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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.

Playing Golf in Hermanus on a premier 27-hole golf course

Playing Golf in Hermanus on a premier 27-hole golf course

Hermanus Golf Course offers the keen golfer 27 incredible holes of golf.   The Hermanus golf course is set in magnificent scenery with views of the sea and a backdrop of the mountains.

The Grand Old Lady, also known as the Marine Hotel in Hermanus

The Grand Old Lady, also known as the Marine Hotel in Hermanus

During the 1920s the Marine with its ballroom became extremely popular and many wealthy and famous people stayed there for  holidays.

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 in South Africa. Join the legend Brian McFarlane on Apex Predator

Shark Cage Diving in South Africa. Join the legend Brian McFarlane on Apex Predator

Looking for the ultimate shark experience in South Africa? You have come to the right place! Join us on our trips and see the Great White Shark up close, in our floating shark cage. Scuba diving and snorkeling with sharks in.  Our professional team will take you on a diving adventure that you will never forget.

Fishing:  How to Catch Bass All Summer Long

Fishing: How to Catch Bass All Summer Long

Catching largemouth bass during summer months can be one of the most exciting fishing experiences anglers have all year. Warm water conditions increase a bass’s metabolism...

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!

A Super stay at Supertubes in J-Bay

A Super stay at Supertubes in J-Bay

For anyone looking for a beautiful place to chill, seconds from the beach or surf but still be walking distance from the village you really cannot find a better place. Supertubes is located a stone’s throw from the beach Jeffereys Bay with views of the Indian Ocean from the rooms and the patio downstairs. The best accommodation in Jeffreys Bay!

Visit one of the 3 Museums in Hermanus

Visit one of the 3 Museums in Hermanus

To be whisked into yesteryear, visitors to the Western Cape are invited to explore the old-world charm of the Old Harbour Museum, the Whale House and the De Wet's Huis Photo Museum.

Visit one of the many Saturday morning Markets in Hermanus

At weekends, Hermanus becomes a hive of informal markets

Kellway Hotel - Excellent Stay Over in Port Elizabeth

Kellway Hotel - Excellent Stay Over in Port Elizabeth

Perfectly positioned for business & leisure travellers seeking central accommodation in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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