Boat Based Whale Watching- Bucket List Experience

The best time to visit Hermanus for whale watching is from June to November. This is the peak season for southern right whale sightings, as these creatures come to the area to mate and calve. During this time, the whales can be easily seen from the shore and on boat tours, making for an unforgettable experience.

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Hermanus Boat Based Whale Watching


Cape Canopy Zipline Tour

Less than an hours drive from Hermanus, Cape Canopy Tour is located in the Elgin Valley near Grabouw. They offer a fully guided adventure activity for nature enthusiasts of ages 5 to 75!

Cape Canopy Tour Zipline

Sea Kayaking

Explore the diverse marine life and breathtaking views of the coastline with the assistance of an experienced guide. Starting from the Old Harbour, the tour is a round trip, with the direction determined by wind, swell, and paddling ability.

Hermanus Sea Kayaking with Whales

Quad Bike Trails

Guided by experienced professionals, embark on an easy to moderate route that gradually ascends into the mountains and passes by the breathtaking Honingklip Dam.