An absolute must-do in Hermanus is a whale watching experience with the family. Head out on a boat to Walker Bay and along the coast and encounter majestic whales in their natural environment. Diving in the water besides the boat you may also get to see pods of playful common and bottlenose dolphins, African penguins, and Cape fur seals. This is an unforgettable family experience.
After your captivating whale watching experience, there are many other exciting adventures for the family to enjoy.
Taking a stroll
Enjoy a walk through Fernkloof Nature Reserve and stroll across pretty gardens. You can also take a leisurely walk along the cliff paths to Grotto Beach.
Picnic spots and sandy beaches
Take your pick of beautiful beaches such as Fick’s Pool and Voelklip and the blue flag Grotto Beach. Pack a delicious picnic and relax at the Fernkloof Nature Reserve gardens and the Old Harbour amphitheatre.
Fun activities and entertainment
Visit the Wonderland Café, with a great nursery and play area; Zero Gravity, great for gamers and Grotto Beach Playpark with a fun play area. There are also a variety of intrepid adventures for those that love a thrill, including quad bike tours and paragliding. Go on a wine tour at the Hemel en Aarde Valley, see the penguins at Stony Point, eat delicious cheeses at Kleinrivier Cheese Factory and enjoy a delicious meal at the Birkenhead Brewery.