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Hermanus, the world's foremost land based whale watching destination, is a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday makers all modern amenities, yet retaining its fisherman's village charm. The popular resort town of Hermanus, situated between mountain and sea, has gained world-wide recognition as the world's foremost land based whale watching destination. This has resulted in the former fishing village showing a tremendous growth over the last few years.

Hermanus buzz on a Saturday Morning

Hermanus buzz on a Saturday Morning

I was kept very busy in Hermanus on Saturday morning.  There were so many activities I battled to fit it all in.

Hermanus gets ready for whale of a time

Hermanus gets ready for whale of a time

They have penguins, they have sharks, they have dolphins and seals but the main stars of this weekend are, of course, the whales. The rush to the whale coast is on, as the 24th annual Hermanus Whale Festival starts on Friday 2nd till Sunday 24 October 2015.

Die Wonderwerk van die Mayflower (vissersboot) in Hermanus 1901

Die Wonderwerk van die Mayflower (vissersboot) in Hermanus 1901

Die dorp slaap nog rustig. In die baai beweeg ses man rond om visgerei en boot reg te kry.  Dis om en by halfdrie toe hulle die Mayflower vissersboot in die water stoot.

The Paradise Seeker, a music eco-thriller for all ages at The Hermanus Whale Festival

Is the story of Oliver, a brave young otter, and his family who leave their Hermanus lagoon to escape pollution and dwindling food to seek a rumoured Paradise Island where no humans interfere.

#Whale Coast Conservation exhibit @ #Hermanus #WhaleFestival 2015

#Whale Coast Conservation exhibit @ #Hermanus #WhaleFestival 2015

Shark Egg Case Project  - Citizens, school groups, intern groups and Working for the Coast employees contribute to scientific knowledge about sharks by collecting...

Shark Cage Diving near Shark Alley in Gansbaai, South Africa

Shark Cage Diving near Shark Alley in Gansbaai, South Africa

Looking for the ultimate shark diving experience in South Africa? Tick off your bucket list!

Visit one of the many Saturday morning Markets in Hermanus

At weekends, Hermanus becomes a hive of informal markets

Visit the African Penguins at Stoney Point in Betty's Bay

Visit the African Penguins at Stoney Point in Betty's Bay

A day trip with the family to Stony Point at Betty's Bay, situated approximately 30 minutes from Hermanus, is definitely worth a visit, one of only two mainland breeding places of the African penguin.

Whale Watching in Hermanus - Press releasse: Indaba 2015

Whale Watching in Hermanus - Press releasse: Indaba 2015

The Southern Right Whale found a safe place to breed and calf in Walkerbay, Hermanus.   Boat Based Whale Watching with the Whale Watchers brings you up close with these amazing mammals.

What to do when you find Stranded Loggerhead Sea turtles

What to do when you find Stranded Loggerhead Sea turtles

On the beaches of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa thousands of loggerhead and leatherbacksea turtles hatch. 
They head to sea and are carried southward by the warm Agulhas Current. Many of these hatchlings find themselves stranded on beaches of the Cape's South Coast.

Early Saturday 6km hike to Sopiesklip, Grotto beach, in Hermanus

Early Saturday 6km hike to Sopiesklip, Grotto beach, in Hermanus

On an early Saturday morning, the 7th of February 2015 we joined other hikers on a hike rom Grotto Beach to Sopiesklip (halfway to De Kelders). 

Volmoed Hike in the Hemel en Aarde Valley near Hermanus

We crossed the river at the new bridge and followed the path up and down along the river bend passing some falls on the way to the main waterfall.  It was well worth the effort on reaching the waterfall situated in the ridge of the mountain.

Marketing plan - Hermanus Online

As a destination marketing website, Hermanus Online’s marketing plan is simple, yet effective. Hermanus is a tourist destination who offers breathtaking scenery, sparkling sandy and/or rocky beaches...

Whale Museum in Hermanus

Whale Museum in Hermanus

The search for a 'right' whale skeleton was on. In 1998 negotiations was started with the Technical Division of Museum Service (Dep of Cultural Affairs) to do the research & compile a world-class exhibition on cetaceans.

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