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All around the world Hermanus is known as the best land based whale watching destination in the world.Hundreds flock here for  whale watching and, of course, the whale festival that takes place every year to celebrate the returning of the Southern Right Whale to the area. S... read more

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Kure Kure Accommodation

Self Catering in Sandbaai, Hermanus

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Walker Bay Manor

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Eastcliff, Hermanus

Walker Bay Manor has recently been taken over by new owners and have made it a "home away from home".

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High Season Luxury Farm Cottages

Cottages, Self Catering in Hemel En Aarde Estate, Hermanus

Luxurious self catering cottages, which sleep from two to six guests, are tastefully decorated and fully equipped to ...

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Oude Schuur Boutique Guesthouse

Guest Houses in Onrus, Hermanus

There are 6 luxurious suites, each room with its own en-suite bathrooms. All bedrooms opens onto a private balcony wi...

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The Potting Shed Self Catering

Apartments in Westcliff - Hermanus, Hermanus

Apartments are in a complex with 24 hour security. All have fully equipped open-plan kitchen, bathroom with shower an...

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Hermanus Heights Villa

Self Catering, Villas in Hermanus Heights, Hermanus

The main bedroom contains a king-size double bed and the other bedroom, two single beds. The upper level has two bath...

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Hermanus Boutique Guest House

Guest Houses in Westcliff - Hermanus, Hermanus

The Hermanus Guest House provides superior accommodation with excellent service & a whale of a breakfast. Situated ri...

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Von Abercron Residence

Apartments, Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering in Hermanus Heights, Hermanus

We have 3 double bedrooms each with bathroom ensuite, 2 apartments and/or self-catering apartments (fully equipped). ...

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Whale Rock Luxury Lodge

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Westcliff - Hermanus, Hermanus

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Kennedys Beach Villa

Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering, Villas in Onrus, Hermanus

Quote from the ex-CEO of Tourism (Cape Town) - "When it comes to privacy, luxury, romance and organic life-style - th...

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213 Main Road Hermanus

Bed and Breakfast in Hermanus

6 Bedroom guest house. Sleeps 16. 2 double, 1 twin, 2 triple and family room for 4.

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Sandbaai Country House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Sandbaai, Hermanus

Sandbaai Country House is perfectly situated [right on the sea in Sandbaai] as a base for exploring the the region wh...

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Botany House

Self Catering in Hermanus

Established in 2017, Botany House offers beautiful, spacious self-catering rooms to suit every visitors’ needs.

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Robin's Nest

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Onrus, Hermanus

With only 4 rooms available, this fabulously tranquil guest house boasts a fully functional kitchenette and en-suite ...

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47@WhaleRock

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A striking, contemporary design gives this 2 bedroom seaside apartment a special quality of sophistication, space and...

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138 Marine Beachfront Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Sandbaai, Hermanus

Spend lazy, sun-filled afternoons on the spacious terrace with panoramic views of the ocean and the mountains. Relax ...

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Hermanus Esplanade

Self Catering in Westcliff - Hermanus, Hermanus

The Esplanade has a total of 27 fully contained self-catering units that can accommodate 2, 4 & 6 people.

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Thatch House Hermanus

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The Thatch House, situated on the edge of the Hermanus lagoon, is an upmarket boutique hotel with breath taking views...

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Fernkloof Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Hermanus Heights, Hermanus

Comfort, beauty & warm hospitality await you at Fernkloof Lodge. Your hosts, Izak & Gail, welcome you into their eleg...

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110 on Westcliff

Apartments in Westcliff - Hermanus, Hermanus

The accommodation at 110 on Westcliff comprises 2 well appointed apartments, tastefully decorated with all the modcon...

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78 on 5th in Hermanus Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast in Voelklip, Hermanus

Situated off the main road allows for peace and quiet. Our backyard borders Fernkloof Nature Reserve whilst the front...

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Pelagus Guest House

Guest Houses in Westcliff - Hermanus, Hermanus

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The Gables Guest House

Guest Houses in Westcliff - Hermanus, Hermanus

Luxuriously appointed contemporary living spaces of 28m². The rooms offer spacious modern interiors with en-suite bat...

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Francolin Manor

Guest Houses in Hermanus Heights, Hermanus

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and views of the sea, Francolin Manor is located in Hermanus in the Western Cape R...

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The Ocean Villa

Holiday Homes in Sandbaai, Hermanus

The Ocean Villa is a beautiful property in Hermanus with fantastic views.

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TwentyFour 17 Inn

Bed and Breakfast in Hermanus

A new accommodation has just opened its doors to the public in Hermanus today. Centrally located in the CBD this char...

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Windsor Hotel

Apartments, Hotels in Hermanus

The three-star Windsor Hotel offers 70 comfortable en-suite bedrooms (most of which are sea facing) in one of the Cap...

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Auberge Burgundy

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Westcliff - Hermanus, Hermanus

Varied accommodation with all modern conveniences, including standard rooms, suites and a penthouse for larger groups.

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Whale Song

Apartments, Self Catering in Hermanus

The apartment is situated in a beautifully maintained estate with panoramic sea views.

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Hermanus Holiday Rentals

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Onrus, Hermanus

Well equipped and comfortable holiday homes offering spacious accommodation together with outdoor relaxation areas en...

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All around the world Hermanus is known as the best land based whale watching destination in the world.Hundreds flock here for  whale watching and, of course, the whale festival that takes place every year to celebrate the returning of the Southern Right Whale to the area. Situated between the ocean and the magnificent overberg mountains, Hermanus is the perfect place for rest and relaxation.

