Shared Return Day Transfer to Land Based Whale Watching Hermanus From Cape Town
This is a great booking with us as it combines several aspects of tourism in Cape Town. Travelers visit this peaceful town of Hermanus known to draw thousands of travelers from all over the world to see the biggest animal in the world the Whales.
On their way to this place they can choose to use the coastal scenic drive The MaClaren drive - one of the most beautiful drives in the world. They also pass through the Penguin Colony at Betty's Bay where they can see the flightless birds. Travelers can also choose to pass by a Botanical Garden which is also a major attraction on the route.
Finally after land based whale watching they can enjoy some of the best wines on offer in South Africa at the Benguela Cove Winery. The food served at the several restaurants at the horbour is amazing - this they do as they watch the gentle giants - the whales which grace the South African coast in winter.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Pick up from your hotel and drop off after the tour
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Experienced Driver/Guide
- Bottled water
- Opportunity to buy wine from a winery
- Entry/Admission - Stony Point Nature Reserve
What's excluded :
- Wine Tasting fees up to R80pp
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Khayelitsha, Khayelitsha, Western Cape
This is the largest township in Cape Town situated about 30km south east of the city.
This is a vibrant township known for its entrepreneurial spirit and social development projects. Khayelitsha is a Xhosa word meaning new village. The people are friendly and inviting.
The area is rich in culture and diversity, and is truly South African experience that will stay with you forever.
Pass By: Somerset West, Somerset West, Western Cape
Somerset West is a town in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. It is part of the city of Cape Town metropolitan municipality and a suburb of the Helderberg region.
Somerset West lies in the Helderberg Basin, surrounded by an amphitheatre of mountains between the Cape Winelands and False Bay.
In this place is the Helderberg Nature Reserve, a 363 hactare natural wildlife preserve opened in 1964. It contains a wide variety of smaller fauna and outstanding specimens of indigenous flora such as Protea and fynbos
Pass By: Gordon's Bay, Gordon's Bay, Western Cape
This is a harbor town in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It is part of the Helderberg region formerly called Hottentots Holland. Situated 58 km south from the city of Cape Town to the south of the N2 highway.
This place was named after Robert Jacob Gordon a Dutch explorer of Scottish descent. Gordon's Bay consists of the old village, situated around the old harbor and Bikini beach.
The older part of Gordon's Bay includes the South African Naval College, a junior officer training centre adjacent to the old harbor and yacht marina.
Pass By: Grabouw, Grabouw, Overberg District, Western Cape
Grabouw is a town located in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The racial make up of this town consists of Black Africans, Colored, Indian/Asian and the White community.
It is situated 65 km south-east of Cape Town along the N2 freeway, over Sir Lowry's Pass from Somerset West. The town is the commercial center for the vast Elgin Valley with thriving farming communities.
In 2001 the population census listed the number at 21 593 people. Grabouw is surrounded by the Hottentots Holland and Groenland mountains to the north and the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve to the south.
Pass By: Elgin Valley Honey, Borbsland Road Honey House, Grabouw 7160 South Africa
Elgin is a large, lush area of land surrounded by mountains, in the overberg region of South Africa. Lying about 70km southeast of Cape Town over the Hottentots Holland mountains form the city .
The Elgin Valley is known for successfully farming of 60% of the national apple crop. Hence it has been dubbed as the place "where the apples come from".
Recently a shift in economic focus has led to Elgin also becoming one of South Africa's most notable and successful wine regions, with the coolest climate of any region in the country. Consequently Elgin wines and tourism have become significant parts of the valley's economy
Stop At: Hermanus, Hermanus, Overstrand, Overberg District, Western Cape
This is a quaint seaside town southeast of Cape Town in South Africa's Western Cape province. It is a global whale watching destination.
It draws thousands of tourists annually. Beaches include Voelklip Beach, and the broad Grotto Beach, overlooking the Walker Bay. The Old Harbor Museum is a site encompasing the old harbor, a fisherman's village and the Whale House Museum.
Tourists flock to this town between June and December for whale watching. The whales which normally visit the south African coast in this town are the Humpback Whale, Southern Right and the Brydes Whales.
Tourists can view the whales along the 11km coastal walking trail which takes them past some strategic positions on the shores. Whales are normally seen gliding in couples a stone's throw away from the beach. This is a great experience in the life of most of the tourists who go on whale watching in Hermanus.
Tourists are also spoiled for choice with many restaurants lining the beaches and few hotels.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Stony Point Nature Reserve, 2411 Wallers Rd, Betty's Bay 7141 South Africa
Nestled in the quaint town of Betty's Bay in the Overberg, the Stony Point Nature Reserve is home to a unique colony of African Penguins.
Stony point offers the public an opportunity to view these adorable flightless birds up close via the boardwalk without disturbing them as they go about their daily activities in their natural habitat.
Present in the colony are also three species of cormorant, the Crowned Cormorant, Cape Cormorant and Bank Cormorant. They all breed on the outer rocks. There are also Hartlaub's Gulls and Kelp Gulls which forage in the colony.
The Rock Hyrax can also be seen on the surrounding rocks The colony lies on the site of the old Waaygat Whaling Station, which was used to harvest and process whale meat in the early to mid 1900s.
This nature reserve is home to roughly 3 600 penguins.
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up travelers from the hotel lobby
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.