What to do in Arniston

  • Walk along the beaches.
  • Swim, surf or snorkel in our beautiful sea.
  • Walk, run or cycle the nature trails.
  • Explore the rocky coastline and visit the cave at low tide.
  • Explore Kassiesbaai
  • Visit the Ginkgo Spa at the Arniston Spa Hotel.
  • Have a traditional meal in one of the fisherman’s cottages.

What to do in Agulhas/Struisbaai

  • Visit the southernmost tip of Africa and the Cape Agulhas Lighthouse. Have lunch at one of the many delightful restaurants in the L’Agulhas/Struisbaai area.

What to do in Elim

  • Visit the historical town of Elim and take a stroll around the old Moravian church.
  • See an old Working Watermill (in action).

What to do in Napier

  • Stroll through the village of Napier with it’s restored original 19th-century buildings. Visit Rose boats and toy museum.
  • Have breakfast, lunch or dinner at one of the many top culinary eateries.
  • Visit the Private Gallery Napier, located in the main street.

What to do in Bredasdorp

  • Bredasdorp is the closest town to Arniston, has various shops, banks and fuel stations.
  • Visit the shipwreck museum.
  • Walk up the Heuningberg.
  • Browse in the gift/curio shops and have lunch at one of the many coffee shops.

Nearby nature reserves

  • Pack a picnic basket and spend the day at De Hoop Nature reserve.
  • Koppie Alleen is a great site for land based whale-watching.
  • Visit De Mond nature reserve. Take a picnic basket.

Restaurants in and around Arniston

  • The Arniston Hotel restaurant – restaurant and full bar.
  • The Dunes at Arniston (2km outside Arniston) – conference centre, restaurant and a full bar.
  • Willene’s – in Kassiesbaai – open daytime for light meals
  • Wanda’s Restaurant. Eat in and take-away. Not licensed, take your own drinks.
  • Miens Tea Garden.  Eat in and take-away.  Not licensed