Ever wanted to see whales in their natural environment? This tour is made for you!
Hermanus is known worldwide for the whale watching and is a must-see in South Africa. The sight of whales sometimes coming within a few meters of the coastline it is so fascinating! Boats can bring you on the sea to get closer and make you feel like a part of the Atlantic Ocean wildlife for a memorable moment.
Before arriving at Hermanus, the trip will let you snake along on the beautiful coastal road across the Overberg Region. Two pleasing parks are located in the region: the Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens and the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. There’s nothing like a walk on their great stretches, highlighting the South African vegetation and the many different species of birds.
Please note that this tour only runs from July to November due to the fact that the whale sightings are seasonal. However, you can book the route on a private basis at your convenience during the year.
- Gordon’s Bay, Pringle Bay & Betty’s Bay
- The Harold Porter Botanical Gardens
- Drive through Hamilton Russell Wine Estate (except Sundays)
- Rotary Drive
- Fernkloof Nature Reserve
- Land Based whale watching
- Whale-watching boat trip (optional)
- Sir Lowry’s Pass
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|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||At your accommodation in Cape Town (hotel, guesthouse, …)|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Between 8:00 and 9:00|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 17:30|
Gordon's Bay, Pringle Bay & Betty's Bay
The Harold Porter Botanical Gardens
Drive through Hamilton Russel Wine Estate
Fernkloof Nature Reserve
During peak times, you can see these impressive animals by the hundreds. If you want to see them closer, cruises will bring you on the sea for an unforgettable moment and amazing memories.
Sir Lowry's Pass