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4 Day Kruger National Park
Departure date: 29 December
Cost: R4950 – 10% discount = R4455
Includes: meals & camping accommodation
Excludes: flight to & from Johannesburg ex Cape Town
Enjoy the ultimate safari in the the iconic Kruger National Park where vast landscapes and spectacular African wildlife awaits you. Enjoy thrilling day and night game drives and walking safaris, traditional dancing and spectacular views of the Blyde River Canyon- the 3rd largest canyon in the world.
7 Day Desert Explorer to Namibia
Departure date: 25 December
Cost: R6250 – 10% discount = R5625
Includes: meals & camping accommodation
Excludes: flight from Windhoek, Namibia to Cape Town
Namibia is a land of contrast with compelling beauty, abundant sunshine, vast unconfined space and breathtaking landscapes! Visit the Cederberg area in South Africa, Fish River Canyon, dune 45, Tropic of Capricorn and the Namib-Naukluft National Park
3 Day Western Cape WOW
Departure date: 27 December
Cost: R1710 (incl 10% off)
Includes: activities; wine & cheese tasting, township culture tour, Cape Point entrance fee, penguin visit entrance fee and 2 nights accommodation
Excludes: optional activities- shark cage diving (R1080) & Cape Agulhas visit (R200)
Discover off the beaten track between Cape Point & Cape Agulhas- set against a backdrop of awe-inspiring scenic wonders, blessed with abundant wildlife and wide sandy beaches. Experience the creative vibe of informal settlements, the grand elegance of our wine farms and learn about the proud cultures and traditions of our diverse people
Go to reception for more information and to book these tours
Festivals, concerts, beach parties, street parties…you name it, Cape Town has it! Check out some of the main celebrations on 31 December:
One Night of Pacha
New Years Eve with the world famous nightclub in Ibiza, leading DJ Andy Baxter and the Pacha dancers on the Grand Cafés private beach
Time: From 8pm
Where: Grand Café & Beach
Kirstenbosch Summer Concert
Watch South Africas top rock band, Prime Circle
Time: From 5pm
Countdown on Table Mountain
What a better way to start off your New Year’s celebrations than an awe inspiring trip up Table Mountain to see the last sunset of the year? Or you can stay there passed the countdown and watch as Cape Town celebrates below. On New Year’s Eve the last cable car goes up at 11pm, and the last one comes down at 1am, weather permitting
Time: 10h00 til late
Cost: The Cableway’s ½ price special applies- R43p/p
V&A Concert & Fireworks
Enjoy a live jazz concert with fireworks at midnight
Time: 7pm– 2am
Where: V&A Waterfront
Ministry of Sound New Years
World famous Ministry of Sound New Years event boasts 5 massive arenas showcasing 5 international DJ’s (including Chicane!) and a supporting line up of all South Africa’s favourite artists – 15 hours of musical mayhem – prepare to be blown away. There will be 19 bars, 24 VIP zones, huge sound and lighting production, video countdown and an outdoor arena.
Time: 7pm– 10am
Rock the River Festival
31 December—2 January
Over 100 rock acts, food & craft markets, swimming, paintball & bbq areas
Where: Cape Town Ostrich Ranch
Rezonance Trance Festival
30 December—2 January
Four days, three nights, two stages one epic experience. Rezonance 2012 New Year’s event is guaranteed to put a smile on the face of almost any party reveler.
Where: Contermanskloof Estate
This week we opened the new bigger and better listening centre, filled with more materials to improve comprehension skills. Come check it out in room 5.5!
Daily sessions are available throughout the day where you can practice listening skills through lectures, news broadcasts and audio-books.
For more information and to book a session speak to Nicoletta
IELTS or ‘International English Language Testing System’ is one of the world’s leading tests of English for higher education, immigration and employment.
Prepare for and write the IELTS exam at EC Cape Town- an authorised IELTS testing centre!
The IELTS test dates for 2012 are:
21 January 2012
18 February 2012
31 March 2012
21 April 2012
26 May 2012
30 June 2012
21 July 2012
25 August 2012
22 September 2012
27 October 2012
17 November 2012
08 December 2012
* All the exam dates are Saturdays- General Training and Academic
For more information and to book the exam contact Rifqah Brenner on 021 422 4111 or email email@example.com
Let us help you get the BEST score you can by taking our IELTS preparation course!
My next adventure will see me leaving Cape Town for 10 weeks to help set up and head the academic department of a new centre of EC – in none other than Miami, Florida!! I fly out on Boxing Day (26th Dec) for the mighty Everglades.
In the next weeks I’ll be sharing my thoughts, feelings, experiences, what I’m doing and going to do on my blog http://www.thoughts.com/nicoletta, so that my family, friends and colleagues can see what I’m up to.
Join me on my adventure…..
- Nicoletta Di Gia, Director of Studies