Eat, Explore and Experience

Things to do in Hermanus

Our Favourites & Recommendations

Explore our recommendations for things to see and do in and around Hermanus. Centrally located to ensure you have a comfortable base from where to explore the surrounding areas and activities.

What to Drink

Enjoy a day out wine tasting in the stunning Hemel en Aarde Valley just 20 minutes drive from us.

What To Do

Local activities include mountain biking, hiking, surfing, scuba diving, golfing and more…

What To See

The Sandbaai and Hermanus coasts are well-known around the world as the top destinations for land-based whale watching. Season starts in May through to October.

Where To Eat

Hermanus has many restaurants to choose from. You can enjoy fine dining, great sea food restaurants as well as markets and delis.

Wine Tasting in the Hemel & Aarde Valley

The Hermanus Wine Route is nestled away in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley.

Golf Courses

Sandbaai is an excellent destination for any golf lover. Crimson Views is just minutes away from two world class 18-hole courses.

Beaches and surfing

Sandbaai beach is a 2-3 minute walk from your front door. This is a safe swimming beach

Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Fernkloof Nature Reserve is an area rich in natural fauna and flora

Mountain Biking & Hiking

There is a 17km, circular mountain bike trail signposted for clockwise travel and may be joined at any point within the Fernkloof Nature Reserve.

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The historic town of Hermanus

The historic town of Hermanus is one of the Cape’s most picturesque and popular towns. Famous for whale watching and the yearly whale festival, the town is a hive of activity in season.

Whale Watching in Hermanus

The Sandbaai and Hermanus coasts are well-known around the world as the top destinations for land-based whale watching.

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Eating out in Hermanus

With a choice of bars, pubs, fine dining or wine farms, Hermanus has the perfect eating out options for you.