We’re looking forward to the annual Just Nuisance Birthday Celebrations! Book your accommodation for weekend of 30 March 2019 and get 10% discount at Mariner Guesthouse!

Read more below about the history of Just Nuisance and activities planned for this special event on our town’s calendar and like their Facebook Page for updates:

More about Just Nuisance the dog:

Based at the Simon’s Town naval base between 1937 and 1944, Just Nuisance was bestowed with the honours of Able Seaman. This remarkable dog was a constant presence in and around Simon’s Town, regularly boarding trains and lifting the morale of wartime sailors — even escorting inebriated sailors back to the naval base after a night out. So popular was this dog, that he was buried with full naval honours when he passed away.

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More about TEARS

TEARS Animal Rescue (The Emma Animal Rescue Society) is one of the country’s leading organisations. Its mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home domestic animals as well as providing veterinary services to local communities. As a pro-quality of life, registered, non-profit organisation, TEARS relies on the support of caring individuals and corporates to assist them in fulfilling their mission to bring relief to animals in distress, whether through intervention, education, medical assistance or rehoming.

TEARS is in the False Bay area of the southern Cape Peninsula and they typically serve the communities of Ocean View, Masiphumelele and Red Hill, Mountain View, Capricorn, although TEARS also assist animals and guardians throughout the Western Cape when their services are needed.


Activities on the day:

Planned, plotted fun dog walk route of 2 km along the streets of Simon’s Town

Goodies bags will be available for the first 200 registered dog lovers on the day

Poop bags will be provided.

For the foodies there will be a wonderful market on Jubilee square as well as the Navy Sports field.

The South African Navy Band, the premier band of the South African National Defence Force will open and lead the dog parade.

For more information, please contact Steph at 021 786 4335 or