If you're a resident or even an annual visitor to Gansbaai, you’ve probably noticed a tortoise or two crossing the road...
When it comes to great accommodation, stunning seascapes and ample activities for the whole family, Hermanus definitely comes to mind. Located on the cliffs of Walker Bay along the R43 of the Overberg, the town of Hermanus holds various attractions for both locals and travellers. With a thriving business sector consisting of established brands as well as local entrepreneurs, award-winning culinary treats and natural wonders abound, this town is one of the crowning stars of the Overberg.
Home to many attractions like the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, the Cliff Path, Blue Flag beaches and events like the famous Hermanus Whale Festival, Hermanus will keep you occupied all year round. Due to its popularity the town also holds a vast number of lodgings, ranging from cosy self-catering cottages to top-notch luxury hotels with panoramic views. The nearby Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and golf courses are also not to be missed as you explore all that this bountiful town has to offer.
But you don’t have to take our word for it – have a look at Hermanus through the eyes of our listers here:
Exclusive Whale Watching Experiences with Hermanus Whale Watchers
The Tasting Room at Benguela Cove
Cape Spurfowl (Kaapse Fisant) chicks in the garden at Palmers Place
Action and Adventure in Hermanus with Percy Tours
Wooden Pool Deck by Overstrand Wooden Decks
Swimming Training with BS Divers
Outside lounge area with stunnning view at The Thatch House
Get the Summer Feels at @Miens
Enjoy traditional dining at Rossi's Italian Restaurant
Voëlklip Beach captured by Palmers Place
Pansies in stock at Walker Bay Nursery