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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.

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.

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. 

#SummerHolidays: 3 great adventures in Hermanus for the whole family

#SummerHolidays: 3 great adventures in Hermanus for the whole family

With the summer holidays in full swing, many people want to explore as much as they can while they are on their break. If you are in Hermanus, here are three things to do with your family.

Moenie jou beste wyn net vir nagmaal bêre nie.

Moenie jou beste wyn net vir nagmaal bêre nie.

Erens tussen al die duisende woorde wat al geskryf is oor hierdie veelsydige voggie, vergeet ons soms dat wyn gemaak word vir plesier, vir onthou tye saam familie en vriende en om mooi herhinneringe te maak wat jou kop nooit weer sal los nie!

The Gingerbread House at The Marine Hermanus

The Gingerbread House at The Marine Hermanus

This will be the fourth year in a row that Chef Tronette has baked and built a gingerbread house for The Marine – along with a generous lashing of Christmas cookies for visitors - a feat which has now become an annual institution for the hotel and a highlight of the Hermanus festive season.

What is a sea glass beach?

What is a sea glass beach?

Sea glass begins as normal shards of broken glass that are then persistently tumbled and ground until the sharp edges are smoothed and rounded.  How is Sea Glass Formed?  What are Sea Glasses Colors? Where do you find sea glass?

Yes, you can give a pet as a Christmas gift.

Yes, you can give a pet as a Christmas gift.

The idea of giving a pet as a Christmas present used to be frowned upon. But far from dismissing the idea, animal welfare groups now support the practice of gifting a pet for Christmas – so long as it’s done the right way.

5 Reasons why Beach Therapy is good for you

5 Reasons why Beach Therapy is good for you

There is something about a beach holiday that leaves you blissfully relaxed, happy and rejuvenated. And the best is that it works for people across ages. If you’ve stayed away from the beach for too long, here are 5 reasons you should choose a seaside holiday to get some beach therapy. 

Latest news about the Wild Horses at Rooisand Nature Reserve, near Kleinmond

Latest news about the Wild Horses at Rooisand Nature Reserve, near Kleinmond

All horses have been gently encouraged off and are now to be found either in the Rooisand or Kleinmond Vlei areas.   The Rooisand horses have roamed the Lamloch swamps for many decades. They are heritage horses which belong to no one and yet belong to everyone.

Today [11 November 2018] marks 100 years since the Armistice was signed in November 1918, bringing an end to the First World War.

Today [11 November 2018] marks 100 years since the Armistice was signed in November 1918, bringing an end to the First World War.

Memorial services, parades and seas of red poppies pay tribute to the soldiers who laid down their lives a century ago. We salute you!
In Hermanus this memorial service was held at the War Memorial - just above the Old Harbour

Bouchard Finlayson 2013 Tête de Cuvée Galpin Peak Pinot Noir takes gold medal at the international Six Nations Wine Challenge 2018

Bouchard Finlayson 2013 Tête de Cuvée Galpin Peak Pinot Noir takes gold medal at the international Six Nations Wine Challenge 2018

The 2013 vintage of Bouchard Finlayson’s iconic Tête de Cuvée Galpin Peak Pinot Noir has scored a gold medal in the Six Nations Wine Challenge 2018, in a prestigious line-up of the best ‘New World Wines’.

"Melkkos", a traditional South African Recipe

Melkkos (milk food) is one of those South African heritage dishes you remember from your childhood in grandma's kitchen and "Melkkos" is one of my favourite dishes ever.  It is a dish with its main ingredient being milk, to which you add some flour and butter.

BOOK YOUR WHALE WATCHING TRIP TODAY

BOOK YOUR WHALE WATCHING TRIP TODAY

Book an unforgettable Whale Watching trip today with Hermanus Whale Watchers, a boat-based whale watching company in South Africa. Hermanus is the capital of the Cape Whale Coast, and about an hour from Cape Town in South Africa.

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