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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 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.