Welcome to Hermanus

Welcome to the beautiful whale capital of the world – Hermanus! Situated along the Cape Whale Coast, this pristine little fisherman’s village was established in the early 1800’s and has since grown into the thriving town that it is today.

Offering a variety of attractions and exciting adventures, visitors soon find that whale watching is not the only reason to visit this jewel of the Cape. Take a tour on a quad bike, meander up a mountainside and take in the beautiful valley, zipline through the trees, or take a more relaxed approach and taste award-winning wines right on your doorstep!

Let the adventure begin!

Guided Cycle Tour

Experience the splendor of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Cycling tour. Fantastic views, spectacular mountains, and azure blue seas make this an unforgettable cycling experience. Other attractions include the Southern Right Whales sightings and the largest penguin colony in the southern Cape. A thrilling and active way to experience the wonderful sights, smells and sounds.

Dress Code: Comfortable shoes and warm jacket.

  3- 20 people per trip

   2 – 4 hours

    Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

Age Limit: Ages 13 and up
Weight Limit: 100kg

Price From

R 1000.00


Meet up with your tour guide at the Heart Shed in the New Harbour of Hermanus. Sit back and relax while you learn about the history of abalone in South Africa and Hermanus’ Walker Bay area.

Boot-up for a guided walk to experience the aquaculture industry of abalone farming firsthand on one of the oldest and largest abalone farms in South Africa, Abagold. Visit Abagold’s state-of-the-art abalone hatchery where broodstock is cared for and baby abalone (spats) are produced. Experience the farming activities of feeding, tank cleaning, and sorting of the abalone firsthand.

Dress Code: Comfortable shoes and warm jacket.

  2 -45 people per trip

   1.5 hours

   Monday – Friday at 11:0

    New Harbour, Hermanus

Ages 16 and under are R300pp

Price From

R 550.00


Experience the splendor of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Characterized by rolling vineyards, towering mountains and a scattering of beautiful farmlands, tucked behind the seaside town of Hermanus. The proximity to the ocean ensures extraordinary views and cool-air currents that create an utterly hospitable environment for grapes to thrive. The valley is sprinkled with an array of warm and welcoming wine farms, each of which offers a string of pleasurable pursuits for a gorgeous day out. From award-winning wines to interesting Food-and-Wine pairing the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley never fails to amaze.

Dress Code: Comfortable shoes and warm jacket.

  1 – 20 people per trip

   4 hours

  10:00 – 15:00 depending on availability

    Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Hermanus

Please Note: Transportation to be booked prior. All extras are to be settled directly

Visit 3 wine farms in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley

Price From

R 450.00

Whale Walking Tour

Meet up with your tour guide at Gearings Point where you will visit The Whale House museum which houses a suspended whale skeleton and whale exhibition. Learn all about the history and habitat of these beautiful creatures. Thereafter you will take a walk along the cliff path to meet up with the world’s only Whale Crier for an informative talk on the whales and try to look for a few from the cliffs. Hermanus is probably the best land-based whale-watching destination in the world.

If you are going to see the whales from the shore, this is the best spot to do so. We will then grab some ice cream along the way and walk a section of the Cliff path back to Gearings Point to admire the beautiful statues made by local artists before heading back home.

Dress Code: Comfortable shoes and warm jacket.

  10 – 25 people per trip

   1.5 – 2 hours

  July to November

    Gearings Point, Hermanus

Included: Tour guides, entrance fees, whale crier appearance, a locally made souvenir, ice cream, drinks, and light snacks.

Weather: if the weather turns you will be provided with

Price From

R 850.00



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