Destinations Hermanus


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Found in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, this seaside village is the best place to do whale watching in South Africa, and is definitely worth a visit. From the picturesque scenery of the wine farms and Blue Flag beaches, to the cultural prestige of the art and culinary experiences, Hermanus is a refined wonder ideal for a dazzling adventure of a lifetime. Explore the limitless options of hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, swimming, angling, surfing, scuba diving, and more at this secluded seaside delight.


Experience festivals and traditions like the Whale Crier sounding a kelp horn to announce whale sightings.
View inspiring contemporary, modern, and fine art at galleries in the centre of Hermanus.
Spend time on the seemingly unending coastline of the Blue Flag status Grotto Beach.
Stop at the various wine farms, restaurants, delis, and stalls of the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.
Hike the Hermanus Cliff Path for beautiful floral sights and strategic whale watching points.
Explore the Klipgat Cave’s fascinating archaeological history and dramatic ocean views.

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