Drop anchor in Arniston!

16 to 18 September 2022

Mensa Winelands and the National Committee invite you to spend an awesome weekend with us near the southernmost tip of Africa.

Off the beaten track

The peaceful, historic, coastal village of Arniston is sandwiched between two nature reserves and is surrounded by a turquoise-blue sea and endless white, sandy beaches.


The luxurious, award-winning 4-star Arniston Spa Hotel welcomes you to an exquisite setting and offers panoramic views of the ocean and the pristine coastline.


From R 4,400 per person sharing fully inclusive.
Surcharges apply for non-members
and single occupancy.*
Payment plan available.
*See booking form for full details.


Included in the cost is luxury coach return transport from Cape Town International Airport (or Somerset West, where secure parking will be provided for the weekend), and for all excursions.


The rate is inclusive of all meals and excursions,* a welcoming cocktail party, selected beverages, and an awesome goodie bag.
*See programme.


Additional beverages, spa treatments, gratuities.
Optional branded NAG 2022 apparel.
An optional lunch in Somerset West en route back to the airport on Sunday is for own account.


"The 2022 NAG in Arniston is going to be a truly enjoyable and memorable experience.

We are looking forward to hosting you!"
Gerald Steyn
Chairman - Mensa Winelands
"The Board looks forward to the first NAG hosted by our Winelands Region and know that it will be a successful event! We hope to meet many of our members there to share in the unforgettable adventure."
Riaan Thomson
Chairman - Mensa South Africa


The fully inclusive package includes:

• luxury bus transport from either Cape Town International Airport or Somerset West (includes transport for the entire weekend)
• lunch on the bus
• a visit to the southernmost tip of Africa, the Cape Agulhas lighthouse, and the wreck of the Meisho Maru
• two nights’ accommodation at the 4-star Arniston Spa Hotel
• welcoming cocktails on the hotel terrace on Friday evening
• a traditional Cape Malay dinner in the historic working fishing village of Kassiesbaai, prepared by the fishermen’s wives
• a visit to the shipwreck museum in Bredasdorp
• a visit to Kapula Candles
• wine (or craft beer) tasting and lunch at Earth Restaurant near Struisbaai
• the Mensa South Africa 2022 AGM
• a three-course shipwreck-themed gala dinner
• an awesome goodie bag

Not included:

• an optional lunch at the Avontuur wine estate en route back to the airport on Sunday
• drinks and gratuities
• spa treatments
• optional branded apparel (and fidget spinners)

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    IT'S GOING TO BE A national gathering to remember!