Whales and Wine in Magical Hermanus..

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From $171.87

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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A day trip to Hermanus is regarded as the epitomy for those that seek to experience that "dreamy holiday feeling". If you seek a laid-back roadtrip,offering stunning sights of natural beauty, champagne fresh air, delicious food, wine and more than likely whales then this tour is for you.

Your accredited guide is also a legally trained VIP Close Protection Security Officer with an Advanced Driving Certificate who will be at your beck and call.

Enjoy this safe, blissful, private tour at your pace..

What's Included

Accredited guide also certified as a VIP Close Protection officer with Advanced Drivers certificate

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

Use of two sets of binoculars

What's Not Included

Wine tasting, cheese/charcuteri board

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 2 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 80

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • There will be some slow walking on relatively flat ground. Guests can set the pace of the tour.
  • All Covid restrictions in South Africa have been eased. Only tried and tested safe road routes will be traveled. Feel safe knowing that you are in the safe hands of a security trained driver/guide.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • If you can handle walking around a mall for a few hours then your fitness levels will be sufficient.
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • 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

Peregrine Farm Stall
Your accredited guide will stop at a popular farmstall to stretch your legs and buy a coffee .

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Gearing's Point
Your guide will park near Gearings Point located at the waters edge where he will tell you a bit about the Southern Right Whale before. You will take a leisurely slow stroll and hopefully see some whales frolicking below.(Whales are in Hermanus between May and November) Beautiful artworks and sculptures created by locals adorn the pathway. You will be driven to a seaside path approximately 3 kilometres away in search of whales should any be 'sleeping late' at this whale watching point.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

You will be driven back to the village to enjoy lunch at one of many restaurant options, from Seafood, Italian, Greek, Steak house, a variety of coffee shops serving light meals. After lunch you can explore the village on foot browsing boutiques and small art galleries, soaking up the energy of what it must be like to live like a local in this lovely laid back little village..

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Fick's Pool
Ficks pool is seaside restaurant and bar nestled between rocks at the waters edge. Here you can enjoy a refreshment and take a few Instagram worthy snapshots. (If more time for wine tasting is preffered, this beautiful location can be skipped)

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Rotary Way
A short drive up the hill will take you to Rotary Way.. Here you can take a few snapshots of Hermanus and the entire Walker bay region below..

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bouchard Finlayson Winery
Its at this renowned estate where owner Peter Finlayson earned respect as a pioneer of Pinot Noir in South Africa. Their heavenly location surrounded by lush green lawns is located in the Hemel en Aarde vallei (Heaven and Earth Valley), a setting that will insure that you enjoy a mesmerizing sipping experience. Here you can enjoy Pinot Noir, award winning Chardonannay and Sauvignon Blanc, Hannibal (Franco-Italian blend) as well as their straw wine produced from cool-climate Riesling.. (Admission is free, but tastings are for the guests account. Bourchard and Finlayson is closed on Sundays another equally impressive estate for tasting will be offered).

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate
Benguela Cove is a stylish, well-manicured estate located just outside Hermanus on the lagoons edge. Best known for producing olive oil, lavender & wine and and their art gallery, carrying works from 'up n coming' as well as established artists. Here you can enjoy another tasting and order one of their delicious and popular cheese/chaucuteri platters.. (entrance is free, any wine tastings and snacks are for the guests account).

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Drive through Kleinmond, a popular town for campers as it has three campsites and a rocky coastline favoured by anglers. We then drive through Bettys Bay, Pringle Bay, Rooi Els and onto Clarence Drive.

• Admission Ticket Free

Rooi Els Beach
It was here in the early days that runaway slaves used to hide out in the caves risking it all knowing mountain leopards roamed the area. Today few leopards remain but baboons still roam freely.

• Admission Ticket Free

Gordon's Bay
A fishing harbour since the 18th centrury which later became a naval town. Known for its secluded Bikini beach with tranquil water.

• Admission Ticket Free

Strand Beach
Drive through Strand beach area, popular with retirees that make p most of the residents in the beachfront apartments. Here the sea is also relatively calm and well suited to swimming making it a popular family beach. Its at this point that you will make your way back onto the N2 back to the comfort of your hotel..

• Admission Ticket Free

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