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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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Endangered animals of South Africa

Endangered animals of South Africa

Endangered species in South Africa, discover the endangered and protected species in South Africa. See images and photos

Our Namaqualand Heritage - Namaqua Food Flavour

Our Namaqualand Heritage - Namaqua Food Flavour

During the years of the Great Trek from 1834 when the epic way from south to north was paved, old pioneer families were already fighting for survival in Little Namaqualand, south of the Orange River – known also as the Grootrivier and, long before that, as the Gariep.

Where to Stay in Hermanus? Check availability and book accommodation online.

Where to Stay in Hermanus? Check availability and book accommodation online.

Check availability and book online.  Accommodation in Hermanus, Southern Africa. Hermanus Hotels, Villas, Guest Houses, Apartments, Self Catering, Holiday houses, Holiday apartments and Bed & Breakfast accommodation in South Africa.

The HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme Gives Hermanus A Huge Out-Of-Season Boost

The HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme Gives Hermanus A Huge Out-Of-Season Boost

Close to 1 000 athletes and their supporters flocked to the event between 29 April and 1 May this year, turning the iconic cliff path, spectacular mountain range and cool Atlantic into their playground

Wild-fires cause ‘severe devastation’ in Knysna. What is the origin of this disaster?

As rescue efforts and evacuations are coming to a conclusion, the attention now turns to what exactly caused the fires that have killed nine people and displaced more than 10,000.

Facts about Southern Right Whales

Facts about Southern Right Whales

Each year Southern Right whales migrate into the coastal waters of the Western Cape to calve and nurse their young. The animals, often mere metres from the shore, provide unsurpassed whale watching opportunities between June and November.

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Whale Watching

Hermanus Whale Watchers

With countless Southern Right Whales gathering along the Whale coast every year to mate and to calve

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Shark Cage Diving

One for the Bucket list

Experience the exceptional and come face to face with a great white shark! Gansbaai also known as Shark Alley…

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SA Forest Adventures

On a farm just outside Hermanus is where you can try your quad biking, go-karting, tree top slides or paintball...

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Hermanus is a spectacular seaside town with winding cliff paths, sloping green mountains, and deep blue waters.

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