Welcome to Hermanus, South Africa

Hermanus is rich in breathtaking scenery; with its unparalleled scenic beauty, modern infrastructure, upmarket shops and endless adventure options, it is no wonder that Hermanus is transformed into a bustling hubbub of activity in-season as well as out-of-season. For any intrepid tourist or appreciator of nature's wonders, Hermanus is the ideal location for an unforgettable experience. For more information please click here.


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What To Do This Week

To view all the events for this month, please visit our Calendar Page.


A Birding Experience | 02 October
The Hermanus Bird Club is hosting a fantastic and educational outing to the Paarl Settling Ponds to view the latest bird life additions to the area. If you’d like to join in on this expedition then feel free to contact Craig on 083-2279003.

Whale Festival Crowds Whale Festival | 03 – 06 October
With Hermanus having been given the title of The Whale Capital of the World™ it’s easy to understand our want to both celebrate and commemorate this prestigious title in one of the greatest ways that we know how: a festival. Come and join in during this great festival! For more info please feel free to visit the Official Site.
Whales n Wheels Classic Car Shows Whales ‘n Wheels Classic Car Show | 04 October
Prestigious and beautiful old cars will be lined up by their proud owners to show off their most prized possessions from 09h00 to 17h00 at the Hermanus Primary School. This event is for everyone, with tickets at only R20 for anyone older than 12. For more information contact Piet on 072-4885741 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Opera Favourite Hermanus Opera Favourites Concert | 04 October
If you’re an Opera fanatic then this concert is for you. The event will be at the Auditorium in Hermanus, with performances from Mimi Coertse and the Bel Canto Ensemble you’re in for an experience that will leave you with goosebumps. For more information feel free to call them on 082-3020037.
Total Whale Half Marathon Total Whale Half Marathon and Fun Run | 04 October
This year the Total Whale Half Marathon takes places at the Hermanus High School. The marathon has options for a 21.1km or 6km race, both of which wind through scenic Hermanus. For more information please contact Carina on 028-3123760 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.her.
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