Whale Watching Tours, Hermanus

Whale Watching Tours & Trips in Hermanus, South Africa
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#Whale #watching #boat #trips at #Hermanus really do get you this close to the gentle giants of the #Ocean - totally fantastic :-)))

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#Flying over the #Whales of #Hermanus is truly incredible - by either 3 seater #Cessna #Plane or #Helicopters - offering outstanding #photographic opportunities

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The #whales will arrive in #hermanus in #southafrica very soon - so please book your #trips asap - #boats #kayaks #cessna #helicopter #flights & #walking #tours :-))

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3 years ago
Great experience. Sailors tell you great stories about whales and boat with you very close to see the mammels without disturbing them. You eill spend 1h sailing and if you are lucky you see many whales, baby whales, their tails and maybe a lot more. Keep your warm clothes on, it is very windy there.
- Jakub P

Whales / Boat trips / Walking tours....

Whale watching in Hermanus, South Africa is amazing and regarded as THE number 1 spot to watch Whales.

Southern Right Whales, Humpbacks and Bryde Whales are spotted, with the Whale watching season being from early June to late November each year. African Penguins, Cape Fur Seals and sea birds are also viewed, with occasionally pods of Dolphin (Bottle Nose; Common and Dusky).

You have 4 major ways to watch Whales in Hermanus –

1) Boat Trips
there are 5 boats at 3 harbours - each offers something slightly different - size of boat / location / length of trip...

2) Kayaking with the Whales gentle paddling out onto the ocean for 2 hours with Tour Guide.

3) Whale Watching Walking Tours is a gentle walk along our rugged and extremely pretty cliff-tops paths for 2 to 3 hours, with our experienced Whale Watching Tour Guide who will take you to all the hidden coves and inlets that the Whales love to frolic in and due to the cliffs being vertical, means that the Whales can literally be only afew metres away from you - perfect for those that hate boat trips - or - when the weather has cancelled other trips.
4) Cessna plane / Helicopter Flights over the Whales – this is the ultimate incredible way to watch the Whales, as the ocean is so clear and the Whales are so huge that the photos you get will be outstanding - the longer the flight, the more time you will have to circle the pods of Whales, (and hopefully Dolphin and maybe a Great White Shark or 2)

Check our website for loads more info - Whale Hermanus

PRICES for all activities, trips and tours are here

For lots more info, please CONTACT US

We are also on WhatsApp - 0027-72-062-8500

We can also arrange return transfers to/from any destination (for example Cape Town) to/from the Whales at Hermanus – please inform us if we can assist you with transport  

The best thing to do is schedule your Whale watching trip on the first day you are in Hermanus/Cape Town and if the weather is not so good on that first day, then we simply move your trip to the next good weather day.
Weather forecasts can be viewed here

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Mon:8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Tue:8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Wed:8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Thu:8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Fri:8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Sat:8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Sun:8:30 am – 8:00 pm
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