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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.

Facebook will put family and friends first in a major news feed change

Facebook will put family and friends first in a major news feed change

Facebook announced on Thursday (12 January 2018) a major update that will put friends and family above pages or celebrities in a user's news feed -- and likely result in people spending less time on the leading social network.

5 ways how young drinkers are driving wine trends

5 ways how young drinkers are driving wine trends

Younger drinkers don't show any signs of settling down when it comes to the type of wines they drink. It's not an exaggeration to say the Millennial wine consumer has the most varied set of tastes of any wine drinker in history.

Western Cape drought situation by area- from a tourism perspective

Western Cape drought situation by area- from a tourism perspective

Speaking at today’s (January 9) briefing, Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille, said the city’s new ‘day zero’ is April 22. The province is supplied with water by 44 main dams. The average storage across the province on January 4, 2018 is 29.1%.”

Pinot Noir - the fickle red wine that should have been a white.

Pinot Noir - the fickle red wine that should have been a white.

Why is the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley perfect for growing Pinot Noir?The cool climate and maritime influence of the ocean allow for a slower ripening time for the grapes of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. The longer hang time on the vine allows the berries to develop more concentration of flavour and complexity.

Whale Coast Mall Theatre in Hermanus Schedule - 29 December to 4 January 2018

Whale Coast Mall Theatre in Hermanus Schedule - 29 December to 4 January 2018

Take a look at the latest movies playing at the Whale Coast Mall Theatre as well as the schedule and prices. In the mood for a movie? Bring your friends and family along for a spot of big screen entertainment!

Top 20 activities for children and families in Hermanus and surrounded areas

Top 20 activities for children and families in Hermanus and surrounded areas

There are many exciting activities and programmes planned for young children and their families visiting Hermanus in the heart of the Cape Whale Coast.

Here is 16 Practical Water Saving Tips You Can Use Every Day

Here is 16 Practical Water Saving Tips You Can Use Every Day

With the Western Cape facing a drought of never before seen proportions, each and every one of us has to begin doing our bit to save water as we all know water is a precious resource. Every action each of us takes to save water in our home makes a difference

See what's showing at the Whale Coast Mall Theatre in Hermanus

See what's showing at the Whale Coast Mall Theatre in Hermanus

See what's showing and bring your friends and family along for a spot of big screen entertainment!  Grab some popcorn and a seat!  

The catching of crayfish and or cape rock lobster for sport and recreation in South Africa - (2017 Dates)

The catching of crayfish and or cape rock lobster for sport and recreation in South Africa - (2017 Dates)

Are these lobster, crayfish or kreef?  They are not true lobsters because they don't have large claws.  In South Africa we call them crayfish or kreef. Their correct name is rock lobster or spiny lobster. A guide to catching crayfish.

A List of the Shops in the Whale Coast Mall of Hermanus

A List of the Shops in the Whale Coast Mall of Hermanus

The New Whale Coast Mall in Hermanus opened on the 30th of November 2017. Whale Coast Village Mall is the first regional mall in the Overberg region. Here is a List of the Shops

A collection of Sea and Beach Quotes

A collection of Sea and Beach Quotes

A collection of Inspirational Quotes About the Sea and the Beach. The ocean heals the heart, mind, and soul. If you are someone who loves the ocean's allure and charm, you will love this gallery of inspiring quotes about the ocean and the beach.

 Plastic pellets nurdle alert. How can you help?

Plastic pellets nurdle alert. How can you help?

 A devastating spillage of over 49tons of plastic pellets called “nurdles” occurred in Durban Harbour during a storm on 10 October 2017. The “nurdles” have now been dispersed along the coastline and are washing up on the beaches as far as  Gansbaai and Grotto.Public help is needed  to collect as many plastic  “nurdles” as possible before they cause any further harm to our fragile marine ecosystems

“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%

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