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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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Hammerhead Shark Facts in a nutshell

Hammerhead Shark Facts in a nutshell

The unusual structure of the head makes the head look like a hammer, this is why they are known as "Hammerhead sharks". This "hammer" on its head is also known as the "cephalofoil" Since the eyes are positioned on the ends of the cephalofoil, hammerheads are able to see everything around them, including what is under them, and what is above them.

2019 Starts With A Rare Cosmic Event: A Total Lunar Eclipse AND A Super Blood Moon

2019 Starts With A Rare Cosmic Event: A Total Lunar Eclipse AND A Super Blood Moon

On January 20-21, we will witness a rare and special celestial event as the first full moon of 2019, and the first lunar eclipse of 2019 and will be visible in the sky and witnessed by millions of people

In pictures - The Horrific aftermath of Overstrand fires raging through Betty's Bay, Hermanus and Franskraal in January 2019

In pictures - The Horrific aftermath of Overstrand fires raging through Betty's Bay, Hermanus and Franskraal in January 2019

Scores of people ordered to evacuate their homes on Friday afternoon as 3 fires from Bettys Bay, Hermanus to Fransktaal were propelled by a north-west wind gusting at almost 100km/h, around 40 houses and 13 000 ha of land was destroyed.

All indications suggest that a meteor entered the Earth’s atmosphere above the Western Cape last night [16 January 2019] around 20h15.

All indications suggest that a meteor entered the Earth’s atmosphere above the Western Cape last night [16 January 2019] around 20h15.

A bright light trail could be seen from Malmesbury to Gansbaai in the Overberg. “This is a rare event for the Western Cape although meteor sightings are quite common across the globe,” says SANSA Researcher, Dr Pieter Kotze. “We are fairly certain that it was a meteor which most likely burnt up in the atmosphere and did not hit the ground.”

If you make wine, you sell time in a bottle

If you make wine, you sell time in a bottle

Wine is increasingly a sort of liquid time. Do not underestimate the connotation that people associate with your wine. You should cherish these concepts in your communication where your products are associated with the mind stories that are able to become part of the life of those who buy your wine. 

The most amazing animal rescue story amidst the inferno raging in the mountains at Betties Bay

The most amazing animal rescue story amidst the inferno raging in the mountains at Betties Bay

Animal rescue stories make everyone happy. Thankfully there are wonderful, compassionate people who act when they see animals in distress or suffering. Thanks to these heroes we are fortunate to bring you story of Bambi.

Grab a box of tissues..

Snapshot of 2019  emerging travel trends

Snapshot of 2019  emerging travel trends

The new traveller is seeking experiences over ‘things’. Tourism service providers should be looking at ways to enhance the full traveller experience as travellers will no longer accept what is just ‘handed’ to them.

Help jou kind so om hom voor te berei jou vir Graad Een

Help jou kind so om hom voor te berei jou vir Graad Een

Skoolgereedheid is die proses waartydens n kind sy akademiese vaardighede soos spel,skryf, en rekenkunde ontwikkel. Hierdie voorbereiding is geskoei op die kind se gereedheid vir formele leer en is die basis waarop onderrig kan plaasvind.

Hier is n paar wenke oe jou kind kan help om die aanpassing makliker te maak.

First day at school Try these 6  tips to get back on track

First day at school Try these 6 tips to get back on track

We've all had a lovely Christmas and new year - but it's time to get back to reality and return to work and school. So how do you get them back on track and focused for the new year?  Here are a few basic tips to help them.

See what's showing at the Whale Coast Mall Theatre in Hermanus

See what's showing at the Whale Coast Mall Theatre in Hermanus

See what's showing and bring your friends and family along for a spot of big screen entertainment!  Grab some popcorn and a seat!  

Weet jy wat is vonkelwyn?

Weet jy wat is vonkelwyn?

Dit is die borrels, bo en behalwe die unieke smaak en voorkoms, wat vonkelwyn verhef tot  ʼn heel ander klas as enige ander wyn. Vir eeue lank reeds word die werêld  betower deur die mistiek van vonkelwyn en misterie van sy borrels.

Boating rules and regulations on the Klein River

Boating rules and regulations on the Klein River

Boating rules and regulations on the Klein River will be strictly enforced - as usual - and transgressions will result in the withdrawal of permits from transgressors. KRAB will be assisted in this regard by Overstrand’s Law Enforcement patrol craft. 

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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

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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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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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