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.

181 Piet Retief Crescent, Sandbaai, Hermanus, Cape Whale Coast, South Africa

Directions to Schulphoek House

From Cape Town International Airport on the R43
Distance: 90 km
Driving time: approx 60 minutes

Take the N2 Highway North from Cape Town International Airport past Somerset West, over Sir Lowry's Pass. After Houw Hoek Pass take the R43 Botrivier/Hermanus turnoff to your left. Continue on the R43 past Hawston, Vermont and Onrus. Turn right at SANDBAAI into Main Road (at Engen Garage). At 3rd Avenue turn left. Continue till 3rd Avenue meets Piet Retief Crescent - see SCHULPHOEK entrance (3 flags).

Scenic Route (from Cape Town via the coast on the R44
Distance: 120km
Driving time: approx 90 minutes
Take N2 towards Somerset West. Turn left at R44 to Strand ( just past the Shell Garage). Proceed to Strand until Gordon's Bay. Travel on R44 along the coastal road, "Clarence Drive" to Rooiels, Hangklip, Betty's Bay and Kleinmond. Continue through Kleinmond and join R43 to HERMANUS. Continue past Hawston, Vermont and Onrus. At traffic lights at "Hemel & Aarde" complex turn right into SANDBAAI - into Main Street (at Engen Garage). At 3rd Avenue turn left. Continue till 3rd Avenue meets Piet Retief Crescent. See SCHULPHOEK entrance (3 flags).

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (2 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (3 km)
  • Car Hire (4 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (4 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (4 km)
  • Internet Caf (4 km)
  • Post Office (4 km)
  • Airport (90 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Parasailing
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sand boarding
  • Shark cage dives
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching
  • Wine tasting

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