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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.

Visit one of the many Saturday morning Markets in Hermanus

At weekends, Hermanus becomes a hive of informal markets

Visit the African Penguins at Stoney Point in Betty's Bay

Visit the African Penguins at Stoney Point in Betty's Bay

A day trip with the family to Stony Point at Betty's Bay, situated approximately 30 minutes from Hermanus, is definitely worth a visit, one of only two mainland breeding places of the African penguin.

Whale Watching in Hermanus - Press releasse: Indaba 2015

Whale Watching in Hermanus - Press releasse: Indaba 2015

The Southern Right Whale found a safe place to breed and calf in Walkerbay, Hermanus.   Boat Based Whale Watching with the Whale Watchers brings you up close with these amazing mammals.

What to do when you find Stranded Loggerhead Sea turtles

What to do when you find Stranded Loggerhead Sea turtles

On the beaches of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa thousands of loggerhead and leatherbacksea turtles hatch. 
They head to sea and are carried southward by the warm Agulhas Current. Many of these hatchlings find themselves stranded on beaches of the Cape's South Coast.

Early Saturday 6km hike to Sopiesklip, Grotto beach, in Hermanus

Early Saturday 6km hike to Sopiesklip, Grotto beach, in Hermanus

On an early Saturday morning, the 7th of February 2015 we joined other hikers on a hike rom Grotto Beach to Sopiesklip (halfway to De Kelders). 

Volmoed Hike in the Hemel en Aarde Valley near Hermanus

We crossed the river at the new bridge and followed the path up and down along the river bend passing some falls on the way to the main waterfall.  It was well worth the effort on reaching the waterfall situated in the ridge of the mountain.

Marketing plan - Hermanus Online

As a destination marketing website, Hermanus Online’s marketing plan is simple, yet effective. Hermanus is a tourist destination who offers breathtaking scenery, sparkling sandy and/or rocky beaches...

Whale Museum in Hermanus

Whale Museum in Hermanus

The search for a 'right' whale skeleton was on. In 1998 negotiations was started with the Technical Division of Museum Service (Dep of Cultural Affairs) to do the research & compile a world-class exhibition on cetaceans.

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