Hermanus & Whales Tour
Duration: 10 Hours
Price: From R1,750 per person
(Includes specified entrance fees)
This private guided tour operates during the Whale Season between July and November annually. Whilst there is never any guarantee to see the Whales the tour still showcases the exceptional beauty and diversity of the Cape. Your guide will make every effort to find the best viewing point for Whales.
We take the N2 to the Strand via Gordon’s Bay and join the scenic coastal Claren’s Drive which offers spectacular views over False Bay. From this vantage one can also search from this vantage point and often see Whales, Dolphins as well as Cape Fur Seals. We travel via Rooi-Els over the pass to Betties Bay for a chocolate tasting at Gaboli Chocolatiers. Travel onto Kleinmond via Arabella Golf Estate before we arrive at the quaint holiday town of Hermanus. There are wonderful Whale sighting opportunities from the main road as well as from the search the cliffs of Walker Bay. We arrive in central Hermanus at a market overlooking the old whaling station harbor. Guests can enjoy a variety of artisanal made items from foods, to beer, gins and curio. There may be an opportunity to join boat-based whale watching (for own account +/-R900 to +/-R 1000) and subject to availability and weather. Our tour continues into the beautiful Hemel en Aarde Valley (Heaven and Earth) We visit the Finlayson Wine Estate for a wine tasting (no wine tasting for children under 18 years). The estate is closed on Sundays, but a visit to the cheetah sanctuary will be included instead, if time permits. We leave Hermanus at 15h30pm making our way back via the Bot River, Houhook Pass and apple orchards onto Elgin. In Elgin we stop at the world famous Peregrine Market Stall. Back on the road home we make one last stop at the view site of Sir Lowry’s Pass enjoying the vistas of False Bay. We return over Sir Lowry’s Mountain Pass and enjoy the views of False Bay
Our Safaria, Cape Day Experiences have been created to offer our guests a very unique and personalized experience of the South African Cape Peninsular. Our style of day trips, whether in the Kruger National Park or in and around the Mother City (Cape Town), are crafted by passion and experience to offer you more than just a tour. All of our experiences are Privately Guided in a Luxury SUV or Bus and designed by a Cape expert with over 25 years of experience in the field.What makes our experiences unique lies in the manner in which we structure our day tours. Each tour is planned to incorporate all of the iconic destinations and vistas but we do it in such a way that we avoid the peak periods during day and try to give you more exclusivity at each destination and to personally enjoy.
+/- 08H00 to +/- 18h00 daily from your accommodation in and around Cape Town.