Hermanus lies along the shores of Walker Bay near the southernmost tip of Africa. With magnificent mountains as a backdrop, this picturesque seaside resort is known to be one of the premier land based whale-watching destinations in the world.
Southern Right whales visit Hermanus annually between the months of July and December, coming within metres of the shoreline. The famous cliff paths of Hermanus, which meander
along the coastline of the village, offer an ideal vantage point from which to view these gentle giants of the ocean. The Fernkloof Nature Reserve is a unique
mountain conservancy where visitors can experience our world renowned fynbos floral kingdom. Hermanus is a nature lover's paradise and offers
excellent bird-watching opportunities and hiking trails. Outdoor adventure activities include; great white shark diving (from nearby Gansbaai), boat-based
whale watching, paragliding, sailing, scuba diving, golf, fishing and horse riding. Hermanus is also known for its sandy beaches and its top quality wine
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