Every year from June to November the Southern Right whales make a journey from the South Pole to the sheltered and shallow Walker Bay to give birth to their young. The whales come very close to the shore which make for good sightings and claiming the title for the Cape Whale Coast as the best… Read More Whale Watching In Walker Bay
Thanks to Hermanus Whale Cruises the tourism ream went out to sea to view the Southern Right whales of Walker Bay.
Every day serves a new menu and we pick our meals and courses. With it being winter in Hermanus there’s still surprisingly lots to do and see. For starters – June is Hermanus FynArts month in Hermanus and next week we will be busy with many different art exhibition openings. The most visible part of FynArts… Read More On The Menu – Winter in Hermanus
Every day is pretty much a wine day in my books. Then there are those really special wine days specifically dedicated to one varietal only. Today, 4 May, is International Sauvignon Blanc Day and on the Cape Whale Coast the weather certainly played along to make sure that it was the best Sauvignon Blanc Day… Read More International Sauvignon Blanc Day #SauvBlancDay
It does not get much better than a Hermanus summer night’s dining experience at Bientang’s Cave with a range of Creation wines paired perfectly with Le Chalet Chef Leo Romer’s dishes. Bientang’s Cave is a must do. For dinner or just a cocktail. Pick the right night with weather to complement the setting for an… Read More Seaside Cave Dinner
While the mother of all storms is brewing in the Cape final preparations for the fifth Hermanus FynArts festival are made. A definite highlight is the Sculptures on the Cliff which sets art off against the dramatic Walker Bay background inviting viewers to reflect on the sculptures and their geographical position. These works of… Read More First a Storm Then a Festival
How to capture the essence of Hermanus with ten themes only? Difficult but a great way to share the Hermanus story in September – Tourism Month. Hermanuspietersfontein is an obvious choice as it was the original name of Hermanus. This was before the local postmaster decided to shorten Hermanuspietersfontein to Hermanus to fit better on the postage stamp. The… Read More Essence of Hermanus Captured in 10 Themes
Southern Right whales have been visiting the coast of Hermanus from June to November for many years. Since 1995 another Southern Right made an official annual appearance. A namesake that provides as much pleasure as the whales and also stays with us all year round even when the whales depart for better feeding grounds. This… Read More If it’s very right it can only be Southern Right