Welcome to Hermanus

Hermanus is a town on the southern coast of the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is famous for southern right whale watching during the southern winter and spring and is a popular retirement location. The whales can be seen from the cliffs in the town centre as early as June and usually depart in early-December.

Top Tours & Activities in Hermanus

Hermanus: 2-Hour Whale Watching Boat Tour Along Walker Bay & Gansbaai

In this 2-hour southern whale trip, view these gentle giants from the comfort of a purpose built whale viewing vessel, the Ivanhoe!

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Whale Watching Tour From Hermanus – South Africa

Witness the majestic Southern Right whales that come to the Cape each season to breed and calve.

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Language
South Africa English; Afrikaans;
Currency
South African rand
Time Zone
UTC+02:00
Country Phone Code
+27
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