Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range

Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Whale Watching from Gansbaai
"Launch from the quaint fishing harbour of Gansbaai and travel along the cliffs of De Keldar’s. There you will find a nature reserve that has been proven to hold the highest concentration of whales in South Africa. The shallow waters allow the whales to mate and protect their calves. The whales you can expect to see are known as Southern right wh they are considered different due to the shape of their skulls. Along the way keep a look out for dolphins caper fur seals and sharks. You may also witness humpback Minke
From ZAR990.00
 
Shark Cage Diving and Viewing in Kleinbaai
"The trip starts between 7am and 12pm in the morning from Kleinbaai harbour which is 2 km along the coast from the village of Gansbaai but may vary due to the tides and expedited sea conditions. You will be personally notified after 5pm the day before your dive about the time you must meet at our crew house.After a continental breakfast (no greasy foods) a safety briefing is held and then you board the shark-chaser Apex Predator for the 5 mile voyage to Dyer Island or anchor spot.When the boat leaves the harbour
From ZAR1,650.00
 
Full-Day Private Tour of Cape Agulhas from Cape Town
"Embark on a full private Cape Agulhas tours from Cape Town and explore the power and beauty of the mother nature. This is a tour of its own kind with itineraries carefully selected by top tours guides to give you the opportunity to discover the most Southern tip of Africa.Here you will walk on the pathway which will take you to the official meeting point of the two Oceans the Indian and the Atlantic Oceans. You will have also the opportunity to fully explore one of the oldest lighthouse in South Africa. This Tour to Cape Agulas is a unique way of spending a much appreciated day during your Cape Town's holidays the route is home to some top whites wines producers in South Africa not only the most southern point of Africa will be on the card but some wineries as well such as Raka
From ZAR5,250.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Hermanus

Tips

Fishing village at Arniston

Here you'll discover an authentic fishing village – also known as Kassiesbaai – dating back to the early 19th Century, and now a national monument. Wander down to the harbour and buy your fish...
View More
Tips

Arniston (Waenhuiskrans)

Arniston is quiet, beautiful little fishing village just over a 100 km from Hermanus.Arniston is also know as Waenhuiskrans.The name came from the massive Waenhuiskrans ( Wagon House Cave) – so named...
View More
Tips

church in Napier

Many of these little towns have very interesting architecture. I love old buidlings and in the cities big modern buidlings run the show. The picture is of a church in Napier. A little town on the way...
View More
Tips

From Hermanus to Arniston (Waenhuiskrans)

We are very restless travelers. We don't seem to have the ability to stay in one place, there is always something we need to see. i know there are some people that can go to Durban or Margate or where...
View More
Tips

Hangklip

This is one of those places you have heard the joke about. Miss the hotel and you miss the town. It is a very small village on the east coast with a hotel and a light house. Few houses scattered...
View More
Tips

The scenic route

The scenic routeTaking the N2 from Cape Town and then diverting to the R44, you will find yourself on the absolute fantastic scenic drive. I love this road even though it is quite winding, but the...
View More
 
 
Sponsored Listings
Tips

Dassiesfontein

This is a rest-stop on the N2 just before you get to Caledon. I would say it lies approx in the middle of Botrivier and Caledon. They sell the most devine home made bread at this place. Looking for an...
View More
Tips

Greyton

Could be done as day trip from Hermanus approx 40 min drive.Named after Sir George Grey, Governor of the Cape was established in 1846. Many of the original buildings have been restored and today...
View More
Tips

Sievers Point Whale Watching

Whale watching is hardly off the beaten path -- after all that's what puts Hermanus on the "must do" list for everyone who comes to S. African and the locals, too! But for some reason Sievers Point...
View More
Tips

Onrus

Onrus is a few km away from Hermanus.It has sandy beaches. Ideal for the kids to play.Hermanus doesn't have much of a beach area. If you need some sand and water go to Onrus.
View More
Tips

Pringle Bay

Not far from Hermanus you will find Pringle Bay. A lovely fisherman village that has become a favorite holiday destination with the SA nation. Lovely beach and approx 1 hour drive from Cape Town
View More

Top Hotels in Hermanus

Hotels
21 Marine Drive, Hermanus, Western Cape, 7200, South Africa
Show Prices
Hotels
49 Marine Drive, Hermanus, Western Cape, 7200, South Africa
Show Prices
Hotels
152-154 Seventh Street, Voëlklip, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
Show Prices
Hotels
Cnr of 7th Avenue & 11th Street, Voelklip, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
Show Prices
Hotels
Corner of Lord Roberts + Royal Roads, 7200
Show Prices
Hotels
Marine Drive, Hermanus, Western Cape, 7200, South Africa
Show Prices

Top Things to Do in Hermanus

Things to Do

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)...
View More

Top 5 Hermanus Writers

cleocat's Profile Photo

cleocat

"The most amazing coastal town in the Cape"
View Member
nora_south_africa's Profile Photo

nora_south_africa

"Hermanus"
View Member
mvtouring's Profile Photo

mvtouring

"Hermanus and surrounding areas"
View Member
TRimer's Profile Photo

TRimer

"Great Place to See Whales"
View Member
jonah1's Profile Photo

jonah1

"Hermanus"
View Member