In the 'hood, Hermanus as a destination

Hermanus, the world's foremost land based whale watching destination, is a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday makers all modern amenities, yet retaining its fisherman's village charm. The popular resort town of Hermanus, situated between mountain and sea, has gained world-wide recognition as the world's foremost land based whale watching destination. This has resulted in the ... cont.

57 Main Road, Hermanus, Cape Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Baleia de Hermanus Guest Lodge

From Cape Town
Travel direction Somerset West / Caledon on the N2 over Sir Lowry’s Pass, past Elgin Apple orchards and Peregrine and Houwhoek Farm Stalls. Cross the Houwhoek Pass and take the R43 turn off to HERMANUS. Alternatively, turn right off the N2 after Somerset West on the R44 to Gordon's Bay and meander around this beautiful stretch of coastline passing through Rooiels, Pringle Bay, Betty’s Bay and Kleinmond. Turn right at the junction with the R43 to Hermanus.

From the Garden Route
Travel direction Cape Town on the N2. Turn left 10 km after Riviersonderend on the R326 direction Stanford / Hermanus. Drive through wheat fields and sheep farms and turn right at Stanford on the R43 direction Hermanus. Follow the Main Road through the town centre and find us on your right next to the local Police Station.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.5 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (0.5 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (0.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (0.5 km)
  • Internet Café (0.5 km)
  • Laundromat (0.5 km)
  • Post Office (0.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (0.5 km)
  • Car Hire (1 km)
  • Airport (120 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Shark cage dives
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Whale watching
  • Wine tasting

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