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Whale watching/Boat Based or off the Cliffs

The Southern Right Whale migrates to our shores, from the Antarctic, between June and November, to mate and calve. Hermanus offers one of the best land-based whale watching destinations in the world.

Shark cage diving and surface viewing

Get up close and face your fear with these magnificent ancient creatures, an experience of a life time.

The southern tip of Africa

Visit the historic Agulhas lighthouse and dip your toes in the sea, where the Indian Ocean meets the Atlantic Ocean, at the southernmost tip of Africa.


Enjoy 18 holes on some of the best golf courses in the country. One with a spectacular mountain backdrop, another on the banks of a lagoon and one with a panoramic sea view.

Wine farms and wine tasting

Join a wine tour or ramble in the Hemel and Aarde Valley. Visit a selection of the 16 vineyards and enjoy some of the finest wines in the world.

Exploring Hermanus

The natural beauty of this area has inspired visitors for decades. Natural attractions combined with a lively bustling town, make a visit to Hermanus a memorable experience.