The town of Hermanus was founded in 1820 by Hermanus Pieters and was originally called Hermanuspietersfontein. The name was then later changed to Hermanus in 1902 by the Postmaster as it was too long. Over the years the small fishing village has become one of the most popular places around. Hermanus has a rail way station, but no trains or tracks. Plans were being made to build a railway extending from Botriver, when Sir William Hoy decided that there would be no trains as the steam would pollute the fresh air.

Lying on the coastline with it’s beautiful scenery, it is one of those places you just need to see for yourself.

Things to do

The coastal town offers a wide range of activities for couples, friends and families to enjoy. Just a few of the activities you can enjoy include FishingHikingKayakingScuba divingTreetop zipline slidesPaintballHorse riding, Shopping and so much more.

Whale watching is one of the most popular activities to do whilst visiting Hermanus. There are a few ways to do this which includes, boat tours, aerial tours and land based viewing.Shark Cage Diving is also a popular activity and is available all year round for the whole family.

You can also enjoy the Hermanus Wine Route which runs from Benguela Cove all the way  down to the village, where you can enjoy your tasting while taking in the beautiful scenery.

If you would like to see all the history Hermanus has to offer, there are a number of Museums you can visit.

There a a wide range of beaches in the hermanus area to visit which include Grotto Beach, Breakfast Bay, Sandbaai Beach, Onrus beach, Langbaai, Kammabaai and Voelklip Beach.

Where to Eat

Hermanus is know for it's delicious seafood, which is indulged in while taking in the glorious views the coastal town offers. For those you are not so keen on the oceans fresh offerings there is a selection of restaurants to choose from to apease your palate.

Fisherman’s Cottage is the place to go for a little history and a wide selection of delicious fresh seafood. The building dates back to 1890 and forms part of the old harbour museum located in the fishermans village.

If you are looking for a great family restaurant  that serves Italian food, then Rossi’s Italian Restaurant is the place to be. Established in 1985, Rossi’s has a great atmosphere and a view of the overberg mountains.

For some home made breakfast and good coffee, pop into Anya’s Mum Cafe. Their menu is changed on a daily basis and they have great garden, where you can sit and relax to escape the crowds.

Just Pure Bistro offers you a memorable experience with views that overlook the bay. They use only the freshest ingredients for all their delicious meals.

Looking for some good sushi. Harbour Rock Restaurant is situated on the cliff overlooking hermanus. During the winter they partner up with Gecko and offer you a discount on Fridays known as “Sushi Fridays”.

Want the best steak in Hermanus, then you have to visit B’s Steakhouse to get their famous char grilled steak and signature ultimate onion!

The Blue Roof Pub & Restaurant is located in Fisherhaven, just outside of Hermanus. They have live music on a regular basis and have a R40 pub grub menu, which means all their dishes offered on the bar menu is R40. You can unwind with some music and a good view, overlooking the Bot River.

Situated at the original market square in Hermanus, Tapas Food & Wine Bar offers you a wide range of local and international cuisine. They also have a wide selection of award winning wine that you can taste by the glass.

Where to Stay

Whether you're visiting Hermanus for a few days or weeks, with family and friend, or just with a partner, you'll be sure to find the accommodation to suit your needs!

Hotels: If you are just looking for a place to sleep, then Hermanus offers a wide range of high standard hotels.

Guest Houses & Bed & Breakfasts: There is big selection of luxury and affordable guest houses and bed & breakfasts to choose from in Hermanus.

Self Catering & Apartments: If you are coming in a group or as a family, it would be best to choose an one of many self catering and apartments in Hermanus.

Backpackers: If you are just traveling through hermanus, why not stay at one of the backpacker establishments.

Camping & Caravan Parks: Want to be outside in the fresh hermanus air then one of the caravan/camping sites is for you.

Farm Stays: Hermanus also offers you the opportunity to stay on one of it’s beautiful farms.

Transport

When traveling to Hermanus by car from Cape Town, there are two routes you could take. The quickest is to take the N2 over Sir Lowry’s Pass, but if you are looking for a more scenic route then take the drive along the mountain-side by travelling along Clarens Drive.

Air: There is no airport in Hermanus itself. The closest airport is Cape Town International Airport, which is 90 km from Hermanus.

Car Rental: A popular way for getting around Hermanus is by renting a car. There are a number of car rental agencies around the town, or you can organise one at Cape Town International Airport.

Taxis/Shuttle Services: One of the best ways to get around Hermanus is to take one of the many taxis and Shuttle services available. This option is best for tourists or large groups as it pick you up and drops you exactly where you want to be.Did you know?Hermanus was originally called Hermanuspietersfontein

It is famous for Southern Right Whale watching during the Southern Hemisphere's winter and spring.

Hermanus hosts an annual whale festival to celebrate the returning of the Southern Right Whales to the area for mating season.

Grotto Beach is the largest beach in Hermanus and been proclaimed a Blue Flag beach.

Hermanus has a  warm summer Mediterranean climate and temperatures range from  25 °C in February to 16 °C in July but higher temperatures are not uncommon.

The town has one of the richest and highest plant diversity levels in the world.

Hermanus has one of the world's only Whale Criers. He alerts people of whale sighting by blowing his kelp horn.

There is a train station in Hermanus, but no trains or railway lines.

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