Hermanus is situated on the southern coast of the Western Cape in South Africa, and is renowned for its spectacular whale watching opportunities. This coastal town has the best land-based whale watching, and access to Hermanus is by road transfers. There are plenty of elements that makes Hermanus a unique destination.
A drive through Hermanus is a picturesque affair, with views of the beach and the diverse fynbos vegetation. Wonderful whale watching can be delighted on land during the winter and spring months of South Africa. The fine vineyards of Hermanus can be viewed and the grapes tasted on a unforgettable tour of the wine valley. Hermanus accommodation is offered at boutique and beach hotels.
Activities in Hermanus is includes scuba diving, beach activities, fishing, birdwatching, beach walking safaris, boat cruises and sea-kayaking. See below for South African safari tours that include a Hermanus getaway.