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Hermanus, the world's foremost land based whale watching destination, is a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday makers all modern amenities, yet retaining its fisherman's village charm. The popular resort town of Hermanus, situated between mountain and sea, has gained world-wide recognition as the world's foremost land based whale watching destination. This has resulted in the former fishing village showing a tremendous growth over the last few years.

“Oom Otto” die storie van Sopiesklip in Hermanus

“Oom Otto” die storie van Sopiesklip in Hermanus

Jacobus Claude (Kowie) Otto wat destyds in die grot by Sopiesklip “gekampeer” het, was allermins ‘n kluisenaar of boemelaar soos wat dit uit verskillende oorde al beweer is.

Major and Minor Dam levels in the Western Cape on 20 November 2017

Major and Minor Dam levels in the Western Cape on 20 November 2017

After all the rain in the last month in the Western Cape, average dam levels went down, not up – falling from 34.66% full to 34.49%

Funny and Inspirational Quotes in 2017

We share the best funny quotes collection about life by famous authors and comedians

Hermanus Tide table from 10 Nov to 19 Nov 2017

Tidal prediction (tables and graphs) for Hermanus, including sunrise and sunset times

Where did all the penguins go?

We all know that Africa is not for “sissies” and the African Penguin is a perfect example of African tenaciousness.  The story of the African penguin is not a good story to tell. This iconic bird is on the brink of extinction. We have lost 99% of our African Penguin population through no fault of their own.

Dam levels in the Western Cape on 16 October 2017

The average water level of dams across the Western Cape is 35.2% in 2017‚ a significant drop from the levels measured last year.  Capacity of the major dams of the Western Cape Water Supply System is 99.6% and that of the minor dams 0.4% of the combined capacity of the major and minor dams. Kindly note that all the Major Dams show gross capacity

The brilliant online marketing strategy behind the bumper 2017 Hermanus Whale Festival

The brilliant online marketing strategy behind the bumper 2017 Hermanus Whale Festival

The marking toolbox has changed.  By shifting the focus towards social media and online marketing, the marketing team of Jay Dee Media has generated FREE marketing value to the amount of R 1.6 million and thereby increasing the number of visitors to the whale festival by 30-50%! Including Online Marketing, Radio, TV and Printed media

How many Songs can you see in this artwork?

How many Songs can you see in this artwork?

They Say there is more than 60 songs in this art work

Western Cape Province State of Dams on 2 October 2017

Western Cape Province State of Dams on 2 October 2017

Latest water levels of all the dams in the Western Cape on 2 - 10 - 2017.  The last 10% of a dam's water is difficult to use, the useable water in the dam is approximately 10% less than the dam level.

African Fish-Eagle - Visarend

African Fish-Eagle - Visarend

You needn’t be a serious birder to recognise the yodelling yelp of this striking raptor. Often described as the sound of Africa, the sound evokes lazy rivers and palm-fringed lakeshores, often in duet with the grunting of hippos. And the bird itself, in its black, white and chestnut finery, is equally unmistakable.

All roads lead to the Hermanus Whale Festival this weekend

All roads lead to the Hermanus Whale Festival this weekend

Avoid the heavy traffic congestion during whale festival. Download one of 3 routes into Hermanus from Cape Town on your mobile device.

Southern Right Whales 101

Southern Right Whales 101

The southern right whale, Eubalaena australis, is among the largest of the four baleen whale species that come close inshore on the southern African coast: Southern Right, Humpback, Bryde's and Minke whales

The only Jensen Tourer in the world on display at the 2017 Hermanus Whale Festival

This 1939 Jensen Tourer is only surviving example in the world, and is still running in its complete and original form. It epitomizes the glamour of the 1930s era, the Gatsby days, and indeed the most glamorous actor of this time, Clark Gable, was a great Jensen fan.

Latest water levels of all the dams in the Western Cape - 18 September 2017

Latest water levels of all the dams in the Western Cape - 18 September 2017

The State of the Western Cape Province Dams on 2017-09-18.  The last 10% of a dam's water is difficult to use, the useable water in the dam is approximately 10% less than the dam level.

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