The Marine Tidal Pool

The Marine Tidal Pool

The Marine Tidal Pool Address : 

Main Road, Hermanus

Directions to Marine Tidal Pool:

The Marine Tidal Pool is situated below the Marine Hotel in Central Hermanus and is next to Bientang's Cave Restaurant. Access to the pool is via steep steps from the cliff path and is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking or those who are lazy. 

Average Ocean Temperatures at Marine Tidal Pool:

  • Spring - 17°C/63°F
  • Summer - 15°C/59°F
  • Autumn - 16°C/61°F
  • Winter - 19°C/66°F

Marine Tidal Pool is Best For:

  • Swimming 
  • Snorkelling
  • Whale Watching (June until December)

The Marine Tidal Pool (also known by locals as “Bientangs se Baaigat”) has a beautiful view of Walker Bay and offers safe swimming and snorkelling for the whole family. To ensure a pleasurable experience, wear swimming shoes or dive booties to protect soft feet from prickly sea urchins and sharp rocks.

Beaches & Tidal Pools in-and-around Hermanus:

*Please Note: The sea can be extremely rough at times and it is always best to consult locals on conditions and swim where lifeguards are on duty.