Hermanus, a quaint fishing village along the southern coast, has been recognised as one of the 12 best whale-watching destinations in the world. Every year, tourists and locals catch sightseeing trips to try and spot these amazing (and unbelievably massive) creatures.

This season, more than 20 whales were encountered during a single trip. You also wish you were there to experience such a glorious event, don’t you? Well, we’ve got you covered.

Whale Watchers offers a wonderful whale-watching trip for guests to enjoy. The Whale Watchers package includes a walk down to the boat and a two-hour whale-watching voyage, while you enjoy some refreshments. There are many different types of whales to be seen, so each trip is guaranteed to be a unique experience. Book a tour with Whale Watchers. 

A picturesque experience of a lifetime awaits if you want to see whales up close in Hermanus:

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OF NOTE
When Monday – Sunday, 8am – 5 pm
Where New Harbour, Corner Stil and Westcliff Street, Hermanus
Cost R350 – R700, private charters R25 200
Contact +27 28 312 4957, [email protected], hermanuswhalewatchers.co.za

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Article written by

Mishkah Abrahams

Mishkah Abrahams is a wandering wordsmith, journalist and Cape Town fashion blogger. She finds comfort in leather jackets, Harry Potter quotes and fiction novels. Fresh out of university, she looks forward to being a tourist in her own city.