Arniston 200 Book Launch

Arniston 200 Book Launch

Cape Agulhas Municipality - Tourism Promotion & Economic Development

Join us as we take a look at "What happened on that tragic night" and delve into the history of the SS. Arniston with the launch of J. Herbert's book.

Hosted by the Arniston Spa Hotel and the Shipwreck Museum, the weekend schedule is as follows:

29 MAY 2015

Launch of J. Herbert's book on the SS. Arniston
Time: 16:00
Venue: Shipwreck Museum
Event: Presentation by Jimmy Herbert
Refreshments: Cheese & Wine
Cost: R80

30 MAY 2015

Walk to the Site of the Wreck
Time: 8:00
Event: Anglican Bishop conducts service at the Memorial
           Cape Town Caledonian Pipe Band
           Choir - Kassiesbaai Children
           Canon shots

Commemorative Open Sea Swim
Time: 10:00
Refreshments: Picnic Hampers R65 p/p (To be ordered in advance from Hotel)

Sea Rescue Demonstration by N.S.R.I.
Time: 12:30

Fisherman's Union Fun Run
TIme: 14:00
Event: 2 km & 4 km run
Venue: Fishermen Union Hall
Refreshments: Traditional Kassiesbaai food will be sold at stalls

Captain's Dinner
Time: 19:00
Venue: The Arniston Hotel
Booking Essential

31 MAY 2015

Anglican Bishop Blesses the Wreaths
Time: 10:00
Event: Taken out to sea by fishermen's boats
           Cape Town Caledonian Pipe Band

Arniston 200 Book Launch

Cape Agulhas Tourism Bureau

Welcome to the region at the southernmost tip of Africa, Cape Agulhas! Find accommodation, travel ideas, restaurants, activities and much more with the help of your friendly Cape Agulhas Tourism Bureau.

View Profile

What is Xplorio?

Xplorio is your local connection allowing you to find anything and everything about a town.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Welcome to Napier
Read More

Other Articles

The Height Of Romance!

The Height Of Romance!

Horses, endeless white beach, crashing ocean, flowers, champagne... add to the mix two gorgeous couples in love...

Art Workshop @ De Hoop – with Karina Behr

Art Workshop @ De Hoop – with Karina Behr

Come with a group of friends who will enjoy being in a beautiful nature reserve while creating a masterpiece!

De Hoop Collection
Aerial Tour Options

Aerial Tour Options

Overberg Aviation offers a host of aerial tours that include but are not limited to the following.

Overberg Aviation
And the Winner is...!

And the Winner is...!

We look forward to hosting Skye & Cat once again! Had a busy busy couple of weeks with the arrival of a new horse... vow renewals... and fun winter trails!

Vow Renewal

Vow Renewal

For the ultimate romantic wedding, vow renewal, anniversary or proposal, we will tailor your special occasion and provide unforgettable memories...

De Hoop Cruising with the Lady Stanford

De Hoop Cruising with the Lady Stanford

If you’re planning a road trip to De Hoop, why not add a luxury river cruise in Stanford to your itinerary?

De Hoop Collection
See All Articles