Find a Hermanus bed and breakfast guest houses
or self catering holiday cottages
on South Africa's Whale Coast -
one of the world's (12th) best whale watching spots is Hermanus. Several places to stay
in this small town that has transformed from a rustic fishing village to one of the Western Cape
's most popular seaside resorts. Hermanus
offers a range of activities relating to eco-tourism including Fynbos meanders at FernKloof Nature Reserve
amongst over 1000 species of Fynbos, or watching whales from the land or boat, or hiking up the cliff paths or along the estuaries of Klein-, Bot- or Onrus rivers that offer bird watching at its best.
The adventure seeker can choose from many adventure sports such as board-sailing on the lagoon, kayaking, scuba diving, tandem paragliding, sand boarding / surfing, jet skiing, shark diving, boat trips or deep sea fishing. Excellent golf courses
are to be found in Hermanus, and Kleinmond. Fishing and crayfish charters
are also popular further south at De Kelders and Gansbaai - the Great White Shark capital of the world, where the mysterious and graceful Great White Sharks are seen.
Choose holiday cottages
to visit festivals associated with food, wine, art or jazz as well as the famous annual Hermanus Whale Festival
in the last week of September.