Hermanus was established in the 19th century, and has grown so much since that. I it is now a favourite addition to any Garden Route itinerary. It’s not hard to see why when you consider its pleasing climate, its beautiful beaches and the many offerings of its surroundings. Wine estates, gourmet cuisine and adrenaline activities all come together magnificently, whether or not you are in the world- famous whale- season. As a popular spot amongst both locals and travellers, Hermanus boasts a wide selection of accommodation options.
Hermanus hosts the annual Whale Festival at the end of September. The festival is a celebration of ecotourism in the area and the ocean conservation efforts of the southern Coast. Food and stalls, environmental exhibitions, drama productions, and much more await.