboarding and kitesurfing.

Included:
  • Airport pick up
  • 19 nights accommodation (5 nights in dormitory & 14 nights in twin room
  • Transfers to and from activitiesMeals:
  • Breakfast: day 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Lunch: day 5
  • Dinner: day 1, 2, 5
  • Kitesurfing lessons with certified I.K.O. instructor
  • Skydiving
  • Sandboarding
  • Surf lessons
English Course:
  • Placement level test
  • All rquired materials
  • End of course certificate
  • Qualified CELTA teachers
  • Small classes (max. 12 per class)
  • Free Net Languages online English courses while studying
Prices

Pricing on availability.

DAY 1:

You are met at the airport and taken to the 5-star SaltyCrax Backpackers in Table View. The hostel is within walking distance from Kite Beach, transport terminals, restaurants, bars and shops. Early arrivals can spend the day either on a tour through the Cape Town city centre (optional extra) or simply relaxing on beautiful white beaches with picturesque views of Table Mountain. In the evening we will have a traditional South African BBQ, called a Braai, which gives you a chance to meet the others guests from around the world. After the good meal roll down to the local bars and pubs where you can spend the rest of the night at your leisure.

DAY 2:

After breakfast, a qualified kitesurfing instructor from Wind Sports will meet you. He will take you to the world famous Kite Beach that has an amazing backdrop of Table Mountain and a steady supply of wind and waves. Your first day of lessons will begin with:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Kitesurfing
    Includes safety, equipment setup, understanding the wind and land based flying.
  • Lesson 2: Water Introduction
    Includes large kite handling, self-launch and hopefully body dragging through the water.
  • Lesson 3: Water Skills
    Includes advanced body dragging, water re-launch and basic board skills.
    You are taken back to the hostel after an exciting day of kiting. Relax around the fire while a potjie; a traditional South African stew, is cooked. The rest of the night is yours to discover the local night life.
DAY 3:

After a breakfast served in the dining room, you are taken back to the beach. Your final day of lessons include:

  • Lesson 4: Board Basics
    Includes first water starts on a board and first ride.
  • Lesson 5: Supervised Riding and Tips
    Includes riding with power, change of direction and holding an edge.

You will now be an IKO accredited kitesurfer and will receive a certificate and card allowing you to kite anywhere in the world!

DAY 4:

After breakfast and an early start, we go to Atlantis, passing the Melkbos beach along the way. Your sandboarding instructor will show you how to ride down the dunes. We then hit the beach for lunch and to wash the sand off with surf lessons.
Dinner will be served back at the hostel.

DAY 5:

After breakfast we journey to Kamikaze Canyon for a hike. Those brave enough can go kloofing – jumping down 3-22m high cliffs into crystal clear rock pools below. Abseil down a 65m cliff. After the long day in the sun, we return to the backpacker’s hostel.

DAY 6:

We take a 20-minute drive up the West coast to the skydiving drop zone. Your tandem skydiving instructor will give you a briefing before boarding the plane. The view on the flight is breathtaking. Cape Town lies to the south, False Bay is further south, Robben Island is to the west and the Langebaan Lagoon is to the north. You can also choose to go shark-cage diving.

DAY 7-20:

The rest of your stay 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.

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