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Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Hike the magnificent Fernkloof Nature Reserve known as the Cape Floral Kingdom for its large diversity of Cape Fynbos.

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The Lagoon @ Prawn Flats

Sailing, sail boarding, canoeing & an abundance of bird life. A photographers dream.

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Wine Estates & Restaurants

Visit the award winning wine farms and restaurants in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

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Cliff Paths & Hiking Trails

Walk the famous Hermanus Cliff Paths or hike the many hiking trails and take in the spectacular panoramic views.

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White Shark Cage Diving

Top destination for white shark cage diving and surface viewing in the world.

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Whale Watching

Hermanus is the premier destination in the world for land and boat whale watching.


Hermanus offers so much to the visitor and Zoete Inval is far more than just a place to rest your head. Their booking desk provides heaps of information on all local activities and attractions.

Marilyn is an accredited tour guide who specializes in that personal touch seasoned with Jan’s trivia… To avoid disappointment, be sure to prebook one of these activities with us. Claim your FREE jacuzzi session the evening after your adventure and share with others!

The Marine Big Five

A short drive to Kleinbaai, and you can board a boat trip to visit the marine big five: shark, whale, dophin, penguin and seal. Its a huge educational experience.

  • DURATION: 2 hours

Township Tours

Walking with Willie is much more than just a look to see. Local resident takes you on a walk about to meet the people. Visit a variety of community projects operating, varies due to the time and day.

  • DURATION: 2 hours

Tree Top Tours & Quad Biking

Enjoy an adventure in the scenic Hemel en Aarde Valley. Times scheduled by arrangement.

  • DURATION: Approximately 2 hours each activity

Whale Watching

Hermanus is famous as the best land-based whale watching location on the planet. From mountain top to seaside, whales can be spotted breaching, spyhopping, lobtailing and other activities less visible. Coastal & mountain walks give you stunning views of the giants of the sea.

Wine Tours

Wine Tours take you through Walker Bay’s Hemel en Aarde Valley to 5 wine estates tasting their collection of vintages. Optional lunch with a magnificent panoramic view of the valley or while watching whales (in season) from the harbour.

  • DURATION: 3 hours +