Sea Kayaking

Sea Kayaking Experience

The Cape Whale Coast is home to an abundance of marine life, which you can get up close and personal with on this experience. Glide across the pristine Walker Bay while enjoying a unique view of the town, mountains, cliffs and sea life.

After an in-depth briefing with your guides that covers kayaking techniques and safety, you paddle out of the historic Old Harbour in the heart of Hermanus and go on a round trip of the bay (direction is wind-, swell- and paddling-experience- dependent).

During the months of June – November, you’re also able to see whales in the bay. However, the Marine Reserve laws prohibit us from being closer than 300 meters to a whale, which still gives you an incredible close encounter with them from the water.

This kayaking experience is also very environmentally-aware, with an operator focused on ecologically-friendly experiences. The lack of noise due to the kayaks makes this a very unobtrusive tour for the marine life, which includes seals, sunfish, whales and many others.




Kids U16

Single Ticket R 400 R 400


Activity Details

Duration: The overall experience (including arrival and briefing) will take approximately 2 and a half hours.
Departures: Daily at 08H00 | 10H30 | 13H00
Transfers: Self-drive or transfers can be arranged at an additional cost. Find out more here.
Location: Hermanus
Equipment: All equipment is provided.
Skills Needed: You don’t need any prior skills but a low level of fitness is a plus for the trip.

Need to Know
Included Kayak and gear Guide and briefing Excluded Transfers to and from the site Photography and/or videography What To Wear This is a water-based activity, so we suggest: A swimming costume Hat Clothes you don’t mind getting wet in What To Bring Sunscreen Water A sense of adventure! Notes & Requirements Children under 10 years will not be allowed to participate in the experience.
The Fine Print

Cancellation Policy (from supplier)

  • We do not accept any cancellations or adjustments to your bookings 7 days prior to the activity.

Terms & Conditions

  • Proof of deposit or full payment must be presented on arrival.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your booking time as we take multiple bookings a day and need to keep to a schedule for all groups. We, however, reserve the rights to shorten your excursion if need be due to late arrival.

Important Info

  Duration: 2 hours
  Max Guests: 2 – 19 per trip
Groups: Find out more about group bookings
  Location: Hermanus
  Need To Know: Ages 10 and up are allowed on the trip. There is a weight limit of 120kg for a single kayak and 220kg (in total) for a double kayak.



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