VOLUNTEERS | INTERNS & STUDENTS
SANCCOB & DERMATECH
About us: Established in 2012 we have built up a good reputation in our community and our guests throughout the years. Enjoy your stay in Cape Town to the fullest during your volunteering program at SANCCOB. We offer you a friendly home environment to relax after a long day, Our staff is friendly and accommodating. Join The Surf Shack | Surf Kite Sleep family and stay at one of the coolest places in Blouberg, Cape Town.
We have a variety of rooms for hosting SANCCOB volunteers or interns during your duration with SANCCOB!
2 Bed sharing room
@ R180 p/day, p/person. ( 6 - 8 Weeks Program) "Transport To & Back from SANCCOB included"
@ R 200 per day (6 - 8 weeks program) "Transport To & Back from SANCCOB included"
4 Bed Sharing Room
@ R140 per day / Per Person. (6-8 weeks program) "Transport To & Back from SANCCOB included"
Two bed shared room with shared bathroom: We have one standard room situated on 2nd floor. The room is fitted with two single beds and cupboard space also provided. TV with local channels (USB port) A separate bathroom also situated on the 2nd Floor. This room is one of our most popular rooms as it has a stunning view of Table Mountain. Room also has a small balcony. Bedding changed once a week and daily cleaning of rooms provided.
Small single en-suite room: Small room situated close to kitchen area. This room is suitable for single person also has an en-suite bathroom with shower. Cupboard space available, this room also has a TV with local channels. Bedding changed once a week and daily cleaning of rooms provided.
Bed sharing room: Large room situated on ground floor fitted with 2 bunk beds (4 single beds) perfect for volunteers sharing on a budget. Separate communal bathroom available. (2 showers and Toilet) cupboard space available also lockers including locks to lock up your valuables. Bedding is changed once a week. Daily cleaning of rooms provided.
Full use of our facilities: We have a fully equipped kitchen available for our guests to use. Allocated food storage available. Complimentary Coffee and tea provided. Guests don’t need to do the dishes. Guests also have access to washing machine for doing their laundry. This must be pre-arranged with cleaning staff, preferably early in the morning to ensure an easy flow of the daily operations of the house.
Free Wi-Fi: We have a fiber line installed. Wi-Fi is available to all guests. Our strongest connection is in our communal areas. Outside and Inside areas to sit and do your work with uncapped, unlimited , un throttled super fast Wifi!
Safe & Secure
Safe and secure area: Situated in West Beach, Blouberg the area is quite safe with our street patrol doing the rounds from 10pm till the next morning 7 days a week. The property is managed by the owners and we also live here so we do the rounds in the evening when the house has quieted down to do the lock up of the property. Our guest’s safety is very important to us and no one is allowed on the property without prior arrangement that is not checked in with us.
On your days of feel like exploring Cape Town abit. Well use the MyCiti Bus Route: We have a MyCiti bus stop right outside the house (213 Stirling) Easy for guests to move around. Go to the city and explore. Uber is also a popular way to travel.
Easy and quick access to shops: We are just a 10- 15 min walk away from Marine Circle and 900 meters from the beach, if guests would like to get something from the convenience store or go to the local restaurants or spend some time on the beach. We also have a Van you can hop in and go to the shops at the times it is going. Free of charge.
Free Bicycles: Guest are welcome to use our Bicycles for recreational purposes, or if they need to get to the shops. (please remember to sign out the bicycle before taking it off the property)
Beautiful garden and pool area to relax: Our tropical style garden is a perfect setting to come and relax and the pool is refreshing especially in the summer time. On most Fridays we have a social gathering and give our guests the opportunity to make some new friends.
Pool Table: We have a pool table available to guests for some entertainment, only rule is not to play before 10am and not after 10pm. There is a cool lounge area you can relax and we also have some longboards you can use as you please to just go cruising abit.
Extra activities and excursions on off days: We arrange outdoor activities for volunteers and guests such as wine tours, hiking, weekend markets etc. Our minimum pax. is 4 and cost is calculated according to the distance of the trip. All our drivers have their PDP license and we are fully covered by our insurance.
Morning surfing trips/surfing lessons can be arranged: Some mornings if the surf is good we take the volunteer/interns/guests for some surfing. For those that have not yet had the experience of surfing we can arrange group lessons with Kurt a very cool, certified Surf Instructor.
Water sports storage unit for gear: We have a safe and secure storage unit for all water sport/sports gear for those who would like to bring their surfboards, kite-gear or windsurfing gear with them.
Daily cleaning staff: We have trustworthy friendly staff in our employment, they come in daily to clean communal areas and the rooms, we change bedding once a week for guests staying for long periods of time. We ask that our staff be treated with respect and that all guests will leave their rooms in a good state so it’s easy for them to clean
Affordable accommodation (special rates for SANCOB volunteers and interns): We offer special rates to all volunteers and interns of SANCOB. Come and join The Surf Shack family on your journey of discovery. Meet great people and build lasting friendships. Our place is like no other, we are family orientated and a great place to spend your time in Cape Town. Read our reviews on TripAdvisor to get a better idea of who we are.
Property is monitored by CCTV: Our property is monitored by CCTV and Records any movement around and communal areas inside the house for everyone’s safety.
Thank you for taking the time to look through our proposal for more info please get in contact with Madelaine (co-owner) of The Surf Shack.
+27 21 554 3559
+27 73 109 237