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Fish Hoek Looking Back
Joy Cobern

Learn more about the history of Fish Hoek and the area


Before We Forget
Cedryl Greenland
The story of Fish Hoek. Covering the beginnings of Fish Hoek to the 60’s in a very personal account


The Far South Where Oceans Meet
Michael Walker
A brief history of Fish Hoek, Kommetjie, Simons Town and Cape Point illustrated with postcards from a bygone era


Forgotten Shipwrecks of the Western Cape
Michael Walker
Recalling the drama, the tragedy, the bravery, the sorrow, the seamanship and the discipline during the many shipwrecks along the Cape Coast


The Rocks
Michael Walker
Memorable South Peninsula shipwrecks. Every shipwreck has it’s own story and many of these which are long forgotten are included in this book


Fish Hoek Fossikings

Dr John Clifford

A compilation of the Fish Hoek Valley Museum Archives

The Families and Farms of the South Peninsula and Cape Point 
Michael Walker
This book recalls the families of the better known farms from 1738 until recently and how Cape Point and the divisional council of the Cape became the first to recognise nature conservation as one of its public services 



A Traditional Way of Life
George Stibbe and Iain Moss
The story of the Kalk Bay fishermen (R160)

Kalk Bay – A Place of Character
Michael Walker
Steeped in history. Kalk Bay’s fortunes have waxed and waned and is now enjoying it’s forth revival which Michael Walker portrays in this fascinating history


A Century of Kommetjie - in Photos