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Interesting dog story

The statue and story of Just Nuisance is a good quick stop off when strolling around the Simonstown... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Rob G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Fun historical tidbits easily overlooked

The long history as a harbor town and being the home of South Africa's Navy makes Simon's Town... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

No way would anyone make a journey specifically to see this statue But, our tour group stopped in Simon's Town for lunch and we came across this doggy statue. Nice tribute

Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So good to finally find Just Nuisance , I have 2 Danes at home so found this a highlight of my long weekend in Cape Town

Thank kim-avice
Reviewed 28 August 2018

He was a super interesting dog and visiting his statue is worth the visit to learn of his wonderful adventures.

Thank AlistairG83
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The statue and story of Just Nuisance is a good quick stop off when strolling around the Simonstown harbour.

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The long history as a harbor town and being the home of South Africa's Navy makes Simon's Town quite unique. With it come many stories, legends and lots of history... while some are a mix of truth and fiction. The last is where "Just Nuisance",...More

Thank Durkfd
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This life-sized statue is a fitting tribute to this Great Dane who made a name for himself in Simon's Town during the war years. He was enlisted in the navy for his assistance to seamen who had overindulged, but read up about his exploits and...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you are a dog lover, you have to see the statue of Just Nuisance. He is located right at the top of the harbor in Simon's Town. This great dane was a very famous dog that saved many lives and was a member of...More

Thank cockers2luv
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Able seaman Just Nuisance was the great Dane who befriended and guarded the members of the navy during WW2. its a nice statue to this character. Go pat him on the head and maybe leave a few coins for him.

1  Thank Sprout1Cheshire
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Love the town. Oozing character! Views of bay, yachts, the famous Just Nuisance statue. The square is vibrant with colour and character. The architecture is wonderful. Try and see how many different gables you can see. One of the best historic towns iin South Africa....More

Thank Southerncrosses
Reviewed 16 February 2018

It's a statue of a dog, no obvious information surrounding it. Nice enough statute but some history/back story would be nice.

Thank Geraldine L
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