Daily Events
key ceremony
Key Ceremony
This showcases the unlocking of the Van der Stel entrance of the Castle of Good Hope by the ceremonial guards of the castle. It is a past practice that is still practised today.
canon firing
Canon Firing
The firing of the signal cannon was used to indicate that a ship had been sighted at sea and to relay the message to people inside the fort. You can view the firing of an old cannon, performed by the Cannon Association of South Africa.
guided tours
Guided Tours
10:00 to 12:00 resumes 14:00 to 15:00
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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