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Arniston Travel Guide

This rather schizophrenic town is officially known as Waenhuiskrans but everyone calls it Arniston. The official name, which means “Wagon House Cave”, refers to an enormous sea cave that is big enough to park an ox wagon (and a team of oxen) in. It’s a beautiful cave and... Read more

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Arniston - Quietly stunning location, white sands, caves, ever-changing sea, whales, beautiful authentic fishing village. Remote and peaceful.

Stuart McLeod
South Africa

Little Gem - Arniston is a beautiful secret coastal town, perfect to unwind. I do however think one more small local run restaurant, or fish takeaway spot would add a lot to the area.

Joanne Olivier
South Africa

Arniston - A wonderful scenic spot on our coast line which must always be treated with respect and care. I do however feel the need for an extra restaurant.

Elise Steyn
South Africa

A peaceful haven - Arniston is a wonderful place to just unwind and refresh your soul.

Dave Segor
South Africa

Where earth and heaven meets - A piece of heaven on earth which stays in your heart forever!

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Things to do near Arniston

  • Kassiesbaai Fishing Village Kassiesbaai Fishing Village

    Popular Attraction in

    The alluring fishing village with its humble cottages and unusual houses hugging the soft sand cliff...
  • Waenhuiskrans Waenhuiskrans

    Popular Attraction
    1.4km from Arniston

    Arniston, Waenhuiskrans or Kassiesbaai? In reality all three names apply to this multi-faceted gem of a...
  • Arniston Beach Arniston Beach

    2.6km from Arniston

    Picturesque Arniston Beach is typified by soft undulating sand dunes in stark contrast with dark jagged...
  • Struisbaai Beach Struisbaai Beach

    23.7km from Arniston

    2 Reviews
    The longest, uninterrupted white beach in the Southern Hemisphere? It's right here at Struisbaai - all...
  • De Mond to Arniston Trail De Mond to Arniston Trail

    Hiking Trail
    13.7km from Arniston

    The De Mond to Arniston Trail follows the De Mond Nature Reserve coastline to Waenhuiskrans Cave....
  • Sterna Hiking Trail Sterna Hiking Trail

    Hiking Trail
    14.1km from Arniston

    The Sterna Trail starts near the De Mond Nature Reserve office and meanders to an atmospheric suspension...
  • Kapula Candles Kapula Candles

    24.7km from Arniston

    The 'warm art of Africa' lives in Bredasdorp! Visit the colourful Kapula Candles shop in...
  • EnviroWines Wine Shop EnviroWines Wine Shop

    25.5km from Arniston

    Situated in the heart of Bredasdorp, EnviroWines Wine Shop offers exceptional wines produced through...
  • Shipwreck Museum Shipwreck Museum

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum
    25.7km from Arniston

    This treasure chest of a museum specialises in shipwrecks along the South African coastline and contains...
  • Agulhas Beach Agulhas Beach

    28.1km from Arniston

    Agulhas Beach offers great swimming in the tidal pools or surfing in the open sea where two oceans meet....
  • Cape Agulhas Lighthouse Cape Agulhas Lighthouse

    Popular Attraction
    30.1km from Arniston

    Visit the lighthouse on the southern-most tip of Africa! Built in 1848, the Cape Agulhas Lighthouse was...
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Arniston Restaurants

  • Willenes Restaurant Willenes Restaurant

    Cape Malay Restaurant in

    1 Review
    Traditional meals and local cuisine at its best is what Willene’s is all about. From breakfast to light...
  • The Arniston Hotel Restaurant The Arniston Hotel Restaurant

    South African Restaurant in

    Perched along Arniston Bay, the dining room invites picturesque views of the Indian Ocean into every...
  • Julian's Gallery Restaurant Julian's Gallery Restaurant

    South African Restaurant
    25.4km from Arniston

    1 Review
    Julian's Restaurant offers a ‘full day culinary experience’ start with breakfast at 9am and end with...
  • Bella Luna Restaurant Bella Luna Restaurant

    Italian Restaurant
    25.2km from Arniston

    2 Reviews
    Perched along the beachfront, Bella Luna makes the ideal spot for lazy breakfasts, lingering lunches and...
  • Zuidste Kaap Zuidste Kaap

    Bistro Restaurant
    24.1km from Arniston

    Zuidste Kaap Restaurant is a traditional South African restaurant on the southernmost tip of Africa. ...
  • Wyoming Spur Wyoming Spur

    South African Restaurant
    25.4km from Arniston

    There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and...
  • Merino Grill Restaurant Merino Grill Restaurant

    Grills Restaurant
    25.4km from Arniston

    Famous for delicious meals, the extensive menu leans towards South African cuisine and succulent...
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Accommodation near Arniston

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

from R550
1 night, 2 adults

Rietfontein Cottage

Sleeps 6 Bredasdorp Self-catering in Bredasdorp
15.30km from Arniston

This is a beautifully appointed self-catering cottage situated on a working farm, about 15 km from B...

from R560
1 night, 2 adults

Nacht Wacht Self-catering Cottages

Sleeps 8 Bredasdorp Self-catering in Bredasdorp
16.11km from Arniston

Nacht Wacht Self-catering Cottages is situated in the heart of the magical Overberg region, 8 km fro...

from R400
1 night, 2 adults

Staandakkie Guest Cottage

Sleeps 2 Bredasdorp Self-catering in Bredasdorp
21.79km from Arniston

Staandakkie Guest Cottage is a quaint self-catering cottage located on a working farm, just 15 km fr...

from R750
1 night, 2 adults

Seagulls Seasong

Sleeps 8 Struisbaai Self-catering in Struisbaai
23.83km from Arniston

Seagulls Seasong is a lovely self-catering seafront beach house with lovely views ideally situated i...

from R3,000
1 night, 2 adults

Struisbaai Harbour Lights

Sleeps 14 Struisbaai Self-catering in Struisbaai
23.92km from Arniston

Harbour Lights is a large self-catering house situated in the beautiful seaside town of Struisbaai, ...

from R2,500
1 night, 2 adults

Struisbaai 21 Beach Road

Sleeps 8 Struisbaai Self-catering in Struisbaai
24.00km from Arniston

This is a spacious self-catering house situated in Struisbaai, only a stone’s throw from the beach a...

from R3,750
1 night, 2 adults

Erf 2943 Struisbaai

Sleeps 8 Struisbaai Self-catering in Struisbaai
24.16km from Arniston

This stunning fisherman's cottage is only a two-minute walk from the longest stretch of white sand c...

from R600
1 night, 2 adults

Seagulls Nest

Sleeps 17 Struisbaai Self-catering in Struisbaai
24.22km from Arniston

Seagulls Nest offers three self-catering accommodation in Struisbaai. The double-storey house is se...

from R600
1 night, 2 adults

Seagulls Haven

Sleeps 14 Struisbaai Self-catering in Struisbaai
24.23km from Arniston

Seagulls Haven offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in Struisbaai. The double-storey house...

from R600
1 night, 2 adults

Tirzah's B&B and Self-catering

Sleeps 9 Bredasdorp Bed and Breakfast in Bredasdorp
24.24km from Arniston

Tirzah's B&B is situated in the lovely Overberg District with its wide rolling hills and green wavin...

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    Sea, towering sand dunes, a vlei, stunning rare fynbos and wildflowers, antelope and mountains - De Hoop...
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