The Castle of Good Hope


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  • Children welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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Corner of Castle and Darling Streets

The Castle of Good Hope is a time-capsule of southern African history and heritage. A unique combination of cultural and military history, exhibitions and military ceremonies awaits visitors to the iconic 17th-Century castle.

Visitors can experience the dungeons, Dolphin Pool, military museum, moat and blacksmith at the castle, with a picturesque view of Table Mountain in the background. The Castle hosts regular events such as open air concerts, movie screenings, film and fashion shoots as well as a variety of venues for corporate functions and conferences.

Opening times:

  • Daily 09:00 until 17:00


  • Adults R50
  • SA Pensioners R25
  • Children R25


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