Renowned as one of the best land based whale watching sites in the world, the charming seaside town of Hermanus has plenty to offer visitors, even out of whale season.

Highlights

  • Whales all winter through to late spring – land and boat based watching
  • The town whale crier who blows a kelp horn when a whale is spotted
  • Annual Whale Festival and Kalfie Fees with plenty of entertainment
  • Nature reserve for wonderful walks and hikes
  • Excellent golf course
  • Hermanus Wine Route
  • Well known Whale Trail
  • Coastal walk right along the cliffs
  • Great shopping and dining
  • Wonderful beaches such as Voelklip for surfing and sunbathing
  • Weekly art and craft market