119 Things To Do in Cape Whale Coast

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Hermanus Cafés & Eateries / Bistros & Pubs

Betty Blue Bistro

Hermanus is popular for its whale watching and water sports; a sleepy seaside village that comes alive every year for the holidays, when the southern right and humpback whales make their elegant appearance in its ...

Hermanus Malls & Shopping

Hemingways Bookshop

This rare collectables, Africana, antiquarian and out-of-print book shop is a must if you are even vaguely a book lover (and who isn't?). Hemingways looks as though it stepped off the plane from Dickensian ...

De Hoop Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Vlei and Veldt Trail

Start: the restaurant at Die Opstal Finish: Die Opstal Duration: the shorter loop (red) is 6 km and very doable; the longer route (blue) just over 10 km Fitness: relatively fit; the shorter loop is not ...

Gansbaai Bird Sanctuaries

African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary

Gansbaai is one of the Western Cape’s little treasures; popular for a number of water activities, not least of all, the shark cage diving on offer. This is also the scenic seaside home of the African Penguin and ...

Hermanus Art Galleries

Hermanus First Fridays Artwalk

First Fridays is a worldwide initiative to bring art and art galleries to the public. It's already a feature in major cities in South Africa, like Cape Town and Johannesburg. Hermanus, an hour-and-a-half's drive up ...

Hermanus Beaches & Pools

Sandbaai Beach

Hermanus is famous for its tranquil “seaside village” feel and it is one of the loveliest retreats to enjoy gorgeous beaches and lazy summer days. It is also famous for the whales that can often be seen here every ...

Hermanus Beaches & Pools / Family Entertainment

Fick’s Pool

Although it remains somewhat of a hidden gem, Fick’s Pool in Hermanus is a fantastic little spot for a cool dip. It is located just below Marine Drive, where the ground plummets into the ocean, and the sea enters ...

Stanford Hiking Trails

Hiking on Mosaic Sanctuary

Whether you prefer a gentle walk along the lagoon edge or a day long hike into the mountains, you will find beauty and fascination along the path. Thirty kilomeres of hiking roads on Mosaic will lead you through ...

Bettys Bay Sports & Leisure

Sandboarding In Bettys Bay

The wind swept Blesberg dune in Bettys Bay is a prime location to experience down-hill adventure to the max. At 200 m atop the dune one can reach great speeds and enjoy the ultimate adrenaline buzz. Boards can ...

Hermanus Wine Tours & Tasting

La Vierge

La Vierge is an upmarket Champagne winery, situated on the rolling slopes of the verdant Hemel & Aarde valley. Poised gracefully on a hill, between acres of vineyards, the restaurant at La Vierge boasts some of the ...

Hermanus Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

The Burgundy

With its beachfront location and impressive ‘nude food’ approach to dining, we highly recommend The Burgundy for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The Burgundy doesn’t rely on its location to do all the work - the décor, ...

Hermanus Cafés & Eateries / Fine Dining

The Harbour Rock

Known as ‘The Rock’ by locals, The Harbour Rock is set on a cliff, overlooking the Hermanus harbour, making it one of the most beautifully positioned restaurants in the Western Cape. Boasting 280 degree sea views, ...

Hermanus Sports & Leisure / Cycling

Hemel en Aarde MTB Trails

Start: Hemel en Aarde Village Finish: Hemel en Aarde Village Level: intermediate to difficult Type of route: jeep track, farm road, some of the best singletrack Distance: from 6.5 km to 35 km; circular and ...

Hermanus Horse Riding / Sight Seeing / Sports & Leisure

Heaven & Earth Horse Trails

The spectacular landscapes of the Overberg region promise lifelong memories and unbeatable photo opportunities; and there are few things better than experiencing these from the heights of a saddle. These Horse ...

Cape Whale Coast as a destination

If you are considering visiting the Cape Whale Coast region or have already booked your Cape Whale Coast accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Cape Whale Coast, or view the events that are taking place in the Western Cape during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

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Arniston, Bettys Bay, Brenton On Sea, Dana Bay, De Hoop, De Kelders, Gansbaai, Glentana, Gordons Bay, Hermanus, Kleinbaai, Kleinmond, L'Agulhas, Onrus, Pearly Beach, Pringle Bay, Rooi Els, Sandbaai, Stanford, Struisbaai, Vermont, Witsand

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