Hermanus Things to Do

  • The Bistro Just Pure
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  • The Bistro Just Pure
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  • The Bistro Just Pure
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  • 1. The Bistro Just Pure

    The Bistro @ Just Pure is a delightful eatery. The French Provincial decor and warm atmosphere are most welcoming. The Bistro has seating both outdoors (on a partially covered balcony with a sea view)...

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  • 2. AVOID THIS CAGE DIVING COMPANY!

    I recently did a shark cage dive in Gansbaii near Hermanus...there were 24 of us [plus crew of 3] on a boat designed to hold about 12 people. You just couldn't...

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  • 3. Wine Tasting at Hamilton Russell

    Their Pinot Noir is famous, so when we couldn't find our guesthouse (due to bad Google Maps directions) we decided to regroup by visiting Hamilton Russell :)The...

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  • 4. Whale watching cruises

    Hermanus is famous for whales. Often, you can see whales from the shore. However, if you want to increase your odds of seeing them, the best way to do it is to...

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  • 5. ol harbour museum

    Little museum has several exhibitions They have big huge skeleton of Southern Right Whale. The have many examples of different fish against the wall and then...

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  • 6. Old Harbour museum

    Hermanus started in - 1855Allengenski Complex built in - 1870Harbour wall was built in - 1904Crane was built in - 1915Gutting tables were built in - 1935Last...

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  • 7. Whale Watching

    This is probably what you will visit Hermanus for in the first place. The whales visit Hermanus from July onwards with the best month being October and then...

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  • 8. Grotto Beach

    Grotto Beach is one of many beaches along the shores of Hermanus. Grotto is different to most though due to its physical characteristics. This beach stretches...

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  • 9. The Whale Festival September

    The Whale Festival is without doubt the Premier event of this little holiday town's yearly calendar. Thousands of people flock here to see the Whales that...

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  • 10. Whale watching

    Whale watching is particularly popular in this area because there is quite a large amount of whales in the area. Hermanus lies within a huge bay which provides...

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  • 11. Walk

    Take a walk on the rocks (there is not much of a beach). There are nice paths along the sea. Take a walk through the town. Lots of nice shops, crafts, art,...

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  • 12. Whales

    The whales are fascinating. There is a restaurant down on the rocks. You are very close to the sea. We could sit there for hours watching the whales.In this...

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  • 13. Whales, whales, whales

    Between August and the end of November you'll be able to see whales all along the coast. A very popular place to see them is Hermanus. It's so popular because...

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  • 14. Penguin Colony at Bettiesbay

    I prefer this one to the one at Boulders, not so many people and you get real up close and personal to the penguins. They have a lovely path that you can follow...

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  • 15. Fynbos:

    The generic name for the fine-leafed shrubbery that is the major vegetation type in the Western Cape. The famous protea is part of this family. It is also the...

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  • 16. Whale Watching

    Acknowledged by the WWF as one of the twelve best whale-watching sites in the world, has put Hermanus on the map. The Southern right whales start arriving in...

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  • 17. Saturday market

    A craft market is held on the market square every Saturday and public holidays. You can buy some preserves, home made clothes, imported clothes, jewellery,...

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  • 18. De Wet’s huis photo museum

    This stone building is situated on the market square just above the old harbour. Your entry ticket from the Harbour museum will get you into the photo museum as...

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  • 19. The Old Harbour museum:-

    This small museum contains several exhibitions depicting the history of fishing and whaling in the area. They have this huge skeleton there of a Southern Right...

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  • 20. Cannons and war memorial

    At the entrance to the old Harbour you will notice the cannons and memorial and one of the names on the roll of honour ?Roger Bushell? was immortalized by Steve...

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  • 21. Old Harbour

    This natural harbour is often the focal point of village activities i.e. at Easter they have a passion play and before Christmas they produce a nativity play....

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  • 22. Whales and view

    Hermanus is known for it's whales, with a whale-crier and all but even without the whales Hermanus is a beautiful town with the best coastline I've ever seen....

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  • 23. Fernkloof Nature Reserve

    Wonderful situation overlooking Hermanus and the Klein River Lagoon. Great selection of Cape flora especially fynbos. It's is a really nice place to walk around...

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  • 24. Shark Diving

    Shark Diving! Ever thought of getting in the water with Great White Sharks!? Well, you can at Hermanus. There are several ways of doing it. Either organise it...

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  • 25. Shopping

    Hermanus has lots of shops and factory shops where you can buy all sorts of things, including local crafts

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  • CCWagener's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2012 at 11:02 PM

    I would definintely recommend a visit to Creations winery in Hemel & Aarde Valley. Great views and open 7 days a week, makes it a nice difference from the other wineries in the area. They do a fantastic chocolate & wine pairing as well as a canape & wine pairing, which includes wonderful items such as springbok rilette with cherry jelly paired with Petit Verdot or Boboti springroll with Syrah Grenache. A must visit if you are in the area, there is also a playroom for the kids.

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