Enjoy a private tour through the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and along the Cape Whale Coast. Explore a local vineyard, where you will not only have marvelous views of the coastline, but you will also get to sample some incredible local wines. Next, visit Hermanus for amazing views of the ocean and during whale season (June to November) you can possibly see whales in the bay from the cliffside pathways. Stop at Stony Point Nature Reserve to see the colony of wild African penguins and travel along the scenic Clarence Drive to return to Cape Town.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Local English-speaking professional tour guide
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Wine and chocolate pairing
What's Not Included
Meals and drinks, unless specified
Optional activities, whale watching cruise (about R1200) and tapas pairing
CHILD: Age: 0 - 11
ADULT: Age: 12 - 99
Minimum drinking age is 18 years
Personal comprehensive travel insurance is excluded and recommended to protect you against unexpected trip cancellation, lost or damage of personal items and other travel related claims.
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Personal comprehensive travel insurance is excluded and recommended
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
What To Expect
Your guide will meet you at your accommodation in Cape Town with an air-conditioned minivan to begin your private, full-day tour of the Whale Coast and the Hemel-en-Aarde wine valley.
Admission Ticket Free
Hermanus Cliff Path
Continue with a scenic 20-minute drive to Hermanus, one of the best whale watching spots in the world. Explore cliffside pathways to view spectacular displays of raw power and elegance from the whales that migrate to this area’s warm waters during the whale season (typically from June to November).
Admission Ticket Included
Stony Point Penguin Colony
After free time for lunch (at own expense) in Hermanus, venture back towards Cape Town with a stop at Stony Point Nature Reserve, home to one of only two breeding colonies of the endangered African penguin in the world. Here, you’ll see up to 5,000 of these incredibly cute, flightless birds.
Admission Ticket Included
Africa Select Journeys
- This private tour will run exclusively run for you. The itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to spend more time at the tour’s highlights that interest you the most or swop for alternative options. This is a private tour running exclusively for you or your group.
- Do contact us during of after the booking process to let us know if you would prefer any changes to the tour and we can suggest an updated itinerary and cost estimate if there are any additional charges.
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