Visitor Info

Highlights

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Key Ceremony

TIME: 10:00 | 12:00

Is the unlocking of the van der Stel entrance by the ceremonial guard of the castle. It is a past practice that is still practiced today.

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Cannon Firing

TIME: 10:00 | 11:00 | 12:00

The signal cannon was used to indicate that a ship had been sighted at sea and to relay messages. It is performed by the South African National Defence Force.

Guided-Tours

Guided Tours

TIME: 11:00 | 12:00 | 14:00 | 15:00 | 16:00

Unearth the hidden history of the Castle with a guided tour led by an experienced guide. Tours operate 7 days a week.

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Kings of The Castle

The Castle of Good Hope proudly unveiled the statues of four heroic historical icons on 9 December 2016, who gallantly fought armed colonial conquests and oppression during their lifetime.

Come and explore the stories of these Royal Warriors.

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Krotoa Memorial

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Guided-Tours

Museums

Military Museum, William Fehr Collection and Fired (Ceramic Exhibition)

Opening Times: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Last ticket sale is at 16:45
  • Please note:  Key Ceremony runs Monday – Friday and  Cannon Firing does not take place on a Sunday. These ceremonies are weather dependent.
  • We are open 363 days in a year and are closed 2 days (Christmas and New Year)

Pricing

R50

ADULTS

R25

SA PENSIONERS

R25

CHILDREN

R8

BOOKED SCHOOL GROUPS

(Prices valid until further notice)

Book your tour of the Castle of Good Hope online today!

Dining

Re5 Restaurant

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