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Hermanus, a village by the sea in South Africa

Nestled between lush green mountains and the turquoise ocean close to the southern tip of Africa lies the magnificent village of Hermanus. This is the wine and whales heartland of the beautiful Cape, home to migrating Southern Right Whales and where splendid wines are grown.  Read more in our Hermanus Blog and browse through our photo galleries with stunning photos in and around Hermanus.

Spectacular vineyards cover the mountain slopes of the Hemel-n-Aarde valley where local winemakers take pride in in their ability to recreate South Africa’s tradition in every drop, while also offering an entirely unique experience. Visit the winefarms and wineries along the Hermanus Wine Route and or Stanford Wine Route for world class winetasting experience. This picturesque village of friendly, welcoming people is centered around the rich history of a fishing community and the gentle giants (Southern Right Whales) of the ocean.

Hermanus Online Magazine focus on Where to Stay, What to do and see.... a comprehensive list of accommodation establishments in Hermanus you can also book your accommodation online, an monthly event Calender of the Cape Whale Coast and Hermanus, discover the Top Activities on the Cape Whale Coast, host a local Hermanus Business Telephone Directory.  Explore the local history,  shipwrecks, the marine wild life in and around the ocean, including the big 5 marine animals (Southern Right WhalesGreat White Sharks , African Penguins,  Cape Fur Seals and Dolphins) as well as our fynbos.  Visit our museums, wine tasting on our 4 wine routes.Where to Stay and what to do or see Lifestyle, conservation, keepsake stories, history, travel news, blogs and more. You will find 

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Clarence Drive is one of the most coastal scenic routes the Cape Peninsula.

Clarence Drive is one of the most coastal scenic routes the Cape Peninsula.

This coastal scenic road is also known as the R44 follows the spectacular 48km stretch of coast between Gordon’s Bay and Kleinmond along what is known as False Bay, squashed between the sea and the foothills of the Hottentots Holland Mountains.

Facts about Southern Right Whales

Facts about Southern Right Whales

Each year Southern Right whales migrate into the coastal waters of the Western Cape to calve and nurse their young. The animals, often mere metres from the shore, provide unsurpassed whale watching opportunities between June and November.

All the Major Dam levels in the Western Cape - June 2018

All the Major Dam levels in the Western Cape - June 2018

The Western Cape is experiencing its worst drought and most regions have water restrictions. Find out about the current dam levels and the different levels of water restrictions in the Western Cape province.

Cape Town dam levels have risen to 38.1% over the last week (11 - 18 June 2018), which is an incredible increase of almost 7% compared to the reading taken last Monday.

My 10 Reasons to visit Hermanus this winter!

My 10 Reasons to visit Hermanus this winter!

More than 10 reasons to love winter in Hermanus. Ten Fantastic things to do in Hermanus in Winter.

My top 10 Nelson Mandela's Quotes in 2018

My top 10 Nelson Mandela's Quotes in 2018

July 2018 marks the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. This provides a unique opportunity for people around the world to reflect on his life and times and to promote his legacy. In 2018 the Nelson Mandela Foundation will seek to create appropriate platforms for such engagement.

Southern Right Whales 101

Southern Right Whales 101

The southern right whale, Eubalaena australis, is among the largest of the four baleen whale species that come close inshore on the southern African coast: Southern Right, Humpback, Bryde's and Minke whales

Welcome address by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom at Africa’s Travel Indaba

Welcome address by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom at Africa’s Travel Indaba

This is what Africa is all about: people with energy and spirit coming together, performing with vibrancy, expressing our culture and history in a most compelling way. And there’s more to come!

Africa's Travel Indaba 2018 statistics

Africa's Travel Indaba 2018 statistics

In total, more than 7000 representatives delegates from 80 countries visited Africa’s Travel Indaba in 2018!  Africa’s Travel Indaba consists of four distinct groups of delegates – exhibitors, buyers, media and various stakeholders, policymakers and interest groups which make up this vibrant sector.

Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018 gets a taste of Madiba Magic

Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018 gets a taste of Madiba Magic

In celebration of African art, song and memory, renowned South African playwright and artistic director of the Market Theatre, James Ngcobo, has produced a stellar showcase of the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in celebration of the former statesman’s 100th birthday.

Google unveiled its new Gmail design on the 25th of April 2018, which features a modern and clean look.

Google unveiled its new Gmail design on the 25th of April 2018, which features a modern and clean look.

Old Gmail vs New Gmail – And How to enable the new Gmail right now

Beyond the new design, smart replies, and email snooze features that regular Gmail users will enjoy, Google is adding in some smart business-focused features designed to improve productivity, security, and manage the sharing of emails.

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WHALE WATCHING

in and around Hermanus

With countless Southern Right Whales gathering along the Whale coast every year to mate and to calve

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Shark Cage Diving

One for the Bucket list

Experience the exceptional and come face to face with a great white shark! Gansbaai also known as Shark Alley…

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WINE TASTING

4 x Wine Routes

Hermanus is surrounded by 4 Wine routes, the Hermanus - (Hemel-and-Aarde); Stanford -, Elim - and Botriver Wine Route

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Top Activities

in the Cape whale Coast

Hermanus is a spectacular seaside town with winding cliff paths, sloping green mountains, and deep blue waters.

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