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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's best kept secret and it is FREE! This piece of paradise is situated in the center of the world’s smallest but botanically diverse region known as the Cape Foral Kingdom. The reserve comprises no more than 18 square kilometers yet is home to more than 1400 documented plant species. (Go to for the full story).

Fernkloof is situated in the Kleinrivier Mountains above Hermanus and the trails begin just 2 blocks from Zoete Inval. This reserve is home to diverse coastal flora and fauna. The mountain walks and link up with the coastal walks to make a circle route daytrip.