Hermanus Whale Watching from Cape Town

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From $195.99

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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All our guides/driver as well as boat skippers have been trained and educated to help minimise the spread of Covid-19.We also do have the PPE equipements onboard to help combat the spread of the virus.The transportation from Cape town to Hermanus is private and our guest will join a small group on the boat once they have arrived in Hermanus.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes

Bottled water

Private transportation

What's Not Included

Gratuity (optional)


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve
En-route to Hermanus and 40 minutes east of Cape town stands the Hottentots holand mountain range at about 1000 meters above sea level.The Hottentots mountain were forced up from underground by converging plates over a 100 million years ago.The geologically know Cape folded belt mountain range makes for such beautiful scenery as our journey meanders along the sir Lowry's pass that goes over these dramatic mountains and to the overberg region of Cape town.

• Admission Ticket Free

Elgin is the largest apple growing town in South Africa.Her lushness amuses and smoothens one's spirit as you drive through towards Hermanus.

• Admission Ticket Free

The Houwhoek pass for hold corner was named by the migrating Dutch descendants from Cape town after how much difficulties they faced traversing these mountains to escape the new British law at the Cape in the early 1800s.The mountaing range provides one with breathtaking views and also glimpes of the oldest hotel in South Africa,Houwhoek Inn.

• Admission Ticket Free

Hermanus is a quaint and coastal town just an hour and a half east of Cape town City. Known for its sea food restaurants and also the Southern right whale's breeding warm waters. Should you still be keen to see more whales after the boat trip, Intriguing coastal walking trails where whales can be spotted from land are not to be missed. While we are still in Hermanus, guests will also have a chance to have lunch at a restaurant of your choice or do some shopping before we had back to Cape town via the beautiful whale coast route.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Stony Point Penguin Colony
On the way back to Cape town along the route 44 or the whale coast route.We will have an opportunity to visit a large penguin colony in a town called Betty's bay.Stony point is one of South Africa's only two mainland penguin colonies and the other one being Boulders beach near Cape of good hope.One of the best reason to visit stony point is that since it is far away from most big town,it is usually much quieter and less busy than the very well known boulders beach.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Pringle Bay
Our journey back to Cape Town will continue along the coast as opposed to going over the mountains,passing by interesting towns that were established as whaling towns before the banning of whaling in the 1930s e.g kleinmond,Pringle bay,Rooi els and Gordon's bay.Guest will be dropped of at their desired location in Cape town to conclude our eventful day.

• Admission Ticket Free

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