The seaside resort of Hermanus, in Walker Bay South Africa, not far from Cape Town, is very popular for whale watching. The Hermanus Whale Festival happens yearly surrounding the whale season, with lots of fun things for tourists to see and do.
The Hermanus whale watching season is from late July to December and one can stroll along the Cliff Path above Walker Bay and view the magnificent Southern Right whales as they move into the area each year to breed. Aerial photographers have counted up to 200 Southern Right Whales at a time in Walker Bay during breeding season. On this whale viewing tour, there are a number of restaurants in Hermanus to enjoy lunch with stunning views of Walker Bay so that you can continue watching whales, whales and more whales. Talk about a sightseeing tour, the whales of Hermanus are an awesome sight to see!
The Hermanus area also sports a wine route with a number of wine estates to enjoy tasting Premium wine from the Walker Bay area. Some of South Africa’s finest wines are produced at wineries in the Walker Bay ward. The cool maritime climate is particularly favourable for producing suberb Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc wine varietals.
En route to Hermanus we will pass through the harbour town of Gordon’s Bay with breathtaking sea and mountain views. The picturesque apple orchards and vineyards of Elgin are also a highlight of the tour.
The scenic Hermanus Tour offers a relaxing day out of Cape Town, with whale watching, lunch, wine tasting and awe-inspiring views… plan your Whale Festival tour with friends and book today.
The Full Day Hermanus Tour costs R1250pp, with a minimum of 2 people booking.
*Lunch is for your own account.