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Hermanus, is a town on the southern coast of the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is famous for Southern Right whale watching during the southern winter to spring seasons, and is a popular retirement location, too.


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1 - Gearing's Point

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2 - Gansbaai

   20 km away

Gansbaai is a fishing town and popular tourist destination in the Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa. It is known for its dense population of great white sharks and as a whale-watching location.

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3 - Shark Diving in Gansbaai

   20 km away

While safe and secure in the partially submerged cage, view these magnificent creatures as they pass by, feeding their curious nature. As sharks are surface feeders, anyone wishing to remain on board will have a great view of them from the viewing de...

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4 - Kleinmond

   23 km away

Kleinmond is a small coastal town in the Overberg region of the Western Cape province, South Africa. It is situated inside a UNESCO-declared biosphere about 90 km east of Cape Town between Betty's Bay and Hermanus.

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5 - Caledon

   27 km away

Caledon is a town in the Overberg region in the Western Cape province of South Africa, located about 100 kilometres east of Cape Town next to mineral-rich hot springs. As of 2011 it had a population of 13,020. It is located in, and the seat of, the Theewaterskloof Local Municipality.

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6 - Wildlife Experiences in Gansbaai

   20 km away

Join the Ivanhoe team for what will undoubtedly be a memorable 2 hour Big 5 Sea Safari. Their goal is to target Walker Bays Big 5; Whales, Dolphin, Seals, Penguin and Marine Birds. You'll depart from the harbour of Gansbaai and cruise along the sceni...

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7 - Betty's Bay

   31 km away

Betty's Bay is a small holiday town situated on the Overberg coast of South Africa's Western Cape province. It is located 100 km from Cape Town beneath the Kogelberg Mountains on the scenic R44 ocean drive between Pringle Bay and Kleinmond.

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8 - Kogelberg Nature Reserve

   33 km away

Kogelberg Nature Reserve is a nature reserve of 3,000 ha comprising the Kogelberg Mountain Range, to the east of Cape Town, South Africa.

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Kogelberg Nature Reserve things to do in Hermanus



9 - Zip-Lining in Hermanus

Explore the wild forests of South Africa's Western Cape on treetop canopy tours on the outskirts of Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Dangling 50 metres above the forest floor, explore the colourful canopy of evergreen trees and native birdlife on this ...

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10 - Stony Point Nature Reserve

   33 km away
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11 - Pearly Beach

   35 km away

Pearly Beach is a village in Overberg District Municipality in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. An area where the southern right whale comes to calve and mate along its migratory route.

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12 - Quad biking in Hermanus

   17 km away

Depart from our base camp on one of our routes on this amazing Fynsbos farm. The trail is easy to moderate and the guides will ensure you have a memorable experience. The trail starts with a curvy and flat drive but slowly as you get the hang of it t...

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13 - Pringle Bay

   38 km away

Pringle Bay is a small coastal village in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, in South Africa. It is situated at the foot of Hangklip, on the opposite side of False Bay from Cape Point.

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14 - Grabouw

   44 km away

Grabouw is a town located in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Grabouw is located some 65 km south-east of Cape Town, over Sir Lowry's Pass from Somerset West, along the N2 highway.

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15 - Fat Biking in Gansbaai

   19 km away

Learn how to slalom down sand dunes and pick up the pace along De Kelder's stunning shoreline on fat bike tours across beach and backcountry. A hybrid sport putting the fun back into cross-terrain cycling, fat biking across the sand dunes and nature ...

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16 - R45

   47 km away
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