Cape Whale Coast received an “Award of Excellence" as "Best Local Destination 2015" at the 2015 Cape Getaway Show held at Lourensford Wine Estate 13 - 15 March. Over 15,700 visitors were exposed to the Overstrand Municipality brand. 

The criteria  was based on the beauty of the stand and images used, best showcased what the area has to offer, the friendliness as well as depth of knowledge of the team who manned the stand, including the Hermanus Whale Crier concept.

Finally, the Cape Whale Coast prizes  given to  competition winners at Cape Getaway were  singled out as outstanding, focusing on the quality of our collateral, the beautifully crafted branded items echoing the flavour of our holiday destination, and the products sourced from the local tourism bureau members. 

Amongst those who received awards were 2 local products of the Cape Whale Coast, namely: The Windsor Hotel (2nd/Best Accommodation) and Fynbos Trails (Award of Excellence/Activity).

 Noluthando Zweni

 Mr Coenie Groenewald Municipal Manager,  Ald Nicolette Botha-Guthrie Mayor and Mr Solomzi Madikane, Director Local Economic Development