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Hermanus, a village by the sea in South Africa

Nestled between lush green mountains and the turquoise ocean close to the southern tip of Africa lies the magnificent village of Hermanus. This is the wine and whales heartland of the beautiful Cape, home to migrating Southern Right Whales and where splendid wines are grown.  Read more in our Hermanus Blog and browse through our photo galleries with stunning photos in and around Hermanus.

Spectacular vineyards cover the mountain slopes of the Hemel-n-Aarde valley where local winemakers take pride in in their ability to recreate South Africa’s tradition in every drop, while also offering an entirely unique experience. Visit the winefarms and wineries along the Hermanus Wine Route and or Stanford Wine Route for world class winetasting experience. This picturesque village of friendly, welcoming people is centered around the rich history of a fishing community and the gentle giants (Southern Right Whales) of the ocean.

Hermanus Online Magazine focus on Where to Stay, What to do and see.... a comprehensive list of accommodation establishments in Hermanus you can also book your accommodation online, an monthly event Calender of the Cape Whale Coast and Hermanus, discover the Top Activities on the Cape Whale Coast, host a local Hermanus Business Telephone Directory.  Explore the local history,  shipwrecks, the marine wild life in and around the ocean, including the big 5 marine animals (Southern Right WhalesGreat White Sharks , African Penguins,  Cape Fur Seals and Dolphins) as well as our fynbos.  Visit our museums, wine tasting on our 4 wine routes.Where to Stay and what to do or see Lifestyle, conservation, keepsake stories, history, travel news, blogs and more. You will find 

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Mariana's Cookbook is Cooking-hot

Mariana's Cookbook is Cooking-hot

No-one was surprised when Mariana Esterhuizen, owner and chef of Mariana's Country Kitchen in Stanford, romped home with the Best newcomer Award at the recent Sunday Times Cookbook Awards.

The world's last remaining wooden whaling ship (172 years old) has sailed again to save the whales

The world's last remaining wooden whaling ship (172 years old) has sailed again to save the whales

After more than five years of restoration, the majestic sailing ship is now used as a tool at Mystic Seaport to educate the public about preserving and protecting whales

Do the whales move away from Hermanus because of Wi Fi?

Do the whales move away from Hermanus because of Wi Fi?

I have a theory. Our whales do not return to Walkerbay because of the distress caused by Wi-Fi signals to the whales and new-born babies. 

Harbour Road in Hermanus from yesteryear…

Harbour Road in Hermanus from yesteryear…

The old people called it Du Toit Street in earlier times as all the Du Toits were living there.

Cry, the Beloved Overberg

Cry, the Beloved Overberg

A proposed wind-farm has the people of Botriver up in arms.

New requirements for car licence renewals in South Africa from 1 Nov 2015

New requirements for car licence renewals in South Africa from 1 Nov 2015

Warning: Justice Project South Africa has warned motorists to take proof of address with them when renewing their vehicle licences.

Congrats Gansbaai! Gold award for Best Destination for Responsible Tourism 2015

Congrats Gansbaai! Gold award for Best Destination for Responsible Tourism 2015

Gansbaai is like an oyster that the local fishermen have opened only to discover a pearl inside...

Some interesting facts about South Africa’s coastline...

Some interesting facts about South Africa’s coastline...

Six new marine conservation areas called Hope Spots was launched from the 4th to 14th December 2014

New Tarred Road between Gansbaai and Bredasdorp Opens

New Tarred Road between Gansbaai and Bredasdorp Opens

Mayor of Cape Agulhas Richard Mitchell said “Road infrastructure is one of our economic pillars and contributes to a better travelling experience”.

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